Monthly Archives: May 2013

The beginning

Here’s the link to my old blog that I started on 3 May 2011 Diary of an Alcoholic in Recovery. When I read posts from it now I feel as though it was a different person writing it. It seems … Continue reading

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Why do I want to be sober?

After my last feeling-sorry-for-myself-post I got a comment from Lilly that said: “Why do you want to be sober? Tell us. Even if you’re still drinking. Tell us why you want to be sober.” I will present my thoughts in … Continue reading

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In the grips of it

…that’s where I am at the moment, and I come on here every now and then to check in on how people are doing on the sober journey. I have to say that even though I’m not doing well (at … Continue reading

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Cocky

I think I know what happened. I got cocky, too confident. I felt so good after 13 days of sobriety; clean, happy, clear headed, looking good and slim, getting shit done. I thought to myself, if I go out tonight … Continue reading

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Epic fail

This is a post I don’t want to write but I’m making myself do it in order to get back on the horse quickly. It all happened very subtly. That wolfie you’re all talking about is very, very sneaky and … Continue reading

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The small victories

It may seem like small things or issues to regular folk, but to me, being able to make a sensible decision is a massive victory. Like today I had a massage appointment booked which would have set me back £15. … Continue reading

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A level playing field

The thing about not constantly reaching for the bottle and/or battling hangovers is that my mind is not permanently boggled regarding what to do next. In fact, “what to do next” kind of didn’t matter while drinking because I literally … Continue reading

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