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‘Boredom’ – what is it exactly….?

Monday 18 Aug, 2014, 1:58pm by Mrs D 22 comments

I’m interested in the concept of boredom … particularly how it relates to boozing & sobriety. I always used to say that I drank because I was bored. And without a doubt one of the most difficult things for me in getting sober has been learning how to just ‘be’ with a wide-open brain. Is […]

Service (and how it keeps us sober)

Tuesday 12 Aug, 2014, 10:20am by Mrs D 8 comments

I’m having an emotional couple of days. I was a bit shaky yesterday, cried at Yoga last night – not sure why – was doing a downward dog and the tears were plopping down onto my mat. Slept like crap (cats fighting outside didn’t help) and found myself listening to Tara at 4am. God I love […]

We are not boring losers…!

Saturday 9 Aug, 2014, 9:34am by Mrs D 9 comments

We’re just people who don’t drink alcohol. I’ve just been hanging the bunting in the dining room for tonight’s dinner party. Mr D said “is that going to stay there for months now?” I said “maybe!”. It looks festive and cool. There are some Living Sober members here who are really stuck in the thick […]