July 25, 2019

I chose life and so can you.

My name is Jeffrey W. I’m 22 years old, my drugs of choice were alcohol and cocaine. My life started to become unmanageable and uncomfortable due […]
July 12, 2019

From Sports and Gangs… To Drugs and Recovery

My name is Eddie – I am a recovering addict and this is my story. Well let me start off by saying I was born to […]
July 11, 2019

14 Years Later…a follow up to Walking the Walk

I wrote “Walking the Walk” to get my story of addiction out there so that it may help someone(s) struggling with addiction and to let them […]
June 25, 2019

With support I tried it again..

Well, I was a point 4 and hopeless.  I kept thinking to myself its no use and what is the point of trying again.  With support […]
October 26, 2015

Me and My Shadow

Listen to: Me and My Shadow Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 9:54 “Rebeccahhhhhhhh! Rebeccahhhhhhhh!” my mom yelled out the front door. “Whaaaaaaaaaat?” I yelled back. “COME […]
October 1, 2015

The Cup

Listen to: The Cup Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 3:20 Sitting in my office, (it was Oct. 31, 2013), I thought to myself, “Why not write […]
April 23, 2015

SIXTEEN

Listen to: Sixteen Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 6:27 As an 11 year old girl living in Homewood, AL during the summer of 1978, I loved […]
February 14, 2014

You Are Dearly Loved!

Listen to: You Are Dearly Loved Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 7:21 Love: A strong positive emotion of regard and affection. Love is an interesting word […]