Last year at this time I was in a full on Oxycontin addiction. I had quit my job. My husband, son and I had to move into an apartment in my parents house because our house was foreclosed on and…I was beginning to hate myself.
That is why it is so amazing to me where I am at right now in terms of my addiction recovery. I appropriately titled this post return of the living dead because last year at this time I was a zombie. I was just going through the motions of life. The only “happiness” I thought I was experiences were related to my drug intake. I was only a shell of the real me, I was the living dead.
What got me thinking about this is the fact that I am planning on going to a Halloween costume party this year. As well as being the room mother at my son’s school Halloween party. I’m just doing a whole bunch of things that last year seemed impossible to me. Of course they seemed impossible, daily personal hygiene seemed impossible to me.
But this year, I am all about enjoying things again. In an attempt to have a great time this Halloween, I have decided to dress up as Miss Piggy. Sure, being a “few” pounds over weight, you might think that I would shy away from intentionally making myself look like a pig. I say nay. I am pretty comfortable with myself and besides, it will be funny.
I have been told by a few people in my lifetime that I remind them of Miss Piggy. Big beautiful eyes, awesome flowing hair, a couple other things I won’t mention, but most of all…my attitude. I figured I would embrace this resemblance and use it as my costume idea for this Halloween. So, you be the judge: Do I pull off the Miss Piggy look or what?