A side of guilt!

This is one emotion I struggle to control.  I feel guilt for everything. Guilt for say no to playing a board game with my daughter because I have 10 other things to do, guilt for eating the cake, guilt for taking a day off work sick, guilt for not getting up on time to doContinue reading “A side of guilt!”

To drink or not to drink?

I’ve been a little quiet for the last few weeks, mainly because my parents have been here in Australia visiting so its been busy but also because I am battling with myself about if my future and if it has me drinking alcohol or not. When I started this journey it was for 3 months.Continue reading “To drink or not to drink?”

Having a wobble at Christmas time

I’ve felt a little off in my mood the last few days and I’ve thought about having a drink a couple of times. I then feel disappointed for wanting to drink. I can’t put my finger on what’s wrong with me. My parents are here visiting Australia for the first time from the UK. WeContinue reading “Having a wobble at Christmas time”

Judgement – part 2

I listened to a great podcast today, it was with the one year no beer founder and Dr Rangen Chatterjee. It was about his journey, I love to hear peoples journey’s to no alcohol, it really spurs me on and inspired me. They talked a little about the peer pressure of drinking. How many timesContinue reading “Judgement – part 2”

They say the first is the worst!

This weekend we were invited to a Halloween party which has been in the diary for a good while. It’s been 6 weeks since I have been off the booze and in that time I would say I have been laying low.  Avoiding places where I am around alcohol for too long.  I’ve been forContinue reading “They say the first is the worst!”

Just have one drink now and again!

When you tell people you are not drinking alcohol anymore they either say Oh you don’t drink that much do you or why don’t you just cut down?!! I wish I could just cut down! Can you imagine going to a free drinks party and only have one or two. Or a house party, takingContinue reading “Just have one drink now and again!”