Category: Sober Christmas

The Ghost of Christmas Past …

Santa Hat Remembering Sober Christmas

I never counted days sober. I didn’t know it was “a thing” until I had a lotof alcohol-free days behind me. But I counted milestones in my first year. Myfirst AF July 4th, Thanksgiving, New Years, Birthday. I recognized myfirst year. When I realized I was coming up on my 5th holiday season alcoholfree, it

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Evolving From my First Sober Christmas – Anger, Nature & Miracles

I’ll never forget my first sober Christmas. It’s a tough gig being sober in the Christmas season! I think a lot of us are feeling triggered by all the booze around at this time of year : social media, commercials, posters, parties, stacks and stacks of booze at the end of supermarket aisles. And then

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From Resentment to Joy – Reaching Out as I Begin my 3rd Alcohol-Free Holiday Season

JOY in Lights Alcohol-free holiday season

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and I don’t have a hangover. I’m sitting here eating pumpkin bread, sipping coffee and thinking of Thanksgivings past. I quit drinking February of 2018, making this my third alcohol-free holiday season. Every year on Thanksgiving I’d start drinking in the early afternoon, my elegant wine glass close at hand

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Tips and Tools and Great Alcohol-Free Drinks to Celebrate the Holidays Sober

Happy Holidays slcohol-free drinks sober tips and tools

My partner and I have really enjoyed being sober during Covid. The act, the life, the benefits, of being sober are important to us! One either values being sober or values getting pissed! Living alcohol-free is a choice and we know and understand that there are times of temptation but there is NO going back

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