1. WiseChoices

    Love and Addiction

    From "Just for Today" Narcotics Anonymous Daily Reader - written for members of the NA program "Some of us first saw the effects of addiction on the people closest to us. We were very dependent on them to carry us through life. We felt angry, disappointed, and hurt when they found other...
  2. Littleboylost

    Diagnosis Treatment and Recovery.

    Hi my dear friends. It has been some time since I had time to post. AS E remains in recovery and remains at home. We had a series of assessment done with psychology and psychiatry. He has ADHD and anxiety disorder, he has underlying Boarderline Personality Tendscies and Conduct Disorder. He...
  3. Littleboylost

    Trying to make a change.

    I have decided that I want to be anonymous no more. I want to lobby for change so that other parents who have children sufferings from mental health and substance abuse do not have to face the same challenges to accessing care that we did. My goals are To make amendments to the youth act that...
  4. Littleboylost

    Easter 6

    Hello my dear friends; A very happy Easter to all of you. We have a 6 hour visit with our son E tomorrow. We can take him off sight but not out of the county where the rehab is located. We struggle ourselves with PTSD and remain in therapy. We are challenged with the crazy cop mom and her...
  5. Littleboylost

    First Call from Rehab

    we got our first call from E in rehab today. He was courteous and calm. He asked for a few items nothing big. Asked for photos of us!! He sounds like he is planning on staying. Hope with no expectations today is a good day.
  6. Littleboylost

    He is in Rehab

    the last week was so exhausting. I am a ball of unidentifiable emotions. Son is in Rehab and husband did drive him. He had a last tangle with his girlfriend that was beyond frusreating. How cop mom even allowed acces to her daughter by my son who left her home with cocainr!! I am sick with a bad...
  7. Littleboylost

    A Tale of two Turtles.

    A very interesting day. On our dive yesterday and the day before a gentleman and I got chatting. I told him I was in Cozumel last year and was very sick. Contracted pneumonia the day of my Dads funeral and flew out a few days later. I was well enough to do only one dive. It was one of the most...
  8. Littleboylost

    Whats in a debate

    I belong to a support group on Facebook and there was a debate on what causes addiction. It got very heated and I found it upset me a great deal. It made me challenge and reevalute my own perceptions and position on Addiction. What I have learned over the past years in this crazy ride through...