All that time ago when I had my final drink I couldn't imagine getting this far. It was inconceivable that I could change. But I have, and the 8 month mark is rapidly approaching so I thought it might be a good time to reflect on what's changed and what I want to do now? … Continue reading Day 240
Wow, I can't quite believe it's day 122. That's 17.5 weeks, 4.3 months. 4.3 whole bloody months! Every day I wake up free from guilt, free from a hangover, free from memory loss is a day I feel so proud, so happy, so pleased I've done this. There have been rough moments do not get … Continue reading Day 122
It's been a long time since I write down how things were. For a while it was because I was feeling great and then for a while it was because I was feeling less so but I'm still here and I'm still sober which makes me really proud and happy. This journey. It's brilliant, it's … Continue reading Day 89
Can't quite believe that I am almost at 50 days. It feels surreal. I am so happy I started this. My mood is better, my skin is better, I am sleeping better. I am happy. Properly happy. For the first time in years and years. I'm remembering how to laugh, how to have fun, how … Continue reading Day 49!
So my alcohol free journey is continuing apace, I am day 30 booze free which feels great but now begins the hard work of why I started on this road in the first place. 8 years ago I experienced my first miscarriage. I got pregnant on our honeymoon, just like my sister. I was so … Continue reading Why I started drinking
Three weeks have ticked by and I can't quite believe it. It felt like an eternity back at day 1 yet here I am. Almost a quarter of the way to my 100 days and feeling like a new woman. Now I'm pretty sure I'm floating along on a pink fluffy cloud right now. I … Continue reading Checking in
I've been sober for 18 days this month, the longest I've gone without for a really long time, and one of the things that's shocked me the most is how little time I gave over to self care when I was drinking. I know, I know, hardly original but like many heavy drinkers turned sober … Continue reading Taking time to care