Kim's Story Epic Awesome Sober Year

Club Soda member and guest blogger Kim is celebrating her first soberversary! Read what it was like to have her first sober year here. Congrats, Kim! Exactly a year ago today, I woke up with a gargantuan hangover post-blackout. Post-throwing up in my sleep. Post-staggering around my flat naked, spaniels ears flapping around, unkempt lady…

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Julie Creffield marathon running

Our friend Julie Creffield is an inspiration. She set up Too Fat To Run because her doctor told her exactly that. Today she shares with us what marathon running has taught her about life … and drinking. In the webinar, Julie tells the story of how she set up her running blog, and shares what…

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Kim's Story Little Sober Gifts

In the latest part of her sober journey, Kim talks about Little Sober Gifts: how much easier it is to appreciate the little things when you’re not drinking. Loving sobriety I love sobriety; it keeps giving me little unexpected gifts. In the last few weeks I’ve gone to a London group meeting – they saw The…

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YOU ARE A ROLE MODEL

What is a role model? When you hear about role models, you might think that they are something that other people need. We often talk about role models for kids – demonstrating that people like them can do amazing things, whatever their background, gender, sexuality, age or health status. We hear about it most often…

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Clarity - Why its so hard to give up drinking

Club Soda member Rae Ritchie writes about fashion, beauty, mental health, gender; and sobriety. In this article she considers why it is so difficult to give up drinking. And she talks about the clarity that comes from being sober. Why is it so hard to give up drinking? This question has been much on mind this last…

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Harriet is 15 years alcohol-free

Harriet has managed 15 years alcohol-free. What is her story? How did she get there? What has she learnt? Can you do it too? Harriet’s story never fails to inspire. On this guest webinar for Club Soda members, she shares how having a community of people supporting her made a big difference. Building friendships and…

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High and most definitely dry

Last month, Laura met Africa on the tube home. They talked about Club Soda and sober journeys. Africa has been sober for over six months. This guest article by her tracks her journey as she attempts to find clarity of self-expression and discover freedom without alcohol. High ‘n’ most definitely dry Every action requires that…

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How to be the leader of the pack

Dawn gave up drinking on 27th November 2016. After having a sober Christmas, New Year and smashing Dry January, she started writing a blog to chart her year of sobriety. Here are some of her sober musings about how to deal with the feeling of being the odd one out. Being the odd one out…

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