You know those days that are going well and then BAM, the universe decides to throw you some curveballs out of nowhere? That was my
Back when I was an over-enthusiastic drinker (I love that phrasing! I stole it from Clare Pooley’s amazing book The Sober Diaries) I always had
“And once we begin to recover, and to live again, we do so with new eyes. Things become clearer, and we are aware of things
Wow, what a year 2020 has been. It would be easy to sit here and slag it off no end. I could babble on about
For me, sobriety is about more than not drinking. It started in utter exhaustion and fear of feeding the daemons in my mind any longer.
Only 11 days until Christmas! How exciting: I bloody love Christmas. I love the Christmas films, Christmas songs, gift buying, the fancy wrapping paper, the
I recently found a saved message that I sent to my bestie around this time last year. In the message, I’m thanking her for her
It’s 06:54 as I begin to write this and the inky blue sky outside is slowly beginning to lighten. As I sit here, I am
I love productive sober Sundays; I love ending the weekend with a sense of achievement knowing that I am ready for the working week ahead.
A while ago when I was feeling utterly lost and seeking solace in all-night benders, I would write down the daily affirmation, “I am in