How is lockdown life treating you? Can you believe we are now entering our 13th week of lockdown – I know rules have been relaxed ‘slightly’ but we are still living in a totally different world than the beginning of the year! I am not going to lie – some times have been so hard! … More Sober Lockdown Lowdown…………
Hey there – happy warrior Wednesday guys!!! I am feeling so so so bad! I havent blogged for so long and it makes me feel really guilty. All of you who have bothered to follow me are so important to me and my sober journey, and hopefully I am important to you on yours? … More I’m Still Here – Please Don’t Leave Me!
HAPPY NEW YEAR GUYS!! I am so sorry this post is late! If you follow me on Instagram you will know that dropping my phone down the loo ( who needs alcohol to be clumsy!) and being away on a skiing holiday hasn’t helped much in my media updates!! But now I am back so … More Happy New You In 2019 !
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……
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…..
“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” “Rock bottom has built more heroes than privilege.” “Hitting rock bottom is an opportunity to rebuild yourself.” Okay, so any of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I love my quotes! To me a good quote that you can relate … More You Don’t Have To Wait For Rock Bottom….
Correct me if I’m wrong but Mondays very rarely get credit for being “good” days! I mean there has even been songs about how rubbish they are! Mondays for me are one of the days I appreciate the most since I have stopped drinking, now they feel like one of the best days of the … More Magic Mondays Not Manic Mondays!