“I am grateful to be sitting here today. ”
In an interview with CBS Sunday morning, Lovato reflected on what was going on in her mind when she returned to the stage after her overdose in 2018.
“I didn’t know if I would ever set foot on a stage,” she said. “When I woke up in the hospital, I told myself that I didn’t know the full extent of the damage that had been done. I hadn’t tried singing yet. “
Lovato also explained that she survived the near-fatal overdose, resulting in brain damage, and at one point doctors told her she had “five to ten more minutes” to live.
“If no one had found me, I wouldn’t be here,” she says. “I’m grateful to be sitting here today, yeah. “
“For the first time in my life, [I] you basically had to die to wake up. ”
During the interview, Lovato also spoke more about the recent revelation that she is not completely sober: “I think the term I identify with the best is” California Sober “,” a- she explained.
“I really don’t feel comfortable explaining the perimeters of my recovery to people,” she continued, “because I don’t want anyone looking at my security perimeters and thinking that’s it. that works for them because it might not.
“I’m safe to say that just like I think the complete abstinence method isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for everyone. I don’t think this moderation trip is a one-size-fits-all solution. solution for everyone too. ”
We’ll see what Lovato is still talking about when Dancing with the devil premieres later this week.
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