From her teenage years, 29-year-old Vicki couldn't stop spending. Over the years her addiction worsened, as she splurged money on everything from nights out and make-up, to extravagant holidays, around-the-world trips and cars. She joins This Morning today to talk us through her story.
I've purchased at least 15 cars in my life
– 29-year-old spending addict Vicki
Soon Vicki she'd spent over £200,000 and was in a huge amount of debt, until last year when everything became too much for Vicki and she admitted herself to a psychiatric unit after nearly killing herself. She recounts the incredibly dark time below.