Tag: Stop drinking without AA

I am Whole Again

It is the end of a year. On January 7, 2018 I had my last drink of alcohol. I don’t remember it or much of the preceding two days. In truth and unknowingly, I was poisoning myself. I would come to the next day in extreme abdominal pain and internal hemorrhaging. Fortunately, still alive. Very

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I am Tired

I had had a taste of some nasty liquor at a spend the night party when I was 12 and my parents had allowed us to sip wine with dinner in our teens but I didn’t drink, I was a good girl and was terrified of getting into trouble and messing up my charmed life.

I am Curious

Be curious about how each day will unfold, rather than “same old, same old” or even “one day at a time.” Be curious –
We were all curious as kids. I recommend it as a life-saving/enhancing strategy.

Sobriety is Never Owned, it’s Rented

I am 77 Years old and have been consuming alcohol for some 60 odd years, over this period in many occupations and circumstances I have been – not realising it – slowly but surely – sliding down the throat of a Pitcher plant. Just like a fly, the further down the throat you slide, the

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Wouldn’t it be Great….

When we first stop drinking, wouldn’t it have been great if all of the people we like and love could just say….. FANTASTIC! GO YOU! LET’S FORGET ABOUT SHARING A DRINK AND JUST CELEBRATE BEING TOGETHER ! Those of us who stop drinking find that many of the people we love just don’t get it.

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