Addiction & Health

This section is all about addiction and health. I have struggled with many addictions including but not limited to: food, gambling, drugs, shopping, video games, sex.

If it’s a thing I have probably over-indulged in it.

I have been an IV drug addict for 16 years and struggled with other things in between.

Here I talk about many subjects regarding addiction. like maintenance drugs, detox, pregnancy while addicted, support services, and more.

I also cover health a bit because I find it very interesting. If you don’t have your health you have nothing.

drug test sheet of paper

Normal Everyday Things That Can Cause a Positive Drug Screen and What to Do if it Happens to You.

This is one of those things in life where positivity isn’t a good thing. They act as if this is a rare event that happens, whoever “they” are. Probation and parole officers decide the fate of your life over these small tests, yet they don’t seem to understand how many […]

0 Calorie Noodles. The New Waistline Miracle Food?

Yes, you read right. There is such thing as a zero calorie food let alone a food that has the shape and consistency of a gosh darn noodle! I couldn’t believe it when I saw it. There was absolutely no way something that unbelievable is true! Just no way, but […]

woman licking frosting off finger

Will You Get Fat? Top 11 Reasons People Gain Weight (and it’s not what you think)

Okay, so this is a big debated multi and many times over answered question. This post is not more about what causes you to get fat (which I will add a bit of) but will you get fat and what to look out for. Genetics, genetics, genetics. Is this true? […]

Person getting blood taken

What Happens After Years of Addiction and You Need Blood Taken?

After 16 years of IV drug use, the fact that I can even still do anything that has to do with veins is nothing close to a miracle. I never had good veins to begin with, even when I was younger they had trouble. Would you believe I use to […]

Bowl of oatmeal with fruit.

15 Low Calorie Foods That Keep You Full Longer!

We all wish there was some kind of magic 0 calorie food that would just expand in our stomach and keep us full, but there isn’t. So we have to use what we have. The biggest hurdle in dieting is trying not to feel starved all the time, and keeping […]

Karli new green puppet hugged by Elmo.

Sesame Street’s New Character Has a Mom in Addiction Recovery.

This is pretty neat. Considering I personally know a lot about the issue having dealt with it growing up and unfortunately my kids had to deal with the issue as well. Sesame Street has also recently introduced a homeless character living in a shelter as well as a character with […]

Red lighted hand holding 2 unknown pills.

I’m pregnant and addicted. What’s better subutex or methadone?

You feel a little off, your period is late so you go to the store and grab a pregnancy test. Chug, chug, chug, you chug some water. You are about to hold the fate of your future in a little stick. You grab a pregnancy test, check out, and head […]

Deciding to get my boobs and lips done after 2 kids, and my Breast Augmentation Journey.

I’m currently that picturesque mama with the cigarette hanging from her mouth, hair wild. Except it’s an e-cig, and I just killed a whole cartridge in half a day. Orange is the New Black is playing in the background, and yes, I actually got my guy into watching it. So […]