🌺How my 7 day week has turned into 8🌺

Today is day 88 without a drink. It's been a crazy ride; the highs and lows scribbled into my little green gratitude journal. With pink butterflies. Glancing back over the entries I realise something bizarre, beautiful and unexpected has happened! I'm finding it pretty cool, so thought I'd share it with you. I think this … Continue reading 🌺How my 7 day week has turned into 8🌺

🌸Day 79: can an alcohol free life become the new normal?🌸

Day 79 and the desire to drink has dwindled considerably. Slowly but surely, Annie Grace's This Naked Mind is sinking in. I'm thankful to Annie and other podcasters, bloggers , friends and family who have supported and provided inspiration along the way. Most of all, I'm thankful to my patient, supportive and loving partner. If … Continue reading 🌸Day 79: can an alcohol free life become the new normal?🌸

🌅Early sobriety: the power of solo retreats.🌅

People are busy. Some people seem to enjoy 'out-busying' others. It's like there's this weird one-upmanship thing going on. Are we supposed to be impressed by the busy factor? Next time someone tries to out-busy you, quietly observe their demeanour. Often, I observe that when people relay their busy factor (e.g.school drop offs, cricket practice, mum-in-laws … Continue reading 🌅Early sobriety: the power of solo retreats.🌅