Addiction Recovery Story #33, Climbing Rose: Starting at the Bottom, Searching for the Sun

“How many times can a person hit bottom?” I once asked my longtime/current therapist. “That’s the question, right?” he said. I slipped and fell Monday night and hit bottom again, emotional scrapes, bruises and all. I was drowning in fear, which, allowed to fester, turned to anger. But now, things are better. Like a Climbing Rose, I continue to grow, and to seek the light. This is the latest installment in a series started on 1/31/21.