Holly Ramsay admits she feels ‘lonely’ without alcohol after celebrating a year of sobriety

Holly Ramsay has admitted she feels “alone” in sobriety after recently celebrating a year without alcohol.

The daughter of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay shared her personal milestone last month, and while she praises the effect life without alcohol has had on her mental health, she admits it hasn’t been without its challenges.

The 22-year-old influencer took to her Instagram Stories this week to update her 287,000 followers, saying she finds it hard not to drink at her age as it’s such a big part of her peers’ social lives.

Admission: Holly Ramsay, 22, has confessed she feels ‘alone’ in sobriety after recently celebrating a year without alcohol (pictured November)

When asked ‘how important it is to cut out alcohol when dealing with mental health on a daily basis’, he replied: ‘This is not a ‘one size fits all’ answer…

For me, quitting alcohol has made me much more present, I can have more fun, and I’m in control.

‘Alcohol + antidepressants don’t mix well. I made the decision to put my physical and mental health first.

Hard times: Holly shared her personal milestone last month and while she praises the effect life without alcohol has had on her mental health, she admits it hasn’t been without its struggles.

“It can be lonely not to drink, especially at this age, as it’s such a big part of our social lives…but you’ll find the right people who don’t even care that you’re not drinking and are happy you are. with you”. they.’

Updating her followers on how she’s been doing so far this year, she added: “I would say I’m in the best place mentally and feel more like myself than I have in years.”

‘This has required a LOT of work and it’s not easy, so take it easy. Sending love to anyone who needs it.

Sincere:

Candid: “It can be lonely not to drink, especially at this age, since it’s such a big part of our social lives…but you’ll find the right people who don’t even care that you’re not drinking.”

Rocky: The influencer took to her Instagram Stories this week to update her 287,000 followers, saying she finds it hard not to drink at her age.

Rocky: The influencer took to her Instagram Stories this week to update her 287,000 followers, saying she finds it hard not to drink at her age.

Holly’s words come after she marked a year of being sober in December with an emotional post on Instagram.

He wrote candidly about his relationship with alcohol, including his decision to go tee-total after reaching his “lowest point” in 2020.

In May, Holly revealed that she spent three months in a mental health hospital after being sexually assaulted twice when she was 18. He was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

Honest: Michelin-star chef Gordon’s daughter wrote about her relationship with alcohol, including her decision to go tee-total after reaching her ‘lowest point’ in 2020

The podcast host also explained that alcohol and antidepressants “don’t mix well at all.”

In its entirety, Holly wrote: ‘Today marks a year without alcohol.

“This is not something I thought I would say at the age of 21. However, at 21 (almost 22) I never thought I would have gone through half of what I have.

“I chose to take a break from alcohol because it wasn’t improving my mental health, which for me comes first.”

Holly went on to explain that it was not a decision ‘taken lightly’, nor is it necessarily ‘forever’.

“This time last year, I was at my lowest point and I was scared, but I made the decision to take control of what I could, and that meant cutting alcohol out of my life.

Update: The podcast host shared her personal milestone of reaching a year alcohol-free in the form of a written message to her 280,000 followers last month.

Update: The podcast host shared her personal milestone of reaching a year alcohol-free in the form of a written message to her 280,000 followers last month.

‘It was not an easy decision, nor one that I made lightly. I won’t say this is forever, but this is for now. Living without alcohol has helped me feel better and more present both mentally and physically.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had a year of ups and downs, but I’m grateful to have the opportunity to consciously work through them, instead of masking my feelings (good and bad) with a drink.

‘Alcohol and antidepressants don’t mix well at all. And that is something that, unfortunately, I learned the hard way,’ he confessed.

Closing: Gordon lovingly wrote: '@hollyramsayy what an amazing young man and words can't explain how proud you make me I love you so much dad ❤️'.

Closing: Gordon lovingly wrote: ‘@hollyramsayy what an amazing young man and words can’t explain how proud you make me I love you so much dad ❤️’.

The fashion design student concluded her message: “As with everything I’ve been through, it’s been a learning experience and I feel lucky to be able to post this message today, to continue raising awareness and breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health. “.

His father was among those who flooded the comments.

A loving Gordon wrote: ‘@hollyramsayy what an amazing young man and words can’t explain how proud you make me I love you so much dad ❤️’.

Holly is the second oldest in Gordon and Tana Ramsay’s litter of five children.

If you have been affected by anything in this article, please contact alcoholchange.org.uk or call 0300 123 1110.

Opening: Holly previously explained that her decision not to drink was not 'taken lightly', nor is it necessarily 'forever'

Opening: Holly previously explained that her decision not to drink was not ‘taken lightly’, nor is it necessarily ‘forever’

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