I Blame My Parents

I Blame My Parents

There’s something missing from the treatment programs that I have encountered dealing with a family member going through addiction recovery. Recovery is all about the patient. I get that. But as the patient moves through the program, there is not (or, in my case, has not been) any treatment for […]

Winter is Terrible

Winter is Terrible!

This morning, I awoke to a freezing cold house. Our heater has not been working properly– it’s old and former tenants messed around with the wiring. Fortunately, I have a fantastic company that had patiently tried to fix it over the past two seasons. Unfortunately, it will have to be […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

New Year’s is my favorite holiday for a reason. It’s a new beginning, a fresh start. Of course, there is the added benefit that the holidaze are over. For me, I could really do without the stress of Commerial Christmas and simply enjoy Religious Christmas. But I don’t live on […]

thank you

Thank You!

Thank you all for your messages, emails, and postings. I’m feeling a bit better and will be resuming Morning Coffee on Monday. What is it about life that causes us all so much stress? So many people contacted me to share their own stories and how they, too, suffer from […]