Category Archives: addiction

Why Do We Write?

Excerpt from A Star Is Born – another poignant moment to share with you. “Look, talent comes everywhere, but having something to say, in a way to say it so people listen to it, that’s a whole other bag.  Unless … Continue reading

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I’m Now Seeing A Younger Man Once A Week…

Did I get your attention?  I’m laughing because for those of you who know me, you’re wondering what I’m up to and for those that maybe don’t know me, you’re thinking – cougar?  LOL  Cougar…in my dreams…more laughter…hmmm….nah…. But no.  … Continue reading

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Feeding Both Wolves

I don’t know if you’ve heard the story about the wise grandfather who tells his grandson about the two wolves fighting inside each of us.  While I’m shortening the parable so that I don’t bore you by being long-winded, the … Continue reading

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Stop Suffering

The root of suffering is attachment. – The Buddha I saw this quote today and felt like kicking myself.  Not literally kicking myself mind you, but figuratively because I’m tired of suffering.  I was attached, attached to the past for … Continue reading

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Why Smoke?

Well, so far, day 5 is going good.  I’m still too stuffed up with this cold to smoke which helps tremendously.  But I know that I am a work in progress in the whole quitting smoking arena.  I think many … Continue reading

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Quit Day 4

I didn’t plan on quitting.  I know you’re supposed to do that countdown thing, but I woke up on Friday morning with the mother of all head colds and so I haven’t been able to even think about smoking.  I’ve … Continue reading

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I Won’t Be Narc Bait Anymore

I was raised by narcissistic parents in addition to a narc brother.  Trained by the narcs, I am a people pleaser, a fixer and I wear my heart on my sleeve.  I love deeply.  I am an empath.  I don’t … Continue reading

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