Heidi Smith + Addictive Designs

Mothers Day 2018

Mothers Day 2018

I tell my son he is my angel and that he came to me to help get me clean off dope and dry  from the booze. He likes that story when I tell it, he always smiles and agrees. He was 4 when I had my last shot and hit bottom.

The years leading up to that day in 2011 were dark, difficult and nothing I would wish on my worst enemy.  I am very fortunate the Rocco does not remember the mom I was back then. A mother who would throw handfuls of cheerios...


12 Days of Freedom

12 Days of Freedom

Tomorrow. The gift of sharing begins. Interventions On Demand and Addictive Designs have collected 12 stories and experiences on what Freedom means to 12 influential people directly or indirectly in recovery from self or others.

Keep coming back to see what we have in store for you. All to support and raise money for the women and babies at Union Gospel Mission Vancouver - Sanctuary Program learning to recover from addiction.
And of course to support those, perhaps you... trying to grasp Freedom in...


SURVIVOR

November 1st kicks off Addictive Designs and Interventions On Demand campaign to raise awareness and funding towards mothers and women in long term residential treatment over the holidays. Some of us understand what it is like to turn our life around. What we we may not know is that it is in the power of one word or one sentence shared by another to help those make change AND believe in themselves...

Leave it

This was something I was taught in my early years of recovery. I spot check every day where I am at in my life and where control, obsession or fear has taken over in my life. 
Would I be able to live without? 
Is the purpose self seeking? 
Am I harming self or others in the process? 

- turn it over. 
#LetGoLetGod



 


 

Life on Life terms

Life on Life terms

Today I am 2010 days sober and clean. 
I have decided to get back to my roots on what kicked off my writing for Addictive Designs.I woke up this morning and realized in my crazy non stop moving life that I am missing my passion outlet of art and writing. This blog will bring the truth and struggle of what it is like to be a functioning member of society and a woman in recovery. Many share their...