The Sober Diaries: How one woman stopped drinking and started living

Coronet #ad - It sees her starting a hugely successful blog, then getting and beating breast cancer. This is bridget Jones Dries Out. Clare pooley is a cambridge graduate and was a managing partner at one of the world's biggest advertising agencies, middle-aged mother of three who was drinking more than a bottle of wine a day, depressed, and yet by eighteen months ago she'd become an overweight, and spending her evenings Googling 'Am I an alcoholic?'In a desperate bid to turn her life around, she quit drinking and started a blog.

By the end of the year she is booze free and cancer free, two stone lighter and with a life that is so much richer, healthier and more rewarding than ever before. A year that started with her quitting booze having been drinking more than a bottle of wine every day. Sober diaries is an upbeat, funny and positive look at how to live life to the full.

The Sober Diaries: How one woman stopped drinking and started living #ad - . A bravely honest and brilliantly comic account of how one mother gave up drinking and started living. Interwoven within clare's own very personal and frank story is research and advice, and answers to questions like: How do I know if I'm drinking too much? How will I cope at parties? What do I say to friends and family? How do I cope with cravings? Will I lose weight? What if my partner still drinks? And many more.

She called it Mummy Was a Secret Drinker. This book is the story of a year in Clare's life.


The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life

Aster #ad - Lighthearted but serious, it's packed with ideas, tools, tips and, most importantly, reasons for living a sober life. Eric zimmer, host of podcast the one you feed 'gray's fizzy writing succeeds in making this potentially boring-as-hell subject both engaging and highly seductive' - The Bookseller 'Her exquisitely crafted thoughts on the joys of being sober are not only deeply honest and pragmatic, but she manages to infuse tons of humor.

Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, you will love this book.64% of brits want to drink less. A life with zero hangovers, sex, through sober weddings, Christmases and breakups. Much more than a tale from the netherworld of addicted drinking, this book is about the escape, and why a sober life can be more intoxicating than you ever imagined.

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life #ad - This is a delightful, informative, and compelling read for all those who are sober or seeking sobriety. Sasha tozzi, Huffington Post. Haunting, raw, admirable and enlightening' - The Pool 'A riveting, yet humorous memoir with actionable advice. Annie grace, author of this Naked Mind 'Like listening to your best friend teach you to be sober.

Catherine gray was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Hangover, Make horrible decisions, Repeat. The sunday times bestseller 'not remotely preachy' - the times 'jaunty, light, shrewd and convincing' - Sunday Telegraph 'Admirably honest, bubbly and remarkably rarely annoying.


This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life

Avery #ad - With annie’s own extraordinary and candid personal story at its heart, this book is a must-read for anyone who drinks. I am forever inspired and changed. Kate S. Los angeles, california “The most selfless and amazing book that I have ever read. Bernie M. Dublin, Ireland. You have given me my live back. Katy F. Albuquerque, new mexico “This is an inspiring and groundbreaking must-read.

With clarity, humor, and a unique blend of science and storytelling, This Naked Mind will open the door to the life you have been waiting for. Here, social, annie grace clearly presents the psychological and neurological components of alcohol use based on the latest science, and reveals the cultural, and industry factors that support alcohol dependence in all of us.

This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life #ad - Packed with surprising insight into the reasons we drink, this book will open your eyes to the startling role of alcohol in our culture, and how the stigma of alcoholism and recovery keeps people from getting the help they need. This naked mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol.

This naked Mind offers a new, positive solution. Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. This naked Mind will give you freedom from alcohol. It removes the psychological dependence so that you will not crave alcohol, allowing you to easily drink less or stop drinking.


A Happier Hour

Mod By Dom #ad - When rebecca weller’s pounding, yet again, dehydrated head woke her at 3am, she stared at the ceiling, wondering why the hell she kept doing this to herself. Her increasingly dysfunctional relationship with alcohol had to stop, but after decades of social drinking, she was terrified of what that might mean.

How could she live a joyful existence, without alcohol? how would she relax, socialise, or celebrate – without wine?In sheer frustration, and ultimately, she embarks on a 3-month sobriety experiment that becomes a quest for self-discovery, on a morning filled with regret and tears, transforms her entire world.

A Happier Hour #ad - A happier hour is a heartfelt, moving, and inspiring story for anyone who has ever had to give up something they loved in order to get what they truly wanted. At 39 years of age – and a health Coach, no less – she knew better than to down several bottles of wine per week.


Kick the Drink... Easily!

Crown House Publishing #ad - There is no such thing as an alcoholic and there is no such disease as alcoholism! as society understands it. Jason's major argument is there is no such thing as an 'alcoholic' and that we are conditioned to accept alcohol as a 'normal' substance in today's society despite the fact that it is the major cause of many of today's social problems and a wide range of health issues.

Whether you agree with this statement or not, one thing is for sure, you will never see alcohol in the same light ever again after reading this book. Jason vale takes an honest and hard hitting look at people's conceptions of our most widely consumed drug. So open your mind and take a journey with Jason to explore the myths about the most used and accepted drug addiction in the world!

Kick the Drink... Easily! #ad - This book is much more than a simple eye opener, it will: change the way you see alcohol forever; show you how to stop drinking; help you enjoy the process and enjoy your life so much more than you do now without having to drink alcohol.


Mrs D is Going Without

Allen & Unwin #ad - This book lays out the entirely unexpected solo journey Mrs. D took in the first year of her sobriety, and reveals the incredible online support that came through on her confessional blog, a blog intended to be a private online diary but which turned into something else quite remarkable. This book is an inspirational tale of self-transformation, addiction, and domesticity.

D is an alcoholic, articulate, albeit a very nice, respectable, and groomed alcoholic. This is an honest, upfront, relatable account of one suburban housewife's journey from miserable wine-soaked boozer to self-respecting sober lady. Mrs.


The Sober Revolution: Calling Time on Wine O'Clock The Sober Revolution

Accent Press #ad - When it comes to alcohol, millions of people around the world find it hard to exercise moderation and become stuck in a vicious cycle of blame, guilt and using more alcohol as a way of coping. The sober revolution will open your eyes to the dangers of social drinking and give you the tools you need to have a happy life without the wine.

Fed up of living in a fog of hangovers, lethargy and guilt from too much wine? Have you tried to cut down without success? You are not alone. Read it now and call time on wine o'clock forever. The sober revolution looks at women and their relationships with alcohol, exploring the myths behind this socially acceptable yet often destructive habit.

Do you count down the minutes to wine o'clock on a daily basis? Is a bottle of Pinot Grigio your friend at the end of a long hard day? If you want to give up being controlled and defined by alcohol then now is the time to join The Sober Revolution. Sarah turner, cognitive behavioural therapist and addictions counsellor, and Lucy Rocca, founder of Soberistas.

The Sober Revolution: Calling Time on Wine O'Clock The Sober Revolution #ad - Com, the popular social networking site for women who have successfully kicked the booze or would like to, give an insight into ways to find a route out of the world of wine. Rather than continuing the sad spiral into addiction it helps women regain control of their drinking and live happier, healthier lives.


Alcohol Lied to Me: How to Stop Drinking and Get the Real You Back

#ad #ad - Craig was a successful & functioning professional man in spite of a ‘2 bottles of wine a night’ drinking habit. It really hits home in a very good way. A director of several companies & at one time the trustee of a large children’s charity. It's as if a very caring, non-judgemental friend can see right through me in a way that can only be known by someone who's been through it all.

What people are saying about ‘Alcohol Lied To Me’:“I was so excited to find your method. For 20 years he struggled with problem drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he didn't believe he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed. He tried countless ways to cut down; attempting ‘dry months, ’ banning himself from drinking spirits, only drinking at the weekend & special occasions and found that it is amazing how even the smallest of an event can suddenly become ‘special’.

Alcohol Lied to Me: How to Stop Drinking and Get the Real You Back #ad - No group meetings or expensive rehab. No humiliation, no pain and 100% no ‘willpower’ required. Slowly he discovered the truth about alcohol addiction & one by one all the lies he had previously believed started to fall apart. I have to say I was blown away by the unique frankness. A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle.

Craig beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a beautiful home, and a successful media career.


Alcohol Explained

#ad - Alcohol explained is the definitive, ground-breaking guide to alcohol and alcoholism. The book explains in an easily understood language the various effects that alcohol has on our body. Alcoholism and problem drinking seems illogical to those on the outside, indeed it is equally perplexing for the alcoholic or problem drinker.

Despite being entirely scientific and factual in nature the book is presented in an accessible and easily understandable format. This is an excellent book written by an inquisitive and educated author who during a period of his life suffered from alcoholism. In my opinion the text would serve as a great handbook not only for those struggling with alcohol but also medical students as part of their education.

Alcohol Explained #ad - I am sure some of my own patients troubled with alcoholism in recent years could have benefitted from reading William’s book and I will be recommending it going forward. Håvard molvik md, msc, mrCS, MRCGP. This book provides a logical, easy to follow explanation of the phenomenon and detailed instructions on how to beat it.

It explains how alcohol affects human beings on a chemical, physiological and psychological level, from those first drinks right up to chronic alcoholism.


Unwasted:: My Lush Sobriety

Citadel Press #ad - Her sobriety date is June 15, 2005. She had to. Scoblic is a writer living in Washington, D. C. Then she gave it up. What i'd drink if Hunter S. Here are her adventures in an utterly and maddeningly sober world. These are my fantasies lately. Thompson wanted to get wasted with me. Too bad I've gone sober. When Sacha Z. Wildly entertaining.

. An unabashed account of getting clean and getting a life. Steve GengSacha Z. A former editor at the new republic and reader's digest, she has written about everything from space camp to pulp fiction and was a contributor to The New York Times's online series "Proof: Alcohol and American Life. She currently blogs about addiction at TheFasterTimes.

Unwasted:: My Lush Sobriety #ad - Com. The champagne flute raised in a toast.


Drinking: A Love Story

The Dial Press #ad - Drinking is caroline Kapp's harrowing chronicle of her twenty-year love affair with alcohol. Caroline had her first drink at fourteen. The way the glasses clinked and the conversation flowed. The way she hid her bottles behind her lover's refrigerator. Then it became obsession. Privately she was drinking herself into oblivion.

In this extraordinarily candid and revealing memoir, Knapp offers important insights not only about alcoholism, but about life itself and how we learn to cope with it. It was love at first sight. Caroline knapp dazzles us with her heady description of alcohol's allure and its devastating hold. Los angeles times Book Review“Filled with hard-won wisdom.

Drinking: A Love Story #ad - . A remarkable exercise in self-discovery. The new york times “Drinking not only describes triumph; it is one. Newsweek. A perceptive and revealing book.