Posts in Quitting Drinking
Seven things that helped me quit drinking (when I kind of didn’t want to quit drinking)

Back in 2016, (and in many of the previous years if you want to get technical), I was drinking too much.

Now, I don’t think of myself as an “alcoholic.” But I do think that if alcoholism was a destination, I had my car packed full of Slim Jims, Doritos, and Oreos, and was speeding straight for it. And ending the road trip wasn’t quite as easy as cutting over to get off at the next exit. 

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(Un)writing your fairy tale

When I reflect on not having had a drink for 9 months, I wonder things.

When did I know I was drinking too much?

When did I convince myself that I couldn’t actually have just one glass?

How did I finally make it stick?

How can I keep calling it a “mocktail” when really it’s just mixing two types of soda together?

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