Lily Allen has said she is feeling “grateful for her health and happiness” as she marked a year of sobriety. 

The singer shared photographs of herself on vacation in Capri, Italy, on Instagram after reaching the milestone of 12 months without drinking Tuesday. 

Posting her vacation snaps along with an older image of herself seeming to be about a night out, Lily wrote: “1 year old totally sober! So grateful for my health and happiness. ”

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Paloma Faith was one of the people congratulating her sobriety, commenting: “Awesome! And what a sexy minx you are. ”

Chef Andi Oliver wrote: “You look just gorgeous honey! Glowing glowing from the inside out xxx very proud of you xxx see you soon xx. ”

Lily has spoken publicly in the past about her struggles with alcohol, most notably in her autobiography My Words Just and her most recent album,” No Shame.

At a 2018 interview, Lily also spoke to GQ concerning what she called her “codependent” connection with alcohol, showing that at a particular time in her private life years earlier, things had become “really awful ”, to the extent she was drinking a bottle of vodka a night.

“I dropped my home and my children started to feel distant and I broke up with my husband and started to realise [drinking like that] probably wasn’t functioning,” she told the magazine.

At the time, Lily claimed: “I’ve always been a big self-medicator… now knowing that, if I’m not feeling 100 percent, I simply steer clear of drugs and alcohol, basically. ”

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