Tag: Freedom

  • Happy Fourth of July !

    Just a few days away now from 3.5 years alcohol free. A great big empowering freedom. It’s maybe more than a little ironic that I used to regard freedom as the freedom to do what I wanted, and want I wanted to do was get ‘buzzed’ as often as I could. About 20 years ago, […]

  • Market Day

    Today was market day in the village. The streets are closed, stalls are erected and local farmers and artisans display and vend their wares. It is a very popular event that comes about every second Sunday during the summer and draws people from quite some distances away. There is music, a man making balloon animals, […]

  • I am Curious

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    When I think about all the things that helped me get and stay sober, the no. 1 was Curiosity. You see, in 2015, at the age of 62, I have to admit I’d never done this before: never quit drinking, never considered I had a problem, never done a dry January (beyond my wildest imagination!). […]

  • The Lies I Told

    Was I drinking everyday? No . Did I get drunk every time? I don’t think so. I masked it well. So was there a problem ? It got to the stage where after a few drinks, my emotions were all over the place. Nasty me. Picking on my hub, poor guy. Raging at my kids, […]

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