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Originally posted on Bet Free Recovery Now. Sharing Gambling Recovery, Hope, & Supporting Others.:
I have been busy buzzing around some of my recovery sites and online mags I enjoy reading, including the ones I receive news by email about. TWO interesting articles I read this past week were “Note Worthy” of re-shares by SoberRecovery they are not only…

The Jig is Up!

by beautybeyondbones I was literally thisclose to disabling my blog this morning. Thisclose. I mean, for the first time, I think ever, I could literally feel my heart pounding in my chest. And I don’t mean “literally” like an overdramatic and slightly basic Millennial. I mean, I could literally physically feel the actual beats of my heart pounding, as though they were millimeters from […]

Watch Your Thoughts

by beautybeyondbones I’m sitting here and my hands are shaking. I am outraged. Honestly, this may be the first time I am at a loss for words. Well, maybe the opposite… I just finished watching the second season of 13 Reasons Why. And I have SO MANY THOUGHTS.  I wrote about the show when the first […]

What Remains

Originally posted on Big Dreams for a Tiny Garden:
We descended a long, rutted track, overgrown with ti-tree, into a valley at the base of a towering escarpment. Nestled amongst the underbrush on the banks of a burbling creek, the little handcrafted stone cottage stood askew – abandoned – bereft. Vines scrambled over tumbling stone…

The Generation that killed Romance…

by beautybeyondbones Our generation is going to go down as the generation that killed romance. Among other things. But the death of chivalry and courtship will be our legacy. And I blame one thing: Dating Apps. Ugh. Bumble. Tinder. The League. Hinge. Coffee Meets Bagel. OKCupid. Online dating is a close to 2 billion dollar […]