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Interview with Mrs D (Guest Post)

Friday 17 Aug, 2018, 4:20pm by Mrs D 6 comments

A long-time members of this site and community moderator Tom (a.k.a. @behind-the-sofa) recently contacted me to ask if he could interview me over email. I agreed and over the next few weeks he emailed me questions I sent back my replies. He then wrote the interview up and offered it for publication here. I hope you enjoy it. ============= Tom: […]

Do I hope one day I can drink wine again?

Thursday 26 Jul, 2018, 7:16am by Mrs D 24 comments

I was asked this question the other day. “Mrs D, do you NEVER wish that you could have just one glass of an amazing wine, to savour and enjoy with a meal or a friend? Do you really NOT want to taste wine ever again? Did you hope for a while, whilst on your sober […]

The one question that stopped me drinking, forever (Guest Post)

Wednesday 18 Jul, 2018, 7:36pm by Mrs D 8 comments

This guest post comes from Anna, a writer who lives in Christchurch. She shared her Sober Story with us, here. ============ Anna: I know, an alcoholic can’t say it’s forever. One day at a time. But, that is my daily choice. My promise. Never drinking again is a gift to myself that I will never let go […]

Brain retraining…

Friday 13 Jul, 2018, 12:06am by Mrs D 20 comments

I talk a lot about this, how I had to do a lot of really hard work retraining my brain when I first got sober. I often say “I had to work hard to shift my hard-wired thinking around alcohol and retrain my brain”. What does this mean? It means that for twenty-plus years I […]

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