Name: Brooke Bond
Sober Since: 11 / 22 / 2013
Sober For: 8 Years & 309 Days
What it was like?
Life was trying to survive day by day, trying to stay high or drunk to get through the day. Full of depression and anger. Loneliness from a loss of family and friends. Life was meaningless and my world was crashing before my eyes.
I wanted to change. I wanted my life back. I could barely remember what life was like prior to my addiction, but I knew it was better than the life I was living. I was given the opportunity through the court system, counselors, group therapy and passion to succeed in my soul that I could not ignore. I wanted to change.
What it is like now?
My life now... it's normal, at least what I feel a normal life should be like. And by normal I mean fantastic! I have a family that loves me, I have a wonderful job, I have reconnected with family I previously let down. I love my life even when it seems routine and boring. Everyday I strive to be the best me ever! Everyday I am grateful for my sobriety! Everyday I am thankful for the past 4 years.