Category: How I Stopped Drinking

  • Boom Mocktails – Alcohol Free Frozen Strawberry Daquiri

    Pour into whatever glass tricks your trigger and fill the rest with bubbly water. I used a martini glass and put lime juice on the rim and then dipped it in sugar. Yum!

  • It’s Your Life It’s Your Time

    I get to a certain point where I think I’m overreacting with this whole completely sober thing. I’m usually put in positions where others around me are drinking (family and friends) and I don’t wan’t to miss out. Then I feel resentful that I’m “doing this to myself” and so eventually I start up again. Because I don’t get drunk per se, nobody says anything or appears concerned. And at first I feel all of this burden dissolve away. Ahhhh…….

  • The French Paradox is a Lie

    The French do have a problem with alcohol – a big one. As in 49,000 French people a year die from alcohol-related causes… 49,000. That’s a huge problem. It’s different to the problems we have with alcohol, and it’s more hidden, but that’s a massive number of people dying prematurely because of alcohol.

  • If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it.

    Someone texted me this today: If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it. The comment was not made about trying to be Alcohol-Free, just my life in general. However, I did start thinking about it in the AF sense. Here I am at Day 4 alcohol-free. I feel okay – not […]

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