I am Joe Sealey, a current cast member on "The Real Housewives of Cheshire," a globally televised show seen in 36 countries. While I may appear to lead a glamorous life on screen, my journey has been marked by personal struggles, particularly my battle with addiction to cocaine and alcohol. My story is not just one of success but of resilience, transformation, and the importance of sharing the reality behind the glitz and glamour. My book, "On Days Like These," is a testament to my recovery journey, and it has achieved the remarkable feat of becoming a number 1 bestseller. Through my book, podcasts, and television interviews, I aim to shed light on the darker chapters of my life and how I emerged from the depths of addiction to the life I lead now. It's crucial to me to emphasize that the image people see on television doesn't tell the full story. Life wasn't always about luxury and fame for me. I have faced my share of challenges and setbacks, but I've also discovered the strength within me to overcome them. My experiences have given me a unique perspective on addiction and recovery, and I'm dedicated to using my platform to raise awareness about these issues. I believe that by sharing my story, I can provide hope and inspiration to others who may be struggling with addiction or facing their own hardships. Through my continued efforts, I hope to inspire and support those who may be facing their own battles, showing that with determination and the right support, it's possible to overcome adversity and find a path to a better life. For those interested in learning more about my journey and the message I aim to spread, I've provided three links below: 1. [Daily Star Article](https://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/manchester-united-les-joe-sealey-30125279): This article delves into my story, highlighting my journey and the challenges I've overcome. 2. [YouTube Interview 1](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IQf5vfU4IQ): In this interview, I discuss my addiction recovery journey and how it has shaped my life today. 3. [YouTube Interview 2](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bShF-r8IWB0): Another insightful interview where I share my experiences and insights into recovery and personal growth. PART OF THE GOOD NEWS PODCAST NETWORK. AUDIO VERSIONS OF ALL OUR EPISODES: https://theaddictionpodcast.com CONTACT US: The Addiction Podcast - Point of No Return theaddictionpodcast@yahoo.com Intro and Outro music by: Decisions by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100756 Artist: http://incompetech.com/