The Addict’s Thought Process

Or should I say, the lack of rational thinking. I remember this commercial in the 80’s: Of course, as a teen back then, I thought the commercials were stupid and I’m sure the teens today would agree. But now, 30 something years later, my mind automatically thinks of that commercial and I can finally relate. …

What My Son’s Drug Addiction Cost Me

And NO, I’m not really talking about the monetary costs. That’s a whole different subject. I saw this post on Facebook the other day and it really got me thinking on how I wanted his teenage years to go. How I pictured it and how it happened are completely different. And the more I think …

Same Story ~ Different Page

As parents, it’s always best to put on a united front but that doesn’t seem to happen very often. I feel like my spouse and I are always in the same story but on a different page. We have different ideas, different views and we disagree A LOT. As individuals , we form our decisions …

The Not-So-Great Marijuana Debate

So I am just going to throw this one out there and take the repercussions later. I have to be honest. I smoked weed back in the 80’s in high school. And I hated it. I guess, like many teens including today’s generation, I did it mostly to fit in. But I quickly realized I …

My “Beautiful Boy”

Once upon a time… the story begins. It usual ends with “they lived happily ever after” but this ending is yet to be determined. There is a movie streaming on Amazon Prime. It’s called “Beautiful Boy”. It’s the real life story of David Sheff, author and journalist, about his unconditional love for his meth addicted …