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Demi Lovato Celebrated 6 Years of Sobriety & I Couldn’t Be Prouder

Demi Lovato has had a tumultuous past: she suffered from an eating disorder, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and endured substance addiction. But she’s come out on top, taking herself out of seriously bad situations. On Thursday, the mental health advocate took to Twitter to announce a major milestone in her recovery—being six years sober!

Demi has been very vocal about her struggles, which in recent years she’s even tied it into her performances. During her shows, she takes a moment to discuss her struggle, and the struggle of others also battling with their mental health. Demi even holds workshops before her shows that allow attendees the opportunity to discuss their own mental health or have a better understanding of someone else’s suffering.

As someone who suffers from mental health issues, it’s inspiring to see someone like Demi be so vocal about seeking help, and knowing that it’s okay to do so. I sometimes feel like a proud friend watching her flourish, and create goals and reach them. Demi Lovato is an inspiration to anyone who is looking to create a healthy and bountiful life, despite the obstacles they have faced.

6 down, Demi! You’ve got this.

I'm a writer from just outside Chicago. I graduated from Purdue University and have been writing for outlets such as HelloGiggles, Elite Daily and itsjustaboutwrite.com as well as my own blog www.gingerandchampagne.com since. I am always interested in cookies and dream about a One Direction reunion once a week. I can talk about books all day or how I want to marry Jake Gyllenhaal. Find me on Instagram and Twitter @missmeganmann.