Tag Archives: addiction

Eight Years Clean!

Today, I celebrate eight years clean & sober. I post this not to pat myself on the back, but to merely demonstrate to others that if I can do it, they can do it too. Prison, overdoses, stabbings, gunshots, homelessness, … Continue reading

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Just A Quick Hello!

Since I haven’t posted in quite some time, I decided to let you all know that I am fine, and even though not active here on my blog due to focusing on some personal issues, am still clean myself, and … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Life All Year Round!

Today is the last full day of the summer of 2014, and, as fate would have it, is a glorious sunny one here in Brooklyn, New York. I had a very enjoyable summer myself, and hope you did too. The … Continue reading

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Gone Too Soon!

I was very saddened to learn about the apparent suicide of comedian and actor Robin Williams yesterday in California. It’s a tragedy anytime any human being takes their own life, rather than ask for help with whatever particular problem they … Continue reading

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The Summer Of 2014 Is Finally Here!

After enduring such a cold and rough winter, summer is finally here, and I truly hope you all enjoy this terrific time of the year. I will be taking the summer off myself, since I have been working full throttle … Continue reading

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Free And Honest As Ever!

This week marked ten years that I was released from prison on June 8, 2004, after serving nearly six years for robbery, which was based on my past addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling. Although I have done many good … Continue reading

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Sharing Is Caring!

I had a great time this past Tuesday night at the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, as I spoke about my book, “Jew in Jail,” and recovery from addiction. I appreciate everyone who came out to hear … Continue reading

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