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I am in recovery and writing has become a friend that has allowed me to spill my crazy thoughts in a place that is safe for me and also therapeutic. I can leave these thoughts on a page where I can revisit them and measure my growth. This first "share"… Read More

Tags: hope, peace, recovery

A memoir based upon real life. How to win the colossal war over your soul by surrendering. Read More
What existst at one time can never truly be erased. Read More
Ray returns back to country and sees his sister completely different than he remembers.... Read More
Two short stories written my early years of recovery from alcohol and drug abuse. Read More

Reads: 143

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

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Short story inspired by the prompt... Careless Acts Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

September 20, 2018

Reads: 125

Shelves: 1

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My personal experience with addiction and depression and how I overcame both using a rather non traditional method. They, both, nearly killed me but I came out on top. You can too. Read More
words she never meant to share to the world, but feels like she needs to. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 09, 2018

taken from my book, "Flavortism" Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 02, 2018

Reads: 115

Comments: 1

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taken from my book, "Flavortism" Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 29, 2018

Reads: 106

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Hey, Tianna again. Breaking up is hard to do even if it's best for you. Read More
There is always that one person who knows us better than anyone, the one we tell about the skeletons we've hidden. For Kevin. Read More
People in recovery still deal with their character defects. This collection of short stories each share an insight into what it's like to be a recovering alcoholic. If you are in AA, read this book. Read More

Reads: 199

Comments: 1

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first poem written in a while Read More
...one of my first poems, written at about age 14 and edited now at 19... never stop pushing through thunderstorm clouds... Read More
How do you "move on" from what is at the core of your existence and entire life? If you could move on, where would you go? Ironically, the sufferer of CPTSD leaves behind nearly everything and everyone on the journey to recovery as he becomes conscious of the toxicity,… Read More

Reads: 270

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes, recovery can take a long time. Read More

Reads: 186

Comments: 1

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The thoughts of a recovered addict. Read More
I write a lot about the struggles I have had with drug abuse, however I never really write about the progress I have made in these last few years. I tend to write about the difficulties I still face. The following is a piece I wrote that depicts the… Read More
When we hide from the world we miss the best of it. Read More
UNLOCK BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON TO GAIN A CHILLING INSIGHT INTO SCHIZOPHRENIA. AN ORDINARY GIRL ARRIVES IN LONDON IN THE 1990'S WITH UNCLEAR ASPIRATIONS BUT WITH A DETERMINATION TO ENJOY LIFE. FOLLOWING A TURBULENT RELATIONSHIP WHICH INCLUDES THE HEAVY USE OF RECREATIONAL DRUGS THE WRITER DEVELOPS… Read More
The day I was in a car accident, when I almost lost my leg, is the day that my entire perspective on life changed. From that day, I have been a better person, learned amazing life lessons, and so much more. Want to know about that day and what… Read More
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