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.
Happy International Women’s Day to my inspiring sober sisters! Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day – thankful for my sober sisters
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..
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?
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
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?
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
The other issue with living in the past is that you are giving up on your future. Continue reading Forgiving and moving on from your past
Have you ever been treated badly, or been let down by someone and you have not even felt that bothered by it, because you don’t believe that you are worth it anyway? Continue reading Let’s talk about self esteem and looking after yourself
I honestly believe that if you can find your gang, you are at least giving yourself a chance to make this sober thing stick. Continue reading Why you need your sober gang