Author: zoo

  • Celebrating 6 Years Alcohol Free

    Celebrating 6 Years Alcohol Free

    I loved my first year alcohol free.It was a year of discovery.It was the year I got my pride back.I LOVED IT 😊 Many people fear when they stop drinking that life will be boring but my life alcohol free was very, very far from boring. I thought I’d wasted my life.I thought my life […]

  • The Subtle Difference Between Should and Must

    The Subtle Difference Between Should and Must

    I thought too many times that I should stop drinking or at least I should cut down on my drinking. In the morning I told myself something should change. Even as I gave myself my gift of my wine after a hard day I would promise myself that tomorrow something should change. Oh I wanted […]

  • No More Hangovers No More Shame

    No More Hangovers No More Shame

    She thought how many months and years ago she woke for the final time like that…. the hangover… the shame … How cruel, how harsh they are, she’d thought. A picture, a video, – showing a tormented soul.The person looks like her but she doesn’t recognise them.Her aura is broken, shattered by her liquid friend.Harsh […]

  • There is no “Quick Fix” – Community is the Cure

    There is no “Quick Fix”  – Community is the Cure

    I will be six years alcohol-free in December – but I’m certainly not an expert on addiction. I’m just someone who used alcohol to cope with life. I allowed it to take control until I took the control back. My brain and emotions took years to adjust to an alcohol-free life with all its ups […]

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