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!”

Dealing with life without turning to the bottle

I’ve been quiet this week and not posting so much. The last few weeks have been all about not drinking and trying to be healthier. This week Some life stuff happened out of the ordinary. I had an incident with my daughter that I had to deal with, it’s the biggest parenting thing I haveContinue reading “Dealing with life without turning to the bottle”

Sense of Purpose

I’m now sober a day short of 3 weeks and I’m feeling great mentally. My mood is so much better and even though my sleep is still not as good as I would like it to be I am far less irritable than I can ever remember being. I started thinking about the reasons forContinue reading “Sense of Purpose”

What to drink?

Something I have struggled with is a drink replacement. I’m lucky that I love water but it’s not really that appealing is it?! Aside from wine though I’ve always drank water as I’m not keen on sugar drinks like coke or lemonade, I just don’t like the taste including the diet versions. Also being theContinue reading “What to drink?”

Sex and the city – Day 9

I watched the sex and the city movie on Netflix last night, it really got me thinking about me weekend I just had. I love this programme and these films. The more I think about it the more I notice how cool drinking booze is made to be. At the birthday thing in the parkContinue reading “Sex and the city – Day 9”