Sometimes I’m a Judgmental Asshole

Sometimes I’m a judgmental asshole. Not always but sometimes… Most of the time I consider myself an open minded and non-judgmental person. Last night was not one of those times. At the Overdose Awareness vigil last night, I was really paying attention to my body sensations… they’re usually the hint I get for when aContinue reading “Sometimes I’m a Judgmental Asshole”

Overdose Awareness Day

I feel gutted. My head hurts, my eyes are puffy, my heart feels filleted and drained. I went to the Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil tonight, where a handful of people spoke about heroin, opioids, overdose, prevention, reversal and loved ones lost. It was very interesting to hear people from different areas of expertise talk aboutContinue reading “Overdose Awareness Day”

Addiction: Willpower or Disease?

What about both? Or neither? We don’t even really need to label it, do we? Does it help anything? It seems to only divide people and that takes the focus off of recovery. Before you even get started, you’re at a disadvantage. Yesterday I got to hear Caroline Myss speak on addiction. What I heard,Continue reading “Addiction: Willpower or Disease?”