Sarah Harding has spoken for the first time about her time in rehab in an exclusive interview with HELLO!.
The Girls Aloud singer reveals how she hit rock bottom as her relationship with then-fiancé Tom Crane collapsed.
"Our lives had started to go in different directions without us even realizing and we'd become like passing ships," she said.
"Tom and I had a lot of history – we'd been through a lot together. I was so down but I just tried to keep busy and, to numb myself, I was drinking more. It was my way of escaping."
But happily, Sarah has turned her life around, and is looking forward to starting the new year as a different, healthier, person.
"I've turned 30 now and, although there will always be a bit of the rock chick in me, I'm trying to embrace my softer and more feminine side. And I am trying really hard to be healthy."
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