Sunrise Perspective from a Newly Sober Mum

Sunrise Perspective from a Newly Sober Mum

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Not waking up with a hangover
Makes dealing with things much smoother

It’s 6am

“Mum I’m hearing noises in my room!”
Ok son hang on, I just need the bathroom

Stumbling in the dark on the landing then standing
Bleary eyed and tired

“Mum”
Yes babe
“I have a nosebleed too
From picking it but don’t be mad”
Ok we’ll sort it out no need to be sad

Back to bed and hubby says he knows best

Erm right, did YOU do the first aid test?
Feel free to take over I’ll go back to sleep


Free from the hangover I don’t miss
I contentedly gave my son a kiss
Then we both settled down in warm cozy bliss
Glad the wine last night
I chose to resist
So relieved to not feel a mess

It’s times like this
when you’re woken up fast
I think alcohol you can kiss my a$$!


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