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True Stories of Inspiration & Transformation
BA Austin - Steppin Out Radio
Jan 28 • 43 min
BA Austin is the author of Smell the Raindrops: One Young Woman’s Journey through Life, Love, and Recovery. It is her powerful fictional memoir about relationships and the challenges of being a Southern Belle baby-boomer born into significant wealth.…
Harold Owens - Steppin Out Radio
Jan 10 • 43 min
In 1999, Harold Owens was hired by the MusiCares Foundation, the charity arm of The Recording Academy (the GRAMMY Organization). As senior director of the MusiCares/MAP Fund, he is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of its addiction…
New Year’s Tips When In Recovery - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 31, 2016 • 22 min
Dorothy is a long-time friend of the show with decades of sobriety under her belt. She comes back today to provide some tips and motivation for the recovering addict who finds himself surrounded by the ceremonial toasts traditional for New Year’s Eve. She…
International Waters - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 14, 2016 • 21 min
Eric’s first drink at 18 years of age ushered him into a world of alcohol and all the wonders he thought the drug could bring. He was on a family cruise, and once the ship entered international waters, Eric was able to buy booze unlike in the U.S. where…
Like Squirrels Gathering Nuts - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 10, 2016 • 22 min
Mike recounts his first experience with alcohol, as a teenager, when a planned gathering of friends only gathers himself and one other person. He proceeds to drink all the beer intended for a much larger crowd. The booze gave him a high he never felt,…
Mom - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 3, 2016 • 19 min
Tim is recovering from addiction to sex. He can look back at his family and see the genesis of his addiction, noticing his father (who had alcohol and rage issues) was notorious for having extra-marital affairs. Tim’s mother had “poor boundaries” with…
Altered State - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 3, 2016 • 21 min
Dan begins by admitting to be a sex addict. He would seek sex from prostitutes in New York City four nights a week. He never had to worry about money, as Dan could hold down a job and keep enough money to spend on sex workers. Looking back, he could see…
Couldn’t Even Stay Clean - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 3, 2016 • 20 min
Mike’s first drink came when he was 12 or 13 years old. He had no hobbies, played no school sports, and had friends who in retrospect he calls “derelicts.” Mike follows his friends leads, drinking and abusing whatever drugs they could find. It didn’t take…
Willing To Be Destroyed - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 3, 2016 • 21 min
LaRoco is celebrating four years sobriety at the age of 31. She recalls a great childhood, growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., and can’t remember ever being a “problem child.” But in college, LaRoco says she began to get “loopy.” She rarely ever drank as a…
Two And Half Months - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 3, 2016 • 18 min
Like many who now identify as an alcoholic, Dean insists he grew up in a “normal” family in the New Jersey suburbs. His first drinks came in his early teens, sneaking drinks from the parents liquor cabinet. But one day, while working as a dishwasher in a…