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Dry July – It’s a wrap!

I have surprised myself with just how easy I have found this Dry July challenge. I had plenty of opportunities to cheat, especially when home alone with opened wine in the house, but I was a good girl. Do I feel better for giving it up? It’s a bit hard to say with the hormonal […]

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Dry July Weeks 2 & 3 – Menopause we need to talk

Four days after my 52nd birthday I started Dry July, a month of abstinence from alcohol while receiving donations to support various cancer charities. I’ve been doing well, extremely well actually and I’m delighted to report that I am NOT an alcoholic. However, two weeks in and my long-standing partner Fertility has decided I am […]

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Dry July -Week One

I waited until the last minute to register for Dry July; it was the last day of June and I only did it to give myself the incentive to see this challenge through to the end. After completing the online form and sharing my challenge on social media sites, I closed my laptop and went […]

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Why Dry July is not about the weather

I naively thought Dry July was a northern hemisphere summer weather phenomenon when in actual fact it’s a month when people can sign up to abstain from alcohol for a whole month while at the same time raising funds to support people affected by cancer. It all started back in 2008, when three mates decided […]