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 →

It’s not all hunky dory

I'm almost 6 months sober and I've realised I probably started to get a bit cocky about my recovery as at times I have found it easier than I expected. Some times it's been awful! As I mentioned in my last post the weather has been a massive trigger for me and it's still affecting... Continue Reading →

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 →

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