Dec 14, 2022
Today we continue our discussion with Michaela Kelley Canterbury, a lawyer and the author of Sister Siren. This is a 2 part interview; if you haven't heard the first part yet, do check that out. In today's episode, we discuss more about the addiction and how her sister recovered from the addiction with the help of her family. All this and a lot more.
Join us to know how she helped her sister come out of the addiction.
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Michaela Kelley Canterbury is a lawyer and writer. Michaela obtained her J.D. at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington, and graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a BA in political science and a minor in philosophy. Michaela is licensed to practice law in Alaska and is owner, operator, and lead trial lawyer at Kelley & Canterbury LLC, where she works with her husband, Christopher; partner in all things, Michaela resides in Eagle River, Alaska with Christopher, where they raised their son, daughter and dogs in the same valley and woods where she was raised.
A bit about me (Dr. Orest Komarnyckyj)
Dr. Orest Komarnyckyj enjoyed a prestigious career as a periodontal regenerative surgeon moving to a new passion in June 2018. He retired after a 33-year career to pursue new passions. At 70 Dr. Orest has taken on a new role as an Interviewer, Podcaster and government-certified Old Guy. He streams from his new home in Las Vegas, NV. He lives with his wife of 30 years, Oksana. His status as an empty-nesters with two out of college-employed children has left him with time and energy to share decades of successes, failures, and wisdom.
TIMESTAMPS PART 2:
00:00 - Precap
00:52 - Intro
02:01 - She is not a rock bottom yet
03:03 - we still love you but will not support you in addiction
03:15 - What happened when her husband and she end up in a street
04:44 - Aunty marry and I showed up at the drug dealer
05:19 - Dad called!
06:00 - Find a place for your sister
06:29 - Our first going into rehab
07:01 - There was a time when it was too much
07:22 - I wanted her to recover my way
08:16 - My Dad gave me money to monitor
08:35 - She did divorce
09:18 - What’s the tipping point?
09:50 - Weekly sister day
10:23 - I don’t step alone to care for my parents
10:43 - I waiting for her to say it was you sissy
11:16 - It was a constellation of things
12:08 - She wanted to live
12:28 - Her landlord physically assaulted her here
12:50 - I was able to get out of a way
14:13 - Her way of rehab
14:23- Commercial start
14:56 - Commercial end
15:01 - she started taking care of her
15:18 - She is a counselor now
16:07 - Relearning from the beginning
16:41 - How can one counsel oneself or relatives?
18:35 - Don’t tell me what kind of relationship to have with my sister
18:55 - Always show love
19:07 - Closing thoughts
20:58 - Outro