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 →

4 months sober!

I can't believe I've managed to stay sober for 4 whole months.  I'm so happy with this one as it's been a really difficult two weeks and I've had some weird feelings that I've never experienced before.  If you'd have said to me this time last year that in 12 months I'd be living on... Continue Reading →

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