I didn’t realize how much time had gone by since I last checked in with you guys. November 6th, a Wednesday. I had felt myself slowly drifting back into that familiar darkness for weeks but decided I’d stay in the light, smile, engage, and make…
The Cocktail Conversations experience is for those who want to actively be part of solutions to issues within their respective communities. On October 5th we’ll be speaking with children of addicts, individuals in recovery, addiction counselors and treatment professionals.
Someone once told me that the biggest lie we tell is when people ask how we’re doing. Whether we are keeping our heads above water or being pulled under, more times than not, we’ll respond with “I’m fine.” Today’s rant is one I’ve been a little apprehensive about posting. While I’m always honest with my readers and try my hardest to be as transparent as I’m comfortable with being, this topic is one I’ve only ever disclosed to a very select group of people. I’ve found that when trying to share my thoughts, I’m often dismissed and told things like “it’ll pass,” “pray about it,” “you shouldn’t feel that way,” and the list goes on. But what happens when it doesn’t pass, and prayer isn’t working, and you do feel this way? Then what? Continue reading Despite What I May Say, Sometimes I’m Not Okay