Birthdays and alcohol can be a recipe for disaster in recovery. This year I chose sobriety…. Continue reading Birthday stress and alcohol
Feeling bored of sobriety? Missing your old life, missing alcohol?
Whenever, I think like this I remember the lady with the lovely smile, who sadly didn’t recover from her addiction. Continue reading The sad truth about alcohol dependency- the lady with the lovely smile
Getting sober is hard. I tried many times and failed. So how did I do it this time? Read on for how I did it? Continue reading How did I get sober?
I am so bloody grateful for sobriety. Life has improved so much. Sometimes it’s easy to miss our old lives. But think back, do you really miss it Continue reading Grateful for my sobriety
This meme popped up on my social media today. I have seen it a few times, in the past, I would have giggled and laughed at it. Especially, when friends tagged me. Today I shuddered because that was me. A night out for me was always Russian roulette as to what would happen Continue reading We all have that one friend – nights out that involve alcohol…
Why do we need a label to enable us to recover? Is it important, can a label help or hinder or progress? Do you label yourself? Continue reading Label, labels, labels in recovery
Early sobriety is tricky. There are so many things that you will encounter, that you really didn’t expect. I have listed a few things I have learned along the way. I hope that it helps. Continue reading Day 226 alcohol free- what have I learned so far?
Why am I feeling meh? Is it because it’s January or is it because I have dropped my positive routines and picked up old bad habits? Continue reading Day 217 alcohol free – Feeling meh
Your journey is your own. Everyone is different and to help others we need to acknowledge this. Continue reading Everyone’s journey to sobriety is very different..
January is such a miserable month added to that the euphoria at managing to stay sober at such a tricky time. The chances of relapse are high. Try to keep your wits about you at this time. Continue reading Beware the January relapse