I was seconds from death from drinking 10 bottles of wine a day

Looking through Alysia Magen’s Instagram page, you’d think the model and content creator lived a perfect, idyllic life.

But behind closed doors, she spent years “barely functioning” and battling alcoholism.

Magen, a US Air Force veteran, shares sultry snaps with her 1.5 million followers. In contrast to the façade she’d carefully built, however, the creator was drinking up to “10 bottles of wine a day” — and was killing himself because of it.

“I didn’t know I was an alcoholic, I thought it was just something to manage anxiety,” the 33-year-old told Jam Press, admitting that she drank “from morning until night” as a coping mechanism for reportedly being physically , emotionally and financially abused by ex-partners.

“I would wake up in the morning shaking from withdrawal,” Magen continued. “At the time I thought that was a panic attack and I would start drinking shooters (spirits) as soon as I woke up.”

Model and Air Force veteran Alysia Magen has shared her secret past.
Model and Air Force veteran Alysia Magen has shared her secret struggles with substance abuse.
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Magen is known for posting sexy snaps online.
Magen is known for posting sexy snaps online.
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She claims she was let go from her military position because of a sexy snap.
She claimed she was let go from her military position because of a sexy snap.
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According to Magen, she began drinking when she was in the military, with her alcoholism getting worse after she was allegedly demoted for posting a sexy snap of herself on Instagram, alongside one of her in military uniform.

The model — who is now six months sober — said her peers ostracized her as

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Rowley Farmhouse Ales no longer have a safe to keep cash in.

The brewhouse restaurant doesn’t need one. This month, it went cashless, meaning patrons have to pay for their goods with debit or credit cards or digital wallets.

Anyway, thieves stole the safe, and all the cash in it, sometime late in the night on Election Day.

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Richard Blais shares how to cook on a budget using canned soups

Richard Blais says cooking with canned soup is the perfect way to explore new recipes and cultures with your family.  (Photos: Getty)

Richard Blais says cooking with canned soup is the perfect way to explore new recipes and cultures with your family. (Photos: Getty)

With record-breaking inflation and talk of a future recession dominating headlines, it’s not uncommon for families to be on the hunt for ways to save a bit of money on their monthly grocery bills. Enter canned soup, an ingredient Top Chefs alum Richard Blais says is a perfect way to streamline dinnertime “for a reasonable price per person.”

“I don’t have any recession tips except that we’re all in the same situation together,” Blais tells Yahoo Life. “I just came back from overseas and it’s a global thing. [With canned soup]you can cook restaurant-quality meals at home and you can do it within a budget.”

Canned soups are for more than casseroles

“I put some cream of chicken soup in some mulligatawny soup last night and it was amazing,” says Blais. “I made a French onion soup quesadilla the other day. I made beans on toast and used tomato soup in the beans, so using the soup as a shortcut to get you restaurant-quality meals has been a lot of fun.”

Blais spoke with Yahoo Life as part of his recent partnership with Campbell’s, where he’s sharing canned soup-based recipes through the Yes Chef campaign. From a cauliflower curry with cream of celery soup to rigatoni alla vodka made with classic condensed tomato soup, Blais says coming up with each recipe in the campaign was a great time

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