Two years ago today I was sitting at home thinking "why can't I stop drinking" my reasons at the time were. I've been drinking for too long I can't change. I am addicted to alcohol, I've tried pills, hypnotherapy, councillors nothing has worked and nothing will ever work. I am too sneaky, I hide my… Continue reading Two years alcohol free
Day 710 : my birthday
Today I turned 54 and I am 710 days alcohol free. Its amazing to think that I haven't had a drink for that long. I don't want one now. Theres absolutely nothing a glass of wine, pint of beer or double shot can do for me now that a cup of tea or fancy AF… Continue reading Day 710 : my birthday
Yesterday I made an effort to address my chocolate and sweets consumption which seems to have spiralled rapidly out of control. The side effect of giving up alcohol (I told myself) was OK but actually it's not! Some mornings I feel just as bad as I did when I was drinking! Reading the SW app!… Continue reading Day 678
AM: Sunday – Day 640. Sober and free from the beast.
Do you know I wake up every single day feeling jolly chuffed with myself for continuing to be sober. Removing alcohol from my life hasnt made the wheels and cogs of life go round any differently.. oh no its still a case of "same old stuff different day". I still get up and go to… Continue reading AM: Sunday – Day 640. Sober and free from the beast.
Day 603 – relaxing in Penang
603 days alcohol free and I am currently relaxing in penang. The weather forecast says cloudy but cloudy it definately isn't! Alcohol free holidays are so much easier now. I don't seem to associate every exciting moment with alcohol anymore (it was all I knew before I gave up) I don't hang around the club… Continue reading Day 603 – relaxing in Penang
AM Thu: day 567 (81 weeks)
I can not believe that I am now writing day 567 (81 weeks). 81 weeks ago today my life changed. I stopped drinking alcohol. On that day.. Day 1.. I must admit I didn't actually believe that I was ever going to be writing day 567! I had written in various diaries throughout the years… Continue reading AM Thu: day 567 (81 weeks)
AM : Wed – Day 524 (exiting news)
Today I am on day 524 (just over 17 months AF). I will never get used to saying or writing this. Its like having an out of body experience. I used to read about people who had given up for a year and thought "wow! Wish I could do that. It will never happen to… Continue reading AM : Wed – Day 524 (exiting news)
AM: Tuesday – Day 510
I am still rocking my new AF life. 510 days sober (I don't think I will ever stop feeling in awe of those numbers). Did I do that.. Really.. Really really.. Well. Yep I did. Day 1 seems a long way off but the days before day 1 are there in my mind like bad… Continue reading AM: Tuesday – Day 510
PM: Sunday – Day 500
Today I had a Krispy Kreme donut and a jam donut as a treat for being AF for 500 days. 😛
AM : Thursday – Day 497
All of a sudden I'm counting down the days to Sunday when I will be 500 days AF Treated myself to a luxurious and very expensive gift (cost in bottles of wine probably 33) Also my daughter made me laugh this week. She has a lovely standard dashund called Wilson. Her boyfriend ordered her some… Continue reading AM : Thursday – Day 497
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