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
However, this is my first sober Christmas, where I am delighted to be so. Continue reading Exorcising the ghost of Christmas past – My sober Christmas
Very occasionally it makes me question my decision, those old fears that I am being dramatic and I don’t have an issue pop back into my head. Continue reading Can’t you just have one at Christmas though?
It was like we were suddenly on holiday and what do we do on holiday?. We drink of course. And what is the rule about drinking alcohol on holiday? Well, we can start at any time we like. Add to that the beautiful weather that we experienced and it was a perfect storm. Continue reading Lockdown drinking – the rise in alcohol intake
I can’t explain to you the relief that I felt that this was only a dream. I hadn’t drunk last night, I hadn’t upset anyone or let anyone down. Continue reading I was so drunk last night and then I woke up.
My husband is ill, really poorly bless his heart. He has the hangover from hell. My husband never gets hangovers, so this is quite a shock for him. I feel it may be that since I have stopped drinking, he has cut down massively. Although this is a good thing, I fear he doesn’t feel it has served him well today. And I can’t lie, … Continue reading My husband has a hangover.
Christmas is a tough time for us and it’s getting right on my pip! Continue reading Day 167 – Festive fury