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.
This may be a tad controversial, but this week labelling has really knocked my sobriety. It can be useful, but also damaging.. Continue reading Labels and social media in the sober community
Happy International Women’s Day to my inspiring sober sisters! Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day – thankful for my sober sisters
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
ntly I have noticed a change in me and I am pretty sure that it is down to sobriety. Instead of concentrating at what I am doing and how I act, I have started looking at others. It’s been a revelation. Continue reading Seeing the world with sober eyes
Birthdays and alcohol can be a recipe for disaster in recovery. This year I chose sobriety…. Continue reading Birthday stress and alcohol
Feeling bored of sobriety? Missing your old life, missing alcohol?
Whenever, I think like this I remember the lady with the lovely smile, who sadly didn’t recover from her addiction. Continue reading The sad truth about alcohol dependency- the lady with the lovely smile
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?
Early sobriety is tricky. There are so many things that you will encounter, that you really didn’t expect. I have listed a few things I have learned along the way. I hope that it helps. Continue reading Day 226 alcohol free- what have I learned so far?