50 Women Over 50

Over 50 and Living in Sobriety

Episode Summary

Recovery community leader Kerri-Jane Diffin is celebrating 13 years of sobriety and her struggles with addiction are now behind her. In this episode she talks about what she’s learned from this and how she turned her life around.

Episode Notes

Host Sherrilynne Starkie welcomes software sales executive Kerri-Jane Diffin to episode 25 of the 50 Women Over 50 podcast

This is the halfway point of the podcasting project with interview 25. To mark this milestone today’s episode is a bit of a family affair because Sherrilynne’s guest is her sister Kerri-Jane, and the discussion gets really personal. 

Kerri is celebrating 13 years of sobriety and her struggles with addiction are now behind her. She’s turned her life around and has learned a lot in the process. 

Kerri advises us to continue to invest in every single relationship we value whether it’s with our spouse, a family member, a dear friend or a new acquaintance. She says that finding true happiness takes time and effort and that we should never take for granted any of the people in our lives. 

About Kerri-Jane Diffin: 

Kerri-Jane Diffin is an active member of the recovery community with 13 years of sobriety she shares her wisdom with those just starting out. In her day job she’s in software sales and she resides in Constance Bay, just west of Ottawa with her husband Marc and cat Misty. 

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About the 50 Women Over 50 Podcast: 

Sherrilynne Starkie started this show as a creative project with the goal of interviewing 50 women past their 50th birthday to learn how they see the world, what lessons they’ve learned and what advice they have for us all. She’s been blogging and podcasting for 18+ years as part of a successful marketing and communications career and looks forward to learning from all the women she interviews. Subscribe to 50 Women Over 50 wherever you get your podcasts and please share it with your friends. Get each weekly episode dropped into your inbox by subscribing here. If you’d like to be one of the 50 Women over 50 featured on this podcast apply by clicking here.