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Erin .. Patient Expert

Billerica, Massachusetts
I am very dedicated to my addiction recovery blog which allows me to help others by helping myself. I love to laugh and I love making people laugh. I believe that the most important thing we can be in this life is self aware.
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Enzymes for Addiction Recovery? by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction When I think of enzymes I think of my yogurt sitting in the fridge teeming with tiny little life forms that have a positive impact in my gut when I eat them. I also thin ... Read on »
Breaking Up with My Addiction by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Sponsors tell you that writing things down helps, to journal the fight against addiction, having a record, getting things off your chest;  this is another twist to doing ... Read on »
Feeding My Spirit by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction I am getting used to this idea that there is a spirit inside me and outside me. I am sensing that there is something great out there; I have begun to examine my spiritua ... Read on »
Success and Recovery for Jane Lynch by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction I am a fan of  Jane Lynch who plays Sue Sylvester in Glee. I get her dry stick it to you humor. My first Jane Lynch laugh attack was when she appeared in an episode of “ ... Read on »
Do I Care What You Think? by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction I know it may be kind of silly but I am wondering for how many of you your addiction began as a way of fitting in or being socially accepted by peers. I know this was my ... Read on »
Viewing Recovery for Alcohol Addiction in a New Light by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction I just met Sarah, and she’s doing something special, please meet her: My name is Sarah and I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been sober for over four years and I’m passionate a ... Read on »
Viewing Recovery for Alcohol Addiction in a New Light by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction I just met Sarah, and she’s doing something special, please meet her: My name is Sarah and I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been sober for over four years and I’m passionat ... Read on »
Amy Winehouse, relapse or cold turkey alcohol withdrawal? by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on August 4, 2011 The sad and mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Amy Winehouse have left me baffled. The unfortunate truth is that either ... Read on »
Amy Winehouse, relapse or cold turkey alcohol withdrawal? by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction The sad and mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Amy Winehouse have left me baffled. The unfortunate truth is that either account is believable. Her fami ... Read on »
Mother’s Day by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Last Mother’s Day came when I was about three months into my recovery. I had realized that my family’s home life needed a lot of improvements and I vowed to make those ... Read on »
Mother’s Day by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on June 7, 2010 I truly can't believe it but it's already time for Mother's Day again. The year has gone by so quickly but it has also brought so many c ... Read on »
Maybe I’m Not Really an Addict by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction We have to keep these thoughts in check. When I have one of these type of addictive thoughts I can identify it as being a crock of shit. I actually get a chuckle at my ... Read on »
Maybe I’m Not Really an Addict by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on June 6, 2010 Just try and tell me that you haven't had that thought before...anyone, no one, ok then. Good, it's not just me. Our minds are so f'd up ... Read on »
Change Is Inevitable by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction I just long for the days that used to be so much easier. There was a time when my drug use wasn’t so rampant as it was at the end of my addiction. There was a time wh ... Read on »
Change Is Inevitable by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on June 5, 2010 You know what is weird? In a professional sense I welcome change. I'm open to procedure changes and I stay positive and try to ke ... Read on »
Are You Still Keeping Secrets In Your Recovery? by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on June 4, 2010 "They Say" that a huge part of addiction recovery is un-burdening yourself of all those "secrets" that you keep inside because of the fe ... Read on »
One of THOSE Days…Getting Through Tough Days In Recovery by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on June 2, 2010 So, you know THOSE type of days. Everything that could go wrong does go wrong down to the tiny things like driving away from the ... Read on »
Diabetes And Addiction Are A Lot Alike by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on June 1, 2010 I'm going to catch some shit about this article...I can already tell. There are going to be people who are suffering from Diabetes readi ... Read on »
Breathing A Sigh of Relief by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on May 31, 2010 I have been going on for a couple of posts about my inability to talk about some stuff that has really been bothering me. Well, it is wi ... Read on »
Putting It All Out There by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Drug Addiction Posted on May 30, 2010 Lately I've been trying to find some ways of publicizing my site. I'm finding it's not that easy with a site that focuses on addiction r ... Read on »