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was time to really buckle down and change my life. " a vermillion county woman is taking back her life. she says she's struggled with drug addiction for many years. now she's using her experience to help others. in tonights health alert... news 10's jordan kudisch shares her story. vickie sanquenetti was a drug addict for much of her life. she tried court mandated programs.. that she says didn't help her. she says the difference came when she found sobriety in fitness. < "everything was going wrong, nothing was working out, and i was really struggling, i wanted to go get high." getting high has always been something vickie sanquenetti has turned to when she had nothing else to lean on. "i'm a recovered addicted let's start there." she says her drug abuse started at a young age... with something as simple as over the counter medicene. "and over the next couple of years it just progressed and by the time i was 16 years old i was a full blown meth addicit." it was a continious cycle of drug use.. until an unfamiliar knock on her door changed everything. "and i had already been an addicit for 21 years when that knock came to my door and it was cps and they told me they were gonna take my kids." child protective services told her that she had the choice between her children or the meth. "but it was time to push forward and do something for not only myself but for my family and to help others and that's when i became a health fitness coach." she says being a health fitness coach is the reason she's stayed sober. she says each step of the fitness program has made a difference in her life. "it blows me away to see where i am now to where