Day Nine: I’m so glad I didn’t drink yesterday

Whoa. It was really hard not drinking yesterday. We got home from vacation, our kid went to visit a friend, and my partner and I were having a great time watching a movie by ourselves on the couch. And I thought, “Oh, you should get some wine to go with this. That would be perfect!”Continue reading “Day Nine: I’m so glad I didn’t drink yesterday”

Day Six: It’s Thanksgiving and I’m hiding in my room

People are starting on the whisky, bourbon, wine, wine, wine, and it looks so good! I really really wish I could have one. But I’m not going to because one will lead to at least five, and I don’t want that. I really want to make it through this holiday without booze. It’s not soContinue reading “Day Six: It’s Thanksgiving and I’m hiding in my room”

Day Four: So far, so good!

I’ve made it to day 4! Hooray for me. I’ve even made it to my parents’ house for the holiday and turned down wine twice already (and we’ve only been here for two hours… that’s a little scary). I’m not sure I’ve ever been here and not had wine EVERY NIGHT except when I wasContinue reading “Day Four: So far, so good!”

Day Three: Alcohol pushers are annoying

Today, I still feel like crap. All day, I’ve been just dragging myself around at work, but I’m finally off and can go to bed soon. Yay! So, I get home, and my partner tries, not just once, but twice to get me to drink some wine. Because I work so hard. Because I’m nowContinue reading “Day Three: Alcohol pushers are annoying”