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!
Day 4 of the Super Blend Me! challenge. Ive got to admit here I'm struggling. I started getting a bit of a head cold or 'man flu' around about the start of this challenge. And it seems to be at a peak today. That tied together with missing out on the comfort of warm food … Continue reading SuperBlend Me challenge – Day4!
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!
I have just put down my first book of the year. And considering I'm doing the year alcohol free, you won't be surprised to hear that it was called 'The unexpected Joy of being sober' by Catherine Gray The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life To be honest I … Continue reading ‘The unexpected joy of being sober’
Do you ever start some new adventure, or regime with gusto and then slowly it grinds to a halt? Or you reach a point about 2/3 months later and then check back in and think 'what's just happened, where did that time go?, how have we got to the 16th March already!' Like you've been … Continue reading What happened when I switched off Autopilot and had a look at how far I’d travelled?
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!
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!
Taking a few steps back for a running jump to the next phase..
0530 - Did a morning 'detox' yoga sequence (YouTube video). Felt weak. Meditated for 20 mins. Busy mind took a while to settle. Went back to bed for an hour, just resting. 0812 - Snow on the ground. Freezing walking around work. Feeling very cold. Need a warm bowl of porridge or something. Oh wait! … Continue reading Fasting – Day 3 effects…