Simple Solutions to Beat the Binge Drinking Routine

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During the six long years between the day I knew that I needed to stop drinking, and the day I finally did, there was a lot of pain and frustration that might have been avoided if I’d known a few simple things. It is, of course, obvious that if you’re going to stop drinking, you

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How to Quiet that Thirsty Little Voice in Your Head-

You know that Little Voice in your head ? That thirsty little voice that says you’ve earned a drink at the end of a long hard day even though you promised yourself earlier, when you woke up hung over again, that you were DONE WITH ALCOHOL ! It goes something like this : I hear

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Nobody Drinks Like I Do For Fun

One day not too far from now you will wonder what happened to your life. Why you didn’t end up pursuing your dreams, or making more of your life. Taking chances and thinking ‘what the hell’. Loving more, Travelling more, Seeing more.What did that magic bottle hold? What grip did it take on your life. What promise did it really fulfill?

Musings from Five Years Alcohol-Free

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

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This is Us – Families, Addiction and the Legacy of Shame

Have you ever watched the show This is Us ? It’s a series that airs in the US. A show about families in all their brokenness and loving awesomeness. If you haven’t watched it and have it available, I highly recommend it but keep the tissues close by. Last night I watched a recent episode

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