35 min

"God Did For Me What I Couldn't Do For Myself": A Powerful Story of Addiction and Hope Recovery Matters! Podcast

    • Self-Improvement

In this episode of the Recovery Matters podcast, Celine recounts her struggles and ultimate surrender to addiction, a process that began with a tumultuous life marked by desperation and withdrawal symptoms. Her compelling story highlights the physical and mental challenges of finding a detox facility and the pivotal moment of divine intervention that led her to recovery. Celine also discusses her upbringing in a household affected by substance misuse, the emotional toll it took on her, and how she overcame familial and personal battles. The episode concludes with Celine reflecting on her meaningful recovery process, her ongoing relationship with her higher power, and her dedication to helping others as a recovery coach.

00:00 Introduction and Host's Background
00:19 Guest's Early Recovery Journey
01:26 Struggles and Turning Points
04:15 Desperation and Seeking Help
06:51 Finding Hope and Support
11:07 Temptation and Support in Recovery
14:01 Host's Temptation Story
15:06 Changes in Recovery Over Time
15:21 Guest's Childhood and Upbringing
15:28 Growing Up in West Hartford
16:02 Life with a Tricarious Mother
16:58 Childhood Trauma and Drug Exposure
20:05 Struggles with Alcohol
22:38 The Turning Point
26:44 Rebuilding and Recovery
32:53 Words of Encouragement

In this episode of the Recovery Matters podcast, Celine recounts her struggles and ultimate surrender to addiction, a process that began with a tumultuous life marked by desperation and withdrawal symptoms. Her compelling story highlights the physical and mental challenges of finding a detox facility and the pivotal moment of divine intervention that led her to recovery. Celine also discusses her upbringing in a household affected by substance misuse, the emotional toll it took on her, and how she overcame familial and personal battles. The episode concludes with Celine reflecting on her meaningful recovery process, her ongoing relationship with her higher power, and her dedication to helping others as a recovery coach.

00:00 Introduction and Host's Background
00:19 Guest's Early Recovery Journey
01:26 Struggles and Turning Points
04:15 Desperation and Seeking Help
06:51 Finding Hope and Support
11:07 Temptation and Support in Recovery
14:01 Host's Temptation Story
15:06 Changes in Recovery Over Time
15:21 Guest's Childhood and Upbringing
15:28 Growing Up in West Hartford
16:02 Life with a Tricarious Mother
16:58 Childhood Trauma and Drug Exposure
20:05 Struggles with Alcohol
22:38 The Turning Point
26:44 Rebuilding and Recovery
32:53 Words of Encouragement

35 min