I am sitting here with a hangover. I have been back to drinking for about three weeks. It started with a bout of sunny weather that lured me into thinking that a few cold ones, sitting in the sun would be acceptable. During these weeks I have not been drinking every day just at weekends … Continue reading Back to square one.
I write this to re-read in moments of weakness, that I am so very grateful to be sober today. It’s funny how everyone jokes about feeling sick or having a terrible headache when hungover, but it is not the comic depiction of a hangover, a relentless banging of a hammer against an anvil feeling, that … Continue reading Hangover Depression.
I would describe where I have to cycle as the middle of nowhere. There is little point coming here, and it is very difficult to get to without a car. The area is historically referred to in Welsh as ‘Difficult Road’. Historic land maps indicate it as part of the old drovers routes, where large … Continue reading From the Drovers Arms to the Drovers’ Roads!
I haven’t posted in a few weeks. I have been reviewing what I feel about blogging, and whether I want to continue. My life has started to become like that old joke, 'I used to be decicisve but now I'm just not sure'. Blogging is definitely rewarding, but it also very time consuming! It’s not … Continue reading Breaking the Cycle (and the cyclist!)
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.