Category Archives: Methamphetamine

The direct effects of meth on my life in the last few years I used…

One month until I’m another year clean, and in this time I remember some of the bad things that happened to me. I’m going to chicken out of writing about the really bad shit from before (the end of) 2009 … Continue reading

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One of the silly things I tweaked on a few years ago…

This one still mesmerizes me. I’ve reached that time of year where I am approaching another year clean. It’s a strange time when I remember all kinds of things. Most of them are bad – I remember the worst of … Continue reading

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Is addiction a disease? (I don’t think so.)

My opinion is that it isn’t. I’ll present my argument, but first, here is the meme that brought the debate to my attention yesterday: My Facebook comment was this: When I used meth, I made not one choice, but thousands. … Continue reading

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It’s too easy to judge addicts, but we shouldn’t.

Every so often I’m reminded how we judge addicts. We all do it – look down on them because it makes us feel a little better. Even I did it last week; shared a meme with an image that was … Continue reading

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My annoying and scary dreams

Every night I have long and vivid dreams, many of which are nightmares. I don’t often remember them, but since this one stood out, I thought it might be worth sharing… So imagine this scenario: You wake up in a … Continue reading

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Grateful Recovering Addicts are like Humble Christians, All For Show.

I’ve mentioned before that I am not a grateful recovering addict. Did I mention that I despised, back when I attended meetings, when somebody introduced themselves like, “Hi, I’m Jackass and I’m a Grateful Recovering Addict!”? They remind me of … Continue reading

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Memories fade

Something I’ve noticed over the years is that memories fade. I don’t know why that is. Maybe it’s an evolutionary trait, and it helps us in the long run. If we remain forever lost, depressed and not functional after the … Continue reading

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