Sheryl Burke is celebrating four years of sobriety.
The 38-year-old “Dancing With The Stars” pro has opened up about her past struggles with alcoholism after quitting drinking in 2018, and she’s now marking a major milestone in her journey. Mark, but admits she’s still drinking it…time”.
She celebrated the occasion by posting a video on TikTok.
Cheryl tagged the video with #soberlife #onedayatatime #soberbirthday #sobriety #sobrietyrocks #selflove #selfcare #choosemeinstead.
That comes shortly after Cheryl admitted in a candid chat on her “Bark in the Game” podcast that she’s still fighting her own demons, explaining: . I know this whole issue we are facing now will be a long process.
“And I can’t let it ruin my life. What it is and now it’s out of my control. So now I try to practice the sermon. Every day, every hour.”
“Speaking of which, I don’t want to say that I’ve been wanting to drink again lately, but I’ve definitely been wanting to drink much, much, much more than usual.”
The TV star went on to explain that she’s often triggered when she’s on a night out and sees other people who’ve had a few drinks.
“But when I went out with some friends the other day, I realized there’s a time you can’t go out. I think it’s around 10:30pm.
“It’s kind of like senior citizen time, but after dinner, people realized they wanted to go out afterwards. I think it’s best to drop people off as designated drivers and go on a fun road.Especially at night.” It’s late, and it’s triggered by people who are drinking more than a few drinks around me.”
Cheryl adds that she tries to deal with it by speaking openly on the podcast, saying, “I’m really trying to call it out. I don’t even want to discuss that. It’s important that I hold myself accountable.” I think.