Funky Monkey

This is my hubby’s choice and mixology skills and is taken from the book Preggatini’s: Mixology for the Mom-to-Be by Natalie Bovis-Nelsen.  Oh and monkey is called Fred and belongs to my daughter  🙂 1/4 glass of milk 1 tbsp peanut butter 1 scoop chocolate ice-cream Blend all ingredients and serve. Day 91. Edited to […]

The drinking mirror

I love this idea and think it’s brilliant.  As part of the Scottish Government’s Healthier Scotland: Drink Smarter “Drop A Glass Size” campaign there is an app that you can download called the Drinking Mirror that depicts the serious aging effects that boozing has on our skin and faces. The Drink Smarter campaign page reads: […]

I gave away my power

It’s like a light bulb went on in my head last night.  That ‘aha’ moment had arrived.  I was reflecting on my 12 weeks of sobriety and how things had changed both good and bad. And here’s when it dawned on me – all the things that I had struggled to manage in the past […]

Neural network of a dependent drinker

These words of wisdom came from a blogger on Soberistas who goes by the name of Pip: ‘The brain is full of neural pathways and the “priorities” pathways are the ones that give us the ‘want/urge/desire/need to eat, drink water, be sociable and mate… all for survival. If we ignore them we will die.  The […]