Persistence U with Lizbeth

Episode 28:When Typical Substance Abuse Programming Wasn't Enough, Now-Sober Kathryn Bennett Shares How Taking Up Power-Lifting Helped

September 01, 2021 Lizbeth Meredith Season 1 Episode 28
Persistence U with Lizbeth
Episode 28:When Typical Substance Abuse Programming Wasn't Enough, Now-Sober Kathryn Bennett Shares How Taking Up Power-Lifting Helped
Show Notes

Kathryn Bennett wanted to be sober. She went to meetings, saw a counselor. But it wasn't enough. Not everyone can sit quietly and engage in the exercises offered during treatment.

Rather than giving up, Kathryn challenged herself physically by entering the world of power-lifting.

Today, Kathryn is a nationally placed lifter who enjoys speaking about her journey toward sobriety and fitness.

You will learn:

  • Relapse is part of the cycle of substance abuse continuum.
  • Finding the right support and sponsors is key to success.
  • Gradual success in a different life domain builds confidence that may positively impact sobriety efforts.

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