Being kind to myself

Yesterday I felt like the worst friend in the world. I should be on the boat to Liverpool now but I've decided not to make the journey for Graham's funeral on Monday. It definitely wasn't an easy decision to make. In fact I've been thinking about it all week and had several discussions with friends... Continue Reading →

My week away

It feels like a distant memory now and I've only been back 2 days! I had a fab time at home over Easter. I didn't make many plans as it was crazy when I was there for a week not long ago and I was shattered with all the running around. This time was much... Continue Reading →

Holiday mode

I go home for a week today (above pic).  It does me good to get back and see family and friends as island life gets to me if I don't escape once in a while 😉 What comes with travelling is alcohol.  I've done it for years, whether I'm going on holiday, back home or... Continue Reading →

The A word and alcohol free drinks

The A Word (my blog, my thoughts, my words) I didn't realise how controversial these two subjects are until I quit the big bad booze. Since I've started writing this blog I've been referred to as a "recovering alcoholic", "former alcoholic" and plain boring "alcoholic". I don't think of myself as an alcoholic but I... Continue Reading →

What a difference a storm makes

My running and 10k steps went completely out the window as soon as The Beast from the East or Storm Emma (whatever you want to call her) arrived this week.  I hate being cold so I've stayed in and wrapped up warm.  Cabin fever started to set in today and that's when my overthinking starts... Continue Reading →

The Sober Grid app.

Quite a few people have been asking about the Sober Grid app that I use and I came across this article. It really helped me in the first few weeks so it's definitely worth a try. If you're just looking to cut down or monitor your drinking try Drinkaware. Here's the article... My Pocket Rocket... Continue Reading →

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