Demi Lovato is celebrating her fifth year of being sober after being addicted to illegal drugs. The "Let it Go" hitmaker took her celebration on her Instagram account sharing a lengthy message about her sobriety on Wednesday.
"So grateful. It's been quite the journey. So many ups and downs," Demi Lovato captioned the snap of her sobriety tracker. The 24-year-old star admitted that there were times she wanted to give up. But every time she thought of, she was asking God for help to ease the addiction.
"I'm so proud of myself but I couldn't have done it without my higher power (God), my family, friends, and everyone else who supported me," she continued. By celebrating the fifth year of her incredible journey to fight her obsession, she then felt modest and happy and gave her gratitude to everyone who believed and stayed by her side.
So grateful. It's been quite the journey. So many ups and downs. So many times I wanted to relapse but sat on my hands and begged God to relieve the obsession. I'm so proud of myself but I couldn't have done it without my higher power (God), my family, friends, and everyone else who supported me. Feeling humbled and joyful today. Thank you guys for sticking by my side and believing in me.
Moreover, in an interview with Entertainment Tonight at the 2017 Kids' Choice Awards over the weekend, Demi Lovato said that she feels amazing celebrating her “sober birthday.” The “Skycraper” singer revealed that she puts all her sole attention to make herself better.
And although her journey to be sober has been hard, it is all worth it. Demi Lovato even added that submitting is the major key of fighting one’s demons. One has to admit that they have a problem and they need to fight it.
Moreover, in another interview with Refinery29 in March, Demi Lovato confessed that she had been at her worst and opting to use cocaine every hour. Her addiction took its toll on her that everything got affected, especially her work.
In fact, Demi Lovato acknowledged that she has been difficult and unpleasant because she was trapped in using illegal drugs. Although she had been in a rehab in 2010, it took her two years to improve herself. She also admitted that she learned things the hard way, but still thankful of being better.