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Black Widow | Part 5 - Numb| By Taryn

Okay…ENOUGH!!...of the bullshit fairy tale…ENOUGH of the "James Bond chick"…that ended. Anger, wrath & bitterness grew within me toward 'Black Widow' Slot/Slut machine. I somehow needed vengeance. SHE had not only STOLEN my money,…
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Black Widow | Part 1 - The Web | By Taryn

It was an ordinary day for me that particular day, until a good friend of mine phoned me excited that he had just sold his car & for a higher price he had purchased it for...and he had cash...lots of it...a celebration was in order! I…
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(Not) What every little girl wants to be...

When asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?", no little girl living in a magical world of ballerinas and ponies has surely ever been heard to answer, "Oh, I'd like to be an addict...I'm not sure at this stage what substance I'd like…
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Russell Brand's 'My life without drugs' and Give it up for Comic Relief

A must read article by Russell Brand, 10 years sober from drugs and alcohol.  He paints a very real picture of addiction and how it affects the addict and families and loved ones of addicts. As he puts it, as you read this you either identify…
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Struggling with depression, I have found new opportunities to learn, grow, and share it

Depression, my story “Whenever something negative happens to you, there is a deep lesson concealed within it.” ~Eckhart Tolle Two years ago, reading this quote, I would smirk and think, “What a cliché.” In the last two years, I would…