Recovery stories, books, poems, and more

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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

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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

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Original song Read More

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Sometimes, recovery can take a long time. Read More

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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

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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
A little something I thought of to help those struggling with substance abuse. I feel like injecting a little humor now and then goes a long way. I hope you enjoy. Any feedback is welcome. For mature folks only. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 21, 2017

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Only when we admit we are broken can we be made whole Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 22, 2017

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taken from my book, "Must You Find Out?" Read More

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taken from my book, "Must You Find Out?" Read More

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You pull me away Read More
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Short Story / Memoir

August 07, 2017

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When your world falls apart, when he changes everything you hoped your future would hold. Starting to come back, take hold of your life and know that the world goes on, just a little differently, maybe better. Read More

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TRIGGER WARNING - Please do not read if you feel you'll be negatively effected by a mental health condition related poem. Exploring my thoughts as I am currently recovering from anorexia. The lines and stanza's are intentionally various lengths :) Inspired by "Therapy" by All Time Low. Read More
This is a story of a female college student told entirely in list format. Read More

Book / Other

February 20, 2017

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After a young woman was kidnapped and held captive by her taker, She has killed him in order to escape. What happens to her now? What life would she live? This story is for 18 years old and above, some details in this story is not for minors. This is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 18, 2017

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Jumbo the elephant gets sober Read More

Poem / Other

January 30, 2017

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Life after drugs Read More

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Poem / Humor

December 26, 2016

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Comments: 2

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Christmas Day has been and gone. Read More
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