My name is Brittany. This is my blog.
Drug-Addiction runs in my family.
I am an adult child of an addict, and a survivor of trauma.
I am in my 8th year of being drug-free.
It feels great to feel again and to be LIVING in Recovery.
I am a 31 year old wife to kick ass guy who has stuck by my side through this journey, a mommy to three amazing boys, and a student of all things. I like to learn!
My choices as a young adult directly reflected the lifestyle that I had grown up saturated in. I was on a fast track to death. My recreational drug-use as a teenager led to me becoming a high-school dropout, a thief, a criminal, a liar, and ultimately a sad, empty shell-of a human. A drug-addict.
It took me hitting many ‘bottoms’ pretty hard before I felt exhausted enough to allow myself to be open to the idea of change.
My life post-sobriety has been dedicated to:
*Educating my children, hoping to break the generational cycles in my family.
*Spreading the good news of Hope for addicts, and their families. It is never too late to turn things around.
*Helping and encouraging others who are struggling.
*Finding humor in my daily life.
*Taking the time each day to see the beauty that I failed to notice or appreciate for so many years.
*Honestly and openly sharing my Recovery experiences; good, bad and in between.
*Breaking the stigma that surrounds drug-addiction.
I believe that it is not only okay to be bold, courageous and passionate about a cause near to our heart- but necessary.
My blog really centers on my real-life Recovery.
God changed my life.
He changed my life so that I could tell other people that it’s possible to heal and begin again.