MISSION: 100Pedals provides education and coaching to help parents and other family member navigate their lives around a loved one’s addiction.

Programs and resources offered by 100Pedals include:

Through 100Pedals’ national platform of speaking and workshops, coaching and support activities, and other collaboration efforts within the addiction community, 100Pedals has helped educate, inspire and empower over 4,000 parents and family members. We also encourage families to share their stories, experiences, and journeys with others in their community to help build a stronger, more unified movement of change and awareness in order to influence how others view and respond to the issue of drug and alcohol addiction in our society.

January 13, 2016

What happens when you lose hope

In this video segment, I reflect on the lessons garnered from William Glasser’s book, “Positive Addiction.” The most significant component of this book is found in understanding the difference between Positive and Negative Addiction. Negative Addiction is the resignation to a reality that “there is no hope”; whereas, Positive Addiction is committed to the notion […]

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January 5, 2016

My recovery celebration

It has already been five years since I got on my bicycle for the first of one hundred consecutive days of riding in an effort to find peace and clarity in the face of the adversity of my son’s heroin addiction. The past five years have provided me a myriad of powerful lessons, challenging experiences, […]

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December 15, 2015

My case against Marijuana

“I would rather treat a heroin addict than a heavy marijuana smoker.” ~ Bob Meehan, “Beyond the Yellow Brick Road” Yes, I smoked pot.  In fact, I smoked a lot of pot when I was in high school and college. I enjoyed it. Wait, I loved it. Fortunately, I stopped using it. Before my experiences […]

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