207 days sober

As the tag line says on this site "sobriety delivers everything alcohol promised". That is very true but getting sober has actually brought a lot more to my life than I originally expected. Obviously, I knew I'd feel better sober but the main thing I wanted in the early days was to stop feeling depressed,... Continue Reading →

It’s like Groundhog Day

It's Saturday afternoon and I'm in Costa again. Although many of you know I do love Costa it's getting a bit ridiculous now. It's a regular routine and each day is pretty much like the title of this post. Monday to Friday it's work, gym, tea, blogging or Netflix then bed. Saturday it's usually think... Continue Reading →

200 days sober!

When I first started out on my recovery journey I remember saying to my mum "how great would it be if I got to 100 days sober?". I'm absolutely thrilled and so proud of myself that I've managed to double that. I am 200 days SOBER I am 200 days HAPPIER I am 200 days... Continue Reading →

AF drinks (again)

I've made it quite clear throughout my blog posts that I'm a fan of alcohol free drinks and I'm well aware they're not for everyone. Every time I post about them I get quite a lot of messages from people saying they don't trust them or telling me to be careful as AF drinks can... Continue Reading →

It’s good to be paranoid

As someone who overthinks almost everything in life, since I quit drinking I've been paranoid about accidentally drinking alcohol. Imagine being at an event and picking the wrong glass up by mistake then tasting the alcohol and all the hard work has been ruined. Having to start from day 1 again! I'd be absolutely gutted.... Continue Reading →

6 months sober!

I can't believe I've managed it. Six whole months of sobriety! When I set out on this journey 6 months seemed so far away and I remember listening to a lovely lady at SMART Recovery talking about being over 6 months sober and thinking what it must be like to say that. It still blows... Continue Reading →

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