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
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?
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 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
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
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.
I am going to look after myself more and really try to not place my happines on the acceptance and care of people who will never ever give me what I crave. I need to focus on those who do care. Continue reading Coping with the ‘f@ck it’ moments in sobriety