Day 40 of My Sobriety

I wish I could celebrate and jump up and down with joy at hitting 40 days of sobriety. I am happy – truly – however with this 2nd round of sobriety has come the realisation that this is really my last chance. Trust me – this is not a drum up, a depressive state or…

I Am Blessed

Such an emotional day today – from the pits of despair one minute to a sense of safety and comfort 30 minutes later. Where to start? I had three things on mind this morning that were creating great anxiety and stress which I kept on praying and reminding myself that everything would look different by…

Sobriety Counter

34 days sober ** Drinks not consumed: 120 Calories saved: 14,461 $$ Saved: $607.00 No wonder I have lost 3kgs, although I don’t seem to have saved money … but have bought a few new clothes – nothing unusual. It’s been rocky in many ways, except for the cravings for a drink – they are…

Where to Start? It’s been so long.

Where to start my friends? Well. I am still sober and completely and utterly happy about it – I am in a really good place, the sun is shining, I am at peace with the world and with myself. That makes it 27 days sober and alcohol free. I am pretty pleased about my progress,…

If This is Sobriety

Wow. If this is sobriety – I want it. Awake at 5am because I had slept enough – Not because my hangover was kicking in. Spoke to The Boy clearly and consciously this morning – And I remember everything we said, we didn’t end up fighting and it was good. Walked Sparkles (my dog) for…

Don’t Pick Up The First Drink

Well, as you know, I was not having a great afternoon and it only got worse. The cravings were really strong, my liver was screaming out for a glass of chilled, sav blanc to soothe the tension and stress that it was feeling. It was a physical sensation – quite separate from my mind. It…