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The Boozemusings Blog is written by a diverse group. We are current and former members of the private BOOM Rethink the Drink community where we also blog daily, in an anonymous, supportive forum. If you’re drinking too much too often Rethink the Drink. You’ll find our community HERE  

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  • Get A Refund on the Alcohol Tax

    Woman with Money Get a Refund on the Alcohol Tax

    April 18 is tax day in America, which falls in the middle of Alcohol Awareness Month.This made me consider how alcohol was taxing me for decades.And I was not aware that alcohol was Taxing Me It starts out so innocently, at a party with really fruity punch (spiked with grain alcohol), then leads to fun happy […]

  • How Quitting Alcohol Changed Me – Perspective from 11 Months Sober

    Today I am 11 months sober. That’s a big deal ! 11 months of change since I quit alcohol. I think I’m starting to get closer to that vision of myself I’ve had for so long, but was never able to maintain. I had many years of thinking I might have an issue with drinking and […]

  • How to Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday Alcohol-Free

    Super Bowl Sunday is one of the Biggest challenges of the year for people who have recently stopped drinking. If your friends don’t know you’ve gone sober you may find yourself in an uncomfortable spot deciding how much information to give or not, about why you’re partying alcohol-free. It’s also a challenge that alcohol is […]

  • Tune In to an Alcohol-Free Month this February

    After years of reports that moderate drinking was heart smart, it now turns out that No Amount of Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart and Any Amount of Drinking Is Bad for You. With nearly 1 in 5 Americans using alcohol to cope with pandemic stress and binge drinking increasing in the UK, and Canada […]

  • The Simple A and B of It

    One of the best things I’ve heard lately about changing habits is a simple process of weighing A against B. The SMART recovery program has a worksheet they call Cost Benefit Analysis or CBA. But who is going to sit down and write out cost vs benefit when faced with an immediate urge or craving […]

  • What is the Best Way to Quit Drinking?

    I was terrified to give up alcohol. I could feel myself on the precipice of something so bad that I might not be able to come back from it. October 25th, 2020, was the last day I drank and in my usual style of binge drinking, I went way overboard. I had tried so many […]

  • 4 Great Posts to Help You Answer the Moderate Drinking Question

    Have you ever asked yourself – Can I maybe learn to control my drinking or have I completely lost my off-switch with alcohol? I asked that question many times and always found through trial and error that the answer was the same for me. If other people had a switch they could flip off to […]

  • Why is it So Hard? 4 Hurdles to Overcome When You Stop Drinking

    Why is it so hard to stop drinking? That is a question often asked in our online community and the answer is not as simple as it would seem. When I was in my early 40’s I read Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Control Alcohol to try to answer that question for myself. I was […]

  • A Tuned in February Alcohol-Free Inspiration Song Contest

    Guitar song contest for alcohol-free challenge a Tuned in February

    As Dry January is winding down, our Boom Rethink the Drink Community is getting ready to start our second of twelve annual alcohol-free challenges, with a singing contest for A Tuned in February. Back in December (what we call A December you CAN Remember) we started the song contest with a challenge to write alcohol-free […]

  • Lengthening my Fuse in my 2nd Year Sober

    Patience is something I have always struggled with. When I want something, I want it now. I have always been that way. I wanted to fast forward through childhood and be a teenager. Once I was a teenager, I could not wait to get to college. I spent a great deal of my life anxiously […]

  • You are Allowed to Change

    We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis. —LeeAnn Taylor One of my wise yoga teachers said that anything can be healed from the inside out. She’s on the money with that one, because “from the inside out” is the way all transformation occurs. The caterpillar doesn’t start sprouting wing buds on its back that […]

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How to Stop Drinking

A Family History of Addiction

Alcohol the Seductive Beast that Kills

Alcohol, Brain Chemistry, Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity 

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An Alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and Traditional Recovery

Debunking the Glamour of Mommy’s Wine Time

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