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!”

Christmas is Better Sober Because…

It is massively easier to make a bunch of decorated sugar cookies when you are not hungover. Staying up waiting for your sugared-up kid to FINALLY fall asleep (do you want Santa to come or not!?!?!) even though you are dog tired from making the aforementioned sugar cookies so you can sneak down to beContinue reading “Christmas is Better Sober Because…”