By Tori Sheridan

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Being in a situation where you don’t have a place to call home can be very stressful. No one knows how it feels unless they have been there. Luckily, I have a place for my kids and me until April. That is a lot less stressful than my prior arrangement with the state. They had me call once a week to see if they could afford another week for us to stay at this hotel. I am thankful for this program I have joined that allows us to have until April. …


Just my Luck

I have horrible luck. I fall. I lose shit. I can not get the words out of my mouth that I want to when I speak half the time. I love Medium. I haven’t made much money at all,but I love Medium. I read stories every day. I would love to write every day ,but I am not in the position to do that. I am wondering why I received so many views when my account wasn’t paid. I pay by the month. A couple days had went by before I figured out that I owed my…


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When I was in full-blown addiction mode there were times I told myself, and others, I was finished getting high. I would tell my family the same thing. I didn’t want to get high anymore, or at least that is what I thought.

When it came down to it, I wasn’t tired of getting high. I was tired of trying to get money to get high. It was like a full-time job hustling and trying to get enough money to keep myself well every day. I was tired of arguing with my family about the way I was living my…


Are You Having a Better Day ?

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Could you imagine having no where to live? Could you imagine being a single mother, with two children, and no where to go? It is a horrible feeling. Today, October 9, 2020 I have officially been declared homeless. I was asked to leave my familys’ house for reasons I couldnt control. I had to contact social services in Deleware and tell them I had two kids and would be homeless after today. The feelings that come along with this situation are unimaginable, I feel like a bad mother. I feel helpless.stressed,and worried . …


By Tori Sheridan

August 8, 2020

Addiction is a killer. Everyone knows that addiction physically kills when people OD. However, addiction will also kill several other areas in your life. It will take hold of your life and rip it to shreds limb by limb. It is like a predator waiting to attack every being of life inside you.

Addiction has hurt so many areas of my life. I am ready to take my life back and regain control. If you are reading this, then I am sure that you are too. If you are in full addiction mode, then…

Tori Sheridan

I am a mother of 2 beautiful children first and foremost. I love writing. I wish to help addicts find their way back to sobriety and learn how to live drug free

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