I’m Done Drinking Counter/Dry January app

This was an app that Sharon mentioned in a comments discussion on her blog.Β  As soon as I read it I went scuttling off to the iTunes store looking for it and you can find it here.

The designer says that it was inspired by their ‘I’m Done Smoking’ App and this app was requested by many to track how many days and how much money you can save by not drinking. Β And that’s what it does!

You programme in your quit date, how many drinks you drank per day, what was your choice of poison and the cost per drink was and it does the rest πŸ™‚

It shows your quit date and time in days, hours and minutes since your last drink.

It shows the number of drinks not consumed in number of drinks, bottles/packs and cases.

It shows the calories saved (calculated using 125 calories for a 5oz serving of wine for me)Β and $$ cash saved.

A nice touch on the ‘About’ page is that the designer says ‘I started this app with the idea of just saying I’m Done and use it as daily motivation to prove that if I could stop drinking I could do anything, even create an iPhone app’ πŸ™‚

I have it downloaded on my iPad and it cost $0.99

At the time of writing this post I was at 171 days since my last drink, had not consumed 686 alcoholic drinks, had saved a whopping 82,372 calories and Β£1024 in cash (x 2 as Mr HOF has also stopped) therefore meaning a combined total of Β£2048!!Β  It’s a great motivator πŸ˜‰

Edited to add: the app has now been updated with a range of drinks from beer to spirits to wine to cocktails to chose from.

Edited to add: 16th December 2017

Alcohol Concern have also launched an app to help you:

Download the free app now and enjoy a progress calendar, money and calories saved trackers, and support if you need it for January and beyond.


Download the Dry January App




25 thoughts on “I’m Done Drinking Counter/Dry January app

    1. I’m sorry there isn’t yet one for an android. Could you put the money you aren’t spending on booze in a jar on the kitchen counter so that he can see it that way instead? Just a thought xx

  1. I have searched high and low for a good app to help stay sober. There is a good one for quitting smoking that my friend used, very successfully. I hope this one measures up as well. Thanks for the info.

    1. Hi lauradann, thanks for reading and commenting. Hope this one is as good as your friends stopping smoking one xx

  2. According to my app I should be 137,000 calories thinner. What?????? Where??????? I seem to be the same size. I thought there were zero calories in chocolate. Somebody lied to me!!

    1. Yeah I feel a bit cheated on the calorie bit too – like you say must be all the sweet stuff I’m chomping instead!!

    1. Hi Pippin and thanks for reading and commenting. If you’ve stopped could a new phone be a sober reward? xx

    1. Hi Laura Thanks for reading and commenting on my blog. Unfortunately I’m not the designer of this app so have no influence over which platform it’s on. Good idea though! πŸ™‚

    1. Hi Eamon Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog πŸ™‚ Congrats on 16 days sober and if I can do it you can do it!

      1. That’s amazing you should be proud. Please God some day I will get there.

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