Healthy debate in our house this week! Dry January has been discussed a lot – I personally think that anything that makes people ‘pause’ and evaluate their relationship with alcohol is a massive, positive thing. I get it’s only for a set period BUT what if some of the people who have a 31 dayContinue reading “Dry January or Not”
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Reflection on 2019
The Good Graduation – I earned my degree in Procurement after 7 long years! Most people take 3 years, but I drank all the way through mine and I’m convinced this made me take longer as I failed so many exams. The last exam which I had already failed 3 times, I passed within aContinue reading “Reflection on 2019”
Inspire Women Awards Nominee
Well there have been tears of absolute joy this morning, I get so much junk e-mail I was clicking to delete everything and saw an e-mail from Inspire awards 2020 that jumped out. Upon opening it is said I’d been nominated for The 2020 INSPIRE AWARDS in the fitness and well-being category. Now, I’ve onlyContinue reading “Inspire Women Awards Nominee”
So……. Pete stopped drinking with me in October 2018 and didn’t look back. Since we met we had drunk, pretty much the whole time we were together. He drank almost as much as me at home and on nights out he would drink much more than me BUT he always said he could just stopContinue reading “Congratulations Pete!!”
Wow what a week!
I’ve made sure as busy as I’ve been this week to stop and appreciate all the good stuff! This does not mean that shit stuff doesn’t appear to throw me off course, it’s happened numerous times today alone! And I’ve lost count of the curve-balls I’ve been thrown this week with some drama or other.Continue reading “Wow what a week!”
My god I needed that weekend; last week was full of busyness and very hectic (but good) stuff and when it came to the weekend I actually had a rest instead of going to Parkrun, my body really needed that little break! So Saturday morning I forced myself to stay in bed watching TV. ItContinue reading “Good Stuff”
‘The Good Old Days’
My old life in daily stages! 1. The Anxiety I’d wake up at 3am with anxiety every single morning (with palpitations and anxiety), ‘Sue what the fuck are you doing with your life? You really need to stop this, you are out of control’. I’d be awake for a couple of hours with this anxiety,Continue reading “‘The Good Old Days’”
They are my bloody favourite. The very best thing about sobriety! So….. I love running and I love my friends, so running with friends on a Saturday morning make for Sue being in a great mood all day 🙂 I’ve had quite a stressful week this week, extremely busy at work and then something onContinue reading “Saturday Mornings!”
Doesn’t it make you feel good to make a difference to someone, brighten their day, or give them a boost? What’s not to like about that? Me and Pete were both tagged in a social media post yesterday by a friend who has just smashed ‘Go sober for October’ with her husband. The difference inContinue reading “Inspiring People”
Am I Missing Out?
One of the first things that worried me about going sober was what if I miss out, how can I celebrate stuff, am I going to have to miss events and sit at home crying into my Nosecco!?! Am I going to be lonely, what will happen to my friendships, will I lose them? VeryContinue reading “Am I Missing Out?”