What is Healthy anyway?

What does Healthy mean? I thought I would base my very first nutrition post on overall health, it’s a huge subject so brace yourself for a long post. In a bid to keep this blog a personal one to me and my experiences I will give you a brief breakdown to my own ongoing journeyContinue reading “What is Healthy anyway?”

Emma are you still off the booze?

My final alcohol only blog! I’ve been quiet I know, the thing is as time goes on I have less to say about my sober journey. At first I blogged to keep me accountable, then I discovered this wonderful community, I even realised I looked forward to writing the blog as I had so muchContinue reading “Emma are you still off the booze?”

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”

8 weeks done!

My stats so far8 weeks57 days143 drinks not consumed$431 saved17,389 calories savedWOW JUST WOW!!! That’s pretty motivating eh?! The money saved so far I actually think is more than that. I get these stats from an app called I’m done drinking. When you register its asks you on average how much you drink and howContinue reading “8 weeks done!”

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”