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Day 7

Welcome to Day 7 of my 30 days to sobriety. Today we say whoop- whoop! go me! Because I finished Part 1 and completely a full week cycle, without a single sip of wine. I also survived a colonoscopy and gastroscopy today – so I really deserve some credit (as does Him Indoors who stepped […]

Day 6

Welcome to Day 6 of my 30 days to sobriety. So far I have been writing my posts and doing my homework at my previous ‘happy hour’ – which I now confess (to myself and others) starts at 4pm, even if I can’t see a clock (I’m like the dog knowing when the owner is […]

Love & Other Addictions

It’s all addiction to me Many moons ago my pain psychologist said to me, “I want you to think of everything through an addiction lens”.   Given that I had no actual official addictions I was very happy to play along with his wee game, I nodded sagely, wisely.  Except that I didn’t do anything about […]

Raising Rock Bottom: Anxiety Through a Different Lense.

A dear old friend of mine’s sister was a drug and alcohol counselor whose philosophy was focused on ‘raising rock bottom’. Sometimes the idea of clean, straight and narrow is too much, at least at first and that is were raising rock bottom comes in. If rock bottom was once a weekend bender, that involved […]