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<span class="emoji emoji1f6ab"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f489"></span> Without your sobriety being your main focus, there's a good chance you'll start to lose the people ...
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Without your sobriety being your main focus, there's a good chance you'll start to lose the people and things you love. #Addiction #Recovery #Heroin #AntiHeroin #Awareness #FuckHeroin #Sober #Sobriety #StaySober #SoberLife #GetClean #Clean #Hope #Positivity #Motivation #Like4Like ... 🚫💉 Without your sobriety being your main focus, there's a good chance you'll start to lose the people and things you love. #Addiction #Recovery #Heroin #AntiHeroin #Awareness #FuckHeroin #Sober #Sobriety #StaySober #SoberLife #GetClean #Clean #Hope #Positivity #Motivation #Like4Like #LongIsland #HeroOut #IHateHeroin #631
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I never thought I'd see the day. It hasn't been easy especially without Tristan. Heroin addiction ...
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I never thought I'd see the day. It hasn't been easy especially without Tristan. Heroin addiction is a deadly disease. Opiate overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in people under 50 in this country. Help is available and recovery is possible. Thanks to all who've supported ... I never thought I'd see the day. It hasn't been easy especially without Tristan. Heroin addiction is a deadly disease. Opiate overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in people under 50 in this country. Help is available and recovery is possible. Thanks to all who've supported me through this process I love you.
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“Be strong enough to stand alone, brave enough to know that you need help, and smart enough to ask ...
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“Be strong enough to stand alone, brave enough to know that you need help, and smart enough to ask for it.” Today was a really hard day. With my leadership class, I learned all about the heroin epidemic and what our community is doing to try and combat it. I heard a girl my age tell her story about ... “Be strong enough to stand alone, brave enough to know that you need help, and smart enough to ask for it.” 💙
Today was a really hard day. With my leadership class, I learned all about the heroin epidemic and what our community is doing to try and combat it. I heard a girl my age tell her story about her ten year struggle with addiction, and how a certain Kentucky law has helped her gain sobriety. Her parents also spoke, and it just tore me up inside. I wasn’t expecting it to, but her story really hit home for me. The way she spoke about addiction mirrored my exact thoughts when I was going through an eating disorder. Addictions are all the same, it’s the drug that changes.
Today and every day I’m so thankful to be in a profession where I feel like I can really make a difference In peoples lives. While I can’t change the fact that our world is broken, I can love on people who need it most, when they need it most. I Left today so inspired by what our community is doing, and inspired by those willing to share their story so hopefully others may open up as well! #allthefeels #alwayslearning #andgrowing #leadershipnky #bethechange #dontgiveup
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3 years ago today my little brother Dallas passed away. I miss him calling me asking if he can come ...
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3 years ago today my little brother Dallas passed away. I miss him calling me asking if he can come to my show. No matter how many ppl were in the audience I could always somehow find his face laughing his ass off. Dallas had a gentle soul but couldn’t shake his heroin addiction. I take some comfort ... 3 years ago today my little brother Dallas passed away. I miss him calling me asking if he can come to my show. No matter how many ppl were in the audience I could always somehow find his face laughing his ass off. Dallas had a gentle soul but couldn’t shake his heroin addiction. I take some comfort knowing sharing his story has helped ppl battling addiction themselves. Love you Dal.
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If there’s one constant among addicts of all types, it’s shame. It’s what makes us lie and hide. It’s ...
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If there’s one constant among addicts of all types, it’s shame. It’s what makes us lie and hide. It’s what keeps us from asking for help – though we don’t think we need it because we’re also good at lying to ourselves. About why we eat. Or shop. Or gamble. Or drink. Dr. Gabor Maté knows the feeling ... If there’s one constant among addicts of all types, it’s shame. It’s what makes us lie and hide. It’s what keeps us from asking for help – though we don’t think we need it because we’re also good at lying to ourselves.

About why we eat. Or shop. Or gamble. Or drink.

Dr. Gabor Maté knows the feeling well. Maté, a renowned doctor, speaker, and author, has seen it in the heroin-addicted men and women he treats in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. He sees it in the behavior of well-respected workaholics. The cosmetic surgery junkies. The power seekers. The ‘I Brake for Garage Sales’ shoppers.

He’s seen it in the mirror.

Maté, author of the groundbreaking book In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, believes shame is behind our unwindable ‘war on drugs.’ Our ‘tough on crime’ policies. Our judgment of addicts. Our marginalization of street junkies.

Maté knows, as so many of our spiritual teachers have tried to teach us, that our judgments of others are really all about us.

Maté, who serves as resident doctor at The Portland Hotel, a Vancouver housing project for adults coping with mental illness, addiction, and other challenges, saw himself in the stories of the women and men who, day after day, came to see him for treatment and who slowly, over years, revealed to him their pain.

Those of us still hiding and denying? Gabor Maté sees us too. #views #mondaymotivation #work #workout #trip #music #yoga #namaste #vegan #food #fashion #love #ocean #meditation #nba #self #selfie #me #you #universe #meditation #wcw #midnight #club #friday #selfhelp #toronto #420
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#holisticbodlove Day 3::: My post is a little late today, but I thought I would ramble on a bit about makeup; creative expression vs mask to hide behind. Anyone who knows me, knows that I LOVE to use makeup (& hair colour & clothes etc) as a form of inner expression, to create, & to play. My mum ... #holisticbodlove Day 3::: My post is a little late today, but I thought I would ramble on a bit about makeup; creative expression vs mask to hide behind. Anyone who knows me, knows that I LOVE to use makeup (& hair colour & clothes etc) as a form of inner expression, to create, & to play.
My mum & my sister are the same; dressing up puts us into a happy place vortex of alignment with our higher self. In other words, we can use it to feel like boss bitches who can take on the world with our war paint on, or however else we want to feel. We don’t NEED to wear it, we can do just as amazing stuff in our fresh naked faces, but regaling our features with makeup is a form of self love & worship for us, too.
I love that.. & I love being able to tell a story about how I am, the many different sides of me, through how I express myself.
When I was waiting for my hip replacements however (see Day 1 of this series) I got into a habit of wearing makeup to mask how sick I looked. I mean, I really looked like a walking zombie. I would get people literally stop & stare at me whilst I was out, people would make snarky, weird comments about me- not too quietly I might add- even friends would do the same. It was usually along the lines of assuming I had an eating disorder or a drug addiction.
One woman in a record shop stopped what she was doing in front of me, turned to her friend, pointed at me & said ‘she’s on heroin’; my friend & I burst out laughing!
But I started to worry that I was making people uncomfortable & that the people I loved were worrying too much about me.
Even after my surgery I still wasn’t comfortable to have people visit or go out without putting makeup on.
It took me 3 years to overcome this. I was 22 & realised I was wasting a lot of my time & money.
I let myself understand that YES, I do have chronic pain, it is OKAY for me to look tired. People can worry if they want, they can assume if they want; it’s not my fault if they can’t just ask me how I am.
These days I’m older & more tired, & wear makeup much less often hah. I’m so much more comfortable with how my body & face look. I wish I could go back in time & cut myself a little more slack(👇🏻)
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Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you. (John 20:21) “God sent you to me tonight!” Those ...
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Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you. (John 20:21) “God sent you to me tonight!” Those were the parting words from the woman standing in front of me as we exited our flight to Chicago. She had sat across the aisle from me, where I learned she was headed home after several ... Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you. (John 20:21) “God sent you to me tonight!”
Those were the parting words from the woman standing in front of me as we exited our flight to Chicago. She had sat across the aisle from me, where I learned she was headed home after several flights in a round-trip that day. “Do you mind if I ask why you had such a quick turnaround?” I inquired. She glanced downward: “I just put my daughter in rehab for drug abuse today.” In the moments that followed I gently shared the story of my son’s struggle with heroin addiction and how Jesus had set him free. As she listened, a smile broke through her tears. After the plane landed we prayed together before parting, asking God to break her daughter’s chains.

Later that evening I thought of Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 1:3–4: “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” All around us are people who need to be encouraged with the comfort only God can give. He wants us to reach out to them with tenderhearted compassion, to share the love He has shared with us. May God send us to those who need His comfort today! "I praise You for Your compassion for us at the cross, Lord! Help me to comfort others with Your kindness and love today." God’s kindness meets our deepest need.

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#DEMILOVATO WE LOVE YOU! Last night I dedicated my performance to Demi and had her on my mind as well as former classmates who struggled with and who have passed on, close friends and people close to them affected by heroin. I’ve always loved Demi for her outspokenness and ability to literally ... #DEMILOVATO WE LOVE YOU! Last night I dedicated my performance to Demi and had her on my mind as well as former classmates who struggled with and who have passed on, close friends and people close to them affected by heroin. I’ve always loved Demi for her outspokenness and ability to literally and figuratively find her voice. Her documentary on YouTube is a work of art and so raw and truly inspiring for anyone affected by addiction. I truly hope she finds that hope again because she is a vessel of love and truth. Being at her concert 12 years ago, @praythegaytostay had surprised me with tickets and her voice blasted the roof off of the #gibsonamphitheatre. (I was told Demi’s hometown is near #Dallas, where i happen to be currently.) #simplycomplicated
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So after almost 3 years of being strung out on heroin and thinking I fucked my life up so bad there was ...
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So after almost 3 years of being strung out on heroin and thinking I fucked my life up so bad there was no fixing it. I ended up meeting an amazing man who gave me hopem. He's been there to help me through my recovery and get my life on track. Not only did he and his brother Charlie help me get an amazing ... So after almost 3 years of being strung out on heroin and thinking I fucked my life up so bad there was no fixing it. I ended up meeting an amazing man who gave me hopem. He's been there to help me through my recovery and get my life on track. Not only did he and his brother Charlie help me get an amazing job. But, he's helped me move past a lot of things that happened in my past due to my addiction. He's brought Owen and I into his family and has given us a second chance at life. Yesterday he co signed for me to get a 2015 Honda Civic. and I couldn't be more appreciative since Bessy the 95 Buick wasn't reliable or safe. Thank you Caleb Gibson not only for everything you have done for Owen and I. But, for being my rock and guiding me into adulthood and helping me stay on track with a sober lifestyle. You and our family have given me he support system I needed and the helping hand I needed and I appreciate everything you guys have done. I love you all so much!
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Just got back from Ithaca with my girls it was a nice special get away I tricked Justyna into taking ...
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Just got back from Ithaca with my girls it was a nice special get away I tricked Justyna into taking a day off work for the element of surprise. She might be embarrassed and not want the insta world to know but I don’t care because I’m so proud of how far she has come over this past year. When we met ... Just got back from Ithaca with my girls it was a nice special get away I tricked Justyna into taking a day off work for the element of surprise. She might be embarrassed and not want the insta world to know but I don’t care because I’m so proud of how far she has come over this past year. When we met she was a closet drug user and fed me lots of lies until being forced to come clean 6 months in as she was getting sent to rehab for a few months. I didn’t know what to do since I prefer pot and booze to the hard stuff, but after taking advice and lots of thinking I decided to give her a chance to clean the slate and be honest with me if she was willing to pick me over heroin and get her act together. She’s done all the right things since and is a beast working 60 hours a week and now spoils me and skizzy rotten. I’ll do all I can to help as long as you let me because I love you @cherryred1792 just remember ur not alone and sorry for when I’m hungry and mean
Feel free to congratulate her as I’ve learned addiction is a hard thing to overcome and positivity never hurts
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My heart wonders, Roses wrapping up life, Wilting slow in time. February 3, 2018. I spent time ...
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My heart wonders, Roses wrapping up life, Wilting slow in time. February 3, 2018. I spent time with my brother, Grandmother and Generic Dad yesterday. A sad reunion, we had to bury my step brother. The first person in my life to be affected by heroin. :'( I know drug use is out of control, ... My heart wonders,
Roses wrapping up life,
Wilting slow in time.

February 3, 2018. I spent time with my brother, Grandmother and Generic Dad yesterday. A sad reunion, we had to bury my step brother. The first person in my life to be affected by heroin. :'( I know drug use is out of control, and I have no idea how I can stop it or help someone with addiction. It was a beautiful service. Sadly he was only a year younger than me. He had a little boy too. So sad to see a life ended prematurely. Like Roses picked and left to wilt. :'( .
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It’s not fun posting a photo of myself where I look like I’m dying but that’s what life was like as a ...
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It’s not fun posting a photo of myself where I look like I’m dying but that’s what life was like as a Opioid addict .. I applaud the amount of action being taken against gun control but the reality is the number 1 cause of death for Americans under 50 by a landslide is Opioids not guns .. For me it was ... It’s not fun posting a photo of myself where I look like I’m dying but that’s what life was like as a Opioid addict .. I applaud the amount of action being taken against gun control but the reality is the number 1 cause of death for Americans under 50 by a landslide is Opioids not guns .. For me it was OxyContin / Synthetic Heroin in a pill form and when your hooked on this nothing else matters , being a father , husband, brother friend or son all take a back seat .. It’s a demonic way of living and it’s extremely difficult to kick the addiction for good .. Today is my 3 years free from Opioids and it’s definitely the greatest ongoing accomplishment of my life .. It’s also the most humbling experience rebuilding everything I destroyed .. Now I look at every day as a opportunity to chase my dreams / goals , waves ( good or perfect) and live life to the fullest.. Drug addiction is shameful topic but if we don’t start addressing this issue more the body count will just continue to grow and the Pharmaceutical industry will continue to get rich off this Epidemic .. thanks to my wife @ashleycarterdulien & dad for staying in my corner ..My family especially my bro @loudogfotog @tkbrimer for their tough love . @pmtenore for allowing me access to the RVCA gym where I fell in love with boxing thanks to @steffan_lugo and guys like @barcalive @changeforbalance @asher_pacey @brophybd @livinonloans for being such positive influences along the way .. Cheers to health and happiness 🙌🙏❤️ #drugaddictionawareness #opioidepidemic #healthiswealth #pillskill #fuckbigpharma #snapt4life
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 #SpringIntoBalance Day 1 - #vrksasana #treepose She found herself Over a long And treacherous ...
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#SpringIntoBalance Day 1 - #vrksasana #treepose She found herself Over a long And treacherous road And the more Treacherous The road became The more of Herself She found. - @atticuspoetry When I was in high school, I thought my life was hard. Girls were prettier than me or cooler ... #SpringIntoBalance
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When I was in high school, I thought my life was hard. Girls were prettier than me or cooler than me or whatever excuse I had to put myself down. Boys were always my friends but slyly commenting about the size of my boobs. The chemicals in my head made it all so much worse. A childhood friend passed away and I wasn’t dealing with it well. After hs, I tried to go to university and thus found another heaping of problems and more self doubt. When I came home, I was a vessel filled with self doubt and hate. So much hate. This sent me into depression which took me down the road of brain pills and weight gain and no feelings. I didn’t feel better so I made myself worse. I began a relationship with a heroin addict and found myself in the grips of addiction myself. After coming back down and to reality, my brain was fried and I had the body to match. I started really committing to yoga and it helped me grow these hands if you will. Strong hands to pick not only myself up off the ground but also picking up lessons and pieces of the girl I used to be. These strong hands showed me I could hold onto these painful memories and turn them into something useful. Turn them into tools to help me climb this mountain. I’ve made many wrong turns along this road, but as I walk I dust myself off to reveal the gold that is within. That gold catches the sunlight and the glare is bright enough to guide the way. Mural by @theartofchase x @__zenith______
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Doing a bit of video editing practice with photos of the most captivating super model that ever existed Gia Carangi. I so love the way she looked ...so mesmerizing.Too bad her story was a tragic one thanks to heroin addiction. But here’s my little tribute to this beautiful woman. (I do not own ... Doing a bit of video editing practice with photos of the most captivating super model that ever existed Gia Carangi. I so love the way she looked ...so mesmerizing.Too bad her story was a tragic one thanks to heroin addiction. But here’s my little tribute to this beautiful woman. (I do not own the rights to the song or the pics) #editing #carangi #shewashere
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Almost everyday I look at this pair and can't believe how lucky I am. This time last year I was pregnant ...
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Almost everyday I look at this pair and can't believe how lucky I am. This time last year I was pregnant and didn't know. I wonder how things would be now; to be honest, I think I would be dead. I really, truly believe I would've killed myself. That is how bad things got, and I was so convinced there ... Almost everyday I look at this pair and can't believe how lucky I am. This time last year I was pregnant and didn't know. I wonder how things would be now; to be honest, I think I would be dead. I really, truly believe I would've killed myself. That is how bad things got, and I was so convinced there was no way out. I thought falling pregnant was the biggest disaster of my life - being a pregnant, homeless junkie was not how I imagined being when I was 25. But falling pregnant was the best thing that has ever happened to me and although it was 9 months of hell (just being honest), it was so worth it. The sickness, the cravings, the hormones, it was all worth it for these moments where I can look at my favourite people and feel satisfied knowing things are this way because of me. My daughter is happy because of me. She is healthy because of me. And I am healthy and happy because of her 💖 #recovery #recoveryispossible #addiction #heroin #crack #cocaine #baby #mydaughter #mylove #family #familylife #mumlife #mummy #motherdaughter #motherhood #parenting #parentinginrecovery #homeless #love #life #nevergiveup #dontstop
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<span class="emoji emoji1f604"></span>Fantastic day today. We had our very last Case Conference with Social work, and it went brilliantly. ...
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Fantastic day today. We had our very last Case Conference with Social work, and it went brilliantly. Our Bella Boo has been removed from the Child protection register due to what social work described as "a total 360 degree change in every aspect of our lives". The whole time all they kept ... 😄Fantastic day today. We had our very last Case Conference with Social work, and it went brilliantly. Our Bella Boo has been removed from the Child protection register due to what social work described as "a total 360 degree change in every aspect of our lives". The whole time all they kept saying was how strange it was to have a case conference where there is nothing bad said at all, and how well we have done turning everything around for our daughters sake. There was absolutely no risks put across, only strengths. I couldn't be prouder. This is what happens when not only you put in hard work to change your life, but also take all the help and support you can, and are 100% honest with yourself and your support. Had we bullshitted our way through social work involvement it would've gotten us nowhere, just made things worse. But our sheer determination paired up with honesty and ambition pushed us forward in our mission to become clean, stable parents. Not only parents but just people in general. If you think you can't change, think again. If we could do it - ANYONE CAN 💪 you ARE strong enough, stronger than you think. And you ARE worth more, a hell of a lot more than you believe. #parenting #parentinginrecovery #mydaughter #socialservices #socialwork #cpr #addictionrecovery #addiction #recovery #recoveryispossible #life #workhard #nevergiveup #dontstop #heroin #baby #family #familylife #mygirl #love #lovelife
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Apparently this beautiful plant, that has hundreds of medicinal benefits and has no documented ...
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Apparently this beautiful plant, that has hundreds of medicinal benefits and has no documented overdoses, is a gateway drug, causes addiction, leads to suicidal thoughts, and is right to be placed alongside other Schedule I drugs like Heroin; meanwhile Opium, which is directly linked ... Apparently this beautiful plant, that has hundreds of medicinal benefits and has no documented overdoses, is a gateway drug, causes addiction, leads to suicidal thoughts, and is right to be placed alongside other Schedule I drugs like Heroin; meanwhile Opium, which is directly linked to overdoses and suicides of thousands of war veterans across the U.S., is a schedule II drug....😤😫🤬
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Demi Lovato has been rushed to the hospital after a reported heroin overdose. • The is such a reminder ...
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Demi Lovato has been rushed to the hospital after a reported heroin overdose. • The is such a reminder that addiction is a disease that is a life long struggle for those suffering from it and the people that love them. Demi Lovato has been rushed to the hospital after a reported heroin overdose. •
The is such a reminder that addiction is a disease that is a life long struggle for those suffering from it and the people that love them.
Join us tonight at 7:30pm for a reading of Anne Lucas's new play RECOVERY that I have been working ...
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Join us tonight at 7:30pm for a reading of Anne Lucas's new play RECOVERY that I have been working on. We are in the beginning stages of development of this very timely new work. We would love to have folks attend and offer feedback. The reading will take place at Marblehead Little Theatre. RECOVERY ... Join us tonight at 7:30pm for a reading of Anne Lucas's new play RECOVERY that I have been working on. We are in the beginning stages of development of this very timely new work. We would love to have folks attend and offer feedback. The reading will take place at Marblehead Little Theatre.
RECOVERY is a new look at addiction and the families of young addicts. It is a story of survival against terrible odds for the young girls who have become addicted to heroin, prescription drugs, alcohol and sex. The hidden collateral damage of addiction is addressed in this play. Posing the question “How do the mother’s of these children recover from the trauma of trying to save their daughters?” #recovery #newplays #storiesthatmakeadifference #healingthroughtheatre
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<span class="emoji emoji2601"></span><span class="emoji emoji2614"></span>shit weather so today is a pj day with this wee madam. I looked out the window this morning and all ...
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shit weather so today is a pj day with this wee madam. I looked out the window this morning and all I could think about was how I used to sit out in weather like that, reliant on the money of passersby to support my habit. The only breaks I would have from the rain were when I took shelter in a doorway ... ☁☔shit weather so today is a pj day with this wee madam. I looked out the window this morning and all I could think about was how I used to sit out in weather like that, reliant on the money of passersby to support my habit. The only breaks I would have from the rain were when I took shelter in a doorway to smoke a bag, and the second the heroin hit me I felt fine. The cold on my skin disappeared. The embarrassment of what I was doing left. That guilt I felt for what I was doing to myself got thrown away with my scrunched up tinfoil. Feeling nothing was better than feeling. And when the feeling came back that's when I knew it was time for another bag. I look at what I have now and just can't believe I lived that way, and can't believe I would still be living that way if I didn't have this cutiepie. It's easy to turn to drugs but so fucking hard to get away from them. Just remember no matter where you are or how you live - you are worth more than drugs and unhappiness. You are worth more than withdrawals and being looked down upon. You are worth MORE. And that hard work you have to put in to break free of the cycle of drugs is worth it when you're sitting a year later with a life you'd never thought you'd have. Take it from me. It can happen; it's upto YOU to make it happen, and you're more than capable of making it happen ❤
#addiction #recoveryispossible #recovery #parentinginrecovery #heroin #tinfoil #opiates #withdrawals #dontstop #nevergiveup #youreworthit #happiness #possibilities #life #love #family #mumlife #addictionrecovery #wedorecover
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Since losing my brother to a heroin overdose 3 years ago I have been wanting to do “something”. It ...
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Since losing my brother to a heroin overdose 3 years ago I have been wanting to do “something”. It wasn’t until recently I figured out what that “something” was and last weekend I finally put it into action. While speaking with Jason @recoverstrongguy last month and learning more about his ... Since losing my brother to a heroin overdose 3 years ago I have been wanting to do “something”. It wasn’t until recently I figured out what that “something” was and last weekend I finally put it into action. While speaking with Jason @recoverstrongguy last month and learning more about his Recover Strong program, the light bulb instantly went off. @recoverstrongaz is a strength-based treatment approach for addiction recovery and other mental health issues. Spending a few days working out and hiking with recovering heroin addicts has been one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences of my life. As I got to know a number of the clients I was able to connect with them in a way I was never able to connect with my brother. While I hoped sharing my story with them would provide a little insight as to how addiction affects those who love you, never did I realize how much spending time with this community would help me.
I was so encouraged by strength and promise in the clients I met with, which is something I sadly never saw in Mike. My hope for this group is to continue showing this strength and determination to live a sober life moving forward.
I can’t thank Recover Strong and Granite Mountain BHC enough for taking me up on this idea and welcoming me to their community the the open arms and hearts that they did. I am already planning to make another trip out there in the coming months and who knows - maybe incorporate a little #ninjawarrior training into their fitness program 😊
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I usually like to keep some part of my life private but this seems to be a trend across and America and ...
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I usually like to keep some part of my life private but this seems to be a trend across and America and the world. I lost a friend of many many years to heroin this weekend when he was 5 days out of rehab. I don’t know much about addiction because I have never had it hit close or to home til my friend Mike ... I usually like to keep some part of my life private but this seems to be a trend across and America and the world. I lost a friend of many many years to heroin this weekend when he was 5 days out of rehab. I don’t know much about addiction because I have never had it hit close or to home til my friend Mike (Nate) fell victim to it. I desperately tried to read things and ask around what it’s like, what he might feel. I used to be one of those people who said “ ahh they are weak and can’t just turn it off “. I was wrong they can’t just turn it off their body needs it more than anything. So much it changes the person you once knew. They become a shadow of what you knew them as. I can go on all day about how much my friends and I miss him and won’t be able to talk shit with him and he can text me how bad United are playing.
He’s gone now. All of his friends and family have something missing in our lives forever. We will never fill that space in our heart.
If you are reading this and going through some shit, get help I am begging you. Do it for you and the people who love you.
When you are gone we are the ones missing you everyday after you’re gone.
Call , 866.948.9865 to get help.
If you have a friend you think might be back on throw them in your Fucking trunk and take them to rehab. Tell them this is the bottom and it’s only up from here!
RIP Nate I love you and will miss you
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Today is my son Dillon's birthday. 26 years ago he came into to the world and changed my life forever. I had learned what unconditional, heart exploding love was the moment I held him in my arms. I had hopes and dreams for my child as any parent does. Not in my worst nightmares could I imagine I would ... Today is my son Dillon's birthday. 26 years ago he came into to the world and changed my life forever. I had learned what unconditional, heart exploding love was the moment I held him in my arms. I had hopes and dreams for my child as any parent does. Not in my worst nightmares could I imagine I would lose him to an overdose. Ever. My boy was supposed live a long life, get married, have babies.... Live. Today is his birthday but it is also the day he left this earth. Since that day 2 years ago, i live with part of my heart broken. I am learning to live without my son and hate it. This never should of happened. But this is what heroin does. It takes our loved ones, destroys them and then kills them. I have become his voice, to share his story/ our story. My son became a drug addict AND his life mattered. All lives matter and I will do all I can to help eliminate the shame and stigma of addiction. I will say his Name and keep his memory alive until I can no longer speak. We don’t know what tomorrow will bring so hold your children close, take a shit ton of pictures of them. Do the same with your friends. If your parents what to take a family picture do it without bitching about it. When your teenager pushes you away, stay close by. They still need you, but in a different way. Call your kids who are away at college if you want to talk to them instead of complaining how they never call you. Send a text to your loved one just to tell them you love them. And if your child is struggling with addiction, blow up their phones to tell them you love them. Wishing my beautiful boy a happy birthday wherever he may be...... your mama will love you until the end of time❤️ #sayhisname #addictslivesmatter #happybirthdaymyson
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A year ago today my heart broke. I never knew a sadness so intense it physically hurt your body even ...
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A year ago today my heart broke. I never knew a sadness so intense it physically hurt your body even existed till a year ago. My brother had an amazing work ethic, he was caring, he would give the shirt off his back for anyone in need, and so much more. Drugs and mental illness took those things away ... A year ago today my heart broke. I never knew a sadness so intense it physically hurt your body even existed till a year ago. My brother had an amazing work ethic, he was caring, he would give the shirt off his back for anyone in need, and so much more. Drugs and mental illness took those things away from him. I know a lot of people thought I hated Tyler. I never hated him, I hated his addiction. I was scared of the addiction. I was never able to say things I wish so badly I could have said. I will forever live with guilt and regrets. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about him and the brother I knew before addiction and mental illness. I was blessed to be your sister. I love you Tyler. The first picture I posted looks just like the back of Tyler. He's in the most glorious place and that's what gives me peace. #Mentalillness #addiction #addictionrecovery #drugs #Heroin #heroinoverdose #brother #Serenity #grief #sadness #brokenheart #stoptheopidemic
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Today marks 73 days since I overdosed. And subsequently got clean. Again. It’s gotten easier, but ...
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Today marks 73 days since I overdosed. And subsequently got clean. Again. It’s gotten easier, but everyday is a struggle. And I can’t make any promises because I’ve broken them so many times before. The worst part is how addiction warps your mind against people that care about you. The last ... Today marks 73 days since I overdosed. And subsequently got clean. Again. It’s gotten easier, but everyday is a struggle. And I can’t make any promises because I’ve broken them so many times before.
The worst part is how addiction warps your mind against people that care about you. The last thing I would’ve said to most people close to me was that I was clean and that I was fine. Fine. Far from it. And definitely not clean. I was willingly pushing poison into my veins every day. And I don’t even like needles. And the person who cared most about me in the world, who’s been by me for the past three years and been on the receiving end of my alcoholism and addiction, I tried to push away from so that I could just disappear and use. I tried to destroy someone that I love for drugs. Because I didn’t know how to feel love, other than through a needle.
Heroin/Fentynal tried to take everything from me, including my life, and the sad part is that I was willingly giving it. I was fortunate enough to be brought back and I’m trying to not squander that opportunity this time. Because I don’t have another relapse in me. Nor do the people who care about me. And I don’t blame them. I would hope that you never have to watch someone you love struggle because I’ve seen first hand what it does to people.
But trust me when I say that not every addict wants to be one. Nor is every junkie a bad person or even there because they want to be. It just gets a hold of you. Of your soul. Do you know how insane it is to need to spend money every day to buy something so toxic just to be able to get out of bed and move. To be using food stamps/stealing baby formula to sell in order to support your habit. To not eat for days because if it’s between a meal and a bag, well, food isn’t a necessity.
I’ve caused a lot of wreckage. I don’t have enough time in this life time to repair all the damage I’ve caused. But I’m going to try, a day at a time, to be grateful for what I do still have. My family is speaking to me. I have an amazing woman who, I don’t even know why, still loves and supports me, despite everything I’ve put them all through. I’m one of the fortunate ones.
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Today I turn 21. ⠀ ⠀ OK, so maybe not from the day I was born, but from the day I was reborn. ⠀ ⠀ 21 years ...
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Today I turn 21. ⠀ ⠀ OK, so maybe not from the day I was born, but from the day I was reborn. ⠀ ⠀ 21 years ago today, I clawed my way out of a nightmare heroin addiction that bankrupted me in every possible way - but also gave me a second chance at life.⠀ ⠀ Because of this experience, it’s hard for ... Today I turn 21. ⠀

OK, so maybe not from the day I was born, but from the day I was reborn. ⠀

21 years ago today, I clawed my way out of a nightmare heroin addiction that bankrupted me in every possible way - but also gave me a second chance at life.⠀

Because of this experience, it’s hard for me to see things as good and bad in life. I would certainly not wish this experience on anyone, but life unfolds regardless of our best intentions to make it go a certain way, and the most we can do is take the lessons that come with it.⠀

For me, the lessons have been great. My addiction woke me up to see that my choices make me either powerful or powerless. I’m making a choice even when I don’t think I am. Do I choose to take action despite the way I feel, which could be scared, tired, angry etc.? Or do I give in to these feelings? I’m not saying I always make the powerful choice, but I am awake to the fact that I am making this choice.⠀

Today the lens through which I see my entire life is spiritual - whether it be personal or business. Every situation offers an opportunity to be authentic to my higher self - to find strength when needed, or to access kindness when I don’t feel kind. ⠀

I often get caught up in this fear that I will not achieve the things that I want in life, or that I will lose something I have or someone I love- and what helps me with these thoughts is knowing that no matter what happens, I am resilient and that I am never alone. What a gift it is to know this.⠀

Happy birthday to me - and may there be many more.⠀

(If you want to read the long story about my addiction, it’s in the link above).⠀
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#overcome #happybirthday #happybirthdaytome #truthtuesday #femalefounders #femaleentrepreneurs #spiritualentrepreneur #femaleceo #bossladies #girlboss #theuniversehasyourback #howibuiltthis #goafteryourdreams #entrepreneurmindset #entrepreneurmom #entrepreneurslife #notadesklunch #buyitforlife
#ihartnutrition #beautifulfood #healthyfoodie #choosejoy #nourishyourself #fitfoodie #foodisfuel #lunchbag #lunchbox
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Since you’re all probably stuck indoors I’d like to get real for a moment and talk about something ...
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Since you’re all probably stuck indoors I’d like to get real for a moment and talk about something that no one wants to address so here I am... I’m posting this again because this is reality folks, heroin is an epidemic This is Narcan; it is an opioid reversing drug that depending on the state ... Since you’re all probably stuck indoors I’d like to get real for a moment and talk about something that no one wants to address so here I am... I’m posting this again because this is reality folks, heroin is an epidemic
This is Narcan; it is an opioid reversing drug that depending on the state you live in could be available without a prescription. This product has currently stopped over 10,000 overdoses , it comes in an injection or nasal spray. If someone in your home struggles with an opioid addiction I suggest keeping one in your house in case of an emergency. This is not a cure for addiction but it can hopefully be a wake up call for someone you love. If you know someone struggling with addiction or if you have lost someone due to addiction my heart goes out to you because I know your pain all too well and so do the families of the 21.5 million American adults that have a substance abuse problem...bottom line is you're not alone and this epidemic is bigger than all of us and this information I'm passing along is my gift to you so pass it on ❤️ for more information go to Narcan.com #redcross #heroin
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The Foxy Shoppe will be closed Friday, August 31st for International Overdose Awareness Day! On ...
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The Foxy Shoppe will be closed Friday, August 31st for International Overdose Awareness Day! On August 31st, 2018 Manitoba will join others to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of addiction and drug related death. City Hall will light their sign in purple in support of ALL ... The Foxy Shoppe will be closed Friday, August 31st for International Overdose Awareness Day!
On August 31st, 2018 Manitoba will join others to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of addiction and drug related death. City Hall will light their sign in purple in support of ALL effected; including the loved ones left to remember and grieve for those who died.
The Foxy Shoppe has big dreams and goals of being very active in advocating for anything we are passionate about. In honor of my cousin (pictured), and all others effected by overdose and overdose related death, we have decided to close for the day in remembrance and support; and to attend all events.
My cousin, Adam Parker, died on January 17th, 2018 from a heroin overdose at the age of 21. Our family was forever changed. Please help break the silence! Wear any color, except white, on August 31st to show your support.
We would love to see you at Bruce Oake Recovery Centre between 3-6 pm or at the Drop the needle, Pick up the Pace Drug Overdose Awareness/Memory Walk starting at 8 pm at the Forks. ❤ Cupcake Fox
#advocate #addiction #awareness #internationaloverdoseawarenessday #peoplesupportingpeople
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All I can say is PLEASE watch! Whether you are an addict or have family, friends, loved ones in addiction ...
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All I can say is PLEASE watch! Whether you are an addict or have family, friends, loved ones in addiction (whether the addiction is alcohol, cocaine, heroin, speed, Benzos, Codeine, sex/porn, gambling ...whatever the fix is, if one has the “disease of addiction”, all of the aforementioned ... All I can say is PLEASE watch! Whether you are an addict or have family, friends, loved ones in addiction (whether the addiction is alcohol, cocaine, heroin, speed, Benzos, Codeine, sex/porn, gambling ...whatever the fix is, if one has the “disease of addiction”, all of the aforementioned destroy a persons life).
I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: “in an age of communication mankind has never felt so alone”.
Addiction will not be solved by stigmatizing , marginalizing, criminalizing or cutting off the family/friend. That does nothing but MAKE the addict MORE likely to seek the only available semblance of a connection at the bottom of a bottle, at the end of a line , in the barrel of a syringe or in the scantily clad bodies fornicating on a computer screen.
If you love them and they ask for support, even if that means just sitting with them while they are using, please, just sit and listen. Tell them you love them whether they are using or not. Tell them you want to help them. They won’t be able to stop if no one comes when they reach out. They simply won’t. Their only option at that point will be to keep using and pray to whoever is up there that they will take enough to end it OR they will actively employ other means to end it.
The literature is clear: The addict in addiction has NO CONSCIOUS CONTROL over their drug seeking. As hard as it may be to support a person you love in addiction, especially while they are using, you must know that the only thing that will stop them or help them WANT to stop, is knowing somebody out there cares, somebody loves them. Knowing that they have a purpose, a reason to get up in the morning, a reason not to use.
This gentleman @johann.hari says it much better than I can so please if you have a few minutes and you want to help someone suffering from the cunning, baffling, powerful disease of addiction, this will be the best thing you can do right now .
#addiction
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At the end of 2017 I released a 3 album series including "My Velvet Love", "Sundazed In Dreamland", ...
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At the end of 2017 I released a 3 album series including "My Velvet Love", "Sundazed In Dreamland", and "The Death Of Me". Those 3 albums are 10 songs each Each one is a different aspect of my life when I was addicted to heroin and really the thrill of this strange urge inside me that needed to constantly ... At the end of 2017 I released a 3 album series including "My Velvet Love", "Sundazed In Dreamland", and "The Death Of Me". Those 3 albums are 10 songs each Each one is a different aspect of my life when I was addicted to heroin and really the thrill of this strange urge inside me that needed to constantly be released. I was running around the U.S., mainly in Florida and California. "My Velvet Love" is the love story I expierienced. The poetry of these lyrics poured out of me as each word symbolized the most romantasized form of love: Love in the darkest of places. Hope where there is none. "Sundazed In Dreamland" was the experiment of depravity of my lost thought, need for redemption, and loneliness of the journey through fast lights, slow jail time, and coping with the life of being a junkie while observing the myself in relation to the rest of the world. "The Death Of Me" is about me coming back to life through the support of true friends, family, and reconnecting to my purest form. When I did DMT for the first time, the experience cured me of my heroin addiction and for the first time I was free of the very cage I had found myself in...or even more accurate, put myself in. Things just started happening in the first month of me being off heroin and before I knew it I was in studios, having management, publishing, and record deals thrown my way and I felt completely out of a time machine or off a space ship onto an alien planet or something. What they wanted from me made no sense. They wanted me to make one type of sound, dress in this lame shiny clothing, barely put music out. I decided to do things my way. This is the result. My music. My label. How I want to do it. I've already released new singles this year for the upcoming 2018 albums. After you listen to these 3 albums, take a listen to the new singles! Thank you everyone. Being able to create music and release it like this is like magic to me. It's a beautiful thing and I am sincerely grateful. Have beautiful day and night my cosmic babies. - Mike Liebo💀
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Perfection . Nothing more than a disease that torments our soul . A standard none of us can reach . Yesterday ...
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Perfection . Nothing more than a disease that torments our soul . A standard none of us can reach . Yesterday this word haunted me as I called those I love asking for advice on how to tell my autistic daughter her dad had passed away . He wasn’t the perfect person . They didn’t have the ... Perfection
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Co-parenting with an addict is up there for one of the hardest things I have ever done. That balance is near impossible
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I still can’t sort the words and my heart breaks for Livia
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I hope your soul finds rest now Ed. I know we had our differences. I know you were fighting a battle you weren’t quite strong enough to win. I hope you understand I tried my best to keep her away from your addiction while letting her know you. I hope you know that despite the anger, despite the bullshit, despite the heroin, you were loved.
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I was listening to a @tonyrobbins podcast this morning as I walked to get my coffee and custard tart ...
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I was listening to a @tonyrobbins podcast this morning as I walked to get my coffee and custard tart ️🇵🇹 And what he said blew my mind so much I need to share with you guys...️ . . “The biggest addiction in our world is not to cocaine or heroin. It’s not to weed, it’s not to alcohol. It’s not to ... I was listening to a @tonyrobbins podcast this morning as I walked to get my coffee and custard tart 😋☕️🇵🇹 And what he said blew my mind so much I need to share with you guys...❤️
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Not even one cell of our body right now is who we were 3 years ago... that person from our past is GONE. And yet - we tend to relive our problems and painful stories from years ago, playing them over and over in our mind, like we are still that person experiencing the pain. .
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We become addicted to our problems, to being a victim - because it makes us feel special or significant, and subconsciously we believe that having that problem is our only certain way of receiving love...
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We even find some kind of familiarity and comfort in our pain, even though we know it causes us pain. So we stay there. Because at least we KNOW we are in pain. .

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If any of this resonates know that YOU, yes you, are worthy of love NOW - without needing a problem or to relive a painful story from your past in order to get it. ❤️
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What would it feel like to drop those stories from your past and build a new one for your life?
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Can you love yourself enough to let go and realise that your past does NOT define who YOU are now?
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Can you trust that you are worthy of love without needing to be in pain in order to win it? ❤️💫 .
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"Lord forgive them for they know not what they do". I remember a long time ago a coversation i had with ...
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"Lord forgive them for they know not what they do". I remember a long time ago a coversation i had with my mom about me smoking weed. She was trying to convince me that weed was a drug because it alter ones mood, therefore making it a drug. Now before i continue my mom was a drug addiction counselor. ... "Lord forgive them for they know not what they do". I remember a long time ago a coversation i had with my mom about me smoking weed. She was trying to convince me that weed was a drug because it alter ones mood, therefore making it a drug. Now before i continue my mom was a drug addiction counselor. So she wasnt just being opinionated. Well we all have heard that our food can effect or mood. Now to the meat of the message (no pun intended). We are drugging ourselves and our love ones daily. We claim we love ourselves and our love ones but we are poisoning both. We are killing both, drugging both. You wouldn't give your kids heroin or crack or meth. But yet we feed them drugs everyday. From dairy, to wheat, to meat, to cheese, to hybrid foods like corn, beans, rice (has cyanid), cows, pigs etc. These things damage our body and our mental health. And yes your doctors know all of this. But how come we dont address this drug for what it is. If you dont believe this is an addiction just simply try to stop eating these things. I have and let me tell im still dealing with withdraws. Dr sebi cured every single disease by changing peoples diet, once people stop poisoning themselves there body and minds begin to heal. See these foods i list and many more are acidic and not alkaline. If you can keep your bodys ph 7.1 or higher you can not get sick. I repeat you can not get sick. Your body with be a ease eliminating dis-ease from the body. How do you do this stop eating food with a ph less than 7 as known as acidic food. Google acidic vs alkaline and you will see a color chart in the image section explaining this in more detail. Stop killing yourself and ypur loves ones today. And actually start curing every disease anybody you know has. Hint my message from yesterday (look it up if you missed it). Spread awareness and lets heal the world. Amen and God bless you and yours
#Godisgood #diet #addiction #drug #hybridfoods #acidic #alkaline
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Today I got the incredible gift of seeing my original birth records. Something I hadn’t had access ...
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Today I got the incredible gift of seeing my original birth records. Something I hadn’t had access to until now and my heart is broken. What I’m deciding the share is extremely private, but I decided that this is an important part of my story. This is part of why my health is how it is. The story ... Today I got the incredible gift of seeing my original birth records. Something I hadn’t had access to until now and my heart is broken. What I’m deciding the share is extremely private, but I decided that this is an important part of my story. This is part of why my health is how it is. The story I thought I knew, my own, is so much deeper then I could of imagined. 26 years ago my birth mother made the choice to not only do cocaine while pregnant with me, but heroin as well. She admitted to medical personnel was using the entire pregnancy and didn’t plan on stopping. I was born 2.5 weeks early and my mom was too high to get to the hospital in time. She wasn’t planning on going in, a friend ended up rushing her to the hospital but she didn’t make it in time. I was born in the ER parking lot. Born barely 4 pounds with a huge fight before me. I was marked as extremely high risk and right from birth my urine tested positive for the drugs. I didn’t have any prenatal care. They didn’t think I was going to live, but I did. The world certainly had bigger plans for me then letting me die in that ER parking lot. Knowing my own mom did this to me makes me feel a brokenness I didn’t know existed. How can someone do this to their baby? I meant nothing to her. The shock has turned to sadness and now to amazement. Don’t tell me that addiction is a disease and she had no choice. Don’t tell me I’ve lived a great life since so I should be thankful. While these things may be true, it doesn’t mean I can’t be angry, or sad, or confused. I am suffering today because of my moms choices for herself. I had no choice. I love who I am and the life I’ve lived, but the feelings of betrayal and sadness over what could of been are still very real. Been fighting for my life since day 1 with no plans to stop anytime soon.
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I wrote the song Quick Fix for a very very good friend of mine who suffered from a crippling heroin ...
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I wrote the song Quick Fix for a very very good friend of mine who suffered from a crippling heroin addiction. About a year ago, I stepped out of his life because that was my last attempt to help him realize the severity of the situation and to keep myself safe from going down the same path. I wrote ... I wrote the song Quick Fix for a very very good friend of mine who suffered from a crippling heroin addiction. About a year ago, I stepped out of his life because that was my last attempt to help him realize the severity of the situation and to keep myself safe from going down the same path. I wrote him this song and decided I would show him when he was clean for a while. I have no idea how to feel about any of that now. Two days ago, I found out my friend Alex has passed on from an overdose. He will never hear this song and I will never hear his voice again. I am devastated. I only wish I could have been there for him and played him my song- we always shared our music with each other first thing every time I saw him. Please join me in playing Quick Fix out loud today. Blast that shit so Alex can hear it up there. I love you buddy. We’ll smoke weed and share our songs in the sky one day again. Have fun exploring this universe. 💕
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Such a poignant graphic showing what Demi Lovato @ddlovato and so many others are up against when ...
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Such a poignant graphic showing what Demi Lovato @ddlovato and so many others are up against when they find their way to #heroin. The #opioidepidemic is alive and well. The face of #addiction and/or #overdose is never what you expect. Always good to have access to a #prescription of #Narcan ... Such a poignant graphic showing what Demi Lovato @ddlovato and so many others are up against when they find their way to #heroin. The #opioidepidemic is alive and well. The face of #addiction and/or #overdose is never what you expect. Always good to have access to a #prescription of #Narcan if you suspect someone around you is a user. I have FREE scripts available through a state of Arizona initiative I can provide to individuals or doctors offices. Additionally, there are some miraculous stories of rehabilitation that involve #plantmedicine and alternative therapies. We are losing too many #beautiful people to conventional ways that don’t work. Check out www.holistic sanctuary.com #drugs #focus #discipline #health #healthy #wellness #mindfulness #love #kindness #ego #yoga #junkie #pills #meditation #luxury #lawofattraction #ego
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My job is 80% getting screamed at/verbally abused, 1% getting through to the most marginalized ...
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My job is 80% getting screamed at/verbally abused, 1% getting through to the most marginalized people in Canada (I got a guy to go to his first NA meeting today!), 15% fearing for my License to practice (because shit is so wack out here.. we’re talking pinhole spycams and private investigations ... My job is 80% getting screamed at/verbally abused, 1% getting through to the most marginalized people in Canada (I got a guy to go to his first NA meeting today!), 15% fearing for my License to practice (because shit is so wack out here.. we’re talking pinhole spycams and private investigations to make sure we aren’t paying patients for their methadone prescriptions.. Yes this actually happens out here and yes I am ashamed that I share the status of registered pharmacist with those disgusting, money-grubbing, sad excuses for pharmacists, who lower the bar and undermine the profession I’ve dedicated my life to..) oh and, 4% fawning over adorable animals 😻😄 many of my patients who are fur parents, stole their fur babies from abusive people. The only thing I’ve seen transcend addiction and desperation, is taking care of their pets. While everyone else goes wild on welfare Wednesday, my fellow fur parents’ first stop is for pet supplies. They’re just as addicted to fentanyl, heroin etc, but somehow, their love for their innocent pets comes before that. I know my babies saved me during a dark time, so I can only imagine what these two lil fluffers are already doing for their new hooman dad. #allwecandoishope #onthewagon #recoveryisnotlinear #dtes #vancouver #downtowneastside #pharmlife #purduepharma #bigpharma #bigpharmakills #hope #opiodcrisis #VANDU #illicit #hastingsshuffle #pharmacist #pharmacystudent #pharmacyschool #pharmD #sciencebeforestigma
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Today is #InternationalOverdoseAwarenessDay and I want to share a bit of my story. I debated on ...
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Today is #InternationalOverdoseAwarenessDay and I want to share a bit of my story. I debated on sharing but feel compelled after the death of my cousin from a heroin overdose on July 18th; he was buried two weeks ago. That’s him, Georgie, the little boy on his daddy’s lap (my Uncle George, my ... Today is #InternationalOverdoseAwarenessDay and I want to share a bit of my story. I debated on sharing but feel compelled after the death of my cousin from a heroin overdose on July 18th; he was buried two weeks ago. That’s him, Georgie, the little boy on his daddy’s lap (my Uncle George, my mom’s brother) in this photo. Don’t they look so happy? That’s what kills me. Five years after the photo was taken, my uncle died with a needle in his arm. Thirty years later, so did Georgie. The second photo is of me with my Uncle. At that age, I didn’t know what drugs were or that every single member of my family would be affected by them either by being addicted, or by being a bystander. I didn’t know the wrath of destruction and fervor that drugs would cause, with reckless abandon and zero descrimation on who they would latch on to and consume. I was innocent. I didn’t know. Now I know. I know all too well after losing family, friends, loved ones, aquaintences, coworkers, etc, to this horrible disease of drug addiction. It’s important for me to be candid and share that I too mourn the loss, and take witness to the current struggle of so many people whom I love. We are all human. I am no different than anyone else. What I would give to sit down at the table and share a bowl of pasta fagioli with my uncle. It was one of my funniest memories of him because he found a curtain ring in his bowl, that must have been placed in there absentmindedly while the nice dishes sat in my mother’s curio cabinet. That’s how special he was. My mom used the good stuff when he came to visit. Time is a funny thing, you know. Thirty some years later and I can still remember like it was yesterday. I can still hear his emphatic laugh, see his head thrown back, everyone in tears with laughter. But... I can still hear my mother’s wail when she was woken in the middle of the night by the call that he’d OD’d. I sat on the stairs listening to her, and I’d never heard a person so agonized in my life. “My brother? Not my brother! Not my brother George!” I don’t think I had ever been so still. Sobriety has also graced my family. I’ll maintain anonymity but I’m proud to share (cont’d in comments)
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I miss my brother chad more than words can describe- its been 2 years since he passed away, but not ...
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I miss my brother chad more than words can describe- its been 2 years since he passed away, but not a day goes by that I don't think about him. It's national sibling day and I love and miss him so much. He was the first baby I held (in this first photo)... we grew up together and learned some hard lessons. ... I miss my brother chad more than words can describe- its been 2 years since he passed away, but not a day goes by that I don't think about him. It's national sibling day and I love and miss him so much. He was the first baby I held (in this first photo)... we grew up together and learned some hard lessons. Chad served in the Military for 6 years and while he was there he traveled all over the world.. to the Middle East, Europe and he even lived in Hawaii-- One of the photos is in oahu where his daughter Holly put her feet in for the first time - so glad I was there for that!! I love you chad- you were one of the best people in the world. Chad lost his life to addiction to heroin on Jan 5th, 2016. Worst day of my life-changing I was his partner in crime and it was the worst day of my life. Today I live free of my addiction and I do it for Chad- every day. Every second of every minute. As chad would say- "over & out". 🌘🌗🌖🌕🌔🌓🌒 #nationalsiblingday #brother #sibling #chad #chedder #rip #fuckheroin #bro #loved #gonenotforgotten #ilovemybrother #sobriety #addiction #chadjheaven #fuckheroin #oahu #loveandlight #bestfriend #military #army #hawaii #ilovemybrother #babybro #missyou #vibes #moonchild #cute #free #lucky #motivation
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<span class="emoji emoji26a0"></span>️ THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC <span class="emoji emoji26a0"></span>️ I am feeling extremely overwhelmed and upset after seeing a post about ...
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️ THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC ️ I am feeling extremely overwhelmed and upset after seeing a post about Demi’s overdose. A post I see too often about drug addiction. People can be so quick to blame those struggling with addiction for not “getting help”, yet their stigma is a huge reason people are ... ⚠️ THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC ⚠️
I am feeling extremely overwhelmed and upset after seeing a post about Demi’s overdose. A post I see too often about drug addiction. People can be so quick to blame those struggling with addiction for not “getting help”, yet their stigma is a huge reason people are scared to ask for and receive help.
No matter the situation, no one likes to feel judged or devalued. In order to encourage people to reach out for help and get on the path to recovery, it is important to reduce the stigma surrounding their situation. 🌟 Here are effective ways for individuals to help reduce stigma:
-Offering compassionate support.
-Displaying kindness to people in vulnerable situations.
-Listening while withholding judgment.
-Seeing a person for who they are, not what drugs they use.
-Doing your research; learning about drug dependency and how it works.
-Treating people with drug dependency with dignity and respect.
-Avoiding hurtful labels.
-Replacing negative attitudes with evidence-based facts.
-Speaking up when you see someone mistreated because of their drug use.
-Sharing your own stories of stigma.
⚠️⚠️⚠️I GET IT. People can do HORRIBLE things when they are dependent on substances. They can steal, cheat, lie, etc. I’m not saying that it’s OKAY. I’m saying people struggling with addiction have hope, they can get better, but the chances of them beating the battle of addiction alone is near non existent. It may be the hardest thing in the world, and don’t put yourself in a dangerous situation, but please try to help us end the stigma. Please don’t say you don’t feel bad, that they had it coming. Not just for those struggling, but also for their families and loved ones. That shit breaks my heart. And my day now feels horrible due to seeing a post by a friend of mine with stigma.
We can do better. Let’s be better.
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- #mentalhealth #opioidepidemic #heroin #treatment #warriors #love #family #stigma
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By @zachariahobbi ・・・ 4 years ago I could not have imagined the beauty, Love, and happiness I experience ...
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By @zachariahobbi ・・・ 4 years ago I could not have imagined the beauty, Love, and happiness I experience in my life today. I was in Detox addicted to heroin, benzos, and whatever else I could get my hands on. This had been going on for years and I could not stop. I was broken, sad, lonely, depressed, ... By @zachariahobbi
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4 years ago I could not have imagined the beauty, Love, and happiness I experience in my life today. I was in Detox addicted to heroin, benzos, and whatever else I could get my hands on. This had been going on for years and I could not stop. I was broken, sad, lonely, depressed, and most days just wanted to die. I didn’t have any hope, My family didn’t want me around, I burned mostly all friends I had, stole anything i could get my hands on. On this day four years ago I stepped into a treatment center and was shown a few simple steps to Recover from this disease and I haven’t looked back since. I am so blessed with this life I have today, I hope anyone struggling from Addiction/Alcoholism knows that there is a better way to live you just need to reach out for help and take some suggestions. Thank you everyone who has and continues to have an impact on my life today. So grateful for this beautiful life and my amazing Family 🤙🤙
#sober #family #4years #neverforget #IndependenceGym
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#PopNews - UPDATE: Statement from Demi's rep: 'Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers, and support. Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery ... #PopNews - UPDATE: Statement from Demi's rep: 'Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers, and support. Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now.'
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#demilovato #relapse #heroin #addiction #counseling #recovery #privacy
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