Blocked.

When it comes to cracking my knuckles and starting my book again, I don’t know if being painfully aware of the fact that people only understand something from their own perspective gives me the absolute expansive freedom to write whatever I please or if it simply makes any attempt to finish a piece that aims…

Raw.

They said everyone loved me, but how? It wasn’t even true until I met you. Someone who knew where I’ve stepped off the deep end and to what extent I tried to right my ship after such a huge fall. It is about that time I’d forgive you and move on. About that time that…

Hello, Life! Goodbye, Zombie.

Life can’t be all about recovery, even if it is necessary. There has to be a dose of fun, a tincture of madness and a dollup of creative expression in there somewhere! Part of my personal journey to healing is a balance of dedicated recovery work and fun. I think this is what has been…

Too Much Time on Your Hands?

Next time someone says I have too much time on my hands, I’m just gonna say, “yup and thanks for noticing.” It’s how I once built a career by fiddling with a paint program at the age of 11. It’s how I now can finally travel to see friends I’ve made all over the globe…

Cadence, Chapter 1.

The phone rang and crackled, sure to be bugged as I picked up the line. “There isn’t much time. The marriage already happened so it doesn’t even matter,” he confessed. Panic set in as I spread my hands wide open on the desk’s surface so I could hold myself steady. “No it didnt! What are…

Pace Your Peace.

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” ~ Jane Austen “It is better to do nothing than be busy doing nothing.” ~ Lao Tzu In my journeys through traditional therapies and traditional recovery programs, I noticed that some of us seem to be bombarded by this notion that ‘busy is better.’ Ya know,…