76 episodes

What happens to life after active addiction is left behind and recovery begins?

Garrett and Tamara met in 2017 in a recovery accountability group. They are worlds apart in many ways - different sobriety stories, different journeys and ups and downs, different lives and different perspectives on a wide variety of subjects. But they have one thing in common... They share the desire to live a life recovered.

Come along for the ride as they sharing their journey - from how they got sober, where they've fallen along the way, what they're learning and what their lives are like at the exact moment they hit "record" each week.

Whether you're in recovery or not, eavesdrop on their lives and discover what you can relate to. Maybe you've been there before. Maybe you're there right now. Maybe you simply want to hear where recovery has them in this very moment.

Life Recovered with Garrett & Tamara Garrett and Tamara

    • Mental Health
    • 4.7, 39 Ratings

What happens to life after active addiction is left behind and recovery begins?

Garrett and Tamara met in 2017 in a recovery accountability group. They are worlds apart in many ways - different sobriety stories, different journeys and ups and downs, different lives and different perspectives on a wide variety of subjects. But they have one thing in common... They share the desire to live a life recovered.

Come along for the ride as they sharing their journey - from how they got sober, where they've fallen along the way, what they're learning and what their lives are like at the exact moment they hit "record" each week.

Whether you're in recovery or not, eavesdrop on their lives and discover what you can relate to. Maybe you've been there before. Maybe you're there right now. Maybe you simply want to hear where recovery has them in this very moment.

    Lighthearted Fluffy Puppy Dog Episode: Getting To Know Garrett & Tamara

    Lighthearted Fluffy Puppy Dog Episode: Getting To Know Garrett & Tamara

    Life Recovered takes a break from all things current events, and (for the most part) from all things serious. Instead, Gar and Tam interview each other, and listeners can come along with them as they get to know each other better - histories, bucket lists, hopes, dreams... Sometimes, you just need a healthy dose of fluffy, lighthearted, sunshine and rainbows! 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Return of Chris Csar!!

    The Return of Chris Csar!!

    Chris Csar joins Garrett and they discuss how Chris has been able to process an unthinkable tragedy in his life, through using his tools and also getting into boxing.   
    We talk about Psychedelics and point out that Chris is directly responsible for introducing them to everybody and changing peoples lives.  

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Tamara ties the knot! And Garrett comes out (so to speak)

    Tamara ties the knot! And Garrett comes out (so to speak)

    Tam is a married woman! She talks about her nuptials and the story of her relationship journey leading up to marriage. Talk about an evolution of life in recovery... that's what this podcast is all about! Gar talks about his quite literal coming out... of his home in quarantine. He recounts his whirlwind trifecta of adventures - from San Diego, to a cattle drive, to the California Central Coast.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Walter checks in

    Walter checks in

    Tamara and Garrett welcome Walter from Episode 29 and we quickly get caught up with him.  We talk about everything from spiritual self help to bitcoin, plus Walter learns what a doula is and we get an update on Tamara's wedding, impending birth, and even what her new last name is going to be.  

    Walter shares his exciting news of recently getting married and now living happily in a Brady bunch style household, all while sidestepping any remnants of the Branch Davidians from his home in Waco, TX.  

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Garrett Hits 3 Years Sober! A Happy Birthday Celebration

    Garrett Hits 3 Years Sober! A Happy Birthday Celebration

    On the day this episode was recorded and released, Garrett hit 3 years alcohol-free. Garrett reveals why this particular milestone is so special, talks about how he's celebrating, and makes the big announcement that he promised to deliver to listeners today. Tam and Gar discuss the memories over the past 3 years of his journey, and how distinct stages of life in recovery have evolved - and how Garrett himself has evolved. He also looks ahead and shares what this chapter entails.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Here Comes the Sun: The Simple Quarantine Life

    Here Comes the Sun: The Simple Quarantine Life

    This time, it's Tamara's turn to make up a COVID-19 question "game," and she and Garrett talk about their latest feelings and routines around the quarantine. Tam talks about her jimmy-rigged backyard swimming pool set-up, and Gar talks about days he spends by his actual swimming pool.

    Each of them have experienced changes that impact daily life - Gar with a new scope in his job, and Tam with a new focus on home and preparations for motherhood.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Walter 1971 ,

Come Back !!!!

Your fans demand more more more podcasts. Where are you Gar Bear and Tams

ChrisBisgard ,

Conversational recovery!

An upbeat, loose, conversational approach to recovery talk. Can’t decide who I love more, the hosts or the guests!

Rjpx ,

Garrett Brings it!!

Love the Podcast. Very honest and transparent.

5 stars all the way!!!

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