Tag Archives: commitment

my next steps

As most of you know, when you were drinking you were consuming lots of sugars (especially from the wine).  When you quit drinking, your body screamed for sugar in Cokes, candy, cakes, etc.  You know what I’m talking about, right? … Continue reading

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a must read. . .

Had to jump in here and let you all know that I just finished reading Mrs. D is Going Without’s book by the same name.  A shout out to Mrs. D for such a wonderful look into the lives of us alcoholics … Continue reading

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hiatus

Have decided to take some time off from writing.  I will continue to be a lurker and read everyone’s blogs as this keeps me “in check”.  All is well.  Closing in on day 180.  Life is good. Namaste

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time to wean myself off the sugar

As we all know, when you first quit drinking, you find yourself attracted to sugar – more than normal anyway.  Well, at least I did.  I was replacing one sugar with another to avoid drinking.  It worked for me the … Continue reading

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happy monday

Not sure I have any life changing words to share or positive anecdotes to move you.  Let me re-state – I have NONE of the above.  But I do have days where life is good and still alcohol free.  There are … Continue reading

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tues 6/7

Life’s been good. Baby and mom are doing well. So, let me check real quick. . .I’m at 123 days – 4 months in.   Wow.  Had my first drinking dreams the past few nights.  I don’t drink in them, … Continue reading

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consider it ‘checked’

Had an awesome week with my best bud last week.  Road trip extraordinaire 🙂  Lots of good food, some hiking, a “to DIE for” hot river rock massage (and the best night’s sleep EVER), shopping, and of course – SKYDIVING … Continue reading

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104

I amaze myself 🙂  Day 104 – where did the time go?  Back in October, November, December, January – all those months I wanted to quit SO badly but just could not lessen the grip I had on the proverbial … Continue reading

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replies

I wanted to say thank you to those who respond with a comment to my posts.  It’s ever so nice to read them all.  I must apologize though for my not replying in return. I’m not very good at it.  Saying … Continue reading

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oh the things you can do

Wow – a weekend spent not drinking, with great (almost) weather, a large to-do list and an overnight with my 23 month old granddaughter….. doesn’t get any better OR more productive than that. I started to list all that I had done, … Continue reading

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