The Enticement

She says to herself “Never again, absolutely never” She even promises friends, family and her lover that this time will be forever But even they know the truth; it will be like all the other times Heartache, misery, tears of anguish and yet more lies   She goes to work but she’s got the telltale…

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An Anticipated Moment – An Unexpected Outcome

via Daily Prompt: Anticipate It all began with the post talking about my surgery and my “liquid diet.”  That was so long ago, it seemed like.  I began a journey to my health, my true health.  I was given six months to see if I could make it all work so that the next phase,…

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Hearing Echoes

via Daily Prompt: Overcome All her life she felt like The Child Left Behind with her shiny and pressed school dress Everyone she knew from family to friends thought her sweet, loving, never apt to unkindness But what most did not realize was that she was bound, shackled to this image An image that brings to…

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Repairing the Shattered Pieces

via Daily Prompt: Elevate A divorced woman, looking to elevate her standing in the world By serving others, by being of use to her Higher Power as  she thought He deemed To guide others out of the hell of addiction as a counselor of addictions She thought her future looked bright; that her life was going…

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Why?

Why am I writing?  Why do the “blog?” Good question.  I was looking around the “Blogging University” site and found some intriguing “lessons”  and thought I’d see what they had to teach.  This was one – Why do I blog to begin with?  Why write?  What’s my purpose?  What is my true intention? It’s having me really…

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Locked In The Darkness

via Daily Prompt: Inhabit All I see is black, darkness all around me I can’t even see my hands or any part of me It’s so dark I can’t even determine truth from fallacy Oh how I wish this was not true; that this was pure fantasy   The darkness I inhabit is real and…

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The Journey

As I sit on my deck, sipping tea; relaxing My mind is wandering, drifting, going back in time My mind’s eye sees the journey I’ve tread; healing then relapsing Like a drug addict who thinks they can handle “just this one time” But only to discover, they’re back in the darkness; collapsing   I don’t…

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A New Dawn For A Working Girl

After all of the self-doubt.  After all of the planning.  After all of the resume-writing. After all of the cold-calls. After all of the interviews. After all of the disappointments and heartaches, finally, we’re here at last. Employed and on the job.  I made it. This is better than any natural solar eclipse.  I’ve been in the…

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Stepping My Way Out of The Fog

via Daily Prompt: Foggy Normally, I would have been singing the praises of how I made my choice to get my head out of fog known as addiction upon my sobriety date at the end of June this year.  But I didn’t.  Why I don’t know.  I’m guessing it’s because I’m dealing with more fog…

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The School of Healing

It’s been two weeks after surgery and I’m healing. Oh, am I healing, alright…and has my world turned UPSIDE DOWN!  It’s been a new realization in “mindfulness” as to what goes into my mouth and what effects it has on my now-altered body.  Sure, you can’t SEE that it’s been operated on but it’s been…

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