------------------------------- On 8 July 1998 Festina team soigneur Willy Voet was stopped by the police. In his car were the drugs the team needed if they were to have any chance of playing a competitive part in the 1998 Tour de France. The car was searched, he was immediately arrested and so the story that has been undermining the sport of cycling since the death of Tommy Simpson in 1967, finally broke. Imprisoned for sixteen days, sacked from the Festina team and ostracised from the sport to which he had dedicated his life, Willy Voet at last was able to tell the truth. His sensational story will change cycling forever. Cocaine, amphetamines, EPO, heroin - all these are now considered not optional but necessary, not to win but just to compete in the Tour de France. Details of how these drugs are obtained, mixed together to make cocktails, administered and concealed are all included in this graphic and uninhibited account of how drugs brought cycling to its knees.
Jared and Leigh both know what it's like to be trapped in a seven year relationship where they give more than they get, the question is whether or not they can move on from them. Two steps forward, one step back. That's how Jared's life feels when it comes to his ex Marissa. Every time he thinks he's escaped the vortex of her emotional demands, she ends up sucking him right back in; but for the first time, he thinks he might have the strength to pull free entirely. At least he hopes so. Right now it just seems like he's hurting everyone around him and he doesn't know how to make it right. Leigh Douglas spent seven years with the man she thought she would one day marry, but she's now realized that she needs him to fight just as hard for her as she always fought for him. Since he won't, she's working on getting over him and finding someone who won't take her for granted. On the other side of the equation, she's definitely falling for Jared, but he's still entangled with his ex. No one can understand the hooks that Marissa has in him like Leigh can, but that doesn't mean that she's willing to take the back-seat again in another relationship. As Jared tries to side-step his ex and Leigh takes her first steps into the domination and submission-filled world of the Stronghold club, their friends hold a collective breath as everyone wonders whose heart will be broken in the end. A steamy friends-to-lovers second chance romance with exes who don't want to let go. Stronghold Series 1. The Sassy Submissive 2. Taming the Tease 2.5 On His Knees 3. Mastering Lexie 3.5 Pieces of Stronghold 4. Breaking the Chain 5. Bound to the Past 6. Stripping the Sub 7. Tempting the Domme 8. Hardcore Vanilla 9. Steamy Stocking Stuffers
To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven. (Eccl. 3:1) As a believer, you must know when to worship and whe it is time to warfare. Remember, "...the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds." Your worship is one such weapon. You will agree that there is a time in your life when you must transition from worship to Warfare. Your worship can be considered one of the pre-requisites to gaining access and favor into the King's presence. The greater the intensity of your worship the more he empowers you, the believer, to defeat the enemy and overcome every obstacle in your life.
This is the revised edition of the popular BREAKING THE CHAIN OF LOW SELF-ESTEEM, viewed by many as the Bible of Self-Esteem. The book includes the Sorensen Self-Esteem Test, exercises, and an index. Readers love this easy-to-read book and many have declared it to be the best self-help book they've ever read. Other say it has completely changed their lives. Professionals say it contains startling new insights into low self-esteem. SEL023000
To outsiders, Larry Owen Azlin was a drug-addicted criminal who defied societal rules and norms. But to authors Shirley Anne McMurray and Melinda Leigh Alkire, he was the man they called Daddy. In this memoir, these sisters paint a picture of their life with their father and mother a life marked by crime, drugs, police busts, and shootings in the ghettos of Fresno, California. Breaking the Chain provides a glimpse into the life of children with parents who struggle with addiction and the impact the criminal justice system leaves on them. McMurray and Alkire share the details of what life was like with their father before drugs engulfed his mind, body, and soul. It also narrates the grim stories of his drug-addicted machinations, his prison incarceration with the California Department of Corrections, and his failed attempts at reform. Recalling both the heartaches and the joys, Breaking the Chain provides a unique perspective of their unusual upbringing. They provide testimony that there is hope for the future.
Eleven-year-old Manxie just wants to believe in herself. Known as the odd duck of the family, Manxie is hiding a dark secret. She is the victim of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Manxie somehow survives the abuse by making friends and achieving a place on the honor roll at school. But when someone offers her drugs during the tumultuous teenage years, Manxie succumbs to the temptation, welcoming the temporary relief from her pain. Forced into the working world at age fourteen in order to support her family, Manxie soon learns that the only one she can depend on is herself. But it is when she becomes pregnant that Manxie finally discovers the power of unconditional love. Desperate to break free of the chains of her upbringing, Manxie seeks out a better existence—for not only her son, but also herself. Breaking the Chain is the story of one woman’s courageous struggle to find confidence, stay focused on the future instead of the past, and never again let anyone take her beautiful spirit away.
Every twenty minutes, the scientific and medical communities discover yet another disease. If that doesn't get your attention, consider this: every nine seconds, someone is infected with HIV; drug resistant skin infections are spreading uncontrollably; and impending flu pandemics are inevitable. But despite all this, it's still possible to change your behavior to live a healthier life. Get the prescription you need to avoid disease and sickness with this guidebook that provides * information on how diseases have affected society in the past and how they'll continue to affect the world; *descriptions of the social microbe factors that surround us in every environment; *changes in the world of sexual behavior and promiscuity and its effects on health; *details on how diseases are transmitted from one human host to another. Most of society remains complacent about existing health risks and overly dependent on government agencies and pharmaceutical companies for education and protection. Be proactive and get the practical tools and knowledge you need to begin Breaking the Chain of Disease.
Ken had a happy life. But then he found out a secret that changed everything. Now he is in prison for murder. Josh is new in prison. He doesn’t think he should be there. When the two men meet, Ken tells Josh his secret. Could it be the key to their freedom? This book is particularly suitable for adults who are new to reading (emergent reads). It includes ‘What do you think?’ questions at the end of each chapter.