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Here Lotta Dann writes on topics inspired by discussions taking place within the Living Sober community, and on themes that arise for her as she moves through her own sober life.

Give yourself a pat on the back

Mrs D's Blog

Whether you are newly sober, or have been living without alcohol for some time, you deserve a big humungous pat on the back.

September 14, 2023

Who doesn't drink alcohol?

Mrs D's Blog

Can you believe that I don’t touch any alcohol ever?

August 26, 2023

18 Grateful Sobriety Moments

Mrs D's Blog

I love that I am fully alert in every conversation I have.

August 13, 2023

A weekend away

Mrs D's Blog

You know that thing when you go away for the weekend and you want to make it ‘special’ so you get ‘special’ booze (i.e.

July 26, 2023

"Would you like to sample some wine?"

Mrs D's Blog

The lady at the supermarket was very cheerful as she asked me this question.

June 18, 2023

Convincing other people we have a problem...

Mrs D's Blog

It’s hard sometimes to convince other people that we have a problem with booze.

May 3, 2023

Getting Sober vs Living Sober

Mrs D's Blog

Getting sober and living sober are two very different things.

April 11, 2023

The last night I drank

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March 18, 2023

Brain retraining

Mrs D's Blog

I talk about this often, how I had to do a lot of really hard work retraining my brain when I first got sober.

March 12, 2023

Getting used to being a non-drinker

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I went out with a bunch of girlfriends recently.

February 25, 2023