Author Archives: Amanda Pierro

Sharing Stories of Recovery

I was given a great opportunity to share the story and history of the Apogee Center today. An individual who connected to our Center during an extremely dark time now has a monthly radio show on the local broadcast station. … Continue reading

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Warriors of Hope

Last night I had the privilege of attending the annual Community Services Board dinner. It never ceases to amaze me who attends these types of events. I’m continually surprised by the faces and the history that enriches our small community. … Continue reading

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A THOUGHT

A THOUGHT   I’ve been told that real love is seeing yourself in another. While my spirituality tells me that I am one with the universe. Connected to everything and everyone, it can be no other way. As a human … Continue reading

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Snowy Day and Socks

The other day I was given the opportunity to participate in the Creative Writing Group. It was an impromptu schedule change, thanks to the snow storm. I don’t usually attend the weekly group that meets at Rev, although the times … Continue reading

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Compassion

I knew today was a blog day. When I started this journey I created a soft schedule to keep me on track. I didn’t want this to become another half finished project of mine. I also didn’t want it to … Continue reading

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What would you be doing and saying?

I was recently combing through old scraps of things I wanted to remember and came across a question to help lead a family discussion. The question is, “If we wanted to be the best family we could, what kinds of … Continue reading

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Grueling despair and the development of HOPE

I’ve been trying to spend more time learning, specifically by listening to small podcasts. Some people read books for personal development and growth, I read for pleasure. I don’t want to read and think. I want to be transported when … Continue reading

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Mid Major Comfort and Confidence

Do you ever wonder if the Olympic Athletes worry about being good enough? Do you think they are hearing voices of self-doubt and negativity? As I’ve watched these people tackle what seems like un-human feats I find myself wondering if … Continue reading

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Why I’m Blogging?

Over the last three years I’ve been fortunately to lead an amazing group of Recovery Specialists. This team inspires me every day to think different, believe different, and do different. Like all great teams, we have our shares of ups … Continue reading

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What’s Happening Around the Center

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