Tag: Sober-story

A Deadly Cocktail -Day Drinking in the time of COVID-19

Day drinking! because 2020 …There is plenty of encouragement out there to lift a glass and drink away the pandemic doldrums. Day drinking memes seem to multiply in times of stress. If you are now working from home with a flexible schedule – why not start the online happy hour at 10 am? New apps and

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Cant Stop Drinking? If I Can Do It – You Can Do It !

Never Give up in open hands - Can't Stop Drinking? Secret drinker ? Alcoholic? If I can Do it You can do it

When did alcohol take over my life? When did I cross that line? When did I become a secret drinker? Drinking alone. Guarding my stash. Nobody knew. A few drinks were never enough. My whole headspace was taken up with : How much wine will there be ?Why is everyone drinking so slowly !Where’s the

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Market Day

I took the morsel and placed it in my mouth. In one small bite I was whisked away to another place and time. Memories flooded in awakening sensations long since lost. Images danced in my mind and history’s song played in my ears. The fudge was perfect. My mother could have made it, I was certain. Joy blossomed in me for a short time. This was a gift. “I’ll have some of that”, I said.

I will not drink today because alcohol could never accomplish what that fudge did.

Will you join me?

Mummy’s Wine Time

Why did I stop drinking? I wasn’t a blackout binge drinker and I didn’t come close to hitting any kind of rock bottom. I just decided it was time to take a break from the booze. As a mother and as a woman my wine time wasn’t serving me well anymore. My mum was congratulating

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