Tonda R. Bian had always led a productive, successful and happy life. As a researcher, writer and editor, marketing professional, college professor and published writer, she was on top of her game until a failed divorce precipitated her downward spiral into alcoholism. It almost cost her everything, including her only child, until she learned the truth about recovery.
Tonda's story is one of hope and encouragement and her path back to sanity.
Concord School of Law: EJD, Law 2005
Michigan State University: MA, Education 1980
Western Michigan University: BA, Education/Communication Arts 1976
Sample Talks (1)
An Absolut(e) Recovery
Tonda Bian's presentation speaks of her gradual descent into alcoholism and how it almost cost her not only her family, friends, career and interest in life, but it almost cost her life itself. Her focus is on the underlying reasons for her drinking and her realization of what she had to do to come back to the living once her family forced her into rehabilitation. Her story is one of hope lost and hope found.