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Have some fun! Crackhead? What Crackhead? Treat yourself to a night on the town. Donít let anyone make you feel bad or guilty! Make a fire in the fireplace, turn the Christmas tree lights on, eat something decadentÖwhy? You deserve it! Life is so precious, letís not all waste it. It is the holidays, take time to appreciate what we have, not what we donít have.
In 2003, the last Christmas with my wife (who was about to return to crack full time) I took my family from NYC to a ski resort in Vermont because I didnít think she could get drugs there. My son and I had the time of our lives. We still talk about the fun we had skiing and the 12 inches of snow we got on the 26th. Susan stayed exclusively in the hotel room, probably trying to figure out if she could get high off ski boot insulation.
We have a limited number of holidays in this life. Keep yourselves safe and enjoy them! You sure as hell canít stop addicts from doing anything!
If you are going to give a gift, dont give your loved one,(CH),
anything they can exchange or return for money. If you decide to
give a gift, give a package deal to a spa or movie tickets or
something of that nature. ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY!!! Dont let the CH in
your life make your special day "un-special."
It has been 4 years (including this one) since I had a tree up or anything, as my ch is also my only child,
If you miss your CH, simply hang a special ornament on the tree (near an angel) FOR THOSE LOST TO DRUGS. My son and I did this and it helped him to remember the person the CH WAS!.
Don't let your CH's self obsession ruin you expectations for a wonderful holiday season. Expect nothing and you won't be disappointed. See through the con, remembering it is all about them.
Thankful for all this country has to offer and the freedom to say so.
keep it simple, let go of the
don't set yourself up with high expectations
look for the humor in all situations
accept situations as they are - don't lose the joy of the moment wishing for the ideal (making that pie that flops with your daughter is more important than the perfect pie aahahah and you can still scoop out the good parts)
remember chs only see the Holiday
remember the objective is to have fun and enjoy those who are participating, so EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY!
Happy Holiday to YOU!
HOW TO TAKE THE CRACK OUT OF YOUR HOLIDAY TURKEY!
HAPPY CRACKLESS HOLIDAYS TO ONE AND ALL!
I think a really idea for the holidays is to start a new tradition. Scratch the old ways and even places if they only cause you pain. Do something non-traditional and your mind will be on other things. I have friends who started to a new tradition by going out for Chinese dinner and a movie on every Christmas day. They have the best time. I might be starting a new tradition of going to the beach for Thanksgiving. Have fun!
just be thankful for what positive is in your life and enjoy your family. give a hug to someone, sometimes this means more than a million dollars would.