Addiction, Pain, and Performance with former NFL Star Randy Grimes (Episode 101)
Former NFL star Randy Grimes shares his story of drug addiction that started during his NFL career due to injuries and the pressure to perform through pain. He shares about the downward spiral of addiction and playing nationally televised games in a blackout. Randy shares what finally led him into recovery literally crawling on his hands and knees. Learn about the pressure to perform in the NFL, the enabling environment, the nature of opioid addiction, God’s power in Randy’s life and more. Today Randy has been sober almost 14 years and has founded Athletes in recovery, helping athletes overcome addictions. You can read more about Randy’s story in his book Off Center RX.