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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.

I travel with teabags

Mrs D's Blog

It was midnight at the party and someone said “I’m putting the jug on, does anyone want a hot drink?”.

January 26, 2023

Never Again

Mrs D's Blog

I remember just before I hit 90 days sober being asked if I’d ever drink again.

November 19, 2022

Ten Tips for Doing a Party Sober

Mrs D's Blog

Here are ten top tips for doing a party sober.

October 3, 2022

I was that person...

Mrs D's Blog

I am about to celebrate 11 years of sobriety (yay me!) and just yesterday I wrote in the Members Feed: “There is not 1% of me that wants to put alcohol in my body.

August 25, 2022

Drinking Dreams

Mrs D's Blog

It’s very hard to explain the intensity of a drinking dream to someone who isn’t sober.

July 5, 2022

Dear Person on Day One

Mrs D's Blog

Republishing this powerful post.

June 17, 2022

My Sober Skin

Mrs D's Blog

I think a big part of the reason I’ve never picked up a drink since I made the decision to stop doing that is that from Day One I put on my Sober Skin and left it there.

May 23, 2022

The Fire Within...

Mrs D's Blog

A lot of the time I’m just chugging on in my sober life feeling fair-to-middling.

May 4, 2022

Prepare To Be Alcohol Free (book excerpt)

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The lovely Jean McCarthy has written another book, and we are so fortunate she is sharing an excerpt with us here at Living Sober!

April 14, 2022

Connection is what sobriety is all about

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I didn’t feel disconnected from myself when I was drinking.

April 7, 2022