This is AF wine. Smug. As. Fuck.
Apologies for the radio silence. I've been busy lounging around and BEING SOBER. I'm finding it all very different this time round. I think it's because of the finality of it. Before, when I did Belle's 100 days, I thought that would knock the alcoholic out of me - like that would be enough, 100 … Continue reading Day 23
Ugh. I am sweating like a PIG. Granted I've just taken the dog out for a walk but jeez, come on. Other withdrawal symptoms I'm experiencing are headaches, mad vivid dreams/nightmares, irritability, flat-out exhaustion and I feel like I have a cold coming on (sore throat, cough, snot...) I'm drinking lots of fluids and taking … Continue reading Sweat
I've just woken up screaming, shouting, from the most horrific nightmare. My poor lovely husband is downstairs making us both a cup of tea for the shock! I've read that this is 'a thing' in early sobriety - violent nightmares. At the point I started shouting, I was running down some stairs after my daughter … Continue reading Nightmare
05:46 - Here I am. I've been awake since about 4am and have now surrendered to my prosecco-induced insomnia. I'm up and present for DAY ONE. With May-Chang essential oil at the ready, I'm hopping in the shower - starting my first day right. 18:11 - Still here! Definitely going to a meeting tonight, my … Continue reading Day 1
So, here I am - the evensong of being a drunken twat. Sobriety starts for me tomorrow. I've had a couple of people try and cajole me into starting earlier- no. I needed a run up. I needed to run run run, shut my eyes and juuuuuuump. So here I go. Starting tomorrow. This blog … Continue reading Drunk Twat
My big quit day is this Wednesday (7th March). I took a stroll to the pub earlier with the dog for my last ever dog-walk-pint. It was uneventful. I listened to a Recovery Elevator podcast, joined Club Soda and uploaded a photo to my Instagram @blushsober I came home. My husband had put my daughter … Continue reading Harsh Truth