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From Crumbling Addiction to Crossfit Recovery!

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From Crumbling Addiction to Crossfit Recovery!

I wasn’t introduced to drugs or alcohol until I was 18 and in college, but I knew from the first time I took a drink, that I was doing it differently than everyone else. While everyone else would stop after 1 or 2, I wasn’t stopping until 10 or 15. Back then, I just thought I was really good at partying. Time passed, and I got married young, and moved far away from home. About a year into that marriage, things started to go downhill, and the relationship became abusive. I didn’t know where to turn for help, so I...

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Teaching on Speed

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Teaching on Speed

Teaching on Speed   My use of Meth preceded my teaching for over a decade. As a 17-year-old child, I married a man who turned out to be a meth manufacturer back in the “old” days when a DEA number was needed for the chemicals. There were long periods of non-use, usually to “lay low ...

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From Tweaking to Complete Turnaround—Candace Speaks Out!

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From Tweaking to Complete Turnaround—Candace Speaks Out!

Many deal with meth addiction and some are fortunate to come back to tell it. Many go from what we call tweaking, to completing turning their life around and getting clean from it. There’s been some that inspire me through this journey with many different substances and comebacks, but for the first time on this ...

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