Day 5 of the Super Blend Me! Challenge. and I feel I've turned a corner! My severe man flu has subsided. And I feel a lot better. I feel energised, happy, relaxed, and at the minute, NOT hungry.. However I feel a dull pain in my liver area. Much like I did at the turn of the … Continue reading A deeper liver cleanse!
I've just discovered a new health challenge! I don't know if you've heard of Jason Vale - 'the juice-master, well now he's become the blend master! Ive always preferred blending over juicing. I feel like you get the whole of the fruit or veg and not miss out on the pulp. Fruits are full of … Continue reading Super Blend me challenge!
Went to the pub last nite to meet friends and watch football.Its the first time this year. The first time since quitting drinking. It was, surreal. When I walked in, I felt the familiar warmth, the good atmosphere, it's smelled like hops and just.... ale. It was a proper ale house, not a fancy wine … Continue reading Sober pub night!
It was Mother's Day yesterday. I managed to get us in to an Italian restaurant for some food. Me, Ruth and Harrison. The restaurant was nice, the walls were surrounded by antipasti, expensive 30yr old balsamic vinegar and wine. Lots and lots of wine. I had the urge. See I would have liked a glass … Continue reading Italian cup of tea, who knew!?
10 week body composition stats. You can see how quitting alcohol has directly correlated with an improvement in all the key body stats. As I've said before, not radical, but steady. I believe a steady, gradual improvement is healthier and more sustainable than a sudden one. If you read 8 week stats blog, 2 weeks … Continue reading Alcohol free, week 10 body composition stats…
I Got The Job! Would I have got the job if i was still drinking? Would I have even gone for the job if i was still drinking? Would i have had the confidence to step up and take a promotion with a different builder if i was drinking? I believe NO, NO and NO! I … Continue reading Financial benefits of being sober!
I went 'out' on Friday. The first time I'd been 'out, out' since stopping drinking (see Micky Flanagan clip if you don't know what I mean). https://youtu.be/0jP_brwVyvc It was a night at a casino in Manchester playing poker etc. And it was quite hard initially. I got the taste for beers. As we went to … Continue reading ‘Out out’ sober…
Taking a few steps back for a running jump to the next phase..
0630 - Really rough night last night. Was awake most of the night. My mind was racing. I felt anxious and unsettled. Had to work through and reframe events in my mind until I eventually slept about 0330 ish. Feel a bit sick this morning. Just keep thinking that this must be part of the … Continue reading Fasting – day 2 effects
Do you ever have one of them moments when years of your life just fly by in your mind in an instant, you are deep in your own mind thinking about the past, remembering memories, re-feeling moments that shaped today and drifting off into what ifs and how comes? Then the present moment calls out … Continue reading First swimming lesson with waterbabies.