Fighting for my Life by Michael Blanchard

Fighting for my Life by Michael Blanchard


After three DUIs, a blackout arrest by a state trooper, and involuntary commitment to a psychiatric hospital, healthcare executive Michael Blanchard was given a stark choice- incarceration or a 90-day stint at a rehab facility in Georgia to address his escalating battle with alcoholism.


Fighting For My Life begins with Michael’s first days in rehab and chronicles his journey to a new life filled with reflection, creativity and connection. Through the lens of his camera and a series of poignant essays, Michael takes the reader on a moving journey from the wreckage of alcoholism to a new life rebuilt on the foundations of sobriety and contribution.


Filled with vivid color photographs and intimate, heartfelt writing, Fighting For My Life continues to bring hope and inspiration to readers around the world.


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