Eminem has revealed he’s celebrating 11 years of sobriety.
The rapper, 46, marked the milestone event by posting a photograph of his Alcoholics Nameless sobriety chip onto his Instagram account Saturday morning.
Within the caption, Eminem included the lyrics to his track Not Afraid, a observe which delves into his journey to restoration.
’11 years – nonetheless not afraid,’ he captioned the picture
Within the picture, the gold-blue chip could possibly be seen sitting upon Eminem’s open hand.
Eminem battled an dependancy to sleeping tablets, and has been open about his struggles and subsequent restoration in his music.
The Actual Slim Shady rapper has been sober since 2008 when he checked himself into rehab and began the 12-step program.
The eight Mile actor almost died from an unintended overdose.
‘In 2007, I overdosed on tablets, and I went into the hospital,’ he informed Males’s Journal in 2015.
‘I used to be near 230 kilos. I am undecided how I received so large, however I’ve concepts.
‘The coating on the Vicodin and the Valium I might been taking for years leaves a gap in your abdomen, so to keep away from a stomachache, I used to be continually consuming — and consuming badly.’
Exercising in the end turned his life round.
‘After I received out of rehab, I wanted to shed some pounds, however I additionally wanted to determine a approach to perform sober,’ he added.
‘Until I used to be blitzed out of my thoughts, I had bother sleeping. So I began working. It gave me a pure endorphin excessive, however it additionally helped me sleep, so it was good.
‘It is easy to know how individuals change dependancy with train. One dependancy for one more however one which’s good for them.’
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