350. Ticking on down ….


The countdown in on in my head.  It is 15 days – two weeks basically – to a YEAR since I stopped drinking alcohol.  I am very happy.  It has been a tough few weeks for me mentally.  I have been dealing with a stressful situation… Caused by alcohol… not by me drinking however, so that is a bonus.

My last blog post about the merry-go-round came out of that stress.  I had been so angry at how alcohol can f*ck up lives and just waste so much time, energy, money, talent and the list goes on.  It is a bollocks waste of everything.  But I need to realise that people can choose to drink, do choose to drink and really I need people to drink…. because it reminds me of why I don’t!!!

Thanks for reading along with me for the year.  I am developing my merry-go-round analogy.  It is, for me, a totally useful way of thinking about the futile round-about that we can get stuck on.  It is useful for me to remember that it is a con.  Yes, there are people for whom alcohol is a take it or leave it thing.  I am not one of those people.  I will drink again (maybe) when I am in my sixties.  But for now, life is unfolding like a flower and I am too busy to be hungover.

Byee and love to you.


Author: barbsfalkiner

Approaching fifty, life about to change and want to try something different....

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