Addiction is Real and It’s Not Easy, but There is Help

With the recent death of the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman many are discussing the topic of addiction; some people are able to see the real disease addiction is while others are not so clear minded about that fact. Addiction, as defined by Merriam-Webster is having “a strong and harmful need to regularly have something or do something”. Addiction predominantly refers to drugs or gambling, but in this day and age addiction is far more publicized with one having a drug addiction. A drug could be anything from over the counter pills to prescribed narcotics to hardcore street level drugs; it also […]

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How Will You Discuss Drugs & Alcohol with Your Kids?

This is a very interesting video topic that was shared on Her Channel and I just have to discuss this because I have a very strong opinion on how I will keep my kids in the loop about alcohol yet not so 100% sure on how to deal with the drug talk. From my experience I dealt well with my father who spoke to me about drugs and alcohol from a young age. You see, I thank my Dad for this open nature, why? Because even though I did get into some fun high school night life times, I always […]

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Trigger Tuesday: Last Week 2 Enter

Welcome to Trigger Tuesday! This is going to be a two week long contest where readers may share their bad habit confession via comment, blog post or even an image, I don’t know maybe you want to share it via video, that is all up to you! Just be sure you leave me a comment below telling me where I can find your entry! Two Winners Will receive the EX – quitpack complete with a ex-backpack, air freshener, trigger cards and stickers, cup holder, re-learn booklet and EX instructions. My Confession I have received my BecomeAnEx.org package but after opening […]

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Sober Living

There are so many people who struggle with alcohol and drugs, but must have a hard time getting themselves any help. The thing about trying to live a sober life means that you must first admit you have a problem and all too often that first step is what can kill the pride of a person who struggles with addiction. Sober living can best happen when you admit yourself or a loved one into a rehab, if you are around Cali then you could check out California drug rehab facilities. Every rehab center is different and the ones, in my […]

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No More Mommy Smoker

When I first found out I was pregnant I wanted to quit smoking, because I didn’t want to fill my unborn child’s lungs with cigarette smoke, well I quit for about a year. Then I started again shortly after the father of my first born and I broke up. I was pretty stressed out and kicked right back up with the habit of smoking cigarettes. I smoked off and on for most of my adult years, and as my oldest got older she begged and begged me to quit smoking. I didn’t smoke in my house and I didn’t smoke […]

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