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Sobriety is…

Wednesday 17 Oct, 2018, 6:04am by Mrs D 9 comments

Boozing is living a wild, crazy, blurry, detached and numbed-out life that is sometimes fun and sometimes sad and sometimes downright miserable (when you get to where I was with my boozing). Sobriety is not. Sobriety is not grand gestures and exciting developments. Sobriety is all the little things. It’s the lovely conversations at the […]

How to holiday sober

Tuesday 2 Oct, 2018, 12:59pm by Mrs D 5 comments

Here’s how you go on holiday and don’t drink. 1) Go on holiday 2) Don’t drink And here are some reasons why this is a bloody good idea. 1) Saving money. Booze is expensive. And at the rate I used to drink it you could add hundreds to my holiday bill. But now I don’t drink […]

Getting sober does not make everything perfect

Friday 28 Sep, 2018, 7:34am by Mrs D 7 comments

Getting sober does not make everything perfect. It does not make you miraculously want to run marathons or only eat plant-based foods. It doesn’t mean you sleep marvellously every night, or dress beautifully every day. It doesn’t morph you into a zen parent who never yells or a model employee who never gets hassled by office […]

20 reasons to love hangover free weekends

Wednesday 12 Sep, 2018, 6:26pm by Mrs D 19 comments

Oh how I love waking up on a Saturday or Sunday with no hangover. How much do I love it? Let me count the ways… 1) They start with a delicious, snuggly, leisurely wake up 2) I don’t have a sick tummy 3) I don’t have a pounding head 4) I don’t have a steady […]

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