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Join Us for Dry January Support and Inspiration
The beginning of a New Year is a common time to reflect on our lives and look forward to the changes we want to make. If you’re reading this, chances are that you’ve been reflecting on your life with alcohol and you don’t like what you see. Whether your goal is to do Dry January for your health, to take a break and re-evaluate your relationship with alcohol, or to pursue an Alcohol Free life, you are in the right place.
No matter why you’re here, the thought of being Alcohol Free can be uncomfortable. For some, it will just feel weird. For others, it will feel downright impossible. I was in the second boat, and was absolutely terrified to let go of my bottle. I couldn’t even begin to imagine what life would look like without it.
My goal for this month, in hosting Dry January for the BOOM Rethink the Drink Community, is to turn that notion on its head. Instead of being afraid of what we think we’re losing, I want us to begin to think with excitement about what we gain by going alcohol free. To that effect, each day we will usher a negative aspect of drinking out the door and welcome its flip side into our lives. We’ll start with some of the more obvious stuff, and then work our way below the surface as the month progresses. Hopefully, by the end of January, we’ll be able to breathe a collective sigh of relief as we release the fears that were holding us back and open up to the wonderful things that being alcohol free has to offer.
I am looking forward to starting a dialogue and sharing our stories in hopes that it will be a healing journey for all. Onwards and upwards into 2021! Let’s enjoy Dry January together!
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If you’re “sober curious” join us for Dry January support … If you are drinking too much too often and want to stop or take a break…or if you have stopped drinking and are trying to stick to sober! Talk to Us.
Start where you are right now
Whether with determination or overwhelming fear
Or everything in between
Tell us your story if you’d like to
And we’ll listen, virtually near
It’s anonymous, a safe space
To say what you need to here
It’s helpful to leave self blame at the door
If its not serving you anymore
From a heavy and maybe weary heart
To a fresh start
You could find out soon
Life could bloom with BOOM
Be proud because you’re taking the first steps
Just do the next right thing
And then the next
You could say it’s like having friends in your pocket
Support on your phone
We’ll be your safety net
You don’t need to do this alone
We are an independent, anonymous and private community who share resources, support and talk it through every day. It helps to have a community behind you in a world where alcohol is the only addictive drug that people will question you for NOT using
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Don’t let the shame of the stigma keep you from saying
“I think I have a problem with drinking”