Boozemusings Blog


The Boozemusings Community Blog is written by a diverse group. We are current and former members of the BOOM Rethink the Drink community where we also blog privately, in an anonymous, supportive forum. Find us app HERE for connection and support when you need it.

  • Tools to Help you Quit Drinking

    Tools to Help you Quit Drinking

    It is not easy to stop drinking and stay sober. Sometimes people try and fail, and try and fail, in an endless cycle of frustration. In our online community, we have a couple of sayings that are repeated often to people who are struggling to stay sober. The Trick To Quit Drinking is to Never […]

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  • ‘Twas a Sober October

    ‘Twas a Sober October

    ‘Twas a Sober Octoberand all through my mindran a list of excuseswhy I should drink wine – Now I know that I promisedthis month I’d be good –I’d quit poisoning my bodyand take care as I should! But just when I thoughtthese days were a breeze,along came my triggersto tempt and to tease – First […]

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  • Treats to Fill Your Sober October “Goody Bag”

    Treats to Fill Your Sober October “Goody Bag”

    Did you decide to do a Sober October this year but are finding staying alcohol-free more difficult than you expected? Don’t give up! You just may find that with the right perspective it’s a pleasure to take some time alcohol-free. Alcohol-free IS Freedom. Freedom is not planning my social life around hangovers, not doing something […]

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  • A Sober October Podcast “Extra” to Beat the Wine O’clock Cravings

    A Sober October Podcast “Extra” to Beat the Wine O’clock Cravings

    Happy Sober October, everyone! We have 31 days to enjoy with clear minds and hearts unburdened by shame, our bodies free from poison, fatigue, and puffiness. 😎Sobriety is kryptonite to shame! Join us! What is the best way to stay alcohol-free today during those sensitive early evening hours? It can be hard to use some […]

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  • Join Us For A Sober October

    Join Us For A Sober October

    The holiday season can be overwhelming if you’re trying to stop drinking or stay sober. Why not get a leg up on some alcohol-free time by joining us for our Sober October celebration? If you’ve ever planned to have “just one drink” and then don’t remember how you got home. If you ever started drinking […]

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  • The Cost of Mommy’s Wine Time and How I Broke Free

    The Cost of Mommy’s Wine Time and How I Broke Free

    When my son was a baby, my drinking would have been considered part of what is now (the very normal and encouraged) “Mommy’s wine time” culture. I’d put him down for bed in the early evening – after a very long day of all things baby! – I’d flip on the baby monitor, head to […]

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  • A Sober September Farewell to the Wine Witch

    A Sober September Farewell to the Wine Witch

    Dear Wine Witch, Thank you. Thank you for always being there for me. You were always by my side for the good and bad, ups and downs through my adult life’s events. You never let me down, you were always there, so smooth, gentle, fresh – a pure delight. Well, unless I had too much […]

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  • Alcohol and Exercise-Battling Diminishing Returns

    Alcohol and Exercise-Battling Diminishing Returns

    Does exercise cancel out the deadly effect of too much alcohol? I’ve read that it does in articles online and I certainly tried to cancel out the alcohol toxicity with daily exercise when I was drinking. My routine became a binge and purge of drinking at night and running in the morning. But since I’ve […]

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  • Your Grief Honors Love

    Your Grief Honors Love

    Today is September 11th. Today is a day of unease. We grieve those lost in the United States twenty-one years ago, but this year many people also grieve the recent loss of a monarch who served her country for over seventy years. We grieve as individuals for people lost, and we grieve as nations for […]

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  • Sobriety is my Path from Fear to Authenticity

    Sobriety is my Path from Fear to Authenticity

    Today it’s over 11 months since I had a drop of alcohol. I now associate drinking with fear. Fear of alcohol. It’s not fear about what’s going into me when I drink, it’s fear about what won’t come out. When I drink my truth does not come out. It stays inside and causes inconsistencies in […]

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  • Boozemusings is a lifestyle blog and the BOOM Community is a peer support group. We are NOT trained addiction counselors but simply a community of people who have overcome or are overcoming alcohol issues. We do not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, nor does anything on this website create a physician/patient relationship.  If you require medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, please consult your physician.
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