Jessica Simpson has completed 4 years of sobriety and celebrated with a moving message and a photo that shows an “unrecognizable version” of herself.
Jessica Simpson celebrates four years of sobriety!
Through her Instagram account, the singer shared a moving and heartfelt message about her struggle with alcoholism, revealing details about why she drank and how she came to realize she wanted to quit drinking. . Additionally, Elle Simpson shared a photo in which she looks unrecognizable before she decided to quit drinking.
“This person in the early hours of November 1, 2017 is an unrecognizable version of myself. She had so many discoveries to unlock and explore. I knew this exact moment would allow me to find my light again, show victory over my inner battle of self-respect, and challenge this world with piercing clarity,” the actress wrote in the post’s description.
Simpson went on to explain that her only hope for recovery was to stop drinking alcohol because she kept her mind and heart “spinning in the same direction”, which made her feel exhausted.
Jessica Simpson celebrates 4 years of sobriety
In the same text, the actress reveals that time has flown since that day when she made the decision to change her life. “I can’t believe it’s been 4 years! It looks like maybe 2. I think that’s a good thing,” she said.
Simpson also clarified that quitting drinking is only half the battle, as the “real work” is coming to terms with failure, pain, breakup and self-sabotage. “Alcohol was not the problem. I was. I didn’t like myself. I did not respect my own power. I do today,” she wrote.
To conclude the moving message, the mother of three spoke about some of the personal accomplishments she is most proud of, as well as her evolution as a person.
“I’ve been good with fears and accepted the parts of my life that are just sad. I own my personal power with soulful courage. I’m extremely honest and comfortably open. I’m free,” he said. she concluded.