Panic Attack

I’m feeling a little ‘off’ this week and I think theres been a few contributing factors. I started back on a hormone based contraceptive which I haven’t dabbled with in years, as well as having moved to a new place and got 3 months into sobriety with a new sponsor. As a result I don’t […]

Am I a Hipster Now?

What an intense few weeks! I’ve been battling with the stress of it all a little more than I want to admit to myself I think. Between interview prep, flat hunting, moving, plumbing disasters, home life and podcasting the pressure has been weighty. It’s not too bad dealing with just one of those things, but […]

Lets Normalise Sobriety

You quit smoking You dump that toxic ex You give up meat on Mondays Heck, you even go as far as posting a makeup free selfie on your Insta – you crazy cat. People’s reactions to any of the above are pretty much guaranteed to be positive. They’ll tell you that you’re brave, strong and […]

Is Food My new Booze?

I’m so busy thinking about food that I quite literally do not have the brain capacity to come up with a better post title. That’s where we’re at folks. They say (who are ‘they’ I wonder) that once you quit drinking or smoking that you can develop a real penchant (oui oui) for food, especially […]

Low Self-Esteem and Alcoholism

My skin crawls, I start to sweat & my entire body tenses up. That’s how I feel almost daily if I don’t have my go-to crutches or safety blankets so to speak. Im talking about my issue with insecurity, self-esteem and low self worth. Whatever you want to call it, I’ve come to realise just […]

Sober Dating

Ahhh dating. It can be a real emotional rollercoaster at the best of times – but let’s also throw sobriety in the mix for the hell of it. Oh and Covid, let’s not forget about him/ her? I’ve asked around my sober sisters (yes I cringed just as much as you writing that) to see […]

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Am I an Alcoholic?

The term ‘alcoholic’ can seem a little scary, overwhelming and extreme in most peoples minds. It is also vastly misunderstood and can be really confusing. This however was a question I was faced with 40 days ago when I began this journey. What I knew of Alcoholics Anonymous prior to all this was much similar […]

Getting Sober

Been sat here battling with title ideas for this post as if that is the most important part of all this. Funny how we so easily get distracted by wrong things.. This post is also a little thrown together and all over the shop but I don’t want to overthink it. It’s been a whirlwind […]

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Living with Intention

I’ve never met a a strong person with an easy past. Atticus It’s hard to know where to begin with this post. I’ve been thinking about deleting my older posts and starting form scratch but I feel as though they illustrate my journey rather well up to this point. It’s the first in a while […]

Breakups and brollies

“Breakups hurt, but losing someone who doesn’t respect and appreciate you is actually a gain, not a loss.” — Unknown I’m a bit behind in posting as the last few weeks have been quite full-on. I’ve had to make some quite significant life changes & decisions, so I haven’t felt inspired to write. At the […]