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?
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
Does the fact that you feel your drinking isn’t ‘that bad’ stop you from getting sober? You may be a grey area drinker. Continue reading Grey area drinking – when your alcohol consumption hasn’t hit rock bottom
For years the one thing stopping me from getting help was my shame. I refuse to feel that now, I became addicted to an addictive substance. Continue reading SHAME – how it traps you in addiction
When you think of recovery what do you think of? The worst aspects of addiction or that people are just like you and I? What I learned from meeting sober people on my journey, Continue reading Are people in recovery Alien beings?