Author Archives: cdcb
An article I wrote has been published! Very excited that this has happened and grateful for the opportunity. The article is about using self care as a way to begin coping with the stress that being a parent of a … Continue reading
Hello friends! I know it’s been a good long while since I’ve posted. Honestly, I’ve struggled with some serious depression the last few years. Life has certainly not been easy. I had a 1000+ word post written up last night. … Continue reading
It’s funny how, as time goes on, I find myself obsessing less and less about H. How and what she is doing is no longer within my sphere of control. I still do worry at times…like when she admits to … Continue reading
I’ve spent most of the last three weeks trying to let go. Let go of the pain, sorrow, anger and frustration. The hopes and dreams for my daughter. I’ve been trying to sink into acceptance and detachment. It’s been hard and … Continue reading
I received the most amazing e-mail the other day. My blog has been nominated for the 2010 Canadian Weblog Awards…in three categories!! I don’t know who nominated me but it was awfully nice of them to do so. Thank you … Continue reading
Life in the face of your child’s addiction is like stumbling around in the dark never knowing when you are going to get tripped up or slammed upside the head. She called today for the first time in almost a week. … Continue reading
I am going to my first Al-Anon meeting tonight. Ironically, with H’s best friend who’s bf is an addict. At the moment, I surrender.