Today I celebrate 100 days of sobriety. Escaping a cold dark world of heroin and cocaine. Always wanting to be numb and hide the pain. I ended up with a heart infection, kidneys failing, liver shutting down. I had to learn how to walk again. That still wasn’t enough ...MORE
January 2018 I decided to commit myself to myself on an entire new level by eliminating alcohol and drugs from my life. The first picture is me a few days in and the other is 5 months clean/sober. I spent so much of my time in the up and ...MORE
Not usually one for bragging but I’m nearly 3 months sober and I cannot believe how different I feel and look!
The photo on the left was last September...I was permanently swollen and bloated (fat) from drinking. It affected every bit of my life: friends, relationships, family and work and ...MORE
This is two months of sobriety. Before was the day I went into treatment. Now I look forward to every day sober. I have a whole new outlook on life. I take one day at a time and I am grateful for every day sober. It works if you ...MORE
I am 8 months clean from all drugs and alcohol.
Started drugs at a young age, and was full blown addicted to meth and opiates for 7 years. At 20 it even caused me to have open heart surgery and a pacemaker.. Still I went back to using. 8 months ...MORE
After a decade of being a complete booze bag, and living a life that revolved around alcohol, my drinking was only getting worse. I knew if I didn’t make a drastic change the bottle would eventually kill me.
237 days ago I dumped all the booze and ...MORE
Today I reach 4 years of sobriety.
4 years ago I was lost, I had ruined every relationship with family and friends. Life had no meaning. The thought of going to treatment was mind boggling but was the best decision I ever made.
Life is amazing today! ...MORE
I loved being drunk, I loved the feeling it gave me, I thought anything was possible. The last years before I quit in June 2017, I drank almost every day, sometimes just a few glasses of wine, and sometimes more. Usually I just couldn't quit when I had alcohol ...MORE
Guess who celebrated 1 yr sober on 04/09/2018?! :)
This is the girl who went to the hospital with a .581 BAC, who really had no idea who she was as a person, who really never wanted to die, but I just didn't want to live anymore..
I was drinking for 10 years and I came to the brink of death then I got help and I got an opportunity to go to center for drug abuse then my life changed completely and now I love my life
Clean date 10/13/2015
Contributor: Sachin ...MORE
Hi guys, you shared my story at 6 months and I wanted to share that I’m celebrating a year free from heroin this month! Today I get to be present, celebrate holidays and enjoy the company of my loved ones without reaching for a substance to get me through ...MORE
Apr 26th 2018, I walked back through the doors of my treatment center to celebrate 1 year clean and sober. Tears filled my eyes when I saw my intake photo, because I don't relate to that person anymore. I can never forget where active addiction took me but I ...MORE
I believe in miracles because I am one. This obsession/relapse cycle is nothing new to me, and it first reared its head in college. I believed that being the "fun party girl" was the only way to be accepted and loved, even when it got me into loads of ...MORE
I was stuck in the life of partying, drugs and alcohol were my only true love. I developed chronic pancreatitis at 23 after only drinking 2 years, I also started to lose my vision and developed involuntary twitching due to my past life choices. I wasn’t being a good ...MORE
I'll have 1 year clean from all drugs and alcohol on May 3rd, God willing. I was a heroin addict who didn't care about anything or anyone. I was given an ultimatum of jail or rehab. I chose rehab and it was the best decision of my life.
My Name is Renae and I am 2.5 years sober!
I am the happiest Ive ever been. I made a choice to give up alcohol and drugs, after the negative impact on my life couldn't be ignored any longer. I couldn't hide the pain propelled by the need to ...MORE
Hi there! I’m almost 8 months sober. Life has never been better. My alcohol abuse was very very bad and I’m lucky to have gotten out alive. My number 1 tip for success is to dump the shame and read the book This Naked Mind, it saved my life! ...MORE