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    Just keep swimming..

    Part of being an addict in recovery is making sure you don’t addicted to other things. It is so easy to sub one addiction for another. Sometimes it starts off with good intentions and spirals out of control, sometimes not so much.  Lately, I’ve realized that I’ve started to become addicted to self help and self improvement. Reading book after book promising to make me a millionaire, have the most confidence I’ll ever have, be a better spouse, be a better parent, you get the point.  Which led me to starting probably one too many projects. I quit my full time job in the pharmacy, which is probably only a good…

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    It’s been quiet y’all…

    Man. I feel like the months of October through December go by in an instant. I’ve tried to take a break from all the extra things I was doing to just kind of enjoy it, and I feel like I’ve succeeded a little bit.  At the same time, I’ve discovered no matter what season of life you’re in, recovery is hard. It’s hard to create new pathways, new habits, new people, places and things. Especially when you’ve been a drunk or an addict for SO many years, it’s so easy to fall back into those same patterns and routines.  But through the short time of sobriety I’ve had I’ve learned…