๐ŸŒบHow my 7 day week has turned into 8๐ŸŒบ

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 ๐ŸŒบHow my 7 day week has turned into 8๐ŸŒบ

๐ŸŒธDay 79: can an alcohol free life become the new normal?๐ŸŒธ

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 ๐ŸŒธDay 79: can an alcohol free life become the new normal?๐ŸŒธ

๐ŸŒ…Early sobriety: the power of solo retreats.๐ŸŒ…

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 ๐ŸŒ…Early sobriety: the power of solo retreats.๐ŸŒ…