Sweet Citrus Serenity To make this delicious sexy mocktail we used about three cups of freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice. Add juice of one lime. We sweetened this with some of the syrup from the maraschino cherries which is completely decadent but delicious. Then add sparkling water to taste. Serve over ice with a fresh
Category: How I Stopped Drinking
For me sobriety is the most empowering experience of my adult life. I have not been brainwashed or hypnotized and I don’t think that alcohol is demons poison. I just know that my long and illustrious drinking career is over and I am thrilled with the result. Rather than waking up blurry, hung over and grumpy I’m up at six ready to rock. It turns out that every occasion that I once thought required a drink is actually more fun, less stressful, easier and more genuine with a clear sober head.
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!
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 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.