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Alcohol is the anaesthesia by which we endure the operation of life – George Bernard Shaw

19Jun

I have been wrestling with this post for some considerable time, I am getting fed up with it being in my drafts – hanging over me every time I look at my list. I promised Alex Gazzola that I would … Continue reading

  

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

  

Alcoholism Shortens Life More Than Smoking: Study

1Nov

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Women have the highest risk of dying prematurely, researchers report I had to share this on my blog, and this is no small, throw away statistic. It was carried out over 14 years and included 4000 people. Those that know … Continue reading

  

Far From Sublime

16Oct

As over eight million TV’s beam into our sitting rooms most evenings, I am constantly amazed at the amount of both subliminal advertising and situations that make you NEED a drink. Buying a sofa? You better have a bottle ready! … Continue reading

  

Side Effects and Health Warnings

9Oct

This is an ageless, classless illness, and one that is so very difficult to come to terms with. We all regret that we cannot be ‘normal’ drinkers, whatever they are, in the early days, but I often wonder if someone … Continue reading

  

Cancer Warning for Women who like a Glass of Wine or Three

22Sep

They are the problem drinkers missed by government efforts to curb alcohol misuse – women, often middle-class and professional, who share a bottle of wine with a partner over dinner each night, putting their health at risk. Unnoticed because they … Continue reading

  

Acknowledgement For Harrogate Sanctuary

17Sep

Baroness Newlove Queen Elizabeth II Attends The State Opening Of Parliament

I received this encouraging email from Baroness Newlove today, and with support like this, we will fight on with our aims to liberate women from the strangle hold of alcohol addiction. Dear Sarah, I am very grateful to you for … Continue reading

  

Alcohol Is Never Top of the Government Agenda

10Sep

Now smokers are going to be encouraged in October, to give up en mass. According to some Government Tsar, we are all herd/pack animals so will find it much easier to be texted by some smoking cessation team to egg … Continue reading

  

The Inner Child

24Jul

Even after all these years of being sober, using common sense and logic, facing the world without the aid of any enhancing drugs or medicines that take away the rough edges, I still have yet to come to terms with … Continue reading

  

Risks and Reward

18Jul

I have always been fascinated by risk takers, and when I was at the height of my drinking career, I took many risks. Not only with my health, and my relationships, but sometimes I am quite sure I got a … Continue reading

  

The Roaring Twenties!

26Apr

My tolerance in my late teens and twenties was amazing. Whether it is genetics or not, I obviously had inherited hollow legs, and throughout my twenties could drink a country dry with little side effect. It also gave me confidence … Continue reading