6 Things I’ve Learned Before Turning 36

[read time: five minutes]  Your thoughts become your actions, which becomes your reality.  You know what kills me? I learned that THIS YEAR. When it finally clicked, I smacked myself in the head and went DUH!  Let me give you an example. I wanted to change my life trajectory. I always wanted to “be” aContinue reading “6 Things I’ve Learned Before Turning 36”

On Drugs: Part III

[read time: 5-7 minutes][trigger warning: alcohol & drug abuse] I was now 23 and living back at home. I was disgusted with myself, mad and ashamed. Throughout everything I was still dealing with the pain in my leg from my disability, as well as trying to keep my trichotillomania under control.  I continued to drinkContinue reading “On Drugs: Part III”

On Drugs: Part II

[read time: 7-8 minutes][tw: alcohol and drug abuse] I began to live with a boyfriend during my third year. One night, when we were drinking on our patio, we noticed the people across the street from us drinking on their patio and yelled back and forth and soon became friends.  That night was the firstContinue reading “On Drugs: Part II”

On Drugs: Part I

[read time: 5-8 minutes] [trigger warning: alcohol and drug abuse] I am six years sober this upcoming Saturday, the 26th of March.  That’s six years of no alcohol – nope, not even one little drop.  Six years of being hangover-free. Six years of finally living life.  I turned 18 in May of 2004 and leftContinue reading “On Drugs: Part I”