My Addiction to Xanax

My two-year addiction to the prescription drug, Xanax (a benzodiazepine) ended around March 31, 2008. Those two years were the most fucked up of my life and I completely lost who I was. I was getting ready to move to Boise from Houston in 2006 when I was first prescribed Xanax. I complained to my primary provider…

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When it ain’t what it is.

I’ve grown to hate the saying, “it is what it is”. Yeah sure, sometimes it is, but most of the time it ain’t! Like when I was depressed. I thought I was powerless over my life. I finally gave into just being fat, miserable, and unhappy forever. I’d look at other people coming and going and…

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Stretching Out From My Comfort Zone

Something came up for me recently and after processing it I decided, you know what, I want to go back to school! I knew from an early age I liked working in accounting and I still enjoy doing it now. I attended college after high school and declared as an accounting major. When I turned…

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Sawtooth Ski Festival!

I’m heading off to the Sawtooth Ski Festival this weekend in the most awesome place around, Stanley, Idaho! This is my first winter doing any winter activities so snowshoeing has been lots of fun. But the Olympics and this ski festival have inspired me to try cross-country skiing. My thoughts are if I truly hate skiing I don’t have…

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Letting Go Of Your Thoughts

I used to think that my thoughts were me. I mean, I thought them so they must be true, right? I’ve thought all sorts of things; I’m an awful person, I am my shame, I can’t trust anybody, I’m not worthy of happiness, why am I even alive? blah blah blah. These sorts of thoughts…

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