My New Favorite “F” Word

By: Michael Murphy, Transformations/Help For Our Heroes alumnus & Alumni Coordinator Last summer, after I graduated from Transformations I took what I had learned and hit the ground running. In my time here I learned a tremendous amount of knowledge. Not only about myself, but also about life “Back on the outside.” It is no…

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Why Mommy Is Sober

By: Lisa Blomgren, Transformations Alumni Coordinator Dear little one. I haven’t met you yet but I already love you more than I have ever loved anything in this world. Each little kick and squirm is a reminder of the new life that I am bringing into this world and all of the adventures that lie…

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Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

By: Michaela B., Transformations Alumna “When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation – some fact of my life – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing, or situation as being exactly the way it is supposed to be…

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TTC pets

Pets of TTC – Star and Bandit

Star and Bandit were adopted from Delilah’s 2nd Chance Rescue in Port St. Lucie, FL in January 2020 and March 2020 respectively.  Star is a golden 1 1/2 year old dachshund mix….

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Covid Saved My Life

By: Michael Murphy, Marine Corps Veteran, Transformations Alumnus, Alumni Coordinator “Hi! My name is Mike, and I’m an alcoholic”. A simple greeting/statement that was WAY overdue in my life. I spent the majority of my adult life criticizing others for their life choices and actions. Including, but not limited to, how much they drank, what…

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A Man Called Ove

Book review by Lisa Blomgren, Transformations Alumni Coordinator “Our book club chose to read “A Man Called Ove” this quarter and it did not disappoint! Ove is a grumpy, stubborn man that is highly suspicious of those around them. He has no problem telling you “what you did wrong” and he has been known to…

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Peacefulness I Never Knew Existed

By: Jen H., Transformations Alumna Sober date: 5/26/2020 “Recovery is the only high that keeps getting better as I do.” I was a heavy drinker and loved to go out since my early twenties.  As a pharmaceutical sales rep, it was basically part of my job.  About five years ago the drinking caught up with…

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COVID-19

Transformations COVID-19 Awareness and Information

As we all know, the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation has been changing almost on a daily basis and if you’re like us, you’ve been trying to keep up with the new information as it comes out. The safety and wellness of our clients and staff is always our main concern, so we wanted to keep you updated on the precautions we are taking at all our facilities, including our residences.

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Snowflakes

By: Keith Berger, Coordinator of Family Integrated Services (The Family Guy) Someone I care about suffers from alcoholism, addiction, and mental health challenges and I have been affected. Even though I have personally never used alcohol or other mood-and-mind altering chemicals compulsively (and I choose not to indulge in any substances for a couple of…

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