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Work It Wednesday - Erin W.

The girl on the left, I don’t even recognize her. She was out of shape, unhappy, broken, and depressed. I was 24 newly married and had just bought a house. I was a new teacher and I had my life planned out perfectly, down to the age and season I would have kids. Until one day my whole life came crashing down in front of me. The day I found out my ex husband was heroin addict.

There were signs and things I ignored for months but once I realized and accepted the problem it was way worse then I could have ever imagined. He had lost 4 jobs and was pretending to go to work, he had stolen well over $10,000 from our bank account and pawned many things throughout the house. I did the right thing and paid for rehab treatments 3 times.. nothing worked. One