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‘drinking-culture’ tag

Sobermass and New Cheers (Reposted Guest Post)

Monday 14 Dec, 2015, 8:55am by Mrs D 9 comments

Some more  Christmas and New Years inspiration for you – this post comes from @_jjw_, a smart and lovely kiwi dude, and brave sober warrior. ===================== @_jjw_:This is my fourth sober Christmas. While many of us people who gave up drinking wait until after Christmas and New Years to put down the bottle, I launched my sobriety a […]

Special Sobriety X-Ray Eyes..

Sunday 31 May, 2015, 12:02pm by Mrs D 4 comments

Did you know that when you get sober you develop X-Ray eyes? You do! It’s amazing. @chatnoir discovered this the other day when she was out shopping for cat food and stopped at a cafe. Here’s what she saw: “Some young women were having wine in very large glasses. Suddenly I seemed to develop X-ray eyes!! […]

Lets talk about weddings….

Wednesday 18 Feb, 2015, 11:34am by Mrs D 19 comments

I was just chatting with a girlfriend about a wedding she’d been to on the weekend. It had been a bit of a shocker in her mind – a classic case of bad planning with the booze and food that lead to some outrageously crazy behavior. Spirits were offered to guests as they arrived (before […]

Utter bloody bollocks..

Thursday 2 Oct, 2014, 6:02pm by Mrs D 16 comments

It’s just bullshit all the lies that are fed to us about all the wonderful things alcohol brings to our lives. Utter bloody bollocks. But the problem is we feed ourselves these lies because we’ve lived in a booze-soaked world our whole lives … and as a result our brains have gotten hard-wired to believing the bullshit. […]

The Trouble With Booze (Nigel Latta)

Wednesday 13 Aug, 2014, 6:37am by Mrs D 52 comments

Here is the link in case you missed it last night. I’d be interested to hear everyone’s thoughts. My overwhelming feeling after watching was just “thank god I don’t have to worry about what that shit is doing to me any more” mixed in with a bit of “what a massive problem we have to fix […]

A letter to my past addicted self

Tuesday 5 Aug, 2014, 6:58am by Mrs D 3 comments

I was asked by an American rehab to submit an article for their website. They said “write a letter to your past addicted self. Be persuasive and empowering “. I didn’t hold back. ========================= Dear Mrs D, Here’s the thing. You’re hooked on booze. It’s got its claws into you and that’s just a fact. Don’t hide away […]