Emily’s Story – Recovering Beautifully

Emily’s Story – Recovering Beautifully

My story did not begin in an unusual way for a teenager. It started with weekend sleepovers with a group of friends during which we would creep out the back door once parents had gone to sleep; sneaking sips of wine and hits from a joint through quiet laughter. I...
Rebecca’s Story – Recovering Beautifully

Rebecca’s Story – Recovering Beautifully

***Trigger Warning: Graphic Language of Drug Use*** It starts out as the same old story, right? I started experimenting with pills while in nursing school. I was 21, my then-boyfriend (now husband) & I had just bought a house. We got a roommate from our work to...
Coco’s Story – Recovering Beautifully

Coco’s Story – Recovering Beautifully

It was a Saturday during the wee hours of a frigid November morning in 2015 that I had finally been found out. The wails coming from my hysterical sister’s mouth were horrific. We were on the back patio of her home, and I had just confessed to her my truth—that I was...
Jennifer’s Story-Recovering Beautifully.

Jennifer’s Story-Recovering Beautifully.

Envelopes.  It all started with envelopes. Mom would ask me to take “notes” to her friends. I later found out that these “notes” contained quarter papers of methamphetamine.  It wasn’t until I was cooking a batch of it with my mom that I...
Bethany’s Story, Recovering Beautifully.

Bethany’s Story, Recovering Beautifully.

I watched my brother go through addiction when I was around 10 years old. I always swore that I would never drink and I would never do drugs. That changed when I had my first drink of alcohol around age twelve. I didn’t drink much that first time, but I instantly knew...