This is Post 18 as the Thread seems to have taken on a life of its own!Arguably he was an alcoholic.
On the basis that the OP may not return I have quoted the above to remind everyone of Mr. Churchill's wit.
Legend has it that Bessie Braddock (a female MP) once said to Churchill "Winston, you are drunk!"...
... to which Winston replied "Bessie you are ugly, but tomorrow I will be sober." and walked away.
PS It was Post 18 when I started it!!