A new chapter in my life

Hello to all of my family and friends!

For those of you that that know me well, you are all quite aware of my situation. For those who may not be aware, let me break it down for you.

Ive reached the rock bottom with my alcohol addiction. Well, over the past year I realized I was only scraping the top of the rock every time something unfortunate happened related to my addiction. Within the past year I’ve suffered 4 Gran Mal seizures, been taken to the hospital 4 times by ambulence. I’ve had staples in my head, stitches on my face, fractures to my hip, among other inexplicable scrapes and bruises.

Over the the years I have damaged friendships and romantic relationships. I’ve slowly been creeping into depression that inhibits me from being active, my love for travel, ambitions to better myself in the work place, and even choosing a bottle of booze over having dinner for the night if I couldn’t afford both.

It’s time for me to stop lying to myself, or being in denial that this disease has caused embarrassment to myself, and my loved ones. I’ve been fortunate enough to see and do amazing things, but the unfortunate reality is that liquor was involved in all of it.

My family has been gracious enough to get me into a program based in Florida. I will be relocating out of San Diego after my inpatient treatment is complete. This involves purging everything I own into 2 duffle bags and starting over. Very tough thing to do when I also realize I’m a hoarder!

I’m very much looking forward to a sober life and I know that this is an amazing opportunity that I’ve been given.

Any donation small or large will help not only help me get back on my feet, but also help with the very high cost that my Parents are putting forth to save me and to give me the opportunity to prosper from here on out.

Please share this link if you, or anyone you may know may currently be going through a similar experience or can relate to previous personal experiences. I will be keeping a journal of my progress of my day to day experiences and will be posting on a blog when I am allowed access to do so. I would love to hear other people’s stories as well.

I love you all all so much, and I cannot wait to come out of this process new and improved. Cody2.0

Thank you for your support and encouragement.


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Cody Takacs 
San Diego, CA
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