A video for us….

  1. Scared 9 years ago

    Love it x

  2. Zentient 9 years ago

    Lovely and encouraging, to know we are never alone in this. Thanks to both of you, nicely done. It was touching that you included “soon”; we have all been her, we are her, and so we welcome her into the the circle. You too, me too.

  3. CharlieGilbert 9 years ago

    Thought I cried enough yesterday but it turns out I have a few more left.What a beautiful thing you have done for us.Thank you.

  4. Dotty 9 years ago

    Sooooooooo motivational. After losing my way for all sorts of reasons this has been the best tonic. All you lovely people are still here helping each other and really helping me. Thank you Mrs D.

  5. Colourful1 9 years ago

    Love it! Really made me smile. thanks @Mrs-D xx

  6. AlexP 9 years ago

    Love it – and its ” roughness” too. And fab to hear yours ( and Mr D’s) voice ( don’t get your tv bits over in UK)

  7. aprilaries 9 years ago

    Not a dry eye here! Sensational xxx

  8. Joey 9 years ago

    love it-esp love the music!! THANKYOU

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      thanks @joey and @aprilaries .. have to admit I was pretty bloody proud of myself at being able to pull it off… ! xx

    • aprilaries 9 years ago

      Yes, meeeeeee tooooo 😀

  9. ClearRainbow 9 years ago

    Wow Mrs. D – now you are a great filmmaker too!!
    No limits to what a sober girl can do!
    I loved it and I cried at the beauty of it.
    You/We rock!!!

  10. KAM 9 years ago

    This was amazing. I think we all need the encouragement and the reassurance that we are not in this battle alone. I’m back to trying another attempt at sobriety. Today is day 4. I cant explain it but for some reason this time feels different. Not many cravings and lots of happiness for some reason. For the first time in a very long time I woke up Monday morning feeling great! Not groggy and hung over..but well rested. I thank God for that. For the first time since I admitted I had a problem and tried unsuccessfully to quit..I am looking forward to sobriety. Thanks Mrs. D. YOU TRULY ARE AN INSPIRATION!

  11. candnz 9 years ago

    OMG! (I’m getting this lingo down Mrs D lol). That was just awesome!! Thank you so much, its really important for me to know there’s others out there just like me and I’m not some kind of freak after all xx

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      yay @candnz …! omg tbh it’s amazeballs you are here btw xxx
      (translation: Oh my god to be honest it’s great you are here by the way..!)

    • justjane 9 years ago

      Oh this is just great MrsD. Seeing all the photos made it so moving for me. Loved the music too.

  12. freebreezi 9 years ago

    That is so lovely, brought me to tears.
    Has inspired me to get my photo up there………………………..

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      yes @freebreezi upload a photo to our ‘faces of recovery’ page..! (separate from your profile avatar) xx

  13. madandsad 9 years ago

    I have to confess… I often play this video just to hear Mr D’s singing and guitar playing. Did he write this song, Lotta? It’s beautiful. I love music, it makes my soul sing and brightens my day.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Yep it’s a Mr D original @madandsad..! xx

  14. Capri 9 years ago

    That was wonderful, such a nice song as well!

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      thanks @capri! Love your profile pic too xx

  15. Watergirl 9 years ago

    That is very cool. Brought tears to my eyes. Thank you both very much for that.x

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      amazing how music can add so much depth and emotion.. but all those brave faces and signs are so powerful too… wonderful brave people. Hope you are well @watergirl xx

  16. Tryingagain2505 9 years ago

    Day Two and that made me smile & feel motivated – thanks (what a brilliant song too!) I want to be one of those people “sober & happy” 🙂

  17. grannyjanny 9 years ago

    Very good! I have seven days sober, and I needed that inspiration today. Thank you.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      congrats on 7 days @grannyjanny that’s very cool xx

  18. jo14 9 years ago

    Lovely…just lovely! 🙂

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      🙂 right back atcha @jo14 xx

  19. QuietlyDone 9 years ago

    So very touching, and thoughtful, thanks so much to both of you, great teamwork!!

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      ha ha @quietlydone you should have seen me trying to get the kids to hold the iPad still so I could type that ‘we hoped…’ message.. took quite a few tries!

  20. MsLSober 9 years ago

    Oh my gosh what a cool idea, that was very emotionally moving, and to see all these amazing people free from the clutches of that poison shit alcohol, is so fucking awesome. Winners. Day 88 for me.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Whoop 88 days @MsLSober great job! xx

  21. Stacey 9 years ago

    Love the video. It brought a tear to my eyes. So many courageous people trying to make a change for the better. Kia kaha everyone.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      nice to see you back here @stacey!! hope you are well xx

  22. Anonymous 9 years ago

    Absolutely loved it – both of you are beautiful. Mrs D, you are a soul searcher who radiates love and support. xxx

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      ha ha not sure about that but thanks for the kind words whoever-you-are! x

  23. Janet 9 years ago

    Nice one both of you! 🙂

  24. Mac007 9 years ago

    Fantastic…Loved it. A very Inspiring Movie, Overflowing with Love and beautiful understanding. Thank you to the both of you for being caring, unselfish, supportive and down right lovely people xx

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      so cool that I’ve met you know @Mac007 because I can say RIGHT BACK ATCHA and really mean it!!

  25. Ambivaholic 9 years ago

    Totally awesome! Thank you! What a wonderful and talented woman you are Mrs.D! And Mr.D is quite a star too! Not to mention all the amazing people winning the battle every day. Thanks again for your example, courage and encouragement. XX

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      ha ha I don’t think I’ll be winning any Oscars for editing .. feel like I was using iMovie to about 5% of it’s capacity.. but managed to get something together to share .. thanks @ambivaholic xxx

  26. Glowing 9 years ago

    Excellent, I love it. I agree, it’s great to see all our smiling faces. Love the music from Mr D too.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      it’s all your faces that make it so cool @glowing .. all that bravery and hope and grit and determination xx

  27. SueK 9 years ago


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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      🙂 Thanks my friend – not long till your big soberversary!! @suek xx

  28. Prudence 9 years ago

    Totally blown away. You guys just astound me. Certainly got a keeper there Mrs D!! Thank you both so much. What a perfect end to the weeknd. xo

    • PJNT 9 years ago

      Would you be able to post the lyrics @MrsD ?

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Mr D has written soooooooooo many songs .. glad you enjoyed it @prudence xxx

  29. Switchedon 9 years ago

    Fan…blooming…tastic. Simple but poignant. Cool that Mr D did the singing too. I suspect you had fun making it – look forward to the next one. It is really cool for us to look back over what you have helped people achieve, I hope you sit for a moment and acknowledge it to yourself. Thanks. x

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      thanks @switchedon .. it sure does make me feel good looking at everyone’s faces in this video.. I love love love our community and I LOVE that we are all kicking that shit booze to the curb! x

  30. PatMac 9 years ago

    Love, love, loved it . Well done Mr & Mrs D.

  31. Citygirl 9 years ago

    That is so cool, wow I’m blown away. I cried my way through seeing all those faces and dates of the many wonderful people on this site. Thank you so much Lotta, I wouldn’t be sober if it hadn’t been for seeing you in the media, reading your book and joining this site. Keep making movies please! Xxx

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Thanks @citygirl… hope you are going ok xxx

  32. Rosieoutlook 9 years ago

    Beautiful! Well Done Mr and Mrs D xx

  33. PKChoosesLife 9 years ago

    Big big thanks to you and Mr D. Yep I’m all teared up. What I most love is that it is NOT perfect which is like our journeys. Not perfect but starting from where we are. Sure we make mistakes but the biggest mistake is not to start and the next biggest is not to continue.

    • PKChoosesLife 9 years ago

      Thanks @Mrs-D I am doing great. So grateful to be part of this wonderful community.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      yes! much like sobriety @PKChoosesLife if I didn’t start this vid it never would have happened and I just wanted to push through and get something done to share and not worry that it wasn’t perfectly perfect… our imperfections are what make us real…. hope you’re doing well.. it’s so great having you here xx

  34. madandsad 9 years ago

    Lovely 😀 Who is that singing, Mrs D?

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      It’s Mr D! Pleased you like it @madandsad x

  35. Noelle 9 years ago

    Love it Mrs D! You did an amazing job! Sooo proud of you 🙂

  36. Gerry 9 years ago

    Great video, loved the sound track as well. Who is the singer?

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Mr D’s dulcet tones @gerry xx

  37. PJNT 9 years ago

    Love love LOVE it MrsD sniff sniff. Please make more.

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      hopefully I’ll get better the more I do @PJNT! x

  38. Katerina 9 years ago

    Sniff sniff! Have watched twice and teared up both times! So AMAZING and WONDERFUL to think of people getting their lives back from that demon robber alcohol! Now I’m typing teary! Love it Mrs D xxx

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Aw bless… That’s so cool @katerina

  39. ITG 9 years ago

    Brilliant Mrs D. Love it, from the start to the credits! Well done YOU!

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      Mrs D 9 years ago

      Thanks @inthegarage66 … Always love it when you pop in to see us! X

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