Comedian Fiona O’Loughlin Reveals The Real Cost Of Alcoholism

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“I wanted to black out and stay blacked out”

By Alley Pascoe

Original Source: marieclaire.com.au

Fiona O’Loughlin is Australian comedy royalty. But for years, she was caught in a toxic trap, using alcoholism as material for her stand-up and using comedy as an excuse for her addiction.

For the first time, she reveals the true depths and darkness of her disease in this exclusive extract of her new book Truths from an Unreliable Witness… 

I didn’t follow the protocol that night. Since coming out as an alcoholic in 2009 when I collapsed on a Brisbane stage in front of 400 paying ticketholders after drinking a stupid amount of vodka, I had put in place measures to protect myself from…click here to continue reading

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