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Originally posted on Bet Free Recovery Now Shares Hope, Support, & Resources From Problem Gambling & Recovery.:
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…

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…