Detox Limbo

My Detox Limbo

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 […]

The Steps Of Recovery Saved My Life And Showed Me How To Live

The Steps Of Recovery Saved My Life And Showed Me How To Live

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 […]

After Jail, I Gave Recovery Another Try. And Today, I'm 18 Months Sober.

After Jail, I Gave Recovery Another Try. And Today, I’m 18 Months Sober.

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 […]

After My Addiction, I Found Purpose In Recovery Helping Women Inmates Re-Enter Society With Opportunity

After My Addiction, I Found Purpose In Recovery Helping Women Inmates Re-Enter Society With Opportunity

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. […]

I'm A Mom, A Daughter, And A Friend Again. I'm Also A Woman Living In Recovery.

I’m A Mom, A Daughter, And A Friend Again. I’m Also A Woman Living In Recovery.

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 […]