Well hello there! I've been very quiet on here. It's been a very busy few months with the new job, working the steps and going to meetings. But all is good! I'm 9 months sober tomorrow 🙌 whoa ho!!! I do secretary at my home group every Sunday and I've been helping newcomers as much … Continue reading Step work
Hey there, hope everyone survived January and is looking forward to Spring - I can't wait 🙂 I was never that fussed on Summer because of the light nights stretching to late and the heat of our house. Don't get me wrong, I loved the sunny days in the beer garden or at a BBQ … Continue reading Secret Summer Drinking
Evening all, hope everyone is feeling great and having a sober fun Saturday night? I'm not!! I'm so fecking ill that I've fallen out with my body and we are not on speaking terms - so much so that just to spite me and make me worse my body decided it was my time of … Continue reading All is not well!
Hey guys, hope you all had a fab Christmas! I got through my first sober Christmas and I can't believe it 🙂 I'm pretty chuffed with that achievement! Well done to any of you that did the same - it ain't easy that's for sure. To be honest, the worst bit about the holiday period … Continue reading Christmas Past and Present
Hi dee hi campers! The OH and I were away in the caravan for a couple of days there. Oh yes, we are hardcore campers! It's the first time from we got the van two years ago that we have tried Winter and it was bliss. We went to Tollymore Forest Park which lies to … Continue reading Not a Happy Camper
Hey folks, hope you all are well and looking forward to Christmas! I was hoping that this Christmas I would have a little life growing inside my belly and we would be planning for the arrival in July but it was not to be 😦 We got the news nearly two weeks ago and it … Continue reading Resentment and Self Pity
God I feel like shite! And there I was feeling all smug and sober with no hangovers, yet the past week with the start of IVF has left me absolutely knackered. I actually do feel hungover in the morning urgh!! Though a positive is that I can remember the night before and I'm not in … Continue reading Sleeping (not so much) Beauty
Welcome back to my blog about stopping drinking and starting IVF. It seems obvious that any woman going on the journey of IVF would stop drinking but for me it was a little bit harder than I had imagined. I really didn't see that I was choosing drink over my future and happiness completely and … Continue reading Bum Deal 😉
Love that song!! Did anyone see X Factor where Simon got a young Irish lad to change his song to this? He was great! Simon certainly know's how to do his job well eh? I love my job, or at least, I did until I had a melt down. For me, this melt down finally … Continue reading This Woman’s Work
48 days sober - go me!! I can honestly say that this is the longest period I've went without an alcoholic drink in 20 years plus - isn't that crazy?! And I don't have any urge to go back to it. Yes, I get the odd craving and sometimes have a non alcoholic beer just … Continue reading We are FAMILY!