Memoirs of an Addict

by Mandalin Cooper



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/3/2024

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 66
ISBN : 9781663262912
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 66
ISBN : 9781663262929

About the Book

"Memoirs of An Addict," is a courageous, personal and deeply powerful exploration of the author's journey through addiction and recovery. The poems, written more than 20 years ago during the author's struggle with methamphetamine, offer a raw and honest glimpse into the mind and experiences of someone battling substance abuse. The poems give hope that even in the most challenging times, there is always the possibility of healing and transformation. The author's reflections on each poem, written after decades of recovery, add depth and insight, highlighting the growth and wisdom gained through her journey. The author's ability to forgive herself and others, finding meaning within her own struggles, is truly inspiring. Reinforcing the author's message of hope and the possibility of recovery. The author's vulnerability, honesty, and ultimate triumph make this book a valuable resource for anyone struggling with substance abuse, as well as for loved ones seeking to understand, support, and somehow forgive the addict. This collection is a true testimony to the resilience within the human spirit and the power of acceptance, love, and forgiveness, even when facing the darkest of demons.

About the Author

Mandalin Cooper was born and raised in Northwest Montana. She is married and a mother of 7. She enjoys snowboarding and reading while also chasing her children around the country in whatever sport they are involved in. Mandalin is a recovered addict who knows first hand the demon that takes hold and how she was able to defeat it. Mandalin is also not ashamed to admit during that addiction, she became a convicted felon. She married the love of her life who is also a recovered addict, convicted felon, Christopher. He spent a collective 15 years in the Colorado State Penitentiary. Christopher and Mandalin have completely changed their lives. They have decades of clean time between and are now productive citizens. Mandalin loves to share hope and healing to everyone she meets. Especially through words on paper. Mandalin is a Reiki Master and owner of a natural healing practice in Colorado where she resides with her family