Why Do I Get So Addicted To Things I Shouldn’t?

Some people have an addictive personality, I’m one of them.  I don’t mean that our personality is so wonderful that people become addicted to us.  I mean that we easily become addicted to things that are addictive.  Probably more so than those with strong will power. For example I used to smoke.  I think I […]

Read More

Sunday Gardening In The Rain – and With Motivation

It’s fairly late on a Sunday evening, well it’s quarter past ten and I’ve just been thinking and celebrating the fact that I’m still awake and able to enjoy the moment.   I have a warming mug of deliciously milky hot chocolate on the coffee table, the dog is curled up in his bed and […]

Read More

Dry January, Dry February AND Dry March

So I was going to wait until 100 days until I did an update, but actually I’m feeling so pleased with myself, I thought I would write a bit about it now, the impulsive me is inside bursting to get out! I originally decided to do dry January and wasn’t sure whether I would manage […]

Read More

Dry January, dry February…

I did it! I am so pleased with myself and I feel an enormous sense of achievement. As you may have read previously, my two resolutions for this year were to: 1) start a blog 2) attempt dry January for the first time ever. Well obviously as you’re reading this, you will know that I […]

Read More

Wine is NOT my friend

Nights out on the tiles Cosy evenings in Asking “What’s your poison?” Cider, wine or gin. Hoping for a good nights sleep Glugging down the wine

Read More

Friday Nights

So, last night I prepared to enter untouched territory, a new frontier, a complete new experience. A Friday night with no alcohol whatsoever – not a glug, nor a sip or a taste.  I thought it was going to be really tough.  To be fair it was tricky, especially at the beginning of the evening. […]

Read More

A New Year, a new way of thinking…

I spent New Years Day being complete lazy – and probably hung over – watching a whole series of Gavin and Stacey. It was relaxing but hardly productive. Definitely not sociable. I think because I felt a little ‘tired’ it was easy to abstain that night and just settle for some water and a mug […]

Read More

Dry January and …

I don’t have a great relationship with alcohol, I’m one of those people who would probably not stop at a glass but rather polish off the bottle. I’m one of those people who say, “Ooh what a lovely day let’s sit in the garden with something cold.”  If I’ve had a stressful day it would […]

Read More

Happy New Year!

 I’m approaching a milestone birthday this year and have decided to make some changes and try and improve my life. We all want to be the best we can don’t we? This will be a work in progress and hopefully will lead to a healthier happier me! I’d love you to join me on this […]

Read More