Today is my girlfriend Ruth's birthday. She loves birthdays! I think today is a perfect time to give aknowledgment to her for her part in my alcohol free journey. Quite honestly, I would never have done it if it wasn't for her. She made me see things differently. She woke me up. And I'm so … Continue reading Happy Birthday Ruth x
Completed insanity day 10 today. Ok, it's taken me 13 days, cos I failed to hit the 5am get ups 3 times in 2 weeks. But 10 high intensity training sessions in 13 days is not too bad in my mind. I'd love to catch up though and today I intended to do two sessions … Continue reading 10 HIITs in 13 days….
Everything in life changes. This is the only single truth of the universe. A grain of sand was once a mountain. Nature grows and dies. We are always in a constant state of change. This is fact. Once this truth is understood, then it makes no sense to get attached to things. To be prepared … Continue reading A new dawn – raising the collective consiousness.
A brave new world has now unfolded. simple by design Who would have known sobrieties pleasures were to be so fine. The headaches gone no weekly pain inflicted on myself clarity now has become the norm, a different form of wealth. The burden has lifted the shackles are off no longer … Continue reading The waking world 🙂
What a glorious bank holiday weekend it's been! The sun showed up for the full weekend, and its the first time, in probably 20 years, that i haven't craved a drink of alcohol on a weekend like that. Instead I was out in the garden, baking in the sun whilst mowing my lawn, planting, potting, … Continue reading Sunny drinks turn sour.
If you are on the journey of QUITTING alcohol completely then this book is for you Kick the Drink. . .Easily! . However, if you are just looking to moderate your drinking, then this WILL NOT help. This book by Jason Vale WILL make you think twice about alcohol. If you are picking it up anyway … Continue reading Kick the drink…. easily!
Ding ding, round 2! Today is the '2nd round' of the year. I've had a good rest in between jobs, I've had a great family holiday to Crete (alcohol free of course). And now I'm on my 2nd day of the new job. And I feel very very good. I feel like I'm starting afresh. … Continue reading Refreshed, renewed and ready to go 🙂
As this year has progressed, there have been expected milestones. Certain markers of progress. Challenges to measure the success of the beer free year by. An all inclusive holiday in Crete is definitely one of those markers. At the start of the year I would never have thought that I could go on holiday alcohol … Continue reading Does alcohol enhance a holiday?
Week 14 body composition stats below: So even though there hasn't been any improvement in any areas, this is the most pleasing update for me! That is because I feel like my momentum with diet and exercise has hit a brick wall over the last two weeks. Easter happened, and that brought with it a … Continue reading 14 weeks sober. How much better can life get!?
So far in the alcohol free year, I've stayed away from alcohol free substitutes. I thought it would be too tempting to have a bottle of the thing I'm trying to avoid. It'll be like teasing myself. A bit like having a lap dance. Pointless. But lately I was thinking about what I used to … Continue reading Can wine taste good alcohol free?