I can't just sit here and not say anything because 'sobriety' is a big deal to some people and a life or death matter to all of us addicts.
I learned that there comes a time when being kind to another is being unkind to myself. When the hurt becomes overwhelming, we must leave.
Simply sitting with emotional pain and the urge to 'use' is the single toughest part of continued recovery for any type of addict.
Father Gary stood under his umbrella, reading scriptures from the Bible as everyone continued to cry a sad cry. Greg was only 28 years old when he overdosed. He had just been released from doing a three-month vacation in the county when he died in the bed of a girl who was merely a stranger to ...