Tag: AUD

  • “Do I Drink too Much?” – You Don’t Have to Hit Rock Bottom To Stop Drinking

    “Do I Drink too Much?” – You Don’t Have to Hit Rock Bottom To Stop Drinking

    “You do not need to be a problem drinker to have a problem with drink”. You do not need to hit rock bottom to realise that your relationship with alcohol is not a healthy one. If you have a little voice in your head asking you “Do I drink too much?” This can be one […]

  • Sobriety is Not a Magic Pill

    Sobriety is Not a Magic Pill

    I think it’s safe to say that many people who misuse alcohol are looking for a “quick fix.” That is certainly true in my case. Uncomfortable emotions? Drink. Messy house stressing me out? Drink. Job not going well? Drink. More bills than money? Drink. Want to have fun? Drink. Of course, we all know how […]

  • Questioning Labels

    Questioning Labels

    Am I an Alcoholic?  I can’t even tell you how many times I Googled that question over the years. That and, “Do I have an alcohol problem?” I didn’t want to be an “alcoholic.” I didn’t want to have a “problem”. I didn’t want to be thought of as someone who couldn’t control herself. I […]

  • Once Upon a Sunday Night

    Once Upon a Sunday Night

    I wrote this about 5 years ago when I first decided to quit drinking.  I thought I would share it with you today, for you may be steps behind me on this same frustrating journey:  You know the path – deep down, there is something you must change, but if you admit that, your entire […]

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