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John Hardy
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Sobering up in Secret
Sobering up in Secret

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Hello Friends, it's time to give up drinking (again)
I haven't posted here for a while because, frankly, I went back to drinking.  Here's the train of events which led me there: I didn't remove all of the drink from the house.  I kept one bottle of malt.  I thought that, Even Angels Lapse because it was expen...
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Day 4: Teaching myself - alcoholism and mental health
The was an old guy in our village when I was growing up. I don't know what his real name was, but we were kids - we called him PishPot.  That's a Scots term for a bucket you wee in. Kids are great, aren't they. He must have been over 50, so not so old. He h...
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I've been doing a bit of research into how to give up #alcohol. It's not looking good. I don't think even half this list will work for me #alcoholic #alcoholism #recovery #sober
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Better than I thought at this point, but took a massive hit early on. #alcoholism #alcoholic #recovery #sober  
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I can feel it, nasty, compulsive, grim thoughts.

Bad things will happen if I don't take a drink, right now.

Shit, I really am an alcoholic, and this really isn't going to be easy.
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So it's approaching the first evening, and the #alcohol ideation (if that's even a word), has started.

So far I've managed to displace the thoughts with tidying up. It's Sunday, and the kids go to school tomorrow.

Is this how it normally happens?
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Clearing out the hidden stuff
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