unbridled joy

My heart is full. My soul is soothed. My head is calm. As I sit at my gate in LAX typing this, I cannot help but smile. I’ve spent the last few days in Southern California, reconnecting with people who have been instrumental in my healing. I am overwhelmed with a deep sense of gratitude […]

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#badass

I was recently asked to write a letter to a current client at the treatment center I most recently discharged from. Below is the final product. To My Fellow Client, I want to let you know that you’re a badass. You’re a badass for doing hard things—for being in treatment, for shedding light in the […]

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goodbyes are difficult

Well, I’m back in Texas. I graduated from treatment on March 30, 2019 & returned home to Austin on April 1. The adjustment period has proved more difficult than I imagined. I miss California; I miss the mountains & the beach & the ocean. I was thoroughly spoiled for 3.5 months. And I miss the […]

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