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
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
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 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 thinking patterns had started to change, I was no longer celebrating the fact that I was sober. I was moaning about it and I had lost any enthusiasm for being sober, and instead, I was resentful. Continue reading My thoughts before my relapse
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
The second reason is that sobriety just isn’t boring! I am much more interesting now that my main hobby isn’t looking down a wine glass or waiting for drink o’clock. Continue reading Why the name change?
You know in films when someone has the good conscience and the bad conscience on their shoulders, I think of anxiety like that, like a horrible little creature living on my shoulder trying to ruin everything for me Continue reading Anxiety – The invisible assassin