Read more: Divorce
Crown Royal and I are not only separated I filed for divorce. I don’t want him back in my life ever. I remember when he first wooed me. I had already been seeing Capt. Morgan for some time after drifting apart from that Russian Smirnoff. I was never alone. I always had one in my…
Read more: What is BOOM or the BoozeMusings Community Forum?
“BOOM is my lifeline to a new Alcohol Free life, to be supported in a safe, respectful space where I can truly open up. I’m so grateful for this wonderful platform and it’s much, much more than I can put into words. It’s a huge part of my day/life now. ”
Read more: How to get From Here to There
I’ve been pondering the question of how to get from here to there when you stop drinking. Here of course being addicted to alcohol and there, being free from alcohol. This is a very different thing to ‘not drinking’. Not drinking is very hard work! It assumes that drinking is desirable but for some reason,…
Read more: Why is it so Hard for Habitual Drinkers to Just Stop Drinking?
How the Little Voice works Full disclosure: Everything that follows is my personal opinion. Feel free to throw rocks, but if you don’t mind, pick small ones with rounded edges. Pillows would be good! The human mind is associative. Our thoughts and experiences create associations in memory. Examples: When I was very young, we went…
Read more: Clarity
I have woken up with clarity this morning. I cannot add drinking back into my life. It takes away the things that make me feel better. Not right away, but eventually. It takes my confidence, inner peace and strength, motivation, closeness to my kids, my freedom, my health, my sleep. I get to a certain…
Read more: 55 Great Reasons to be Alcohol Free
About five years ago I realized that my wine o’clock routine was no longer an indulgence but a “ball and chain”. I could stop drinking for a week here and there but once I started again the cycle renewed. Days began with a vow “never to drink again“ but ended with a “well deserved“, “perfectly…
Read more: How Much Wine is too Much ?
I’ve often worried that I might someday have to stop Drinking. When I was twenty nine I won a job with an orchestra in Portugal and unexpectedly found myself packing my bags and leaving the United States. The morning after my going away party when I woke up with a dreadful hangover a friend told…
Read more: Nothing tastes better than sober…
People world wide carry out normal every day lives without booze alongside people who drink. They are not bored stupid every night. They have friends. They go out. They drink liquids. Yes. I know. This came as a shock to me also in the beginning. The reality is that addictive substances lie. They convince you,…
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