‘Do we have to go through this rigmarole every time….’

I find myself hearing this woman’s Manchester accent in my head every time I wake up knowing I shouldn’t have drank…. Here’s a link to the original very British ad for those not familiar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMA79vgF2Ow There’s nothing more to say really other than, I know I shouldn’t have drank, I know I should have stopped…blahContinue reading “‘Do we have to go through this rigmarole every time….’”

Is it still summer?

Last week I started to plan having a drink….this is what happens, a lot. I have a break, then one day my Brain just says “well you could” we all know how it goes and how the seed grows in to a huge great big uncontrollable weed that continues to return no matter how manyContinue reading “Is it still summer?”

Oh the Thinks You Can Think!

Today has actually been better – I’ve felt calm (I think because I knew I was going for a 10k run later in the day). I realise if I want to run I do need to put the protein in, and have been having protein shakes and extra dinner tonight….and I feel ok about it,Continue reading “Oh the Thinks You Can Think!”

Week 3, day 17….another obstacle ahead

So 17 days feels good and like I’ve had a good run at it this time, this is bad because this is when my mind starts to say “you weren’t that bad” “maybe one drink won’t hurt” “maybe try a new drink, like red wine as it’s probably just vodka/insert any alcoholic drink that makesContinue reading “Week 3, day 17….another obstacle ahead”

Road kill

So today started off really well again with me winning the radio show competition (twice in 10 days yes!) and this time bagging a family ticket to the theatre next week which my girls will love! Then the day started to turn. Some students of mine were putting on a performance of Charlie and theContinue reading “Road kill”

Turning out to be a good week

So I’m definitely feeling the sober buzz…which I must say is better than the alcohol buzz as it doesn’t involve the inevitable drop and low afterwards! I wake up each morning and do my usual “OMG what did I do last night” and then run the last 12 hours back in my head and itContinue reading “Turning out to be a good week”