How a frantic, sugar-bingeing, internet-loving, recovering-alcoholic housewife found her Zen
Lotta Dann should have it all sorted. She's quit a dysfunctional drinking habit, has written a bestselling memoir and has launched a website to help others get sober. Life should be sweet, right? Wrong.
Lotta Dann drank alcohol steadily and heavily from the age of 15 to the age of 39. She stopped drinking only when her habit had reduced her to a sloppy, miserable mess and it became awfully apparent she had no control over her intake. She wrote her way sober with the help of an anonymous blog called 'Mrs. D Is Going Without', which started out small but slowly turned into something incredibly popular and powerful. Her bestselling memoir Mrs. D Is Going Without was published 3 years after she stopped drinking. Since its release Lotta has spent her days parenting and running a busy household, promoting recovery through her blogs and social media accounts, and managing the Living Sober website. Her second book explores the next stage recovery work she did to establish herself as an emotionally robust woman.