Life of Becka

Confessions of a Dreamer

Self Esteem, It’s great to meet you.

For most of my life I felt invisible. Not in the literal sense of course but in the sense that I was drifting through life never really being seen or … Continue reading

May 26, 2012

I’m Worth It.

I was thinking this morning on when I was younger and what little I can remember of it. The one thing that stands out to me was how often I … Continue reading

May 23, 2012

Commonly Abused Drugs – DEPRESSANTS

Depressants Name Examples ofCommercial& Street Names DEA Schedule How Administered* Barbiturates Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, Phenobarbital; barbs, reds, red birds, phennies, tooies, yellows, yellow jackets II, III, V ? injected, swallowed Benzodiazepines Ativan, … Continue reading

May 22, 2012

Commonly Abused Drugs – Stimulants

Stimulants Name Examples ofCommercial& Street Names DEA Schedule How Administered* Amphetamines Biphetamine, Dexedrine, Adderall; bennies, black beauties, crosses, hearts, LA turnaround, speed, truck drivers, uppers II ? injected, swallowed, smoked, snorted Methylphenidate … Continue reading

May 22, 2012

Commonly Abused Drugs – OPIODS

Opioids and Morphine Derivatives** Name Examples ofCommercial& Street Names DEA Schedule How Administered* Codeine Empirin with Codeine, Fiorinal with Codeine, Robitussin A-C, Tylenol with Codeine; Captain Cody, Cody, schoolboy; (with glutethimide: … Continue reading

May 22, 2012

Opiods, Stimulants and CNS Depressants

All information taken from the drugabuse.gov website OPIODS What are opioids?  Opioids are medications that relieve pain. They reduce the intensity of pain signals reaching the brain and affect those … Continue reading

May 22, 2012

Prescription Drug Abuse — FACTS and FIGURES

All information in the post below taken from the  drugabuse.gov website. Prescription drug abuse is the use of a medication without a prescription, in a way other than as prescribed, or … Continue reading

May 22, 2012

Vest of Rocks

Imagine if you will that every day when you wake up you are putting on a vest filled with rocks. Each rock represents all the things in life that are … Continue reading

May 22, 2012

Reflections On Grief

Loosing someone you love is like standing in the tracks as a freight train barrels into your soul, leaving your heart in fragments.   It’s sadness so overwhelming you feel … Continue reading

March 23, 2012

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Finding Me

My entire life I’ve felt like an ugly duckling. This plain Jane that no one really noticed. All my friends were these beautiful Latina women with the dark skin and … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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