I Survived 🖤!

Fueled by resilience and a near limitless sense of determination, I survived last week. My highlights: Nearly 65 hours on the job, and I purchased a one-year Editing Software Subscription. As of yesterday, I'm officially editing my novel. I'm calculating one month until it's ready for a Professional Editor/Proofreader. Over the past year, I've invested … Continue reading I Survived 🖤!

Stay At Home Triggers

Last night during a Zoom Meeting, one of the important topics that surfaced was [triggers], the trigger of staying at home during the pandemic. The individual touched on the fact that she was struggling with staying at home because that's precisely what she did during her time of using. Yes, unless someone is still working … Continue reading Stay At Home Triggers

Choosing Sobriety

Last night, while attending a Zoom Meeting for Treatment & Recovery, someone asked me a question. We were discussing a situation I had last weekend involving an opportunity for me to relapse. Everyone who's in recovery is constantly placed in situations of potential relapse, or in some cases, a minor lapse [as some call it]. … Continue reading Choosing Sobriety

First Draft Finished !

After one year of investing every possible minute and heartbeat I could spare, I've completed the first draft of my Novel. Although, several chapters have been moved forward to the level of the second draft or possibly even third draft. My last word count, 180K amazing words. I could not be more pleased with my … Continue reading First Draft Finished !

Damages [Spring 2019]

This was my first piece last year, the one that started it all for me. Title: DAMAGES Avoiding pain is natural. In fact, that's why it's there. Pain is a signal to the brain informing us that something is wrong. Through our efforts to avoid the uncomfortable we protect ourselves, hearts, minds, and sometimes our … Continue reading Damages [Spring 2019]

Battle 4 Sobriety [October 2019]

[WARNING] Strong Adult Language. Parental Guidance is Suggested. My fellow Adams County Drug Court Clients, I am writing this for you because we are at war, and I want you to have plenty of ammunition, in fact I want you to have as many high capacity magazines as you can carry for your upcoming battle … Continue reading Battle 4 Sobriety [October 2019]

Homelessness . . . Racism . . . And Postage Stamps.

First, I must say this: Requires reading to the end, if you'd like to know what the heck I'm writing about. It's only 250 words. My roommate and I split a three-bedroom house, and I have to send my rent out of state. I needed a postage stamp, that's all. Since I work in infrastructure, … Continue reading Homelessness . . . Racism . . . And Postage Stamps.