Kim's story: phases of alcohol free-dom

Club Soda member and regular guest blogger Kim is now six months into her sober journey! She shares with us today the different phases she has experienced and how going alcohol-free (AF) has changed her daily routines. Phases of alcohol free-dom So 6 months yesterday for me – GET IN! I feel like I should blog…

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looking back at five months sober

Five months ago, Kim quit the booze and hung up her chemical suit. The other day, she was looking back at a blog she wrote in her third alcohol-free month, when she was frustrated that benefits were becoming less obvious. Turns out that since then, she has completely changed her mindset and began to enjoy…

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New Years Resolution Postit Notes

I am reading a lot of advice designed to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions, the general view is that you should have just one to make it manageable. I have been trying to work out why, in my many years of trying to cut down, this did not work for me. Surely…

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Until Further Notice Celebrate Everything

Alcohol as reward After a tough day at the laptop, or eight hours of childcare, a stiff gin and tonic doesn’t feel like a treat, but a God-given right. the ultimate reward. This isn’t surprising, since the connection between alcohol and reward runs deep in our culture. Thousands of years ago our ancestors would drink…

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