Category Archives: Parenting

My beautiful son is ten years old now

Last Monday Josh turned ten years old. I can hardly believe it. This time has passed so quickly. While there were ups and downs that I have mentioned recently, I could not love my son more, and we are closer … Continue reading

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My beautiful son

This past Saturday, my son’s school had a Valentine’s dance. I didn’t take him last year, but this year he really wanted to go, so we did… It was a little weird for me, as others made an evening of … Continue reading

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The urgency of addict parents cleaning up

Every so often, I speak to someone or read their story, of how they had no relationship with one or both of their parents because of addiction. It’s different every time; not all were removed from their parents as my … Continue reading

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Daddy Bear for nearly two years now

It’s just over two weeks to a significant date for me – 15th December 2017 – and I don’t mean the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I mean the two year anniversary of the court date when foster … Continue reading

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I don’t have any answers to explain how I went from somebody who could not imagine life without meth, to someone who can’t imagine ever using again.

Oh, that’s a horrible title. Excuse me but I’m tired – writing this late on a Sunday night. Plus I need to test Open Live Writer on a newly setup computer. Plus I hate that last post of mine being … Continue reading

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A year of nothing but problems…

A few years ago I naively expected sobriety to be nothing but a good, normal life without problems. I was wrong. Sometimes life sucks no matter what. One good thing happened this year: I bought the apartment I’d been renting … Continue reading

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Four Years Clean

Wow. I can’t believe another year has passed. This time I don’t have much to say. I’m four years clean. Fuck you, crystal meth, I won! Just two days ago, I received a copy of the letter from court indicating … Continue reading

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