We need to check your vitals. The IV fell out. Lay your arm flat. The monitor has a screaming fit because the nodes unstick from the boozy sweat leaking out your pores. You are confined by tangled wires to a standard Stryker bed, while machines you can’t identify sing to each other in beeps and […]
My name is Katie and I’m an alcoholic. My sobriety date is September 21st, 2015, so as of today I’m 937 days sober (a little over two and a half years). But who’s counting, right? I NEVER thought I’d grow up to be an alcoholic. I never WANTED to be an alcoholic. But, as it […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/IMG_1703.jpg468675Katie Robyhttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngKatie Roby2018-04-16 13:48:062018-04-16 13:48:06The Steps Of Recovery Saved My Life And Showed Me How To Live
Four and a half years ago after ending up in jail for the last time I decided to give recovery another try. After spending eleven years stuck in a cycle of sex trafficking, prostitution, addiction, and homelessness I had finally felt like my life was at rock bottom. I was completely hopeless and empty. They […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/IMG_1617.jpg7841058Amber Hartman Ortezhttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngAmber Hartman Ortez2018-04-12 06:15:592018-04-12 06:15:59After Jail, I Gave Recovery Another Try. And Today, I'm 18 Months Sober.
Though often asked, I cannot define the moment my desire for sobriety trumped that of the reckless path I had travelled the two decades prior. There was no crisis, tragedy, health fright, family incident, or legal issue. The day was just the day. I simply made a choice and a promise to me, for me. […]
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Hi Y’all I’m Kelly Procter and I’m a person in long term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. By the grace of God my sobriety date is 4/6/15! Born and raised in Austin,TX along with a large circle of people who loved and cared about me. I was always involved in extracurricular activities. Always wanting […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/IMG_1356.jpg12911944Kelly Procterhttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngKelly Procter2018-04-03 10:52:322018-04-03 10:52:32I'm A Mom, A Daughter, And A Friend Again. I'm Also A Woman Living In Recovery.