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What happens to life after active addiction is left behind and recovery begins? Garrett and Tamara both got sober with the help of a podcast called Recovery Elevator, and they met in 2017 in its accountability group called Cafe RE. They’re still going full steam ahead, and now they’re sharing their experiences - from how they got sober, where they've fallen, what they're learning and what their lives are like at the exact moment they hit "record" each week. Whether you're in recovery or not, eavesdrop on their lives and discover what you can relate to. Maybe you've been there before. Maybe you're there right now. Maybe you simply want to hear where recovery has them in this very moment.

What happens to life after active addiction is left behind and recovery begins? Garrett and Tamara both got sober with the help of a podcast called Recovery Elevator, and they met in 2017 in its accountability group called Cafe RE. They’re still going full steam ahead, and now they’re sharing their experiences - from how they got sober, where they've fallen, what they're learning and what their lives are like at the exact moment they hit "record" each week. Whether you're in recovery or not, eavesdrop on their lives and discover what you can relate to. Maybe you've been there before. Maybe you're there right now. Maybe you simply want to hear where recovery has them in this very moment.
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What happens to life after active addiction is left behind and recovery begins? Garrett and Tamara both got sober with the help of a podcast called Recovery Elevator, and they met in 2017 in its accountability group called Cafe RE. They’re still going full steam ahead, and now they’re sharing their experiences - from how they got sober, where they've fallen, what they're learning and what their lives are like at the exact moment they hit "record" each week. Whether you're in recovery or not, eavesdrop on their lives and discover what you can relate to. Maybe you've been there before. Maybe you're there right now. Maybe you simply want to hear where recovery has them in this very moment.

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Episodes

LR 040: Love Is the Seventh Wave

5/24/2019
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Garrett & Tamara are back for a new season, both literally and figuratively. Gar celebrated 2 years sober, Tam is back from The Refuge, and they’re both heading into this new season of life with new… BOUNDARIES!!! They discuss Tam’s complex PTSD diagnosis and treatment, and the lasting impacts of childhood trauma. Gar shares the events that transpired while Tam was gone, and they announce a formal end to a previous chapter of their recovery… with special shout-outs along the way to many...

Duration:01:17:35

LR 039 and 9/10 Garrett Riley is my Friend

5/20/2019
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Tamara is out and about and here is her update! (Yep its really her) A full life recovered episode will be coming soon so please stay subscribed liferecovered@gmail.com

Duration:00:14:53

LR 039 and 3/4: Tamara Phillips is my friend

5/8/2019
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Hey everyone, here is a quick update about what is going on in the lives of Garrett and Tamara. Garrett hits his two years sober, Tamara is in a dual diagnosis rehab facility in Florida. Life recovered shall return!

Duration:00:10:30

LR 039.5: Announcement

4/7/2019
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LR is on an indefinite hiatus: Tam had a slip, she is OK , I don't have too much additional information. I have loved doing this podcast, I have no idea what is going to happen in the future but please stay subscribed!

Duration:00:01:30

LR 039: Competing with "The Big Move"

4/1/2019
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Garrett is feeling one-upped these days by Tamara's juicy life stories. So at the top of the episode, they show his ego a little love and play a clip of Recovery Elevator where Paul and Tricia talk about Garrett's favorite topic... Garrett! The layers of irony in the clip are not lost on the pair, and they dissect how a short amount of time can change the meaning of a conversation. Garrett introduces ASMR to the podcast. He is definitely wired with ASMR, and he goes into detail on what it...

Duration:01:14:58

LR 038: Who's Your Daddy (Issues)?

3/24/2019
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A very special guest makes his presence known in this juicy episode of life RECOVERED. After Gar and Tam discuss the Monica Lewinsky interview with John Oliver, the public shaming topic somehow threads through the rest of their conversation - including Tamara's 8th step with her A.A. sponsor and her recent journey digging into her sexually submissive identity. GarBear fights through heart palpatations to tell everyone exactly what he thinks. The "very special guest" is someone Garrett and...

Duration:01:08:55

LR 037: That Escalated Quickly

3/18/2019
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life RECOVERED with Garrett & Tamara is unveiled! Gar & Tam explain the transition from After the Elevator how things went FAST once they were set into motion. They share why they're so excited and a little emotional about it, and what's next for the podcast. Tamara celebrates 60 days, Garrett teaches her all about the Saint Patrick's Day traditions she wasn't taught as a child, and Garrett learns a little surprise about an old coach involved an ongoing scandal. Please send us an email (we...

Duration:01:18:00

LR 036: Mistress Tamara

3/10/2019
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Tamara has been researching the world of BDSM at the suggestion of her sponsor, so she and Garrett talk all about it, obviously. He eventually realizes she's talking about exploring her highly submissive (not dominant) nature, but not before he gives her a domme nickname for this episode. Meanwhile, Garrett has been bad, and he whines some more about his leg and admits that he fantasized about getting opioids as a result. Raven inserts herself into the podcast. Tamara kills it with her...

Duration:01:43:47

LR 035: Ringing Bells & Tying Bows

3/3/2019
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Garrett & Tamara each have a bell now to ring at each mention of Ayahuasca, much to their delight and everyone else's potential dismay. Garrett is navigating Nashville withdrawal symptoms while Tamara shares some wins and momentum in her recent recovery journey. Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what...

Duration:01:32:47

LR 034: I Am Temple Grandin

2/25/2019
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This week comes to you live from Tamara's apartment! The LR team is talking in-person, along with special guest Tricia of Recovery Happy Hour, to break down a full recap of the Recovery Elevator Nashville event. Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what you hear, consider throwing a couple bucks in to...

Duration:01:28:35

LR 033: Questionable Tattoos & Pink Hair

2/16/2019
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Garrett does a little digging on what his Ankh tattoo may really mean, and the results may be a tad more than he bargained for. Tamara reveals that she didn't care that there was a dead guinea pig on Garrett's plate in Peru because she was busy eating her own "non-guinea pig" dinner. Tamara gets down to business with her new sponsor, and Garrett becomes aware that the veil that was torn open in Costa Rica may be closing. We look forward to seeing many of you in Nashville! Safe travels...

Duration:01:22:14

LR 032: My name is "I'm in Rehab"

2/10/2019
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Tamara is back from what shall lovingly be referred to henceforth as her "health spa holiday." Really though, it was rehab. She fills everyone in on how she's doing post-rehab and shares what went down from relapse to inpatient treatment. Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what you hear, consider...

Duration:01:52:12

LR 031: Spirits in the Material World

2/10/2019
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Brandy from Sober as Shiznit joins Garrett as this week's guest co-host, and they discuss the juicy details behind what really went down with the creation of her FB group and why the timing coincided with the Recovery Elevator "big reveal." Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what you hear, consider...

Duration:01:03:06

LR 030: London Calling

2/10/2019
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Lovely Lucy from London (and Team Blue) is Garrett's guest co-host for a super fun episode of After the Elevator. Enjoy! Smashing baby, Yeah! Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what you hear, consider throwing a couple bucks in to support Life Recovered. We appreciate your generous...

Duration:01:10:55

LR 029: Hiking Is Where It's At!

2/3/2019
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Walter joins Garrett today as guest co-host as they talk about Peru and Costa Rica and hiking and football. Walter recounts his amazing hiking experiences in Death Valley and the Joshua Tree. Garrett and Walter both agree that connection to Nature and connection to other humans is the best way to happiness. Tamara update! She is doing well and giving it her all at the treatment center. She will be back very soon! A gofundme has been set up for her here:...

Duration:01:08:53

LR 028: Psychonauts

1/27/2019
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Chris Csar guest hosts this week as Garrett and Chris break down recovery, psychedelics, family, and a host of other topics. Visit http://saguaroscreenprinting.com As a reminder Tamara is in an inpatient treatment facility following her relapse. If you would like to donate to help cover the cost of this facility please visit the go fund me page here: https://www.gofundme.com/love-and-support-for-tamara We love you Tamara!

Duration:00:53:07

LR 027: What Relapse Really Looks Like

1/21/2019
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Special guest Tricia joins Garrett as Guest Host this week, and they break down relapse, and talk about a couple of other awesome subjects. Tamara is currently in an inpatient treatment facility, and we have set up a go fund me if you want to donate to help cover the cost: https://www.gofundme.com/love-and-support-for-tamara If you want to send her a care package or write her: JourneyPure at the River 5080 Florence Rd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Please send us an email (we love your...

Duration:00:40:51

LR 026: Garrett Does Ayahuasca

1/15/2019
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Garrett goes deep into his trip to Costa Rica and his soul journey at Rythmia. Strap into this one with an open heart and mind! Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what you hear, consider throwing a couple bucks in to support Life Recovered. We appreciate your generous support! paypal.me/aftertheelevator

Duration:02:29:13

LR 025: The New Year's Episode

1/1/2019
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Tamara and Garrett recap 2018 and describe their intentions for 2019. Garrett's Costa Rica trip is rapidly approaching, so they discuss about his ayahuasca preparation as he anticipates his first journey with plant medicine. Happy 2019! Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes. We do this podcast for free. In fact, it costs us money each month.If you like what you hear, consider throwing...

Duration:01:02:58

LR 024: The Christmas Episode

12/23/2018
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Tamara and Patrick are still off on their adventure, but with Tam being resourceful as she is, she found a coffee shop with wifi so she could record... until the Wifi went out. But then, as a true Christmas miracle, Garrett's wife Tasha joins the podcast at the very end. Check out the Video Tamara references of "3 Garretts" here: https://youtu.be/tOLjOGvz910 Merry Christmas Everyone!!! Please send us an email (we love your emails). liferecoveredpodcast@gmail.com Please take a moment to...

Duration:00:36:47