Lamar Odom says it was a “miracle” he survived his notorious 2015 drug overdose. Why? As a result of he almost died after he had 12 strokes and 6 coronary heart assaults whereas he was in a coma that lasted almost per week.
Odom was a visitor on Kevin Hart’s standard YouTube collection “Chilly as Bells,” the place he shared intimate particulars about his near-fatal drug overdose, which left him in a four-day coma.
“It’s a superb day to be alive contemplating the choice. All my medical doctors that see me say I’m a strolling miracle,” he informed Hart in the 11-minute clip. “I had 12 strokes and 6 coronary heart assaults once I was in a coma.“
Odom was reportedly discovered unconscious at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch in Crystal, Nevada (outdoors Las Vegas)—which was not too long ago shut down completely after the homeowners did not renew their license and repair well being and security violations on the property.
In response to studies across the time of Odom’s extremely publicized incident on the brothel, blood exams confirmed the previous Los Angeles Lakers star had cocaine in his system when he overdosed. Throughout his dialog with Hart, he went on to recall how his historical past of battling nervousness points and studies from TMZ contributed to his psychological breakdown.
“Anxiousness has at all times been actual unhealthy for me. And it’s loopy as a result of I made a dwelling taking part in in entrance of 20,000 individuals, he mentioned earlier than later including, “They [TMZ] f**cked up my head, bro. Made it powerful to go outdoors. On a regular basis waking up, watching TMZ to see in the event you’re gonna be on there for the incorrect causes. It’s not a snug feeling America.”
Now that he’s absolutely recovered and over his dependancy to medicine, the 38-year-old hopes his forthcoming 2019 autobiography will assist others who’re coping with dependancy. “I believe my guide will let anyone know that they’ll overcome something,” he mentioned. “Anyone coping with dependancy or any sort of issues that they’re going by way of.”
Later in their dialogue, Hart counseled Odom for his bravery to beat his drug dependancy. “I had no concept that it was that excessive. I had no concept that it was that unhealthy,” the comic mentioned. “I really like the truth that you’re speaking in regards to the unhealthy and that you just overcame the unhealthy, and also you’re standing right here now saying that ‘I’m a strolling miracle,’ however saying I’m so blessed to be dwelling and now could be the highway to greatness.”