arenting an addict is a constant learning experience. We go year to year learning the “how to live with addiction ” lifestyle and modify our approaches/ philosophies as the battle trudges on. I have always targeted this blog towards parents starting out on their recovery journey. They have learned their child is in the grips [...]
The Addiction Journal is gritty some days. Other days it enrages. It has brought tears to the eyes of mothers across the nation. Other days it hopefully has planted a smile. To cliché …”it is what it is!”
I am not paid by pharmaceutical companies to pander nor will you read my posts on the sites that legitimize the mismarketing of products that put our baby girls on their backs, products that have placed thousands in caskets.
>My son was about 17 when he was admitted to a well-respected six-month program in South Boston. He learned how to read and write recovery at this facility, his ABC’s so to speak. Thanks to that strong foundation he now practices and “speaks” fluent recovery. It was a long lesson that continues today, but he has learned much. He will continue to learn and study.
Recovery is like landscaping; there is a lot of back breaking work in the beginning that will result in great beauty. A beauty that is only possible if we attend to business.
Attend to your recovery landscape!