The main reason for this blog today, is to say that my mental health has been a struggle of late. But instead of reaching for a glass of wine (which I have thought of, I can’t say I haven’t) I have talked about it and I have looked at ways I can help myself. Continue reading Long winter and admitting you are struggling.
This may be a tad controversial, but this week labelling has really knocked my sobriety. It can be useful, but also damaging.. Continue reading Labels and social media in the sober community
There is a feeling of great peace in not wondering when would be acceptable to order another drink, wondering if you are drinking too fast, willing your partner to hurry up so you can order another. Continue reading Sober nights away- child free weekends without alcohol
My husband still chooses to drink alcohol? How did we navigate this to ensure that I stayed on my sober journey? Continue reading My partner still drinks alcohol – is this a problem?
Birthdays and alcohol can be a recipe for disaster in recovery. This year I chose sobriety…. Continue reading Birthday stress and alcohol
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
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