The Fox and Cravings

By Christopher Robin https://enigma-drugs-consultancy.co.uk/ 2/04/2020 The Fox and Cravings I remember about 2 years ago, I was walking home in the dark at about 9pm. The roads were quiet and there weren’t many people out and about.  Out of the corner of my eye, I...

Stay Vigilant

By Christopher Robin https://enigma-drugs-consultancy.co.uk/ 23/03/2020 The current “self-isolation” period that everyone is going through, is difficult for many. If you are in recovery, especially if it is an early stage for you, this could be a very vulnerable time...

This is my story – my ‘reason why’

By @project13brand What a person did or didn't do isn't half as interesting as the story behind why they made the choices that they made. Understanding why, that's the interesting part. This is my story, my 'reason why'. Before we get started let me give you the...

Dry January With Sober Dave

By Louise Daniels https://www.instagram.com/acaststories/  I’m an extremely diligent researcher for the podcast, so when Dave Wilson aka Sober Dave (on Instagram) agreed to be a guest on Your Next Episode to tie in with the ‘hump week’ of Dry January, I decided that I...

Two years in, is it finally time to say I’m done for good?

By Morning Girl Australia @morninggirlaustralia Twenty years ago I was knee deep in the binge drinking lifestyle. Years of boarding school (hello cheap vodka mixed with McDonald’s Fanta), followed by university in Sydney (where Wednesday was the biggest night of the...

DRY JANUARY

DRY JANUARY

A year ago I was in a very different place. My marriage was in a really bad way, my weight had spiralled out of control and my blood pressure was dangerously high. I knew I had to do something, I’d tried moderating and it lasted two days, hiding alcohol from my wife...

How do you know if it’s time to quit drinking?

By How do you know it’s time to stop drinking   @lisarysn480     If you’re even asking yourself if you’re drinking too much, you probably are.   Like anything else you do in life, ask yourself if it is interfering with the rest of your life. Because of drinking, are...

One rock bottom was not enough for me

By One rock bottom @pink.cirrus In 2012 I stepped out in front of a speeding car and spent the night in hospital. Four years after that I woke up with the shakes. Both were consequences from dangerous levels of drinking, but I barely gave them a second thought at the...