One hundred days alcohol free

Stopped drinking in January If you stopped drinking on January the first, either for good or as part of a timed challenge, then today is 100 days alcohol free. Congratulations! My 100 days fell slap bang in the middle of the 2012 Olympics. I was volunteering. In the stadium by 6am. I could not have…

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Matt Chittock - Club Soda Member

Founder Member and writer Matt Chittock shares his internal dialogue at the end of a stressful day, and how he has had to reassess the way he uses alcohol as a reward. But what does he do instead? Stress, alcohol and rewards After a tough day at the laptop, or eight hours of childcare, a stiff gin and…

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Broken beer bottle graffiti

You needn’t be religious to quit for Lent “Well because there is a supportive culture of abstinence around in Lent that makes it a bit easier. That means you can go to a party and say you’re not drinking because it’s Lent, and no-one will say “Oh go on, just one”. They might think, “I…

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Diva at the bar

Dry January to diva at the bar Club Soda member Hanban not only went dry for January but she also discovered her inner diva, ordering bar staff to fulfill all of her booze-free needs! Read more about her new found skills that are helping her dry January stick.  I took on the challenge of dry January and,…

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Counting the days to a more sober life

You can’t help but count the days. Whether you are taking 3 days a week off, restricting booze just to weekends, stopping for a month, 100 days or have hit a milestone in an alcohol free life. Like member Lucy who is celebrating how 500 days feels. Hangover-free life, day 500 So today is the…

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Fentimans Ginger Beer Non Alcoholic Drink

New Year’s Resolutions and Dry January January is a popular month for changing your drinking. Everyone will know at least someone who is making a New Year’s resolution not to drink for a month. Or doing a “Drynuary“, as they say in America. In Club Soda speak, we call this kind of thing stopping for…

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Second Sober Christmas

This is a guest blog by Rachel Black. Second sober Christmas How am I feeling about Christmas this year? This will be my second sober Christmas and I look forward to it with an over whelming feeling of relief that I need not drink. THEN December was a great month for drinking to excess: everyone…

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