Tag Archives: Addiction

Sorry to say…

I went back. It’s been months since I’ve written in this blog.  When I started it, I was focused, and motivated.  I was taking the bull by the horns, and everything was going to be OK.  I was so sure of it, nothing could stop me. Then life happened …travel, holiday breaks, a death in […]

WANTED: Millennials – Casinos Target the Younger Generation

Casinos and gambling related business are scrambling around looking for ideas to attract heards of people’s children and grandchildren through their doors.  This because millennials are less likely to spend their money gambling in casinos than the older generations… big problem for gambling institutions nationwide “As a recovering compulsive gambler and millennial…this worries me.” – Addictmommakingamends To […]

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Celebrity Addict – Rob Lowe

Robert Hepler Low (Actor, author, producer) a.k.a. Rob Lowe Best known for: The Outsiders film – actor St. Elmos’s Fire film – actor Wayne’s World film – actor Austin Power: The Spy Who Shagged Me film – actor Austin Power in Gold Member film – actor Behind the Candelabra television film – actor The West Wing […]


30 Days Sober – Gambling Free

I want to take the time to document today, September 10th 2016, as my 30-day mark in my recovery process.  It has been 30 full day since I last gambled.  Read more about my last time.  I still haven’t fully come out to my husband and family about my gambling problem. Sure they know I […]

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Celebrity Addict – Elizabeth Vargas

“I would die for my children, but I couldn’t stop drinking for my children.  I don’t know if I will ever forgive myself for hurting my children through drinking.” – Elizabeth Vargas Elizabeth Anne Vargas (television journalist) a.k.a. Elizabeth Vargas Known for: ABC’s television network news magazine 20/20  – anchor ABC News World News Tonight – anchor NBC […]

Addiction Recovery LIVE

 Note to reader:  “As an addict, I have two choices: stay buried and lost in the pain, guilt, and regret of addiction or fight to dig myself out of (however difficult it may be) the mess I created and start my healing process.  I choose to fight… and now is the time to take action. […]

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Day 1 of Recovery – Oh how I wish I could turn back time…

I have everything I’ve ever wanted.  A gentle kind soul for a husband and two beautiful children.  My little ones are both under 3 years old.  I want to cry just thinking about them and how much I’ve hurt them.  I should be happy and content.  I should be laying in bed sleeping peacefully at 3:00AM […]