Posts tagged "drugs"

A Recovering Addict's Letter to Her Children

A Recovering Addict's Letter to Her Children
By Rachel Trimble My darling innocent ones, You only know me as Mommy, and I hope that is the only way you will ever know me. But someday you will ask me why I call myself an addict and what does that mean, anyway? Being an addict means that mommy used to be very sick,... Read more »

Politically Correct: 12 Ways NOT to Get Fired at the Office Party

By Celeste T. Parker It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  But if you want your employer’s evaluation of your performance to bring equally good tidings, you best follow these 12 ways of Christmas…partying that is. Do not deck the halls with boughs of Molly, or any other drug.   Such indulgences are never cool,... Read more »

The 4 Phases of Addiction--and Recovery

The 4 Phases of Addiction--and Recovery
By Rachel Trimble Time keeps on ticking…. On the 29th of October, I celebrated three years clean from drugs and alcohol. In the grand scheme of my using career, that’s about one quarter of the time I spent using, but still quite a feat for this recovering addict. That date  is dearer to me than... Read more »
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Addiction Recovery and the Power of Service

Addiction Recovery and the Power of Service
By Rachel Trimble One of the pillars of addiction recovery is service to others. Whether it is making coffee, greeting someone at the door with a smile, or setting up chairs, we are encouraged to get involved at the start of our gatherings; the exercise helps us to get out of our own way and... Read more »

Love Can Save an Addict

Love Can Save an Addict
We host a love tweet chat every Wednesday (#SBCCHAT) at noon, and for the past few weeks, one of our Tweeps would dive right in and Tweet her views on love, trust and honesty. In 140 characters or less, Rachel had me mesmerized with her authenticity, and her clarity on her situation, and most importantly,... Read more »

#Save Maia Campbell

#Save Maia Campbell
By Zondra Hughes I am a little late to the party, I’ll admit. I just hope that someone intervenes before the party is over, for Maia Campbell, that is. In case you don’t know Maia Campbell’s name, just picture her as Black Hollywood’s Lindsay Lohan. I reference Lohan because she too is a beautiful young... Read more »
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