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Episodes

October 07, 2020

#15 The Early Recovery Series: Travis tells us what his experience was and how he found himself a new way of life

Recovery is never a straight line. People dealing with substance abuse issues can often find themselves living a life they never imagined for themselves. That was Travis. He found himself in situations he never imagined and b...

September 30, 2020

#14: The Early Recovery Series: Luanne gives us some insight about her journey

Alcohol is insidious. Being so much more socially acceptable to drink alcohol, one can find themselves being able to justify and rationalize their behaviors easily, until it is undeniable that there is a problem. Even once a ...

September 25, 2020

#13 The Early Recovery Series: Eddie tells us the difference between abstinence and recovery

There is a difference between someone who is simply abstaining from drugs/alcohol and what it means to be in recovery. For years, Eddie would be able to abstain from drugs and alcohol on his own. He has been a practicing budd...

September 21, 2020

#12 The Early Recovery Series: Abbie Gives Us Some Insights About Her Journey

Early Recovery is difficult. There are often misconceptions about addiction and parents choosing drugs over their kids, but in this episode, Abbie shares a different perspective about what is really going on. As challenging a...

September 15, 2020

#11: The Early Recovery Series: Lizzy tells us what it was like for her.

Every person has a different journey through addiction and through the early recovery process. Lizzy's journey is no different. She tells us what she has done to get to where she is at, and we get to hear her triumphs and her...

September 08, 2020

#10: The Early Recovery Series: Steve Knows all too well how Addiction is a Family Disease

Steve talks to us about his journey through early recovery and also his family upbringing. Addiction is a family disease and growing up with it, it's easy to see where addiction would just be a normal way of life. But that di...

September 02, 2020

#9: The Early Recovery Series: Tara Tells Us About Her Journey

Early recovery is challenging. It can be hard to know what to expect. Families often don't understand what a person goes through during the early stages. The questions we are asking ourselves, the challenges we face, learning...

August 26, 2020

#8: Amber tells us about her journey through early recovery

Early recovery is challenging. We go through a lot but we don't always know how to articulate our experience around it. It's emotional, it's challenging, we have a hard time coping with what we have done. Families struggle wi...

July 23, 2020

#7: Why do they manipulate and how do they manipulate

When you have a loved one with substance abuse issues, manipulation is something you are going to come across frequently. It's hard to understand substance abuse and why they do some of the things they do, but there are thing...

June 22, 2020

#6: The Saga Continues: The Journey of a Mother and Daughter

Two episodes ago, we heard from a mother, Bilinda. She gave us some great insights to what she was experiencing as she was dealing with both her son and her daughter through addiction. The last episode, her daughter, Marilyn,...

May 21, 2020

#5: Guest Episode: Marilyn: A daughter's story of addiction

Last week, we had Bilinda Blume on, a mother of two kids that dealt with addiction. I had the privilege of following things up with her daughter this week, Marilyn. Marilyn dives deep into her own story of her side of things ...

May 12, 2020

#4: Guest Episode: Bilinda Blume: A Mother's Journey Through Her Kids Addiction.

An incredible interview with a woman who has experience with having loved ones dealing with substance abuse. Bilinda is a mother of three; two of her children have struggled with substance abuse, beginning in their teens and ...

April 09, 2020

#3: The Coronavirus and Our Boundaries: Do They Still Apply?

During this time, I have seen many people bending, or breaking their own boundaries because of the extenuating circumstances. However, it is important to continue to apply the principles of boundary setting even in today's wo...

April 09, 2020

#2: Guest Episode: Lynn Carnes AKA My Mother

This episode was originally under the End the Stigma Podcast, it was an interview with my mom, Lynn Carnes. It was a great interview about boundaries and some of the things she did for me while in my addiction that helped me.

March 26, 2020

#1: I am scrapping "End The Stigma" and going to "The Unbreakable Boundaries" Podcast

It was a hard decision, but I had to go with my heart. I am scrapping end the stigma podcast but replacing it with something even better. The Unbreakable Boundaries Podcast. You will learn the reason why in this latest episod...