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Things I work on in recovery…

Monday 11 Jun, 2018, 12:00pm by Mrs D 13 comments

These are some of the things that I do to ‘work’ at my recovery, the things that keep me happily sober, the day-in-day out way that I look after my sober self and those around me (which feeds back to me of course). I got worried after I wrote this that I am sounding like […]

Drinking isolates us (guest post)

Friday 1 Jun, 2018, 2:04pm by Mrs D 35 comments

This guest post comes from member @liberty who wrote it as an update in the Members Feed. It had such a great response from the community I thought it was worth featuring here! Enjoy her wise words. ========== @liberty: I first logged on here after seeing Mrs D and someone I knew of, talking on […]

Write your way sober…

Thursday 24 May, 2018, 1:27am by Mrs D 16 comments

One of the things that is so hard about being addicted to alcohol is that much of the angst is internal. By the time I neared the end of my drinking days I had a lot of twisted beliefs, secret compulsions and miserable thoughts swirling around in my head. My thoughts were a noisy, angst-ridden jumble…thrown into […]


Wednesday 9 May, 2018, 12:00pm by Mrs D 19 comments

They are hard. I hate to have to admit that because they are also fun and wonderful.. but on another level they are hard work. We give up booze, we set ourselves targets, we work towards them, we count the days, the weeks, the months, then we hit a big Soberversary and we want to […]

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