Sober Christmas survival guide

Sober Christmas survival guide

  With less than four weeks to go before the main event, Christmastime usually kicks off the “can I moderate” conundrum for many newly-sober people. If you’re anything like me, you’ll know moderation’s impossible. I love this time of year and I know it’s far better to be sober and remembering it all, rather than suffering the mental torture of…

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REVIEW: Ronhill marathon short

REVIEW: Ronhill marathon short

This is not a sponsored post, nor am I affiliated with Ronhill by any means. I don’t tend to write sportswear reviews because I’m becoming increasingly aware of its impact upon the planet. As I mentioned in a previous post, running kit can take 200+ years to breakdown so I prefer to buy just the essentials. After signing up to my first…

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Girona: Run, Eat, Drink AF. Repeat

Girona: Run, Eat, Drink AF. Repeat

Out of the two months I’m working in Spain this year, 10 days of these were spent in the medieval city of Girona. Surrounded by mountains and natural parks in all directions, it’s known for attracting cyclists from all over the world. You’d be forgiven for overlooking this small city in favour of larger areas of Catalonia such as Barcelona.…

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SURVIVING YOUR FIRST SOBER WEDDING

SURVIVING YOUR FIRST SOBER WEDDING

I’m unpacking my bags from yet another wedding. Summer is peak wedding season and it feels like everyone is toasting with champers to the latest happy couple. Everyone, except you. Believe me, you’re not missing out. I’m a veteran in this field; I’ve attended six weddings since getting sober in 2018 and partied my way through every single one of…

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The Fix, Damian Thompson

The Fix, Damian Thompson

*Book recommendation* Aside making it outside for parkrun, I did little but devour this book during a recent weekend. In addition to alcohol, the author discusses how smartphones, drugs and sugar consumption are impacting society. A very compelling read and only 300ish pages long. My favourite part (which really resonated) was: “I keep trying to work out when my drinking…

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