Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Pato and Becky

Pato emailed the team today to let us know that Becky made it safely and that they are getting along well.
Thanks Pato!
Have a story of you and your buddie you would like to share? want to show us a picture? email it to recoverybuddies@gmail.com!

Monday, September 29, 2008


meet Angela!

Angela loves snow and all things winter. She loves hot chotolate ensure after playing in the snow. Her favorite holiday is Christmas.

She is a very loyal friend. She will do just about anything to make you smile. She loves to give her friends hugs and tell them how beautiful they are.

Saturday, September 27, 2008


hehe this is _________

She is kind of sad she doesn't have a name yet but her owner is picking it out shortly.

She is very spunky, loves to laugh, sing and dance around. Also she is a tad bit of a diet soda fan so that must be kept close watch of.

Friday, September 26, 2008


Meet Izzy!

Izzy is a spazz and can be a little hyper. She loves to shop, so don't let her have your credit card whatever you do Lynne!

Izzy loves to sit down with you and watch a good scary movie. She loves scary movies.

Izzy is one of the most loyal buddies you will ever meet.


Meet Maddie

Maddie's name means "the one that was healed". Know that you can be healed too Ruth

Maddie is a sweetheart who loves giving hugs. She loves oatmeal and milk. Maddie loves to curl up with you in a warm blanket with a good book, she loves Twilight.

Maddie loves to be outside and garden.

Take good care of her for me Ruth!


Sara is a goofball and loves being silly. She would love to dance around your room singing into a hairbrush at the top of her lungs. She is secretly in love with Britney Spears music, but don't tell her i told you that.

She is also a great friend who will always be there to give you a big hug.


Say hello to Ashbrooke!

She is one of the silliest, outgoing, joyful people you will ever meet. She loves to see you smile and will do just about anything to make you smile. Even singing with you into hairbrushes.
She also loves to shop a little to much, so you'll have to watch her :P
Love her lots for me Amanda!

Thursday, September 25, 2008


Everybody meet Ryleigh!

This little bundle of joy loves to talk, laugh, play hockey and lend a hand. Ryleigh is very active so you'll have to remind him to drink his frozen vanilla ensure or his hot chocolate ensure. Another thing that he enjoys doing is being a friend, he is very good at it to. He will lend an ear, a soft place to cry on and wont ever tell your secrets.

Love him like crazy Victoria <3

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Recovery Buddie Requests..

All requests for recovery buddies will now ONLY be processed when sent to recoverybuddies@gmail.com. Please make sure you send your request to that adderess. If you haven't gotten acknowledgement that we have recieved your request please double check with us.

Thank you,

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


We at recovery buddies are looking at going non profit, like a registered non-profit organization. We have two requests.

A) If you have any experience going non-profit or words of wisdom please share them with us.
B) If you would like to donate towards the non-profit fund please do. It does have a cost. We want no one to feel pressured to donate, but would gladly accept.



This is Patches. She is a goofball is is quite silly. But she loves to cuddle and comfort you.

Patches loves frozen strawberry Boost. She really loves pink, and everything pink. She likes to steal my fuzzy pink slippers.
Patches loves summer. She loves to go outside with me and read a good book in the sunlight. Her favorite book is Harry Potter, or Twillight.
Patches loves hugs too.


Jerry is a strong fighter and will help you fight your battle with Ed.

Jerry loves frozen Ensure, especially if it is Chocolate, to bad i can't get him to drink mine for me!

He is a little bit of a prankster though, so watch out Rebecca.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Meet Pauly.

Pauly is kind of an oddball. He loves winter and snow, but hates the short days. He likes to go ice skating and tries eating the yellow snow. You have to watch him closely.

Pauly's favorite snack is easy mac. He's a real pro at making it by now. :)

Saturday, September 13, 2008


Meet Becky

She loves Summer and everything about it. She loves to swim, and play at park (she loves to go down the slide)

Becky has a bit of a green thumb and loves to work in the garden. Her favorite flowers are daisies.

Becky is a little afraid of being alone, so she will need lots of hugs. Give her lots of them for me Cassie :)


Meet Angela!

Angela is a cuddle bug who loves Disney movies. Her favorite is the little mermaid, she will watch it over and over if you let her.

she is afriad of the dark, and spiders. But she wouldn't tell you that. She wants you to think she is fearless.

give her lots of hugs for me Rebecca!

Friday, September 12, 2008


Everybody this is Abby. She loves to sing, dance and microwave vanilla Ensure. Abby comes from a very large family, she is the baby, which means she loves spending time with her buddy so she doesn't get lonely. One of the best things about this beautiful little buddy is that she loves to remdind you how gorgeous and loved you

Take good care of her Jenny


Meet Forrest, He is Sage's twin Brother

Forrest is shy, but very strong. He loves hot chocolate boost, and hugs.

Forrest loves to play video games and will play them all day if you let him.

Take good care of him for me Nikki!

Meet Harold

Harold is a wise soul, his name means "leader of an army" he is keen on seeing you through and helping you fight your battle.

One thing you must know about Harold is that he is a very shy little guy and will really need you to be a friend. He is scared of the dark, but doesn't like to admit to it...so be sure to hold him tight so he wont be so afraid.

Harold with Flynn

Thursday, September 11, 2008


I thought I would post a couple things.

I have been working on the recovery buddies project for like a month. We're just so blessed. We are so surprised by other poeples reactions to it. We had no idea they would be as great as they are. Ahhh...We, the recovery buddies team are so blessed.

The other thing I thought I would post is hotlines, should you ever find yourself in a crisis situation

The national hopeline-  Suicide hotline 24 hours a day

National Sexual Assult Hotline- 24 hours a day



STDs -24 hours
800-342-2437 (English)
800-227-8922 (English/Spanish)
800-344-7432 (Spanish)
800-243-7889 (TTY)

Runaways- 24 hours

Alchoholism- 24 hours



Grief Support

Domestic Violence( 24 hours, english and spanish)


Eating Disorders

I know that with eating disorders often come other problems.   There are more phone numbers and information here.

I love you,

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Sponsor a Buddie(s)

Want to help out with Recovery Buddies but don't know how? How about sponsoring a buddie?

For $5 you can cover the cost of yarn and shipping for one buddy. You will be helping someone in recovery in a real, huggable, way :)

What do you get for sponsoring a buddy? You can name the buddy, choose colors, and even write a encouragement note to send with the buddy.

Who can Sponsor? Anyone!

How can I sponsor buddy? Just click the donate button on the side bar. in the comments include the name, colors, and any note you would like to send.



Note: The price for sponsoring a buddy may rise with postage.

Buddie Photos!

I absolutly love getting photos like these. This is why i love doing what I do...

A BIG thank you for everyone that has sent me photos . they make my day.

If you would like to send me photos, upload them to the facebook group, or email them to Recoverybuddies@gmail.com


meet Sage

Meet Sage, she is so happy to meet you.

She loves the outdoors, camping and daisies. She is a very outgoing girl but you'll find she enjoys watching disney movies and cuddling up to her special buddie, you. Sage also has a thing for mocha boosy, don't let her have to much though because it makes her a LITTLE to hyper

Sunday, September 7, 2008


Meet Alana!

She is strong like a rock and loves to help others. One of Alana's fave things to do is make people smile, she also really likes to eat anything green...very strange I know :P so be sure to keep an eye on her, laura!

She can't wait to meet her new friend Laura!


It is a joy to welcome aboard a new team member

Lindsey joins us as our Canadian partner! Lindsey has been a good friend of mine for a few years now. She is in recovery from an eating disorder too.

It is a joy to have her

Saturday, September 6, 2008


Riley is a joy to be around. He loves to be outside. His favorite time of the year is winter, as he loves snow.

And then after you've played in the snow he would love to cuddle up with you and some hot chocolate and watch a movie.

he can't wait to meet his new friend Jordan

Meet Lucy!

Lucy loves medical shows, popcorn, and being with her friends. she is very loyal.

One of lucy's favorit things to do is to put on som good music and dance around with you singing into hairbrushes. And then eat some chcolate.

:) take good care of her for me Stephanie!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008


Rosie is very silly and out going. She loves to drink strawberry boost and Mt. Dew.

Rosie loves to play in the snow. and make new friends. :)

she will be send off to NJ soon to meet her new friend :)!

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

How do I get a Recovery Buddy?

Please fill out the request form at the top of the blog :)

However, please understand that at this time we can't accept requests for buddies from anyone under the age of 13.


Vikki is a such a joy. She is one of the most loving people i know. She would love to cuddle up with you.

Vikki loves to spend a day in the sun eating chocolate ice cream. Summer is her favorite time of the year, she gets depressed without sunshine.

Vikki also loves to pull little pranks, so watch out Elise!

Meet Olivia!

Olivia is a bit shy, but only when you first meet her. Then you may not be able to get her to stop talking.

Olivia loves glitter and all things that sparkle. she is a bit of a girly girl and would love to play dress up and go shopping with you.
Olivia loves to cuddle, drink strawberry boost, and go on walks with you. her favorite season of the year is fall and loves to play in piles of leafs.


Andi is a hoot! She loves to pull little pranks on you so watch out Cassidy! she loves to hide my socks.

Andi loves to play sports, her favorite being vollyball. She is very competive.

Andi has a very caring heart tho and would love to talk about anything going on with you. She will always be there for her friends. I know she will take good care of her new friend Cassidy.


Meet Etta.

Etta is a true sweet heart. She really cares about people.

Etta loves photography and pictures. Ansel Adams is her favorite photographer. Etta is very artistic.

Etta loves to sit outside in the sun and drink a ice cold root beer.

Take good care of her for me Connie!