I did it!! I had a lovely sober birthday….my friends laughed when I asked for a cup of tea, and I did hold a glass of champagne and take a sip just to have a toast and pretend, but I didn’t want more and I went to bed a happy sober Lou 😁
It’s my last day of being 35 and I’m looking forward to hugs and chilling out with my family these next few days, sober so I can actually take it all in and not forget it!!
I just suddenly thought it might be ok to drink on Saturday 🤦🏼♀️ what is wrong with me!!! Where is my strength going to mid-week? Ok Reasons not to drink – come home and spend the evening with the kids for girly sleepover (I’ve planned this so the gathering can be earlier and said myContinue reading “What the heck….?”
I’ve been aware that I’ve been silent for a few weeks now and have been struggling to find the time to update! But things are good! Which silence usually indicates, as when it’s good, I don’t need to come and have these long chats with myself here!! I’ll try to rewind to two weekends ago,Continue reading “Update”
I haven’t drank since the last time…well that is always the case I suppose – even if I just drank 5 minutes ago, that statement would still be true – what I mean is I’ve not drank since the hellish hangover almost 2 weeks ago. A nice sober weekend last weekend, I did think aboutContinue reading “Mad March”
When you’re tempted to drink, playing the movie to the end is a good idea. This means forcing yourself to think about how things will really turn out… Playing The Movie To The End – Are You Doing It Right?
Well, after my boastful post last week after drinking at the weekend before -things went as one would expect, but would have hoped not. I planned to give the rest of the bottle to a friend like I’d said, which didn’t happen. As Friday night went “ok” with the drink and I felt good stillContinue reading “The child and the Sage”