Can you believe we are already half way through January! How is it going? Are you still on track with your New Years resolutions? Are you feeling strong and heading full speed on the right track or have you given up and fallen by the roadside? According to a Forbes survey just 8% of people achieve … More 2019 – Are You Still On The Right Track?
Firstly I would like to say a huge THANKYOU to all of you who congratulated me on hitting two years sober last week!! You really made an already special day, extra special and I was certainly feeling the sober love! I have had quite a few messages and requests for hints and tips on how … More How To Have A Sober Christmas To Remember!
When I started my blog I had no intention of setting up the Lifting Weights Not wine exercise challenges, they just sort of happened! Initially they helped give me content for my Instagram page @liftingweightsnotwine and now I’ve ended up having a few messages asking to start another one! So on Monday 12th November I will … More Change Involves A Challenge!
This week I have had my first ever interview with the lovely Gayle from the sober website and Instagram page SOBER BLISS! Gayle offers a professional and personal service for people looking to stop drinking and discover the world of Sober Bliss! You can find her at www.Sober-Bliss.com So Gayle contacted me to see if I … More Own Your Story And Write A New Chapter……
How does your partner impact your sobriety? Are they positive and supportive or are they negative and destructive? I do believe that how someone deals with their partners sobriety says a lot about their own drinking habits and relationship with alcohol. But their support or lack of it can definitely affect your success rate when … More Support Or Sabotage?….
This morning I waved my eldest daughter off on her first ever residential school trip. Her whole class is off the Lake District for five days of canoeing, caving, high ropes, barrel rafting and jetty jumping. It sounds amazing!! Did I feel emotional when I kissed her goodbye at the coach this morning? yes, … More Get Back To Being YOU!
I just love this caption – “Strong is the new skinny!” For me this is so true, after spending a lifetime wanting to be skinny (my role models were Kate Moss & Posh Spice ) and going on crazy diets, I have finally over this last year and a half changed my mindset. I now … More Strong Is Definitely My New Skinny!
Here are three photos, the two on the left were taken a few years ago, the one on the right was in December 2017. In all three photos I am smiling and happy, of course I am I’ve got the arms of my children around me! Anyone who knows me knows that my girls are … More My Girls – My Wake Up Call!
At the start of my sober journey, my go-to drink was Becks Blue, I had to have a good stock in the fridge for the weekend ahead knowing it would stop any cravings or I would feel anxious and stressed if I didn’t have any in. The strange thing is I didn’t really drink a … More Alcohol Free Drinks, Yes Or No?
I’m guessing that if your reading my blog that you are looking at ways to be healthier, either by exercising more, stopping or cutting down on drinking, improving your diet or just looking for a little positivity and motivation! If you are anything like me, you will have tried a million different diets to lose … More Eat like you love yourself…..