40-something year old solo Mum with 2 lovely children, in ChCh NZ. I've always been a drinker, but have come to the realisation it does me no favours and I have lost way too much time, money, motivation and memories to the drink! Plenty of bad memories, embarrassing recollections or blackouts to keep me honest.
13th Feb 2018: 80 days sober. After spending most of 2017 trying to go sober but doing a month and then straight back into the old habits, this time I've finally stuck with it and I DON'T DRINK ANYMORE 🙂
17th April 2018 = 143 days sober, never going back now!
Back from 10 days in Kuala Lumpur. Was tempted to pick up a couple of times and seriously considered having a beer under the guise of “I csn moderate’. Influencing factors were the heat (hey but any old cold drink works there), sociability (I don’t actually need to be inebriated to talk to people!) and celebratory (Red Bull & Coke worked just…[Read more]
Great job @mullycatnz!! Well done walking through those triggers and deciding that genuine connections and staying true to yourself are the best choices when that wine witch is whispering in your ear. So very happy to read this! We are almost at our 18 months 🙂 xoxo
Morena whanau. Another day here in ChCh and I’m still feeling pretty raw. I thought I was doing OK holding it together for the kids over the weekend but walking to work yesterday morning past the tribute wall at Botanical gardens which is absolutely covered in hundreds of flowers, cards, notices, candles hit me pretty hard and I arrived to work…[Read more]
Love your post and i think we can all empathise with you and everyone else dealing with the horror of last week wherever we are. Lovely gesture with the coffees. Keep posting, we’re all here for support 🙂
That was a lovely gesture with the coffees ❤️
I can’t imagine what seeing those floral tributes would be like in person. Very confronting! I cry just looking at it from the TV.
Big hugs to you lovely xxx
Sending you and your country lots of love @mullycatnz xoxo. Such unimaginable pain you are all going through. Lots of hugs from across the ocean. Your gestures are so lovely and much needed to aid in the healing process. So glad you are my day buddy xoxo
So lovely to see you and talk about families and work, ordinary things. We didn’t even mention the D word I dont think. I hope I didn’t rave too much…??? So special to be with understanding people.
The nicest thing was knowing this was a little entree, not the end as we will together with many more LS heroes in a couple of weeks.
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