She told the mag that she had been able to use the fortune she'd made from Full House to put herself through college, buy a house and, eventually, to pay for rehab.
Before Fuller House, Sweetin struggled to find acting jobs, and took whatever she could get.
The former dancer's eventual elimination, which took place immediately after she and Motsepe got a perfect score on their jive, shocked many of her fans.
In her spare time, she loves to read and write stories.
In college, the coed turned to cocaine more and more to dull the pain she was dealing with and to help her cope with the stresses of adult life.
Her adoptive parents did their best to be there for her during her struggles with addiction, but their efforts were often futile.