I Should Have Been in Rehab

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…and other realizations along life’s journey

Dear T.R.I.B.E. Friends,

The work of an artist requires real self examination to remain fresh, authentic and relevant. The rigorous and at times scary training I received as an actor/dancer/singer taught me the technique of taking the inner journey, and subsequent studies in religion, ministry and human services gave me tools for the outward one.

But the in- between time for me, between these two disciplines and worlds AND life of an addicted person who used alcohol and stimulants to keep the demons at bay, and the sober Jane, was kind of rough. I should have been in rehab.

But in the years when I entered the recovery rooms, very few rehabs existed believe it or not! People just toughed it out – detoxing on our own and through folk remedies like replacing the sugar loss of using copious amounts of alcohol with choclate…

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