It really doesn’t matter if you judge me…

Let’s be real…I am who I am and I love who I am today.

Still, I sometimes struggle with what others think about me when I know I shouldn’t. Not too often anymore but like anything else, there are those low times. I know it stems from the conflicts within my own self at times of who and what I am or have done. Continue Reading

Turning the Page

The last several months have been a pure roller coaster ride and I’m to the point I think I’m going to vomit. I need off and the only way to do that is to…you guessed it, “Get Off”. Easier said then done sometimes, I know. Continue Reading

Webster’s Definition

Webster’s Dictionary defines codependency as “a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (as an addiction to alcohol or heroin); broadly: dependence on the needs of or control by another.”

Well that stings. Continue Reading

The Answer

Someone recently asked me how I deal with my “qualifier” drinking now. When we met, he wasn’t drinking and was actively participating in his recovery. He has now been drinking for 9 months and it is not up to me to get him to stop. Continue Reading

It is a challenge…

Staying on my side of the street is not always easy, however, I did it this past week. Someone very near and dear to me fell off the wagon this past week and my heart is truly sad. I have actually had four loved ones fall off within the past three weeks. Needless to say, it has been very sad and stressful. Continue Reading

Sometimes I feel like I stand alone…

but I must remember that I am beautiful in my own way.

Just as many other codependent people, I often feel that I do not have any value or worth. I feel like I take a backseat to others in my life and the things that are happening in their lives are certainly more important than anything happening in mine. Continue Reading