It’s Just Life

Every day seems harder and harder. I’m so close to being done with my benzo taper but it’s become a tremendously difficult task at the end; It was like I could see the light, but now it seems farther away with every turn of the world. It’s been almost 8 months now and I can’t […]

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Crumbling: My Life In Pieces

I’ll catch you when the next sunset comes around. That was essentially my prerogative for as long as I can remember. And if you caught me in the dark you’d see parts of the real me, until the night wore thin and we’d all shuffle off to our little holes in the wall. It was […]

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Where to now

When we are finally sober; where exactly do we start. I suppose I’ve never really touched on this topic in my blog. If you were in the grips off addiction like I was, you more than likely feel like you lost a lot of yourself and a lot of years:  your character, personal ideation, personality, life; […]

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So You Want To Be Sober?

First and foremost, I am not a counselor by any means and these thoughts  and this advice all comes from my own personal experiences. I’ve been a drug addict for roughly 8 years, and am currently about 6 months along in a benzodiazepine taper; and these last 6 months have been the hardest I’ve ever […]

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Sobriety has to be selfish

I’ve been an addict for a long time, primarily with opiates which I’ve been free of mostly for about 3 years now despite the occasional binge and alcohol which I used daily up until recently. Alcohol was never my addiction though, it was only an escape. Other than that I’ve abused just about every drug […]

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