5 Ways Fitness Helped Me Recover From Addiction


By  Louise Green

Original Source: self.com

In fitness, I found a new kind of high, and never looked back.

On June 30, 2000, I was 29 years old and found myself mentally, physically, and spiritually bankrupt; devoid of all emotion, lost, and terrified of myself.

I had stuffed every feeling I had down into the depths of my core while trying to look like I had it all together. Those around me knew that I didn’t, but I was in a state of denial until one day I hit my ultimate rock bottom.

That was almost 18 years ago and the last day I drank alcohol.

When I made the decision to get sober, I sought the help of a recovery program. It helped me to find a sober community of people who were living the life I wanted. The program was a springboard that helped me launch a new life, but when I really think about the success of my…click here to continue reading