Myth busting

You can’t have a good time without a drink! You are boring without alcohol. Drinking makes you cool. Alcohol is not a drug because it legal. All the above I believed. Why wouldn’t I? It is ingrained in us from an early age that when we get older we should drink alcohol, it’s what makesContinue reading “Myth busting”

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”

What lane are you in?

I was listening to a podcast (ha ha I feel like that all I say) and it categorized drinkers into lanes and I just loved it. Slow laneMiddle laneFast lane I am 100% a middle lane drinker. I’ve dabbled in the slow lane from time to time and I’ve been known to crawl into toContinue reading “What lane are you in?”

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”

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”