Key learnings and things I once knew but have forgotten…
– these impressive women are warriors. So brave to fight this fight when everything from social norms to their own biology is working to trick them in to a drink.
– me time is important 😉 One of my signs that things are a bit off is that I stay up until stupid oclock for no reason other than to carve out time by myself.
– connecting with other people who are wrestling with the same problems is more powerful than you can imagine (a problem shared is a problem halved as me ma would have said! Which probably leads on to the reflection that a lot of those old wisdoms speak the truth).
– probably the next biggest thing for me is to write it down. So here goes my commitment to writing it down. It wont always be here, but it will be written down somewhere.
– and last but not least I was reminded yet again that haloumi is goddam delicious!!
‘Stupid o’clock’… that’s exactly what I do and how I refer to it… it’s all about the ‘me time’ in keeping me AF –@mtedenmummy, thanks for the reminder coz I was heading in that direction tonight… lovely post. Off to bed now, hangover free tomorrow – yay!
And I’m a bit slow to catch up online, but thanks @enzedgirl for organising our get together and lovely to meet @mtedenmummy, @Agirl@MommyShark and @Agent99. It was healthy for me to meet and connect too and to once again remember that complacency is not a good thing. I agree that the me time is important, and @Agent99, would add this to the list of what is different this time for me – I am making sure I have sober treats in multiple ways, time alone, time to go out without kids, time for sport, getting nails done, reading in the middle of the day and just time to moisturise my face on the hardest days. All the small things add up and help me feel like there are other treats instead of alcohol.
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