Building a Support Network Tailored to Your Recovery.

To “support” means assisting someone currently or going to help someone in the future if they become in need. Most of the time the supports are a good friend, a family member or any individual you can rely on and they will hold you accountable for maintaining your health and recovery. In recovery everyone talks… Continue reading Building a Support Network Tailored to Your Recovery.

Chronic Pain & Addiction

Chronic pain, pain being an underlying symptom of something that is wrong with the body, lasting longer than 10 weeks. Doctors are still trying to figure out why so many of us experience pain and how to treat us, especially the patients in recovery from substance abuse. Always talk to your primary care before starting… Continue reading Chronic Pain & Addiction

Five ways to reach out for help…

When you’re in need of help it seems like it’s the hardest thing to do. Trying to take on the world alone, carrying the weight on your shoulders fighting your addiction every minute of every day. In AA they say you have to put as much into your recovery as you did your addiction. Easier… Continue reading Five ways to reach out for help…

Living life on lifes terms, sober…

In sobreity or just in life itself, we are just figuring out who we are and what we like while life continues to continue. The good and the bad, all at once. For me, it has been extremely overwhelming but also rewarding at the same time. Using my new coping skills I’ve been learning in… Continue reading Living life on lifes terms, sober…

Some of my history…

Living Life Heroin Free… Seems simple for the people who never have experienced the pure hell of heroin addiction, but for the ones in recovery, we know the hardships of active use and the blessings of recovery.  I wanted to share some of my personal life story to help erase the stigma of heroin addiction,… Continue reading Some of my history…