On 27 November 2016, I became alcohol & smoke free & decided to write about my journey.

This is my story.

Guest Blog – ‘Peace of Mind’ by Claire

Like a lot of people, I started drinking as a teenager and loved it, mainly because it made me more confident in social situations and I considered myself to be shy without it. I continued with this attitude throughout my life (now I am 36), believing alcohol made me...

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Guest Blog – ‘Sober Revelations’ by Kate

I had been sober and 'kiss free' for 13 months before I felt I was ready to plunge back into the world of internet dating. I downloaded the dating app 'Bumble' and started swiping. Almost immediately, I saw a friend from childhood who I hadn’t spoken to since I was 8...

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Guest Blog ‘My Awakening’ by Jackie

When I was 17 years old, I started my first dream job as a trainee Zoo Keeper. I was shy and uncomfortable around people and had always said I would never drink or smoke because I’d seen how alcohol affected people and didn’t like it. I’d been invited out by my work...

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