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Singer Demi Lovato reflects on her 2-year anniversary overdose

In 2018 the singer was rushed to the hospital after a drug overdose. Two years later, on July 24th the actress reflects on her journey and is grateful for the life she has. Read more on Lovato's reflection below.

By  Kelsey Miller
  • One month prior to her hospitalization Lovato publicly admitted that she had relapsed after 6 years of being sober.
  • The TV personality has always been open about her addiction. 
  • Since 2018 she has recovered, got engaged and made a musical comeback.

Before the coronavirus pandemic the star performed at the Grammys in January and at the Super Bowl in February. "My life has become something beyond my wildest dreams… only 2 years after that terrible day," wrote Lovato on social media. 

She has always been open about her struggles with her addiction and eating disorders. In response to all the media attention due to personal issues, Lovato published a book Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year (2013), and released a YouTube documentary about her life and career, Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated (2017). Check out the trailer to the documentary below:

On the two-year anniversary of her overdose,  the singer and songwriter is happier than ever. She has learned to love herself over everything else. "Long before I had an engagement ring on my ring finger, I had the word 'me' (tattooed) to remind myself that no matter what, I vow to love myself. You can't fully love another without loving yourself first."

Lovato and Ehrich got engaged at the beach

The message shared by Lovato is accompanied by a video taken by her fiancé actor Max Ehrich (Young and the Restless). The video was taken on the way to her beach proposal: "@maxehrich took this after telling me to close my eyes on the way to propose to me" captioned the singer.

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