What is it we really want to get from drinking?

Finally! It is Saturday (day 57!), and I can sit down to finish a post I started last Sunday. My weeks are so crazy busy that all I can do in the evenings after work is get everyone fed and collapse into bed with a book for a bit before my (very early) bedtime. But,Continue reading “What is it we really want to get from drinking?”

Day 50: blah and more blah

I apologize in advance if this post is unfocused and rambling. I’m just going to try to write out what I am feeling right now, but I’m not sure how it is going to go. I’m at day 50 (halfway to my current goal of 100 days), and I feel like MORE and EXCITING andContinue reading “Day 50: blah and more blah”

And now for something a little lighter…

That was a heavy post I wrote two days ago. For some reason, I felt the need to write it all out, the horrible stuff, and send it off into the past. Whew! That’s done now. On a totally different subject, I am really loving my new sober drink: strawberry and rose hips drinking vinegarContinue reading “And now for something a little lighter…”

Goodbye, 2019, and Good Riddance!

I am glad to be seeing the end of 2019. This was a very tough year. It is almost funny, the number of awful things that happened this year. So many, in fact, that (counterintuitively) one very good thing came out of it: I decided to stop drinking. The first thing that happened was thatContinue reading “Goodbye, 2019, and Good Riddance!”