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A Moment's Peace

Posted by Gaynelle Gosselin on September 13, 2014 at 6:00pm 2 Comments

“…Stay here in my garden, where life is sweet and mild.  Come to my garden.  Come, sweet child”  From the musical The Secret Garden, based on the classic book of the same title

It went almost as soon as it came, a sweet moment in time I was privileged to witness, take in, and let go.  A moment I would have missed if I hadn’t chosen to be there with eyes open.

When it was over, I laughed inwardly, remembering my…


The perfect storm

Posted by Gerry on September 16, 2014 at 8:57am 2 Comments

Yesterday, my daughter was talking to an addicts Mom and she suddenly realized how lucky she is. What led to her sobriety is a serious of weird events.

The first event was the death of her husband. Although this is a sad event, it also led to the cutting off of the massive amounts of money she had access to. She was forced to meet with the dealer and she took this crazy guy with her. The dealer hated him and immediately cut her off, changed his number and disappeared completely.… Continue

Despite malpractice settlements, few FL docs lose licenses

Posted by Janet and Maureen on September 13, 2014 at 5:50pm 1 Comment

This is the root of the problem.  You can not have a pain clinic without a physician.

Ben Eisler and Mark Strassmann, CBS News…


No longer afraid to feel...

Posted by Lorelie Rozzano on August 24, 2014 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

Those of us who have come from broken homes, or have loved someone effected by addiction, know only to well the enormous pain of fear and heartbreak.

It is easy to lose oneself when facing such overwhelming emotions.

Over time…




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