Sober Day 5 – Ideal Winter Day?

The first few days are always easy, I’m relieved to be taking a break from booze. Never an every day drinker (only dumping poison into my body about 3 evenings per week, then suffering a hangover another 3 days per week – not great stats on how I want to live my life!) … takingContinue reading “Sober Day 5 – Ideal Winter Day?”

A Long Week (just want to be sober already…)

Monday I drank two shots of whiskey plus a small beer for no other reason than the kids were being exhausting and the booze was in the house. I drank it after they were in bed and watched an episode of Call The Midwife while hubs worked (felt very guilty about him working late whileContinue reading “A Long Week (just want to be sober already…)”

An entire year of bullsh*t attempts.

I found a notebook where I had started to document our attempts to take a break from alcohol – a whole year ago. It’s another example for anyone starting out, how important it is to write stuff down, recognize your patterns, recognize what a tricky trap alcohol can be. It certainly is eye opening forContinue reading “An entire year of bullsh*t attempts.”

This week’s “sobriety” recap.

Most of this week was very good. Trying my best to stay healthy and keep a good mindset while Covid cases are rising quickly, the weather has turned towards winter (it snowed on Friday!) – severely limiting our socialization opportunities … and…. the upcoming election of course. All us Dems are very tense (I don’tContinue reading “This week’s “sobriety” recap.”

Week 2 Sober – Favorite Mocktail Recipe

I have long known about myself that I tend to write a lot more when I’m upset, so I guess it’s good I haven’t felt like updating. What is there to say? For the most part I’m content with not drinking. Hubs has been busy with work, we haven’t talked about it too much, thereContinue reading “Week 2 Sober – Favorite Mocktail Recipe”

List of Improvements I Hope To See in Sobriety

Writing this as my baseline for measuring the benefits of sobriety, and as a reminder of what I do NOT want to go back to, in the optimistic event I do make it some long period of time with no alcohol and can look back on this to see the differences. In no particular order,Continue reading “List of Improvements I Hope To See in Sobriety”

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