There have been times when I have drunk purely to cope with pain and exhaustion. In the past, I definitely would have drank through this. I would have drank to dull the pain and drunk to wake myself up from the exhaustion. Continue reading Chronic illness and an alcohol free holiday
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.
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
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
I want to thank 2021 for the people that it has brought into my life and the freedom I have gained at a time when we were all locked down Continue reading Goodbye 2021 and thank you