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A moment that changed me: realising, aged 16, that I couldn’t handle alcohol – Lou Sanders

May 2017

Lou Sanders normally makes me laugh until it hurts but this is an amazing, brave, well written story for The Guardian exploring her dangerous early exploits with alcohol. I’m so pleased that Allen Carr’s Easyway helped. 

The story looks at the comedian’s battles with alcohol from the age of 16 and the dawning realisation that, as she puts it: “I had so much shame and guilt that I drank to forget it. Which is a bit like saying you crave exercise so much that you cut off your legs.”

A moment that changed me: realising, aged 16, that I couldn’t handle alcohol – Lou Sanders

I was 16, on holiday in Alicante on my own – my Aunty Sue was due to join me the next day. So in preparation for her arrival, I drank almost a litre of vodka, hit the town and passed out. A Spanish stranger called an ambulance and the local hospital kindly pumped my stomach. “Olé! Olé!” as they say (translation: Oi! Oi!)…..

 

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