TRL Turns TWO !

TRL Turns TWO !

Time takes a hold of you and does as it pleases. Something finally forces you to stop and when you check yourself, a year has gone by! September has always had A LOT going on for many people. It’s the end of the summer, school starts up again, you get to “reset” back at your job as the world remembers 9/11. It’s also National Recovery Month, where people in Recovery all over the country celebrate ALL things Recovery and This Recovery Life has turned two! A life of “balance” is one of the…continue reading →
The Counter Culture of Recovery

The Counter Culture of Recovery

“Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll” is a term that millions of us are familiar with whether you experienced it or not. Today, “Recovery” is a term more widely used than ever before and at the same time, what does it really mean? The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) currently defines it as “A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self- directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.” I like that. I define it as not using alcohol or other drugs to…continue reading →
2016 is a Wrap!

2016 is a Wrap!

Wow, at one point it felt like time wasn't going anywhere. I spent years of my life staring out the window, zoning out, pondering, immobile on the couch while waiting for some external forces to “make it happen”. At times it felt like tomorrow would never come and there were a few close calls that brought it all closer to reality than one would like. Fortunately, that's not the case today. Haha.. at times I have issues remembering a few days back since so much happens on a day to day basis. This…continue reading →