From Whiskey to Water by Samantha Cowen

From Whiskey to Water

bySamantha Cowen

Kobo ebook | July 1, 2016

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“My name is Samantha and I’m an alcoholic."“At the time of writing, I’ve been sober for 13 years, 11months and 16 days. And yes I still count. I promised Iwould never speak about it publicly until my childrenunderstood what that meant, that mommy was an alcoholic.I think they may have understood long before I did.”From Whiskey to Water is the no-holds-barred memoir byone of South Africa’s most loved radio talk show hosts, SamCowen. Having kept her alcohol addiction well away fromthe public eye for over 14 years, in this tell-all tale, Sam findsthe courage to talk about her struggle with her addictionto whiskey, food and finally to a passion that saved herlife – marathon swimming. Told in her characteristicallyhilarious dead-pan style, this is one of the bravest booksyou’ll read this year.“So this is a book on how I stopped drinking? No, it’snot. It’s how I stopped drinking, started eating, becameclinically severely obese, stopped eating (everything thatwasn’t nailed down) and swam my way to freedom. No, it’snot. It’s actually about addiction and learning and sadnessand anxiety and love and drive. It’s about channelling theunchangeable into the miraculous. It’s about dragons andlearning how to put them to sleep when you can’t slay them.It’s about being my own Daenarys.”
Title:From Whiskey to WaterFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 1, 2016Publisher:Jacana MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1920601783

ISBN - 13:9781920601782

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