I received the best news - student loans were forgiven. The benefits of working with at-risk kids for a public agency have paid off! At first, I thought this was a spam letter because it was unreal to think my degree plus the insane amount of interest vanished. Now, it is time to finish the … Continue reading Another Blessing Added to My Gratitude List!!
Imagine a world where we open the door to a parent throwing your Christmas gifts into the kitchen followed by, "here's a bible. You should read it." I spent weeks in my apartment in deep depression looking at all the wreckage around me wishing the reality was only a dream. Life was hopeless back then. … Continue reading 2022 – It’s a Wrap!
Many years ago, I met Laura, a volunteer social worker who worked as a crisis therapist. She caught my attention at age 24 when I felt angry, hopeless, and full of fear. My present moment and future felt bleak. Newly sober resident who lived in a halfway house with thirteen other women, all I could … Continue reading Coaching & the Recovery Journey