A Personal Story of Rising in Recovery from Addiction: Wendy Adamson Author of “Mother Load” Especially for Women and Moms
Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part four of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and the power of fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love.
On today’s show, we welcome special guest, Wendy Adamson, author of “Mother Load: A Memoir of Addiction, Gun Violence & Finding a Life of Purpose.” Wendy will share her personal story of addiction and recovery told through her book “Mother Load," that we know can help anyone struggling with addiction and recovery, especially women and mothers. We also talk about the toll and impact addiction can have on a person's life, life of their children and family, and on past, present and future generations and how trauma and shame feed into this vicious cycle.
Join Lucia and Wendy now on this episode that shows just how impactful storytelling can be in shattering and breaking free from shame and stigma in addiction and recovery. Rise and Comeback to a mind and life you love on WellSeekers!
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With over twenty years of experience, Wendy Adamson is a seasoned professional in the field of mental health and substance abuse. She not only has a vast knowledge of addiction, but as a sober woman, she has a deep understanding of the recovery process as well.
Wendy is also a published author with articles in the Huff Post, Singular Magazine and the Fix.com. Wendy's memoir, "Mother Load" shares her own struggles of hitting rock bottom which leads to her ultimate recovery. Wendy has told her stories on stage, on the radio and leads several creative writing groups in and around Los Angeles.