New Year ” resolutions ” part 9

So here we are . It’s Thursday already and I have nothing written all week. Been busy, writing has been on my mind a lot though. On my mind. Not on the page. Didn’t know where to start . Didn’t know what to say nor how to approach what it was that needed to be…

New Year ” resolutions ” part 8

Ok . It’s been nearly a week since I’ve sat down to write about my continuing break from alcohol. This period of ” non- blogging ” was not planned. It just happened that way. However all the while thoughts were running through my mind as regards what I would write about, what I would share,…

New Year ” resolutions ” part 7

We’ve all had that reaction at some stage over the years. I’ll never forget the time way back, probably in the 70’s, when I didn’t drink for a few months after having suffered one horrific hangover. The incredulity and slagging I had to endure was mind-blowing. Some people just could not accept it as a…

New Year ” resolutions ” part 6.

  And so here we are, Wednesday of week two of my break from alcohol. Both Monday and Tuesday this week have been interesting due to the fact that I found them very difficult. I thought that having survived the weekend intact, this week would be a doddle. All I would have to do was…

New Year ” resolutions ” part 5

So, what I did was, I bought a six pack ………. of Diet Coke. I’ve never done that in my life before but it’s the weekend and though I got through Friday night ok, Saturday was proving problematic. From ’round about noon on, I could feel the tension inside myself plus the lump in the…

New Year ” resolutions ” part 4.

Nothing posted yesterday as I spent the day with my brother doing stuff for our parents, who are both quite elderly. Dad is 91 and now in a nursing home and Mam, while she is 89, still lives at home but needs a lot of help dealing with banks and bills. So that basically is…