Choosing to live a life of 100% sobriety is not easy. In fact, it’s the hardest challenge I have faced in recent years. I thought losing weight was the hardest thing ever! Alcohol is available everywhere, just like cigarettes. You walk to a grocery store and you see stockpiles of liqueur in the middle of
Category: Suicide Prevention
Today is 22 days since the last joint I smoked. I’m beyond thankful for the journey that I have begun. The peace in my heart is surreal. The joy on my face is pure. I white-knuckled being alcohol-free for 2 years, but during those two years, I was abusing marijuana daily. I thought I
Magnificent Aspiring Remarkable Kind Tenacious Amicable Yearn Luminous Optimist Retrospective My name is Mark-Taylor and I am a recovering addict. I am facing my biggest demons in life head on. Addiction is fierce, but my zest for life will never falter. Ps while I was away I got a tattoo Semi colon represents that my
Good Goblin Evening to you! What a reMarkable weekend it’s been for sure! I think I’ve felt every emotion this weekend and I didn’t lose my crap either.. Well made Mark! 🙂 Let’s break it down: Friday: Worked out extensively after work, felt depression lurking. Not sure why. Lack of clouds? Not at all, it
In February, shortly after Valentines Day’s this year, my life changed. The breakup I knew was coming. It was still winter in Seattle and I really just wanted to curl up into a ball and sleep into eternity because my depression was so thick I couldn’t see more than 2 inches in front of me.
I’m not giving up on me, neither can you!
Depression is rotten. It is a rotten disorder that often haunts me with food indulgences and lack of responsibility in portion control and accurately tracking my points on Weight Watchers. I wonder why I do things the way I do sometimes however for binge eating I am rather curious how my thoughts form that give
Making it work. I’m worth it!
Depression. You evil son of a bitch! I will fight you until my last day on earth. I will not be a victim of suicide. I will fight and WIN!
Today is a rest day from the gym and quite honestly I hate rest days because I feel like I’m being lazy if I dare eat a donut in fear of gaining weight, or giving myself shame over enjoying perhaps the second donut… What gives? I logged it right!? Of course, you did, and that’s