“I became an alcoholic the day that my fiancé passed away,” says Amanda. “From that moment on, I’ve been drinking almost every day.”

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The 31-year-old says her drinking started with a bottle of wine and then progressed to hard alcohol. She says after getting married and then divorced, her drinking got really bad. “I would wake up and take a shot and then, I would walk to the liquor store. I didn’t realize at that point that it was affecting my health,” says Amanda who has died twice and now lives with a pacemaker. “One drink turns into 10 drinks. It doesn’t just stop at one.”

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Hear more of her story in the video above. And, Dr. Phil questions the former model about her relationship with her father, with whom she lives in a trash-filled house and who her sister and mom claim enables her.

On Friday, see if Amanda, who has been kicked out of rehab twice, is ready to change. Check here to see where you can watch.

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