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Recovery Lifestyles with Carrie Hoffman

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Carrie Hoffmam is a traveling freelance creative, yoga teacher, and recovery advocate below is her incredible account to Recovery Watch the Episode at https://www.rhgtvnetwork.com/media/332632 I fell in love with alcohol at age 18 because I loved the way it made me feel less introverted, more exciting, more social.  I felt like I had found the solution I had been looking for my whole life!  My drinking and recreational drug use progressed slowly and almost unnoticeably through my 20s until eventually it all kind of began to “stop working”.  I started having more negative consequences after drunk nights, my hangovers got insanely …

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Recovery Lifestyles with Tristan Sophia

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Tristan Sophia is 25 years Sober, has a Doctorate in Psychology and is board certified in Life Coaching.  Below is her incredible account with Recovery. I was born a girl and an alcoholic. By the time I was 5, I was full of self-doubt and thought I didn’t fit in with the human race. I learned to escape my insecure feelings by eating sugar – cookies and candy – “the more, the better” became my mantra. By the time I was 13, I replaced sugar with any alcohol I could get my hands on. I started drinking in the morning …

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14 Years Sober

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There is a lot that could be said …but to keep it simple … 14 years ago the pain and chaos was so intense that after a final relapse I gave my life over for the last time to a power greater than myself. That power is God. One day at a time has resulted in 14 years of not a drink, drug or any mind-altering substance.#grateful

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Let Love Break the Silence

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“Let Love Break the Silence” Addiction and mental health issues do not discriminate. It does not matter who you are, where you come from or how much money you have, we are all affected in some way. I just finished reading how one city has had 72,000 drug-related overdose deaths last year due to prescription drugs. #opiodcrisis It has taken me 14 years of sobriety (tomorrow) to believe that I am worthy enough to be heard and that I do not have to hide in fear. That I do not have to tuck my past life away in a neat little …

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