Three Years on the Road of Happy Destiny

Three Years on the Road of Happy Destiny

Hello world! Wow! Eternally grateful to even have the ability to tell all of you my story!! The last two decades of my life have been nothing short of a mess and a struggle that almost took my life. I am here today to tell you since January 23, 2015, I haven’t found it necessary […]

Drugs Were My Security Blanket, But I'm Growing Up in Recovery

Drugs Were My Security Blanket, But I’m Growing Up in Recovery

I had always felt as if something were missing, my earliest memories consist of a desperate longing for something, someone or someplace that was just not there. This void could never be filled, it always became hungrier and hungrier the more I tried to feed it with external things. As a young boy, I constantly […]

My Only Child Is Dead

My Only Child Is Dead

Bradley Pearson, 18 and my only child was using heroin. By the time I found out, heroin had already gotten its grip on him. It was the beginning of my worst nightmare. Over the next year, he had gained 2 felony charges due to his heroin addiction. He was in 3 different treatment centers. In […]

Sober Since 1991, I Connected The Dots to Escape Addiction.

Sober Since 1991, I Connected The Dots to Escape Addiction.

Hi everyone, my name is Betsy and I am a woman living in long term recovery. My last drink and drug were on November 15th, 1991. Looking at that date can be overwhelming for me. I am in awe that I have not had to take a drink or drug in over 25 years. On […]

How To Express Love When Addiction Gets in the Way, From a Mom

How To Express Love When Addiction Gets in the Way, From a Mom

I am a mother of an adult child who struggles with addiction. I am a voice of pain, a voice of love, a voice of hope, a voice of fear. A voice of a mother who has spent more time looking for her son to be someone else rather than seeing him for who he […]