Rochelle Bourn Guidry, author, poet and describes herself as not being known as a Spoken Word Artist, but as an artist that has Spoken a Word. Her book "The Sadder Side of Addiction, leads to the Happier side of Life," is the product of original poetry as therapy while living with a loved one suffering from addiction. It is her desire is to use her poetry to empower women with relatives and loved ones who struggle with addictions. She encourages them to try not to change their loved ones and take care of themselves by implementing self-care strategies to fuel them throughout the journey. Rochelle currently resides in Houston, TX, and has been published in "The House of Curves and Kingz" magazine, and recently Fupping.com ranked her book #6 from the 28 Books Most Empowering books to read about recovering from addiction.