I have been working in the substance abuse treatment industry as an executive for 7 years. I am still in the honeymoon stage. I found my home here. I call it “work” because I get paid but I love what I do every single day. I help people. I educate people. I hug people. And I get my prize constantly when the clinical team I “work” with are able to do their magic and help some of the toughest cases out there, find recovery. Find long term sobriety. Find the life they deserve.

My Calling Song – Marie Guma-Jelinek

  Dear wild bird Flying in your cage swiftly from side to side. Going about your pleasant routine, whistling as if you weren’t tied. Dear sweet bird You need to see that the life that you live is contained. That there is so much more and you allow yourself to be restrained. Dear loving bird Your song penetrates my soul and sings to my heart as it opens like never before. I want to take you with me so that I feel this feeling forever and in every pore. Dear happy bird Please let me show you the key so that you may see the door. Show you there are so many other ways and places to soar. Can’t you hear me my little bird? Open your eyes and look above at the endless sky Taste the freedom I offer because I can now not live without you I can… Continue reading