43: Amanda Meredith – The Addict Chick

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Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll

At 34, Amanda Meredith had it all – A successful career, a home, a child, and everything that should have made her happy. She was also crazy in love; his name was Cage, and their love would become her first addiction—but not her last. Some would say that love destroyed her, but what she let ravage her mind, body, and soul had nothing to do with love and everything to do with a deep-seated need to destroy herself.

With the prick of a needle and a shot of methamphetamine, she lost everything- her child, her career, and she lost Cage. Homeless and alone on the streets of Dallas, she became a statistic. A broken nobody that had hit the gutter and licked it. Her story is not for the faint of heart. It is, however, a true account of what a life lived without a true sense of self, without self-love, and addiction looks like.

Addict Chick: Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll is her heartbreak, her sorrow, and the story of how she fought like hell to save herself, with a little help from the Man above.

In this memoir, one woman proves that no matter who you are or how far you have fallen, nobody is beyond redemption.

About
Amanda Meredith is a recovering drug addict whose foray into the twisted and dark world of chemical dependency will profoundly change the way you view the disease of addiction. She has an amazing son, a crazy Doberman named Tempest and loves Rock ‘N’ Roll! She divides her time between Lexington, Kentucky and Tyler, Texas.

Website: http://www.addictchick.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AddictChick/
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1483444767/

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