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True Stories of Inspiration & Transformation
Blacking Out History - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 20 • 37 min
Bill is an alcoholic. Both sides of his family were filled with drinkers, but Bill grew up a successful young man. He went to college on scholarship and even while at school never touched alcohol. His first drink didn’t come until the age of 22. Bill went…
Filling Up With Food - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 19 • 21 min
As a child, Sue didn’t know her desire to eat certain foods was an illness. Sue remembers hovering around candy dishes, and taking way more than her share of special holiday treats. Much like other addicts, Sue tried to keep up appearances. She did well…
Sugary Sobriety - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 18 • 18 min
Claire is a food addict, which she says is a bit different from being a “Overeater.” They are not overeaters, often, but they use food and its ingredients as a drug. Claire says anything floury would relieve her stress, give her confidence, and calm her…
Early Age Engaged - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 17 • 38 min
Robert drank and drugged for 36 years before choosing sobriety. Coming from Los Angeles’ South Central neighborhood and a mixed Hispanic and Native American family in which alcohol was central to daily life. While he had tastes of alcohol as a young…
Dad Smoked - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 17 • 20 min
Raoul is a 15 year-old young man in recovery. His favorite drug to use was marijuana. He began experiencing marijuana at age 3, as his father would smoke it and he would get a contact high. At age 11, Raoul and his friend decided to get high, and they…
Youngest Ever - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 16 • 20 min
Yoni’s first AA meeting was at age 13. He might just be the youngest person in recovery, ever. Yoni says his behavior was horrible as a young child, which he now thinks he did because he felt like a loner, that he never fit in. Growing up in a religious…
Drinking Family - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 16 • 20 min
Pat grew up in a drinking family. Mom and Dad were always consuming alcohol, and at a very age he saw its destructive nature. He promised himself when he grew up he would never drink at home. And so when Pat did become of age, he did all his drinking in…
DJ Meth - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 15 • 37 min
Bob’s use Crystal Meth stems from a desire to be accepted. He is the gay son of southern Baptist blue-collar military parents. They could not understand him, and Bob never felt as if he really belonged with his family. One day with his parents gone, he…
Insatiable - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 14 • 20 min
Adam never used drugs as a child due to a strange desire always be a “good kid.” But that desire soon gave way to a desire to “be bad.” Entering the college years, he and friends at nightclubs decide to take pills given to them by complete strangers. The…
Meth Everywhere - Steppin Out Radio
Aug 13 • 18 min
Pablo started doing drugs at age 12 with his older brother. He liked hanging out with the older kids, as it made him feel part of a crowd. He used marijuana and moved on to abusing prescription pills. When away from home for the first time at college, he…