DAY 7. Apparently these are a thing. They are posters of cute, little descriptive monsters, to assist children to understand emotions such as anger, or sadness. So I wondered what I felt like this morning. I woke up this Sunday morning, hangover free, so I suppose I could associate with yellow ‘Happy Monster’. Last Sunday … Continue reading Mood Monsters.
Day 5 I have been listening to Oprah Winfrey’s book ‘What I Know for Sure’, on audible as I cook the dinner in the evening. I love how she has come to terms with some of the terrible things that she has experienced, and how she has dealt with her enormous success too. Thankfully, I … Continue reading “What you do today, creates your tomorrow.” – Oprah
3 Days Alcohol Free I am 47 years old, have been with my husband, a civil engineer for 29 years, and have a great teenage son, whose confident, independent, clever and fun. He’s studying A’ Levels in Mathematics, Physics and Geography, and he’s the apple of both our eyes. Thankfully so far he shows no … Continue reading Killing time with drink.
DAAAAAYY ONE AGGAAIINN!!!! (Well, that was yesterday – I’m on Day 2 Today) Okay, I know you think I’m a flake, but I will do this. I went on my little jaunt away for the weekend and on Friday night, I totally, yet again, I must be delusional, decided that T-Total is not for me, … Continue reading Next time wasn’t different!
The Pensieve. Source: harrypotter.fandom.com I am not sure if anyone who reads this has heard of the character, Harry Potter … Ha ha. Well, some of you may have heard of the ‘Pensieve’, and I have been speculating on the usefulness of one to alcohol recovery. The Pensieve, used by only the most advanced wizards, … Continue reading The Pensieve
Today is Friday, and I am very recently back to giving up the booze. I am going for a weekend away to our holiday home by the sea today, and feeling nervous about the not drinking bit. This morning after a great night of lovely alcohol free sleep, I feel very committed to my cause, … Continue reading The next time will be different!
I didn’t get a chance to write a post yesterday, interrupting the therapy of writing something everyday, but I didn’t have time. For the benefit of the future, better me reading this back, this is what I would have written yesterday: I am back to being me, I am looking good, my face looks ten … Continue reading To be or not to be sober? That is the question.