Author Archives: MilesAwayGrrrl

About MilesAwayGrrrl

32 year old just trying to work on how to move on without alcohol, for a little while at least.. It's been 19 years since I thought it became my crutch, where as really it's been crippling me.

AA tube adverts 

So, got on the tube today (rate experience) and AA now have adverts up. Gave me goosebumps. Tag line was ‘is alcohol costing you more than money?’ I wondered what I would have thought if I’d seen them in my … Continue reading

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No idea what to call this.

I was looking forward to today. Yoga in the morning, local lunch with a friend. Lots of free time to just do as I pleased. I ended up crying for around 5 hours. Then I guess another hour more. I … Continue reading

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Being ok, but falling apart

The last few months have been insane for me. Leaving work, weddings, intense teaching training course (which lead to binge eating/gaining weight/losing sleep).. but most of all, I have been dealing with, with my therapist, events from my childhood (shock! … Continue reading

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Thank you

So much for your kind, supportive, helpful words. In the last week I finished my job, went to my oldest friends wedding with people from all parts of my life, and started a course for a new career today. So … Continue reading

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Try not to cry little one 

for everyone so they don’t worry I’m not having a good time cause I’m sober. I wish I could tell someone why I’m not okay and the could understand. I know there’s AA but I’m not like them. I don’t … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower

I don’t know if this tragedy was reported overseas? It’s about 5 mins from where I live – I went down there yesterday and wrote this:  Grenfell Tower

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This morning I broke the work cafeteirre, my computer and me. Ha. I just feel so heavy and everything is so serious. I’ve been cancelled on twice this week – by the same person. I know she’s having a tough … Continue reading

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