Soft White Underbelly:- Patrick – Life Fights

Videos

Introduction

  1. Soft White Underbelly
    • Introduction
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
          Date Published:- 2020-February-22nd
          Date Added:- 2021-March-7th
          Link

Stories

  1. Recovering Crack Addict-Patrick (March 2021 update)
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly update interview and portrait of Patrick, a recovering crack addict in Los Angeles.
    •  Videos
      • Segments
        • Soft White Underbelly – Patrick – Life Fights
          Date Published:- 2021-March-27th
          Date Added:- 2021-March-27th
          Link
      • Full
        • Video #1
          Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
          Date Published:- 2021-March-27th
          Date Added:- 2021-March-27th
          Link
  2. Patrick-Update (September, 2021)
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly update interview and portrait of Patrick, a crack addict in Los Angeles.
    •  Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Date Published:- 2021-September-4th
        Date Added:- 2021-September-4th
        Link

Transcripts

Recovering Crack Addict-Patrick (March 2021 update)

  1. Clean Addict
    • Clean Addict in recovery
    • God
      • Turn your whole life over to God
      • Grieve
        • Still going through the grieving process
  2. Cancer
    • Encounters
      • Twice I have been diagnosed with cancer already
      • Melanoma Cancer ( Skin Cancer )
        • Infection Point
          • Head
          • Lymph Nodes
        • Treatment
          • Chemotherapy
          • 3 years of infusion
        • Helped
          • Helped cover for drug addiction relapses
        • Regular Checkups
          • Originally, every 3 months
          • Now, every 6 months
        • Reemergence
          • The last check-up they found something
            • In my neck/lymph nodes
            • In my Liver
          • A couple of years ago
            • We were worried
            • And, had to get a biopsy
    • Perceptive
      • This addiction is so nearly and so depressing
      • My addiction is the only thing that is bigger than my cancer diagnosis
      • This disease leaves me off better than I would have been ever otherwise
      • Helping People
      • Worried about cancer but not worried about everything else
      • For me, I am worried about everything else, but not the cancer
      • That is why we make such a good team
  3. Addiction
    • Disease
      • If you get through this disease, it gets you better than if you have never been through it

Patrick-Update (September, 2021)

  1. Boston
    • Teen Challenge
      • April thru July 2021
        • Initial was to be there for 6 months
        • But, only last 3 months
        • Left in the middle of July 2021
    • Have been there before
  2. Institution
    • I am institutionalized
    • I have been in rehabs twenty-one times
  3. Getting High
    • The First Night I left, I had a desire to get high
    • A week later, I started getting high
  4. Scripture
    • 2 Corinthians 12:9 – Paul’s Thorn and God’s Grace ( Link )
      • …Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.
      • But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me.
      • That is why, for the sake of Christ, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.…
  5. Weakness
    • Pride
    • Ego
  6. Needs
    • Humility
  7. OD
    • Fentanyl
    • OD
      • Took 6 shots of Nakine
  8. Understand
    • I understand nothing
    • I spend too much time thinking to understand so little
  9. Home
    • We are all just walking each other home

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