There is no magic trick to this. No clever method. You stop drinking alcohol. And you take every day as a new one.And you don’t drink whatever happens. And you read and you do other things.And you live through feeling so very uncomfortable.And you live through feeling so scared and anxious. At first. And you
Stopping drinking alcohol was a great plan for me – but it could never be enough on its own to sustain the action long term.When I stopped drinking alcohol I needed to undergo a process of lifestyle change and thought process change – and focus on them in order for it to work long term.
I can remember being in awe of people who had gone for a long time alcohol-free. I never thought I’d do it. In fact, to be truthful I didn’t think I COULD do it. I’d tried to reduce, moderate, change the drink in my glass, go a month without and start again. When I drank
There are hundreds of thousands of people all over the world worried about what effect alcohol is having on their lives. Maybe they’ve seen their intake slowly creep up. Maybe they binge drink after going without alcohol for a long time. Maybe the effects they get from alcohol are getting increasingly uncomfortable for them. Maybe
So here I am Who was I? I was 50…..Working in a high level professional job 2 children 1 husband 2 Labradors I had been drinking alcohol on and off since I was 16. I now drank 1-2 bottles of wine a day after work as my ‘reward’ and more at weekends. My leisure time