I tried Dry January and of course I did it – I was trying to prove to those around me, and myself, that I wasn’t an alcoholic. As soon as the six weeks was up I started drinking again
In my early 40s I had a successful career, two great children, house, car and a marriage. I found myself at an alcoholic rock bottom on the 5th December 2015. After some time in sobriety I decided to write down my journey through recovery and finding a way to live happy and sober. By writing my truth I hope to dispel some of the myths around what makes an alcoholic.
I wore my party girl persona as a badge of honour, always drinking to blackout - and I assumed everyone else did the same
28/11/2018 09:27 GMT
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