The Time, is now.

“Your journey has moulded you for the greater good. It was exactly what it needed to be. Don’t think you’ve lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now, is right on time.” – Asha Tyson One of my favourite songs which brings back instant…

How to relieve stress: without the wine.

Stress. The one word in my vocabulary I probably mutter about ten times a week. However, since becoming sober, I say the word, considerably less than when I was drinking every day. I only now try and use it, when I truly mean it. Instead of using it as a cover-up, for feeling hungover. What…

Shots, Shots, Shots! or not.

The first time I ever had a shot swimming with spirit, at age fifteen, I was sick. The second time I had a shot swimming with spirit, at age sixteen, I was sick. In fact, almost every time I had a shot. I was sick. However, each year I carried on drinking, the more shots…

Hangover, be gone.

The last hangover I had was on the 7th June. It was the most horrendous, painful, anxiety ridden hangover I had, had for a good five years or so. I blamed everything, and everyone but myself. I was emotional, helpless and utterly ashamed of the demonic soul I had turned into the night previous. Of…

Clear Colour. Sober.

It is nice to awake each day, and see colour. I feel very privileged, very lucky that each morning I wake up and can see the start of a new day. What does it look like outside today? Grey, and dull? Bright, blue and glowing? Whatever the weather, I like waking up and being able…

My Space.

Sobriety has brought me one fantastic gift. My brain. The irony is, it hasn’t actually brought me anything, physically. It was always there. It was just dusty, unused and clouded, like a mucky soup. My brain used to work against me when I was drinking every day. It used to turn on me, when I…