Season of Blackout-Letting Go

He's gone. My texts have gone from blue to green. I am alone. Holding on. It is the season of blackout. I had 12 hours with him. Holding on. A strained 12 hours, leaving me with the metallic taste of disappointment. Expectation will do that to you. He was released from his partial hospitalization program …

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Menu Planning for Detox

Many people are probably doing menu planning for things like Sunday football, Halloween parties, and fun fall festivities that involve pumpkins, other fall squash, brussel sprouts, apples, and cinnamon. In my home, I am shopping and cooking for something that is not considered festive, though worth celebrating, my husband's withdrawal from opiates. So far these past …

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