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Sober and Single

So this is a surprise, I am actually writing a blog post about being sober and single, Kind of ironic coming from someone that had their first boyfriend at the age of 4 years old and could drink most people under the table by the time she was 14. Turns out that being...

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365 days of Sobriety

Bel's Story This Christmas Bel gave herself the best gift she could possibly give herself….365 days of sobriety  On this one year anniversary she decided to put it out there and share her story. Here goes… When did it all start? Well I’d have to admit I’ve had a bad...

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Dry January

It is estimated that 5 million people will take part in Dry January 2020 for a huge range of reasons.  Many do it for charity and believe it to be a test of willpower, others simply want to detox after the boozy Christmas period.  Last Dry January I stopped drinking...

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Sober Christmas

Tis the season to be sober, but how do we stick to that? Sobriety can be a mind game and it’s totally understandable if you are feeling a little anxious about Christmas and have some jitters about your ability to stay sober in the weeks to come. Here are some top tips...

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Alcohol and the workplace

How many people have gone into work under par after a heavy night on the booze?  I know I have.  The dry mouth, the headache, the irritability with colleagues who just want to get the job done.  I’ve popped chewing gum and mints constantly, drank endless cups of...

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Our Sober Story

Alex and Lisa met at secondary school through their parents.  Both upbringings involved alcohol as a normal part of life.  This was the way it was.  Their parents and grandparents owned pubs, held household parties and as their parents were friends, they were...

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Day one…….again!

“I am NEVER drinking again!”.  My words every Sunday morning through tiny bloodshot eyes, a pounding head, ridiculous nausea and vomiting and walking hunched over so the ground didn’t wobble.  I have lost count of the number of times I said this to anyone who would...

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Self Care

We often tell ourselves we don’t need self care, and we don’t deserve it. That it’s pointless and self-indulgent. Self-care is not always easy especially when our self-worth is on the floor, making time to nurture ourselves often feels like an unnecessary effort. Top...

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A Sober Love Letter

This is a letter we received from one of our Facebook group members. We asked her if we can share it with you as her journey has been incredible….. A LOVE LETTER TO YOU ALL: Hi, today marks 45 days without drinking alcohol… this is a big deal…if you’re like me, you...

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I can’t sleep!

How many times have you heard this, said this and believed this? How many times have you used alcohol to help you to sleep? I did, all the time. Just a glass or five to knock me out! A stressful day at work would keep me lying awake at night thinking about everything...

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The Final Hangover

It all began with a hangover. In fact, two hangovers. Lisa first, then Alex. We have both always hated hangovers. From as far back as our drinking began we have called each other, usually on Facetime and confessed. Confessed to feeling terrible, confessed to the...

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Is sober boring?

So this post has been triggered by the shop keeper calling me boring for buying no alcohol G&T’s – Rude……I wasn’t even going to invite her round to drink them with me so I’m not sure what she was so concerend about! My initial response to said shopkeeper and...

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Moderating alcohol

Why don’t you have just one? This innocent little question is probably the most difficult one a sober person has to deal with.  Not only do well-meaning friends and family ask this to your face on a regular basis but your alcohol voice (otherwise known as your ego)...

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