Surrendering to win

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There’s a saying in recovery circles that you have to surrender to win. Throughout my journey of recovery, I’ve found that most of the things I have learned which work in my life are counter-intuitive to me. It was me, and only me, after all, who ended up needing to be in recovery. So it kinda makes sense that I would need some help which does not come from me in order to recover, surrendering that which I know in … Keep reading…

His moment: Tyrhone’s first flight

fly guy

This guy. Tyrhone. Named after Tyrone Power but with an extra ‘h’. We’ve fought so many times, almost-broken up 536 times.  It hurts, staying together through everything. “Hurt people hurt people,” we say to each other in an ironic way today. Today, when things are so much lighter than they once were. Literally. He hates it when people misuse that word, but I can say it because the day before yesterday he literally flew into the air like a bird. … Keep reading…