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Pursuing Purpose | By Zanny Collings

He died, after years of depression, drug abuse and multiple suicide attempts…he died. The last attempt was successful.  How my heart bled for a chance to see him again.  To hear his voice and to see him smile, but all that gripped my heart…

Why is Early Recovery So Difficult?

I was recently asked to do a guest post for Addictionology on why people find early recovery so difficult!?  It really didn't take me too long to think of a multitude of reasons, myself having white-knuckled my early recovery some years ago.…
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When I is Replaced by We...

It's been a while since I posted!  Namely because the start to this year has been nothing sort of hectic and not quite what I was hoping for the the New Year clock struck twelve, but we forge on with hope and fortitude.  I also migrated my…
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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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One Way Ticket to Relapse City!?

There are so many people and things that have helped me along the road to recovery.  The people I have to thank for their love and support are numerous and they know who they are, because I’ve made it my business to keep them close and show…
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What if I fall!?

As you may have noticed from my posts, I truly believe that I am living my purpose by "paying it forward" and aiding others on their journey through recovery.  And it's incredibly rewarding work walking with someone as they grow and develop,…