Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Chris Kael is 22 months sober: "It's been an incredible turnaround in life"


During a December 6 appearance on the "Kentucky Sports Radio" show on Louisville's Talk Radio 1080 (WKJK-AM), Chris Kael revealed that he has been 22 months sober. "Our lead singer, Ivan [Moody], he's 21 months sober, right behind me," Chris said. "So, once I got sober, he was trying to go through it as well. We've really been leaning on each other a whole lot. If we can do it, in rock and roll, you guys can do it. Trust me. It's been an incredible turnaround in life. 22 months ago, knowing how I felt back then versus how I feel now — it's amazing. I cannot go back.

"I was doing this whole addict thing, where I had nine months," Kael admitted. "I was, like, 'Okay, at one year, I'm gonna re-evaluate. Maybe I'll have an Old Fashioned [Pale Ale]' — that was my thing; Old Fashioned — 'I'll have that.' But nine months hit, and that's when the first milestone was. I was, like, 'If I feel this good at nine months, why would I introduce that back into me at all?' It works for some people; it wasn't working for me. And now I'm spreading the word. I try to be the positive guy that everybody knew me to be originally, and I fell off the earth with addiction. And now I'm back."
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5 comments:

  1. Awesome....one day at a time. That old fashion comes to mind everyday....just past the 6 yr mark.

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  2. I doubt if you guy's actually read these..But my old man had a drinking problem..At one point it got so bad' he hit my mom..It was only after he and I locked horns for the last time' he realized he had to sober up..He was sober for two months before he died..

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  3. So proud of you Chris. We just seen you a Rupp in lex. Had an amazing time! Keep up the good work!

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  4. Go Chris! So proud if you! Keep it up sweetheart! Xoxo

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