Your kick-ass life Podcast

RECOVERY SERIES

Your kick-ass life Podcast

recovery series

Season 2

Welcome to Your Kick-Ass Life Podcast: RECOVERY SERIES. Join Andrea Owen for Season 2; where she rolls out 9 more episodes all on the topic of recovery and sobriety. These are real stories from people with very different “rock bottoms”.

You’ll hear not just their stories, but what they use to stay sober, what has aided in their recovery and more.

Episode 180: Interview with Anna David

Episode 180: Interview with Anna David

I’m so excited today to be kicking off 10 extra podcast episodes of The Recovery Series! For newer listeners of the podcast, I am a person in long-term recovery from alcohol addiction, and before that faced other addictions like co-dependency. You would...

Episode 182: Interview with Kristi Coulter

Episode 182: Interview with Kristi Coulter

Today I have another recovery episode for you, with my guest Kristi Coulter. I first learned about Kristi when an essay that she had written went viral, and if you haven’t read it yet, I encourage you to do so. Even if you’re not in recovery, the messages she shares...

Episode 184: Interview with Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Episode 184: Interview with Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Welcome to another recovery episode of the podcast, where today my guest is Aidan Donnelley Rowley. Aidan is a very special human and I’m glad to share her story with you today! In this episode she goes in detail about her personal journey with drinking, and as you’ll...

Episode 186: Interview with Sasha Tozzi

Episode 186: Interview with Sasha Tozzi

Welcome back for the fourth episode in this recovery series (in addition to the 10 recovery episodes we aired last year)! My guest today is writer, life & recovery coach and speaker Sasha Tozzi. Love addiction was a big realization to Sasha after she got sober and...

Episode 190: Interview with Arlina Allen

Episode 190: Interview with Arlina Allen

Happy New Year Ass-Kickers! Before we jump into today’s episode, a quick announcement: From today until January 9th, I’ll be giving $10 for every Amazon review about my new book, How To Stop Feeling Like Shit, to Best Buddies International, which is a charity close to...

Episode 192: Episode with Carly Benson

Episode 192: Episode with Carly Benson

Hey Ass-Kickers! There’s still time to sign up for the free book club! We start January 22nd, giving you enough time to read my new book, How To Stop Feeling Like Shit. Click this link to purchase the book and sign up-- if you already have your copy (Audiobook or...

Episode 194: Interview with Lara Frazier

Episode 194: Interview with Lara Frazier

Welcome to another recovery series episode, and as we near the end of this season for these shows, our guest today, Lara Frazier, is sharing about her addiction to alcohol, pills, and love. Lara explains how her own addiction issues came from trauma in her life that...

Episode 196: Interview with Amy Pearson

Episode 196: Interview with Amy Pearson

Welcome back to another episode of the recovery series!  If you are new to the series, I’ve been speaking with women about their addiction and who are in recovery. We cover topics such as alcohol addiction, codependency, and even food addiction. You can find all of...

Episode 198: Recovery Series Finale with Andrea Owen

Episode 198: Recovery Series Finale with Andrea Owen

This week, I am rounding out the recovery series with one final episode. I have been so blessed to have nine amazing conversations with women in recovery. You can catch up on all of the episodes here. In this episode, I read two blog posts I wrote on the 2nd and 3rd...

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Season 1
Join Andrea Owen for Season 1; where she rolls out 10 episodes all on the topic of recovery and sobriety. These are real stories from people with very different “rock bottoms”.

You’ll hear not just their stories, but what they use to stay sober, what has aided in their recovery and more.

Confession

Confession

Original post from September 27th, 2012. This is the first in a ten-part series I’ll be hosting on alcoholism and recovery. If you don’t want to miss the rest of the episodes, make sure you sign up here to be notified when a new one comes out. And stick around until...

Episode R3: Interview with Laura McKowen

Episode R3: Interview with Laura McKowen

Episode 3 in the special recovery series is an interview with Laura McKowen. Laura is a mom, writer, and recovery warrior. In this episode you’ll hear: Laura’s progressive story of her relationship with alcohol and when she decided it was time to quit. We both share...

Episode R4: Interview with Holly Whitaker

Episode R4: Interview with Holly Whitaker

Episode 4 in the special recovery series is an interview with Holly Whitaker. Holly is the founder of Hip Sobriety, which aims to provide a modern, holistic, accessible and desirable path to sobriety, and to remove the stigma associated with addiction (and sobriety)....

Episode R5: Interview with Dawn Nickel

Episode R5: Interview with Dawn Nickel

Welcome to the 5th episode in the recovery series with our guest Dawn Nickel of She Recovers. This is the last episode in this series until January when it will pick back up. In this episode you’ll hear: Dawn has been drug and alcohol free since 1989, and then...

Episode R6: Interview with Jean McCarthy

Episode R6: Interview with Jean McCarthy

Ass kickers! Welcome BACK to the recovery series! Thank you for your patience as I had to put the project on hold for a couple of months, but I am so excited to share episode six with you. Jean McCarthy of the Unpickled Blog is with us. Jean McCarthy thought she had...

Episode R7: Interview with Nicole Antoinette

Episode R7: Interview with Nicole Antoinette

Today on the recovery series I interview Nicole Antoinette. Nicole doesn’t identify with being an “alcoholic”, but very much had a problem with her drinking and has been sober for 5+ years. A self-professed “party girl” she went through years of struggling with...

Episode R8: Interview with Danielle Gilmore

Episode R8: Interview with Danielle Gilmore

Hi ass kickers! Today on the recovery series we have Danielle Gilmore, who considers herself a compulsive overeater, love and sex addict. Danielle found herself at 380 pounds at 25 years old and decided it was time to get help. I’m excited to have you hear her story...

Episode R9: Interview with Megan Peters

Episode R9: Interview with Megan Peters

Hi ass kickers! This week on the recovery series I’m talking to Megan Peters. Megan is a blogger, photographer, mom and recovery warrior. She struggled with perfectionism and people pleasing growing up, which she says fueled her drinking problem. In this hour you’ll...

Episode R10: How I Stayed Sober Through Grief

Episode R10: How I Stayed Sober Through Grief

Hi ass kickers! This is the last episode in this round of the recovery series (season 2 will be out sometime in 2017. If you don’t want to miss it, make sure you’re signed up for updates here). Last fall, as I was about halfway through the interviews for this series,...