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Elaine Mackechnie

Elaine and Stu Mack

Total raised


+ £30.00 Gift Aid

240%% Complete
240% of the £50.00 target

My Story

I have noticed recently that I've been drinking more than I used to. My norm of 1/2 a bottle of wine in an evening is now 1 or more, and 4 or 5 dry days in a week is now lucky if it's 2. I read articles about professional women in their 30s and 40s who easily polish off a good few bottles of wine in a week and it sounds like me. I even started to try to find reasons or excuses for having a drink, and avoid situations where I won't be able to have one. A month or so ago I tried to cut down but it didn't go well. This terrifies me because I know first hand how alcoholism can affect the sufferer and their family, and it worries me that unless I break my habits, I might end up there too, and cause my own family unbearable pain. This is why I am determined to do this, to prove to myself that I can do it, but also to break some unhealthy drinking habits. Stu is doing it too to support me. And if we can raise money for a worthwhile cause, even better! Thanks for your support


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Total raised£120.00

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