Aug. 5 (Bulletinstandard) — Singer Demi Lovato took to Instagram Sunday to replace followers about how she is doing after her July 24 drug overdose.
“I’ve at all times been clear about my journey with dependancy,” the 25-year-old artist wrote. “What I’ve discovered is that this sickness shouldn’t be one thing that disappears or fades with time. It’s one thing I have to proceed to beat and haven’t carried out but.”
She added: “I wish to thank God for protecting me alive and nicely. To my followers, I’m endlessly grateful for your whole love and assist all through this previous week and past. Your constructive ideas and prayers have helped me navigate by means of this tough time. I wish to thank my household, my group, and the workers at Cedars-Sinai who’ve been by my aspect this whole time. With out them I would not be right here penning this letter to all of you.”
Lovato acknowledged she wants time to focus on her sobriety.
“The love you might have all proven me won’t ever be forgotten and I sit up for the day the place I can say I got here out on the opposite aspect. I’ll maintain combating,” she stated.
Lovato’s message obtained greater than three million “likes” within the first few hours it was on-line.
Paramedics reportedly administered Narcan to revive Lovato after she suffered an overdose at her Hollywood Hills residence, and transported her to the hospital. She has been open about her previous battles with medicine and alcohol, posting in March that she was six years sober.