Hey guys I hope your having a fab Christmas Eve and a sparkly sober Christmas so far! I won’t make this a long post as I know it’s a busy time. I just want to say a huge THANKYOU from the bottom of my heart. When I started my blog and Instagram page in … More Wishing You A Sparkly Sober Christmas xxxxxxxxxxx
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!
Today is the 21st November 2018 and today I am celebrating TWO years of not drinking. Two years since my day one. Two years of NO hangovers. Two years of just being, me alcohol free! Now I am someone who couldn’t even get through a Friday night never mind a weekend without drinking (unless I … More Two Years Of Sparkling Sobriety!!
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!
So half-term is almost over, and it has been an action packed one for me and my family! A while ago I shared a post titled A Sliding Doors Weekend…..which basically was about life being so different for me after kicking the booze. And this half term has certainly been a “sliding doors” kind … More Hangover Free Half-Term!
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……
Ok so where do I begin…….. let me try to cut a long story short (well as short as possible!) So from the age of about fourteen I have weighed myself approximately three times every week (minimum), more often than not on a daily basis. My weight in that time has fluctuated from 9 stone … More Focus On Your Weights At The Gym Going Up, Not Your Weight Going Down.
I apologise to anyone who follows me on Instagram because it’s the second time I have used this pic since Saturday, yes its me making star jumps whilst out on a run early Saturday morning! I’ve used it again because this picture sums up how I feel most of the time now I have stopped … More It’s not just about stopping drinking….
There are a lot of online support groups out there to help you stop drinking. And the most important word in that sentence is GROUP! If you’re a regular reader of my blog you will know that it took me about 12-18 months to finally quit drinking successfully. And during that time I knew … More Find Your Tribe…..
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?….