By the end of the year she is booze-free and cancer-free, is two stone lighter and with a life that is so much richer, she no longer has a wine belly, healthier and more rewarding than ever before. She has a happier family and a more positive outlook. A year that started with her quitting booze and then being given the devastating diagnosis of breast cancer.
She knew the change wouldn't be easy but she never expected to find herself an overweight, middle-aged mother of three who was drinking more than a bottle of wine a day, depressed, and spending her evenings Googling 'Am I an alcoholic?' This book is the bravely honest story of a year in Clare's life.
The Sober Diaries: How one woman stopped drinking and started living - Sober diaries is an upbeat, funny and positive look at how to live life to the full. Like many women, clare pooley found the juggle of a stressful career and family life a struggle so she left her successful role as a Managing Partner in one of the world's biggest advertising agencies to look after her family.
The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free lifeAster - A life with zero hangovers, sex, through sober weddings, Christmases and breakups. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures. But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to deep-dive into uncharted territory: What happens after you quit drinking? This gripping, heart-breaking and witty book takes us down the rabbit-hole of an alternative reality.
Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. Catherine gray was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. In the unexpected joy of being sober, catherine gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.
The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life - 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. Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, you will love this book.
Kick the Drink...Easily!Crown House Publishing - 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 your life so much more than you do now without having to drink alcohol 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! Crown House Publishing.
There is no such thing as an alcoholic and there is no such disease as alcoholism! as Society understands it. Whether or not you agree with this statement, one thing is for certain, you will never see alcoholism in the same light ever again after reading this book. His major argument is there is no such thing as an alcoholic and that we have been 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.
Kick the Drink...Easily! - Jason vale takes an honest and hard hitting look at people's conceptions of our most widely consumed drug.
Nothing Good Can Come from This: EssaysMCD x FSG Originals - Nothing good can come from this is her debut--a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen-eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency. When kristi stopped drinking, she started noticing things. Crown House Publishing. By turns hilarious and heartrending, nothing good can come from this introduces a fierce new voice to fans of Sloane Crosley, David Sedaris, and Cheryl Strayed―perfect for anyone who has ever stood in the middle of a so-called perfect life and looked for an escape hatch.
Like when you give up a debilitating habit, it leaves a space, one that can’t easily be filled by mocktails or ice cream or sex or crafting. Nothing good can come from this is a book about generative discomfort, and the odd, often hilarious, surprising sources of beauty, business of being human. Leslie jamison, author of the empathy Exams and The RecoveringKristi Coulter inspired and incensed the internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking.
Nothing Good Can Come from This: Essays - . And when you cancel rosé season for yourself, you’re left with just Summer, and that’s when you notice that the women around you are tanked―that alcohol is the oil in the motors that keeps them purring when they could be making other kinds of noise. In her sharp, incisive debut essay collection, Coulter reveals a portrait of a life in transition.
A Happier HourMod By Dom - 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. A happier hour is a memoir that moves beyond addiction, giving a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to get and stay sober in a culture that celebrates alcohol.
A happier Hour. 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, and ultimately, without alcohol? How would she relax, she embarks on a 3-month sobriety experiment that becomes a quest for self-discovery, or celebrate - without wine?In sheer frustration, on a morning filled with regret and tears, socialise, transforms her entire world.
A Happier Hour - When rebecca weller’s pounding, yet again, she stared at the ceiling, dehydrated head woke her at 3am, wondering why the hell she kept doing this to herself. At 39 years of age - and a health Coach, no less - she knew better than to down several bottles of wine per week. Crown House Publishing.
This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your LifeAvery - A happier Hour. This naked Mind will give you freedom from alcohol. This naked Mind offers a new, positive solution. 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. This naked mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol.
But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and stress-relief associated with alcohol, and assume giving it up will involve deprivation and misery. Here, social, and reveals the cultural, annie Grace clearly presents the psychological and neurological components of alcohol use based on the latest science, and industry factors that support alcohol dependence in all of us.
This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life - 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. It removes the psychological dependence so that you will not crave alcohol, allowing you to easily drink less or stop drinking.
. You have given me my live back. Katy F. Albuquerque, new mexico “This is an inspiring and groundbreaking must-read. I am forever inspired and changed.
Alcohol ExplainedCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - 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. Alcoholism and problem drinking seems illogical to those on the outside, indeed it is equally perplexing for the alcoholic or problem drinker. Crown House Publishing.
It explains how alcohol affects human beings on a chemical, physiological and psychological level, from those first drinks right up to chronic alcoholism. This is an excellent book written by an inquisitive and educated author who during a period of his life suffered from alcoholism. A happier Hour. For more information and to read the first 5 chapters for free please visit www.
Alcohol Explained - Alcoholexplained. Com. 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. 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. Despite being entirely scientific and factual in nature the book is presented in an accessible and easily understandable format.
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to ForgetGrand Central Publishing - Includes reading Group Guide* Crown House Publishing. A new york times bestseller* for sarah hepola, alcohol was "the gasoline of all adventure. She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call. What did i say last night? how did i meet that guy? She apologized for things she couldn't remember doing, as though she were cleaning up after an evil twin.
A happier Hour. It's about giving up the thing you cherish most--but getting yourself back in return. She often blacked out, waking up with a blank space where four hours should be. Mornings became detective work on her own life. Her tale will resonate with anyone who has been forced to reinvent or struggled in the face of necessary change.
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget - Shining a light into her blackouts, she discovers the person she buried, intimacy, as well as the confidence, and creativity she once believed came only from a bottle. Blackout remembering the Things I Drank to Forget. Drinking felt like freedom, part of her birthright as a strong, enlightened twenty-first-century woman.
The fuel she thought she needed was draining her spirit instead. A memoir of unblinking honesty and poignant, laugh-out-loud humor, BLACKOUT is the story of a woman stumbling into a new kind of adventure--the sober life she never wanted. But there was a price.
Girl Walks Out of a Bar: A MemoirSelectBooks - A chilling, cautionary tale. Ann dowsett johnston, author of drink: the intimate relationship Between Women and Alcohol Lisa Smith was a bright young lawyer at a prestigious law firm in NYC when alcoholism and drug addiction took over her life. Girl walks out of a Bar A Memoir. A happier Hour. All are on full display as new York lawyer Lisa Smith loses herself in a deep and all-too-human descent into perpetual numbing.
In this darkly comic and wrenchingly honest story, Smith describes how her circumstances conspired with her predisposition to depression and self-medication in an environment ripe for addiction to flourish. When her close-knit group of high-achieving friends celebrate the end of their grueling workdays with alcohol-fueled nights at the city's clubs and summer weekends partying at the beach the feel-good times can spiral wildly out of control.
Girl Walks Out of a Bar: A Memoir - Girl walks out of a bar is a candid portrait of alcoholism through the lens of gritty New York realism. Lisa smith gives us a darkly comic, honest, and completely relatable inside look at high-functioning addiction in the world of corporate law-a sort of 'Sex and the Psych Ward. It's inspiring, informative, and impossible to put down.
Jennifer belle, or staging her own semi-intervention, best-selling author of high Maintenance and The Seven Year Bitch "Whether she's telling the town car driver to turn around so she can ditch showing up for her niece's birth and meet her coke dealer, Smith takes us into the mind of someone who's completely in control while being radically out of control.
Blackout remembering the Things I Drank to Forget. Beneath the façade of success lies the reality of addiction.
Mrs D is Going Without: A MemoirAllen & Unwin - Blackout remembering the Things I Drank to Forget. Mrs. This is an honest, upfront, relatable account of one suburban housewife's journey from miserable wine-soaked boozer to self-respecting sober lady. Crown House Publishing. A happier Hour. This book lays out the entirely unexpected solo journey Mrs. Girl walks out of a Bar A Memoir.
This book is an inspirational tale of self-transformation, addiction, and domesticity. D is an alcoholic, albeit a very nice, articulate, respectable, and groomed alcoholic. 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.
Unwasted: My Lush SobrietyCitadel - What i'd drink if Hunter S. Too bad I've gone sober. When Sacha 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.
Com. Scoblic is a writer living in Washington, D. C. And how she discovered that nothing is as odd and fantastic as life without a drink in hand. She had to. The cold beer on a hot day. The champagne flute raised in a toast. Then she gave it up. Here are her adventures in an utterly and maddeningly sober world. An unabashed account of getting clean and getting a life.
Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety - Steve GengSacha Z.