Aaron Chalmers has admitted he drank up to ’15 beers a evening’ as he struggled with anxiety final yr.
Aaron, 33, shot to fame on Geordie Shore in 2014, becoming a member of the likes of Gaz Beadle, Charlotte Crosby and Vicky Pattison within the well-known get together home.
He stayed on the show for a variety of years and has since been on display in its profitable spin-off show Geordie OGs which can quickly return for a new collection.
The actuality star turned MMA fighter has opened up about his battle with anxiety after the nation went into lockdown for the primary time final yr.
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Revealing he is now been booze free for eight months, he informed The Sun: “In one of many worst states I’ve ever been in with the Covid, I had simply misplaced an MMA combat, the whole lot was going downhill due to alcohol.
Me and my missus had simply cut up up, misplaced a combat and I used to be simply in a dangerous means. The anxiety was simply the worst it had ever been.
“I used to be consuming f***ing 12 to 15 bottles a evening…large bottles as nicely.”
Aaron revealed he’d go to the grocery store on daily basis to get extra bottles of beer and earlier than lengthy his heavy consuming and poor weight loss plan, which noticed him eat quick meals meals on daily basis, led to him being 20kg over his common combat weight and left him feeling extremely unhealthy and out of practice.
He made the choice final August to have “a month off the drink,” however he is now planning to maintain going for a full yr.
In February he took to Instagram to submit: “Today is precisely 6 months with out a drop of alcohol and I truthfully can say it has been 1 of the best issues iv (sic) executed!! I have never missed it and I’m actually fitter and more healthy then Iv ever been!!
There was cause for Aaron to rejoice on the weekend when girlfriend Talia Oatway gave start to the couple’s second son, Maddox.
The new child arrived 5 weeks early after Aaron and Talia had been on a evening out and, sharing a image of him on Instagram, Aaron wrote: “Welcome to the world child Maddox. He’s 5 and half weeks early however he is a wholesome 5.5lbs and Mam and child doing superb”