The last day I saw my best friend…

We met way before my addiction took place and took over. You became my ride and die from the very first moment we met. Best friends or love of my life would be some the words I would use to describe you but they don’t even do it justice. You were one of a kind… Continue reading The last day I saw my best friend…

Milestone: One Year Sober

If someone was to ask me “Will you ever get clean from heroin?” a year ago today, I would probably say no. I came to a point where I just accepted the lifestyle of a drug addict and thought I was going to be living the rest of my life under heroins spell. One year… Continue reading Milestone: One Year Sober

Twenty Four Hours in the life of Heroin Addiction.

Personal poem/story of my heroin addiction through my eyes. Waking up by tossing and turning in bed.  Drenched in sweat, upset stomach, I rush down stairs. All the dope is gone, tried to save some for the morning, But I couldn’t. Can’t eat or sit still. My bones feel like they are just going to… Continue reading Twenty Four Hours in the life of Heroin Addiction.

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…

Hey World…

My name is Valerie and I wanted to create this blog to really break the stigma of addiction and give hope to those still sick and suffering. I’ve gone through the ringer with my heroin addiction and I’ve finally made real progress in my recovery. With everything I went through, I wanted to be able… Continue reading Hey World…