In Sickness and in Health

By: Michael Murphy, Alumni Coordinator Before I begin, if you are expecting a blog on marriage, this ain’t it. Sorry, but this is what I immediately thought of when I decided to write this. Well, now that I think of it, I did have an almost two-decades-long tumultuous, violent, and unhealthy marriage. Her name was…

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What I Learned From Morrie

What I Learned From Morrie

If you did not join us for our quarterly book club a couple weeks ago, you sure missed out! But that does not mean it is too late for you to read this life changing book! Normally, I’d be cautious and try my hardest to not spoil a book by starting off a blog by letting everyone know that the main character dies at the end, but there is so much more to Morrie’s story than his death…

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You Are Worthy of Change

By: Grace Jager, Transformations Alumna I moved to the United States when I was 19 years old, as a last resort to seek safety from a tumultuous home. I desperately wanted to live despite feeling unworthy and crushed from my abusive childhood. I yearned to feel safe in my body and flourish in life. I…

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Going From Hell to a Beautiful Life

By: Anthony G., Transformations Alumnus Nothing, nothing, and pain…the only true feelings I was feeling at the time. I was a broken shell of a person. My family did not trust me, my friends did not trust me. I felt isolated on an island while living in the middle of crowded Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. I…

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Chicken-Pot-Pie

Dairy Free Chicken Pot Pie

It may not feel like it here in sunny South Florida, but we are heading into fall! You know what that means… Comfort food season! This is one of my all time favorites and it is super easy to make.

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The Great N/A Debate

By Michael Murphy, Transformations Alumni Coordinator No, No. Not THAT N/A. Although it can definitely apply to most that subscribe to that “other” program we alcoholics know about. Copy cats (Calm down, I’m kidding!). Non-Alcoholic. Which is actually quite misleading. Did you know the majority of N/A beers still do contain alcohol? Albeit usually only…

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TTC pets

Pets of TTC – Patches, Snickers, Zeus, and Cupid

Animals have been a constant in my life ever since I was a child. I loved rescuing them to the point that my parents thought I would become a veterinarian. Although that did not happen, animal support…

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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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