Monthly Archives: October 2013

Woman Drinks Tea

Woman drinks tea.  Not exactly headline news in the normal world.  But then this isn’t quite the normal world.  So it’s headline news in my world. I have little to say except that the tea is good.  It is still … Continue reading

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How to say it?

How to say it? Day one again. There cannot be anyone more stupid or self loathing than I am today.  It is impossible. I got through Friday night and didn’t drink.   I got through a birthday party on Saturday … Continue reading

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Quietly going about my business on day 12.  It’s been another brutally busy week and although half term is upon us, I have a deadline for a huge piece of work looming in 3 weeks so I can’t afford the … Continue reading

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I did it!

Diet coke.  No wine, even though a glass was poured for me.  No actual cravings to drink. Instead a really strong desire not to throw my days away, to keep what I have – the feelings of relief, strength, happiness … Continue reading

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Onwards

So here I am: peaceful, happy, deeply grateful and with a load removed from my heart and mind, sober on day 10.  It feels like an age, but in a good way.  The gift of time.    But now is … Continue reading

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No news is good news

Not much to report chez Secret Place and that is good.  Day 8 has been successfully navigated and I am Getting Things Done.  Which is a novelty for me.  Feeling relieved and happy and calm and purposeful about being sober. … Continue reading

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Peaceful

Day 6. Catching up with life after a painfully busy week. Not beating myself up about the chores. The ironing has no best before date.

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