Betty describes her life before sobriety as “rearranging furniture on the Titanic”. She shares the story of how she went to a meeting in a church basement with no intentions of getting sober only to now be 21 years in recovery. Betty is now a comedian in Philadelphia who brings her authenticity to everything she does on and off the stage.
Our storytelling podcast #US returns with deep dive series Five People. One Moment: Sobering. Addiction recovery and sobriety are much greater than one moment. This series focuses on that key moment where the decision to make a change was made, what led up to it, and the aftermath. Listen to all the stories: https://firstpersonarts.org/podcast/