Latest Blog Posts from Ashley Walker

When You Think About it, We’re All Addicted to Something

When You Think About it, We’re All Addicted to Something

If you’re like most people, then when you hear the word “addict,” you immediately think of someone on drugs ....

By Ashley WalkerJune 7, 2024
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Easy Ways I Manage My Chronic Pain After Opioids

Easy Ways I Manage My Chronic Pain After Opioids

Living with chronic pain was never on my radar. If you can take medicine that lets you be pain-free, why wouldn’t you? Well, that was before ....

By Ashley WalkerMay 24, 2024
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How I Began to Defy the Stigma About Opioid Addiction and Live My Best Life

How I Began to Defy the Stigma About Opioid Addiction and Live My Best Life

When I was younger, I cared so much about what other people thought about me. If someone didn’t like me and I wanted them to, it was the end of the world.

By Ashley WalkerMay 3, 2024
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If I Could Go Back, I Still Would Have Taken That First Pill

If I Could Go Back, I Still Would Have Taken That First Pill

If only I had gone with my gut and stopped taking opioids after 2 months despite my doctor’s advice, and if only I had known how dangerous and addictive ...

By Ashley WalkerApril 5, 2024
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Is There Really No Such Thing As Being ‘Recovered’ From Addiction?

Is There Really No Such Thing As Being ‘Recovered’ From Addiction?

It’s been 11 years since I overcame opioid addiction. Last year, I went through the process of becoming an addiction recovery coach in the hopes of helping others ....

By Ashley WalkerMarch 22, 2024
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How Long It Takes To Go Back to Normal After Opioid Addiction

How Long It Takes To Go Back to Normal After Opioid Addiction

Well for starters, “normal” is incredibly relative. Normal for you? Normal for your life? Or just how things were before you started taking opioids ...

By Ashley WalkerMarch 8, 2024
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