Category Archives: Recovery

Funny how I tend to remember the good times and forget the bad times of addiction?

While taking a bath, I had an odd recollection of my good old days… This was around 2007. I remembered our lonely aged neighbour, exasperated at about 3AM, exclaiming in his impeccable British accent, “WOT’s going on?” The sex was … Continue reading

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Time changes everything

Funny how time flies… On Monday, I was sitting outside a Brooklyn Brothers restaurant at an entrance to the shopping mall that houses the offices I work in, for lunch number two (don’t judge me), when a strange, skinny woman … Continue reading

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The voices in your head are not real

Recently, someone named Ryan commented this…   (Not sure if the soundcloud embedded link is working with the editor I use. If it does not, use this link.) I knew I wasn’t completely crazy because of this audio track. I … 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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I finally received the letter proving I got my son back.

Better late than never? Foster care was terminated on 15 December 2015, but today was the last time the social worker followed up. She called me a few minutes ago and told me she was closing the file. (Yay!) So … Continue reading

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I propose a simpler explanation why “Once an addict; always an addict” is not true.

The last time I wrote on this subject, it was from the perspective of twelve step programs being nonsense. While they are absolute tripe, it occurred to me this morning that considering them clouded my view and there is a … Continue reading

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Being a single parent isn’t easy, but I’m doing my best.

Here’s a shout-out to all the single parents out there… I don’t think everybody realizes quite how difficult it can be to work a full time job and also be a parent. I only have one child and it isn’t … Continue reading

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