On 5/02/15, I finally got sober after many years of thinking about it and hundreds of Day 1's. I can't believe how wonderful life is without alcohol. I feel like I'm truly learning, living and growing for the first time. I'm lucky to have a great family, husband, work, a cat and a dog who support me 100%.
Enjoy the freedom of an alcohol free night. It’s truly a wonderful thing. And despite what your head may tell you tomorrow, you don’t have to drink then either.
Until then, welcome. Have a browse around the tabs up the top. Look at the feed and you’ll start to realise this not drinking thing is actually possible and not only that, it’s…[Read more]
This sober muscle does indeed strengthen over time! But not on it’s own. You do it the way you are already doing it – with lots and lots of support and community.
And early bedtimes. They are a true lifesaver. Have no shame in getting to bed well before the sun goes down if that’s what it takes. It won’t be forever.
Hey all, wishing everyone a lovely Mother’s Day. Just got back from visiting my mama which was nice as always. Even managed to drag my husband with me. He didn’t want to leave his new Kamado Joe because he wants to cook with it tonight, but he managed. We’re back and it’s all charcoal, temperature checking and food prep now.
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