My Sober for October Challenge – The Halfway House

I’m 15 days into my Macmillan Cancer Support Sober October challenge, the halfway house if you like. I thought I’d give a little update on how I’m coping and anything I’ve learned from 15 days of sobriety.

Actually, not drinking alcohol isn’t really a problem. I’m more than happy going out into pubs and ordering soft drinks. I don’t feel any pressure to have a beer, and I think my friends know it would be useless trying to persuade me, as I can be very bloody-minded when the mood takes me. Also, the whole I need a beer to relax argument is not something I subscribe to. read more