From Addiction to Recovery: Bridgette's Journey to Sobriety
I have this program to come back to where I'm supposed to be, and I can still tend to beat myself up These Days, but I notice it a lot faster, and I notice it when I'm being a jerk to someone a lot faster and I can take care of it a lot faster.
In the world of addiction recovery, stories of hope and transformation are incredibly powerful. They remind us that no matter how far down the road of addiction we've gone, there is always a way back. In the latest episode of The Pink House Chronicles, Bridgette shares her story of addiction and recovery, offering a message of hope to listeners who may be struggling with addiction themselves.
Bridgette's story begins in childhood, where she struggled with a learning disability and a large ego that would later contribute to her addiction. She shares how her addiction impacted her life and relationships, leading her to rock bottom and a desperate need for change. It was through Alcoholics Anonymous that Bridgette found the support and guidance she needed to begin her journey to sobriety.
Bridgette speaks candidly about the challenges of working through the 12 steps and finding the right sponsor and support system. She emphasizes the importance of taking the program one day at a time and learning to be gentle with oneself through the ups and downs of recovery.
Despite the challenges, Bridgette's story is ultimately one of hope and transformation. She shares the many benefits of sobriety and living a sober lifestyle, including improved relationships, better mental and physical health, and a newfound sense of purpose and fulfillment. As she says, "I have this program to come back to where I'm supposed to be, and I can still tend to beat myself up These Days, but I notice it a lot faster, and I notice it when I'm being a jerk to someone a lot faster and I can take care of it a lot faster."
If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, Bridgette's story is a powerful reminder that recovery is possible. Listen to her inspiring story of addiction and recovery in this episode of The Pink House Chronicles, available on alcoholfree.com.