Tag Archives: alcoholism

Control (Day 3 rant)

When I don’t drink my friend thinks I’ve got control issues. That I have the need to control everything in an unhealthy manner. I can’t let go and “have fun” for a bit. This seems to be a problem for … Continue reading

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No time to stop (Day 2)

Tuesday is a long day at work, 11am-7pm, but I made sure I kept busy from the start in order to avoid the cigarette craving that’s always lurking around when the others smoke. For me, smoking and drinking go hand-in-hand. … Continue reading

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Insane (Day 1) Part 2

So I got out of bed this morning and have kept myself very busy all day. I started by changing the bed sheets, brushing teeth, taking make-up off (I know right.. in the morning tut tut), making hot lemon/mint/cayenne pepper … Continue reading

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Insane (Day 1)

I woke up to an epiphany this morning. I’d had weird dreams with both good and bad bits in them after a night out followed by passing out. When I was lying there trying to wake up I just felt … 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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Post-detox-musings

It’s been a while since I posted anything on here. It’s been a bit of a roller coaster and I’m really not good at keeping up routine things when it’s a bit crazy. I fell off the wagon on day 6 … Continue reading

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First day…

First day of being black in the blog world and first day of not drinking. And already I’ve found a handful of inspiring blogs. I can’t believe I’d forgotten all about this. That’s right, I’ve been here before. In July … Continue reading

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