One of the fears holding people back from given up alcohol is the belief that they will not be able to sleep. They believe their nightly drink is needed to help them sleep.
When they do try to quit alcohol and struggle to get to sleep their belief is confirmed. They are even more convinced they need that drink to get to sleep and subsequently start drinking again.
However, this is a myth. Alcohol does not help you sleep and I am going to explain why.
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I have just got back from a mini cruise to Amsterdam with the family. It was a last minute decision but I am so pleased we went.
Lockdown is easing slightly in the UK. We are allowed to visit restaurants and cinema’s and we are allowed to visit with one other households, as long as we socially distance.
Continue reading “Amsterdam – Day 1588”
There’s not a lot happening in my world at the moment, I’m just happily plodding along. I’m sober and I’m happy.
One observation though. While doing the food shop this morning, I bypassed the wine aisle (no cravings) but I felt weird going up the beer aisle for some AF beer. I felt guilty like I was doing something wrong, like someone was going to jump out and shout ‘caught you!’
Continue reading “AF Beer – Day 82”
As we enter into the weekend, I want to get a few things off my chest. Nothing major, quite the opposite.
Do I drink AF beer? It is alcohol free (AF) but for some reason, this time round, I have avoided buying/drinking AF beer. I prefer just to have a juice or my favourite, cranberry, lime and soda. So why am I thinking about it? I don’t know. I’ve never been a beer drinker; I am definitely a wine lover. The AF wine does nothing for me. Mainly because it is too sweet and not like a dry chardonnay at all. However, I do think the AF beer (like Becks Blue) does taste like beer.
Continue reading “Ranty Rant Rant Rant – Day 43”