Staying Sober Beyond the Boredom and Shame

Etc... Sober so effing boring

It’s a long time, but not long enough, because it is my aim never to take a drink again. I really never should say never, but with some of the shit that’s gone down in my life since that day in October 2013 when I took my last drink, and I have no idea of

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How Drinking Too Much Alcohol Affects Your Looks

Woman crying How Drinking Too Much Alcohol Effects Your Looks

It’s easy to find articles online about how drinking alcohol affects your looks – Alcohol and Hair Loss: What You Need to Know How to Combat the Effects of Alcohol on Skin, According to an Expert How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss? But I think the effects of alcohol on your looks go much deeper

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Inspired by the Radical Magic of Living Life Alcohol-Free

"We are the Luckiest" "Quit Like a Woman" Inspired by the Radical Magic of Living Life Alcohol-Free

At the beginning of 2020 (which feels like several years ago, right?) I agreed to review the newly published books by Holly Whitaker and Laura McKowen for my online community BOOM Rethink the Drink and this Boozemusings Blog. Both of these books will appeal strongly to women, but I know lots of dudes who have

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Self Care Does Not Come in a Bottle – A Newly Sober Mum Reflects on Loving Living Alcohol Free

woman on flowers newly sober mum loving life alcohol free

100 straight alcohol-free days! My first 100 days of change completed and I am a sober mum! I feel I have found my momentum and I’m rolling with it. Words can’t actually describe how I feel but I cannot forget how dark my life felt before – darkness deep in my soul because of alcohol.

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