My name is Tess and I’m an addict.
Everyday I fight an invisible monster that claws at my life trying to take it as its own.
It manifests itself in ways only those plagued by it can truly understand.
The monster is cunning and baffling.
If I’m not careful and observant it will grab me before I have a chance to scream.
I am an addict.
An addict who is blessed with another chance to be able to live a life beyond my wildest dreams and to become my own best friend.
I have the strength to keep my monsters at bay and to be the best me I can be