Peer Recovery Coach
Guest - 217 Recovery Podcast
My journey in recovery so far has been more difficult than I could have imagined. But at the same time, so much more rewarding than I would have dreamed.
About six years ago it became apparent to me that I had a problem with drinking. Without realizing it, I started using alcohol to numb myself from the discomfort of life.
From what I had always heard, admitting you have a problem is the hardest part so I assumed I was going to figure this out quickly. As it turned out, I had a long way to go. I could go on about the difficulties, struggles, and losses that occurred during the process but in the end, what I gained is so much greater.
Without some of the darkest moments in my life, I wouldn't be able to live in the beautiful world I live in today. I get to be here for the people I care about and at the same time, get to be in a position to help spread some of the hope that inspired me to make the changes I deserved