I watched the tonight programme last night on TV, about alcohol consumption and the new lower amounts set out in the guidelines of 14 units per week for women and men. They also gave a few facts:
No amount of alcohol is ‘safe’
One in ten people in the UK drinks the maximum weekly limit
……Continue reading How much alcohol is too much? The ‘tonight’ programme and my dry March continues
Firstly, here’s a few more facts about heavy or regular drinking…
Alcohol is a depressant, which means it slows down the brain and the central nervous system’s processes. Apparently, over time, heavy drinking interferes with the neurotransmitters in the brain that are needed for good mental health. It lowers the levels of
……Continue reading Diary of my one month off alcohol, blog two; days five to eight, plus some facts about regular or heavy drinking
When asked when I have had one day off drinking, I can name a few, but only a few. When asked when I have had two days consecutively off drinking, I can name one time in the last (at least) fourteen years, and that was when I had to stop in order to do the
……Continue reading My diary of my one month off alcohol, blog one, the first few days of dry March
One of my inspirations. My cat, Titus, engrossed in one of my fish tanks.
My tattoos of love and strength keep me going too
OK I cannot guarantee it, but I have the go ahead to set myself up as a new counsellor helping those associated with homelessness.
As a student, requiring my
……Continue reading I think I have a placement as a student counsellor! Helping those associated with homelessness