About Me

About Me
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Hey, My name’s Liz, and I’m an alcoholic…

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today, i am sober

“I earned a six-figure salary as head of marketing for a tech giant and drank 3 bottles of wine and 6 cans of Red Bull every day to cope with my emotions” Liz W

On the outside I had it all. A six figure salary, an LK Bennett filled wardrobe, a loving husband and a young son. I was the envy of my friends, but nobody knew my dark secret – I was downing three bottles of wine every night and needed to fire myself up with 6 cans of Red Bull each morning just to get to the office.

At work, I engineered meetings with staff and clients so I had an excuse to drink and as a result, was forever losing my car, a BMW X3. Even waking up naked in a hotel corridor in blackout during a work conference didn’t halt my drinking. #NotMyFinestMoment

Luckily, I saw a psychiatrist. When I explained I was severely depressed & unsurprisingly feeling suicidal. He casually asked me how much I was drinking.

For the first time ever, I told the truth.

He calmly said: “Liz, we won’t know if you’re depressed until you stop drinking.”

And that was the problem. I couldn’t stop drinking, once I started, there was no “off” button.

Fortunately, he offered me a solution. 28 days in the very nice psychiatric hospital where he worked.

One day at a time I’ve maintained continuous sobriety since I woke up sober in that rehab on 27 September 2019.

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what’s recovery without joy?


I made a decision that day. That I wanted to change. I wanted to live a life filled with joy. I’d had enough of drinking. 

If that’s your story, I hope you enjoy the podcast.

If you’re curious about life on the other side of the booze, give the show a listen. You never know, it might just surprise you that you too can live joyfully and be sober.

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ABOUT THE TODAY I AM SOBER PODCAST

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I am on a mission to show that living a sober life with joy is possible.

Any woman can be an alcoholic – alcoholism doesn’t discriminate.

This podcast is dedicated to the men and women who didn’t make it.

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