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Gazza admitted to US addiction centre

5Feb

Paul Gascoigne admitted to addiction centre in the US

It’s no secret that former Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur player, Paul Gascoigne has battled with alcoholism since giving up football. His Management Company today confirmed that he has willingly gone to the US and admitted himself into a specilist … Continue reading

  

How will you stick to your New Year’s Resolutions? Read some top tips to beat the odds

2Jan

Almost 1 in 10 (9%) New Year’s resolutions last at least 6 months but almost 4 in 10 (39%) will be over in 2 weeks. More than 4 in 10 (45%) say lack of willpower is to blame for why … Continue reading

  

The Aftermath of Christmas

27Dec

How was your Christmas? Jolly, Happy, Joyous and Fun? Perhaps Peaceful and Relaxing? On Christmas Night, I am always grateful these days,  that it was scattered with the above, tired but still with a clear head, of not having to … Continue reading

  

Stigma, I am Sick of It

7Nov

The word Alcoholic conjures up almost without fail, an image of a totally disadvantaged and desolate person, either living rough or in dire circumstances. Weak and worthless individuals who have brought the whole mess on themselves. I am truly sick … Continue reading

  

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times.

25Aug

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

  

Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner

12Aug

Gandhi always knew how to nail a subject, and never better with this quote when referring to alcohol addiction. Even the sinner using alcohol hates the sin that they are embroiled in. Without becoming narcissistic, to recover you really have … Continue reading

  

Freeing yourself from a tobacco and alcohol addiction

8May

Danny Lieberman talks about improving healthcare by taking a page out of the chip industry, designing a process, ramping it up into mass production and then driving down costs with continuous improvement. Social media is more addictive than cigarettes and … Continue reading

  

The Days of Wine and Roses

1May

After my booze fuelled twenties, partying, being involved in the most precarious situations, along with one or two brushes with death due to car accidents, invincible, devil may care me, hit 30. My life had really spiralled out of control … Continue reading

  

Truth and Honesty

23Apr

This is an off piste post, but I just had to share from reading another blog, the contents of which touched me enormously along with my take on the acceptance of drinking to excess. I am never surprised at the … Continue reading

  

THE INSTANT ALCOHOLIC.

18Apr

After the death of my Father, aged 13, the isolation became immense. My elder Brother was away at school, and my Mother was in the grip of both alcohol misuse and grief. I had friends at school and played a … Continue reading

  

I am Sarah and I am an alcoholic…

5Apr

I am Sarah and I am an alcoholic. Not active, an ex alcoholic. The first statement is one that many are familiar with, quoted millions of times at the famous AA meetings. Prior to my sobriety, those words always conjured … Continue reading

  

MPs Call for a Clamp Down on Alcohol Consumption

8Jan

According to BBC Health, a report by MPs has called for an overhaul of government policy to curb excessive drinking. The report says that a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol could save over 3,000 lives a year. … Continue reading