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On the upside

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

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It’s been a long time

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

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and on and on

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

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I’m okay

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

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Wow

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

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and so it goes

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

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Surrender

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.

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