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Theresa ended up having 12 abortions, and doubts she could ever get pregnant again.
The three are here to share a graphic, cautionary tale.
Just 20 feet behind the coffee house is a meeting hall, where their 12-step recovery program — which they prefer remains unnamed so they’re not seen as speaking for the group as a whole — gathers weekly. — from her boyfriends, girlfriends, and from herself.
He is sober and set to return to the big screen after a decade He recalls seeing his successful acting career – starring alongside the likes of Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Woody Harrelson and Al Pacino - crumble around him, his bank balance and the trappings of fame vanish overnight, and tells how he hit rock bottom when forced to squat for two years in a building with no electricity or running water, whiling away the days smoking crystal meth.’My life’s gotten a lot better, it’s been a real chronicle, but I’ve got a long history of substance abuse, I was in a really bad place,’ he explains.‘And I’m coming up on four years sober, it was really difficult, the first two years were miserable I thought I’d never smile again.‘But I am smiling again, you’ve got to stick around until you feel better.’And Sizemore, 55, knows that if he keeps it together the work will flood in.‘I’m good at this acting thing,’ he says with a wry smile.
The enigmatic actor says he’s lost ‘nothing off my fast ball’ when it comes to his art.‘I’m a pitcher, an older pitcher now, and I used to throw 98 mph and I still throw 98 mph when I’m acting.’But he’s also realistic that he needs to stay away from drugs and booze‘If I can’t stay sober, put me in a field and get rid of me, I’m no good anymore.‘Drugs are a progressive disease, if I do drugs again I go right back to where I was before, I was ineffectual, I could barely get dressed, I was hopeless.’Sizemore admits, however, that moving in showbiz circles does mean he is presented with the temptation of drugs - something he knows will be difficult to avoid.