Addiction, hospitalisation and recovery

We talk all the time about the changes that come from quitting alcohol, but Claire’s journey is one which is particularly extreme in both its highs and its lows. Her dangerously deteriorating health and eventual hospitalisation meant that giving up alcohol was a necessity rather than a choice. Her strength and courage in battling addiction…

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Kim's Story: pity

Our member Kim continues her sober journey, and has no need for anybody’s pity. “Pity you so much” Just been to yet another birthday party lunch. Over the meal for 20 odd people, a mate told me loudly across the table: “Don’t take this the wrong way, but I pity you so much.” She continued…

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David before and after

Club Soda members were astounded with member David’s before-and-after photos five (or now six!) months into his alcohol free journey. We talked to him about giving up the booze, his day-to-day life and his goals for the future. How long have you been alcohol-free? What made you stop drinking? I will have been alcohol free for…

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