Stepping out of your usual routines and changing old habits, even the small ones, is a tough job requiring lots of dedication and self-control. And even when you know very well, that replacing them is far better than sticking to the old, it is still not an easy thing to do. These people, though, hell or high water, held to the promise to themselves in resolving their ways about a drinking problem. And look at them now! If these alcohol abuse conquerers and their before and after pictures aren't inspiring, we don't know what is!

The health benefits of alcohol rehab are evident in these people - they all seem glowing, fit and even better versions of themselves. Not only they've managed to stop drinking, but have also adopted a healthy lifestyle to complement their new way of living. So if you need some inspiration to overcome your own hardships, scroll down below and check these heroes and their astonishing achievements!

#1

I Took The Picture On The Left Almost 17 Months Ago, Outside An Emergency Room, At Sunrise, Something Told Me I Didn’t Want To Forget That Moment. I Forget Easily. I’m Going Public With This Now Simply Because I Need To Advocate For Recovery More

I Took The Picture On The Left Almost 17 Months Ago, Outside An Emergency Room, At Sunrise, Something Told Me I Didn’t Want To Forget That Moment. I Forget Easily. I’m Going Public With This Now Simply Because I Need To Advocate For Recovery More

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#2

Left Is Me In The ICU From An Overdose. Decided I Was Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired And Am 6 Months Clean And Sober Today

Left Is Me In The ICU From An Overdose. Decided I Was Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired And Am 6 Months Clean And Sober Today

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Hans 11 months ago

What a happy smile!

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#3

This Woman, Who Was Dropped Out Of School At The Age Of 14, Battled Alcoholism And Depression To Become An A&E Doctor 15 Years Later

This Woman, Who Was Dropped Out Of School At The Age Of 14, Battled Alcoholism And Depression To Become An A&E Doctor 15 Years Later

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Kjorn 11 months ago

you're a proof that anything is possible! must be really proud of yourself

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#4

I Gave Up Alcohol When My Daughter Turned 1. I'm 5 Years Sober Today

I Gave Up Alcohol When My Daughter Turned 1. I'm 5 Years Sober Today

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Meg Swezey 11 months ago

you look great!

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#5

Lost 105 Lbs In 15 Months. First I Quit Drinking. Three Months Later I Changed My Diet (Cut Carbs And Portion Control). Finally, About 12 Months Of Working Out. Change Is Possible No Matter What Your Age Is

Lost 105 Lbs In 15 Months. First I Quit Drinking. Three Months Later I Changed My Diet (Cut Carbs And Portion Control). Finally, About 12 Months Of Working Out. Change Is Possible No Matter What Your Age Is

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athornedrose 11 months ago

i'm glad he added in that he dieted and worked out too. stopping drinking doesn't magically make you healthy. other lifestyle changes factor in as well.

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#6

1 Year Without Drinking

1 Year Without Drinking

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Jean van der Merwe 11 months ago

Oh golly! What a difference! I wish him all the happiness in the world!

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#7

After A Decade Under The Influence And Not Taking Care Of Myself, I Am 3 Weeks Away From 1 Year Of Sobriety. 50 Lbs Lighter And A New Job Doing What I Am Passionate About. Life Is Much Better And I Definitely Enjoy It Now

After A Decade Under The Influence And Not Taking Care Of Myself, I Am 3 Weeks Away From 1 Year Of Sobriety. 50 Lbs Lighter And A New Job Doing What I Am Passionate About. Life Is Much Better And I Definitely Enjoy It Now

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Griselda Mussett 11 months ago

Great! Well done you!

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#8

A Little Over A Year Ago. I'd Had Most Of A Box Of Wine Earlier In The Day And Then Drank Around 12oz Of Whiskey On Stage (Stand Up Comedy) In Front Of A Crowd. Currently, Almost A Year Sober

A Little Over A Year Ago. I'd Had Most Of A Box Of Wine Earlier In The Day And Then Drank Around 12oz Of Whiskey On Stage (Stand Up Comedy) In Front Of A Crowd. Currently, Almost A Year Sober

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Quitting is never easy, but you did it! Be proud of yourself, your talent does not reside in alcohol but in you

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#9

11 Months Sober And Life Has Never Been Better. I've Lost 20kg!

11 Months Sober And Life Has Never Been Better. I've Lost 20kg!

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Bored Birgit 11 months ago

You look so much younger and healthier!

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#10

One Year Of No Alcohol Has Changed My Life. I Lost 53 Pounds And I'm 1000 Times Happier. I Tried To Recreate My Bloated Pic

One Year Of No Alcohol Has Changed My Life. I Lost 53 Pounds And I'm 1000 Times Happier. I Tried To Recreate My Bloated Pic

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Sarah Pedersen 11 months ago

This is amazing and inspiring.

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#11

Here Is What 826 Days Sober Looks Like. Left Is Me June 11th 2014, On The Right Is Me Today. Recovery Is Possible

Here Is What 826 Days Sober Looks Like. Left Is Me June 11th 2014, On The Right Is Me Today. Recovery Is Possible

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- 11 months ago

She's stunning!

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#12

I’m Coming Up On My First Year Of Sobriety. It’s Crazy What A Difference A Year Can Make

I’m Coming Up On My First Year Of Sobriety. It’s Crazy What A Difference A Year Can Make

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Jean van der Merwe 11 months ago

Astounding!

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#13

10 Years. Sobriety. Good Support Network. And A Firm Dedication To Being The Superhero My Dog Thinks I Am

10 Years. Sobriety. Good Support Network. And A Firm Dedication To Being The Superhero My Dog Thinks I Am

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Bored Birgit 11 months ago

You look like young Bruce Willis now. Great!

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#14

So Proud Of My Brother. Celebrated One Year Of Sobriety And Also Being One Person Lighter. Just Awesome

So Proud Of My Brother. Celebrated One Year Of Sobriety And Also Being One Person Lighter. Just Awesome

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Bored Birgit 11 months ago

Waoh, what a difference! Your brother is awesome!

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#15

The Progression Of Sobriety. 24 Hours/1 Year. One Day At A Time

The Progression Of Sobriety. 24 Hours/1 Year. One Day At A Time

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Jean van der Merwe 11 months ago

I can’t believe it is the same man. Brilliant!

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#16

Before And After 307 Days Sober

Before And After 307 Days Sober

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tuzdayschild 11 months ago

I'm glad he's sober now, but where's bunny?

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#17

My Recovery Progress Makes Me Smile. 4+ Years Of Sobriety Transformation

My Recovery Progress Makes Me Smile. 4+ Years Of Sobriety Transformation

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Jean van der Merwe 11 months ago

Wonderful!

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#18

What A Year Of Sobriety And 60 Pounds Lost Looks Like

What A Year Of Sobriety And 60 Pounds Lost Looks Like

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

totally different person!

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#19

Doesn't Seem Like Much To Some But 100 Days With No Alcohol. Don't Let Fear Of Judgement Get In The Way Of A Better Life

Doesn't Seem Like Much To Some But 100 Days With No Alcohol. Don't Let Fear Of Judgement Get In The Way Of A Better Life

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Jean van der Merwe 11 months ago

The eyes say it all!

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#20

Just Found A Old Picture Of Me On FB. I'm About 9 Months Sober From The Time It Was Taken

Just Found A Old Picture Of Me On FB. I'm About 9 Months Sober From The Time It Was Taken

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Juan Tobar 11 months ago

Great job dude!, keep going

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#21

By The Grace Of God... I’ve Made It 4 Years. My Past Made Me Who I Am But I’m Never Looking Back. This Mugshot Was A Painful Reminder Of Despair

By The Grace Of God... I’ve Made It 4 Years. My Past Made Me Who I Am But I’m Never Looking Back. This Mugshot Was A Painful Reminder Of Despair

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AnnaB 11 months ago

Congratulations! An amazing accomplishment.

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#22

Quit Drinking One Year Ago This Weekend. 35 Lbs Loss

Quit Drinking One Year Ago This Weekend. 35 Lbs Loss

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Sarah Pedersen 11 months ago

Sexy

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#23

Lost 170 Lbs In 18 Months. Sobriety, Diet, And Exercise Have Paid Off

Lost 170 Lbs In 18 Months. Sobriety, Diet, And Exercise Have Paid Off

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AnnaB 11 months ago

Wow! In only 18 months, too!

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#24

On The Left - 2009 During A 6 Month Relapse After I Left My Daughter's Dad And Tried To Convince Myself That Without Him, I Didn’t Have An Addiction. On The Right - 2017 After Celebrating 7 Years Of Sobriety, Dropping The Weight, Accepting My Body, Exploring My Sexuality And Thriving In The Uniqueness That Makes Me, Me

On The Left - 2009 During A 6 Month Relapse After I Left My Daughter's Dad And Tried To Convince Myself That Without Him, I Didn’t Have An Addiction. On The Right - 2017 After Celebrating 7 Years Of Sobriety, Dropping The Weight, Accepting My Body, Exploring My Sexuality And Thriving In The Uniqueness That Makes Me, Me

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Jessica A 11 months ago

A beautiful story and person!

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#25

2,5 Years Of Sobriety And Powerlifting

2,5 Years Of Sobriety And Powerlifting

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#26

One Year Sober!

One Year Sober!

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

You must be proud!

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#27

Today I Am Three Years Sober. This Is Day 1 After Being Assaulted And Last Week. It's A Huge Relief To Know I Don't Have To Drink Anymore

Today I Am Three Years Sober. This Is Day 1 After Being Assaulted And Last Week. It's A Huge Relief To Know I Don't Have To Drink Anymore

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Meg Swezey 11 months ago

atta girl!

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#28

On The Left: 1-4 Bottles Of Wine A Week... Dayum, There's A Lot Of Full Coverage Foundation On That Mug. Eeeek. On The Right, 9 Months Later: Lots Of Infused Water, Bb Cream & Some Contour/Blush. The Difference: Sobriety

On The Left: 1-4 Bottles Of Wine A Week... Dayum, There's A Lot Of Full Coverage Foundation On That Mug. Eeeek. On The Right, 9 Months Later: Lots Of Infused Water, Bb Cream & Some Contour/Blush. The Difference: Sobriety

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Varija Dubey 11 months ago

You look younger!! NO KIDDING

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#29

What A Difference 10 Months Can Make. I Quit Drinking, Started Working Out, Got Divorced, Moved 1000 Miles By Myself, And Started A New Business. Happier And Healthier Than I’ve Been In A Long Time

What A Difference 10 Months Can Make. I Quit Drinking, Started Working Out, Got Divorced, Moved 1000 Miles By Myself, And Started A New Business. Happier And Healthier Than I’ve Been In A Long Time

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Bored Birgit 11 months ago

Really amazing!

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#30

I Quit Drinking, Went Vegan And Started Running. Oh, And My Eyebrows Improved Too

I Quit Drinking, Went Vegan And Started Running. Oh, And My Eyebrows Improved Too

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Amanda Lawshe 11 months ago

Beautiful!

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#31

On The Left I Was At The Lowest Point In My Life. On The Right I Am 3 Months And 22 Days Clean And Sober

On The Left I Was At The Lowest Point In My Life. On The Right I Am 3 Months And 22 Days Clean And Sober

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Jo Choto 11 months ago

Such an incredible difference. Her eyes go from despair to hope and joy.

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#32

5 Years Sober Today

5 Years Sober Today

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

You seem like a different man and you found your smile! Great!

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#33

The Beauty Of Living Life Sober Is Most Of My Struggles Today Are Based Around Amazing Blessings In My Life. Career Decision Struggles (But I Have Multiple Streams Of Income), Parenting Struggles (But I Have A Beautiful Baby Girl) And Struggling To Find My True Purpose In Life (But I’m Finally Asking Myself The Question And Pursuing Passions)

The Beauty Of Living Life Sober Is Most Of My Struggles Today Are Based Around Amazing Blessings In My Life. Career Decision Struggles (But I Have Multiple Streams Of Income), Parenting Struggles (But I Have A Beautiful Baby Girl) And Struggling To Find My True Purpose In Life (But I’m Finally Asking Myself The Question And Pursuing Passions)

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Amazing transformation ... wish you happiness :) And, I love the tattoos

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#34

I Didn't Realize What Alcohol Was Really Doing To Me Until I Stopped Drinking

I Didn't Realize What Alcohol Was Really Doing To Me Until I Stopped Drinking

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Pam Sharrad 11 months ago

You can really see the difference in your eyes!

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#35

Friend Of Mine Got Sober And Went From Looking Like Frank Gallagher To Matt Damon

Friend Of Mine Got Sober And Went From Looking Like Frank Gallagher To Matt Damon

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KT Trondsen 11 months ago

WQow, huge difference!

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#36

One Month Sober From Alcohol And Drugs

One Month Sober From Alcohol And Drugs

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Stephanie Chapman 11 months ago

Great job! Keep it up :)

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#37

Over 2 Years Clean And Sober

Over 2 Years Clean And Sober

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

What a lively person you are ! Beautiful eyes, so good to see this life in you

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#38

One Year Sober From Pills And Alcohol

One Year Sober From Pills And Alcohol

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

You seem so happy now! Great!

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#39

July 2017 Vs January 2018. 120 Lbs Vs 160 Lbs. Depressed Vs Happy. Getting Sober Is The Best Thing I've Done

July 2017 Vs January 2018. 120 Lbs Vs 160 Lbs. Depressed Vs Happy. Getting Sober Is The Best Thing I've Done

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Jean van der Merwe 11 months ago

So much better.

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#40

I've Been Sober A Year Today And A Lot Has Changed! It Started With Quitting Drinking, Then Off Antidepressants, Bought A House, Quit Smoking, Started Working Out, And Now Going Back To School! If You Want To Know What Your Future Looks Like, Look At The Decisions You Are Making Today

I've Been Sober A Year Today And A Lot Has Changed! It Started With Quitting Drinking, Then Off Antidepressants, Bought A House, Quit Smoking, Started Working Out, And Now Going Back To School! If You Want To Know What Your Future Looks Like, Look At The Decisions You Are Making Today

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Ashley Say Wha?!? 11 months ago

Wow, you look like an entirely different girl! So beautiful!

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#41

6 Months Dry. I’ve Got My Eyes Back. Before Pic About A Year Ago

6 Months Dry. I’ve Got My Eyes Back. Before Pic About A Year Ago

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Melinda Burge 4 months ago

Brilliant

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#42

Just Over 2 Years Ago Now I Quit Drinking. Put Simply - It Changed Everything

Just Over 2 Years Ago Now I Quit Drinking. Put Simply - It Changed Everything

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Empowered by your will! Great !

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#43

Celebrating Four Years Sober

Celebrating Four Years Sober

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Amazing, you must be so proud!

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#44

30 Months Without A Drink, And 2000 Miles Ran! I've Never Looked Like This

30 Months Without A Drink, And 2000 Miles Ran! I've Never Looked Like This

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

you look very healthy and we are proud of you!!

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#45

Twenty Months Of Sobriety

Twenty Months Of Sobriety

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Great! You look amazing!

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#46

One Year Sober And Being Healthier. I Feel More Like Myself Than I Have In Years

One Year Sober And Being Healthier. I Feel More Like Myself Than I Have In Years

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

What a difference, amazing!

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#47

I Quit Drinking And Taking Pills All Together (Been Sober Almost 4 Years Now) I Started My Own Online Workout, Nutrition And Coaching Business To Help Other Women Make A Positive Change In Their Life Too

I Quit Drinking And Taking Pills All Together (Been Sober Almost 4 Years Now) I Started My Own Online Workout, Nutrition And Coaching Business To Help Other Women Make A Positive Change In Their Life Too

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Such a sweet thought for other people in need, it takes lots of courage to help oneself and others

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#48

I Remember Being So Annoyed With Myself Waking Up Every Damn Saturday Morning Hungover And Bailing Out On The Gym - And One Day, I Stead Of Saying “F*ck It”, Everyone’s About To Meet A New Cass

I Remember Being So Annoyed With Myself Waking Up Every Damn Saturday Morning Hungover And Bailing Out On The Gym - And One Day, I Stead Of Saying “F*ck It”, Everyone’s About To Meet A New Cass

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Ruth Villafuerte 11 months ago

Aww! Go girl! Keep up the good work.

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#49

I'm A Year Sober

I'm A Year Sober

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Bored Birgit 11 months ago

Such a pretty face.

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#50

It Simply Amazes Me When I Look Back At Old Pictures To See What Was And Find So Much Gratitude For What I Have And Who I Am Today

It Simply Amazes Me When I Look Back At Old Pictures To See What Was And Find So Much Gratitude For What I Have And Who I Am Today

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

I am certain that you've always been that good person, you just found out ways to be kind with yourself

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#51

Sober And 20 Lbs Re-Gained

Sober And 20 Lbs Re-Gained

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Wanda Queen 11 months ago

Looking much healthier!

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#52

Picture On The Left Was Me Signing Off From Personal Insta Last Summer As I Was Bored Of Myself. Exhausted By Life, Drinking. Picture 2 Just Now 15 Months Alcohol Free

Picture On The Left Was Me Signing Off From Personal Insta Last Summer As I Was Bored Of Myself. Exhausted By Life, Drinking. Picture 2 Just Now 15 Months Alcohol Free

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

You look so much happier today!

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#53

5 Months Sober And Many More To Come

5 Months Sober And Many More To Come

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

You have done the right choice, be proud of yourself

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#54

6,5 Months Of CICO, Sobriety And Running

6,5 Months Of CICO, Sobriety And Running

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Great job at getting visibly so healthier!

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#55

It's Been More Than 5,5 Years Since I Gave Up Drinking Alcohol For Good! Finding The Raw And Vegan Lifestyle Helped Me Stay Sober Once I Took The Decision. To Kick A Bad Habit You Have To Replace It With A Good One!

It's Been More Than 5,5 Years Since I Gave Up Drinking Alcohol For Good! Finding The Raw And Vegan Lifestyle Helped Me Stay Sober Once I Took The Decision. To Kick A Bad Habit You Have To Replace It With A Good One!

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Like making the right decisions for yourself! Great!

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#56

500 Days Sober. 1 Year Of Lifting Weights

500 Days Sober. 1 Year Of Lifting Weights

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Amazing! Be proud of yourself and your body!

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#57

My Worst Day Sober Is Better Than My Best Day Drinking

My Worst Day Sober Is Better Than My Best Day Drinking

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Ruth Villafuerte 11 months ago (edited)

Yassss! Such an inspiration.

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#58

8 Months Clean And Sober

8 Months Clean And Sober

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

Ne happy and proud of your decisions!

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#59

Lost 16 Lbs In 80 Days. IF And No Alcohol

Lost 16 Lbs In 80 Days. IF And No Alcohol

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Séverine Ségier 11 months ago

You also found your smile! Congrats!

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