Category: Winged Victory

  • Why Do I Feel Like I’ll Die Without a Drink ?

    Why Do I Feel Like I’ll Die Without a Drink ?

    One of the reasons that many people are afraid to stop drinking, or accept that they should cut down rather than quit cold turkey, is that they have heard that if they drink habitually they could quite literally die without a drink. For people who are physically dependent on alcohol, not drinking can be dangerous. […]

  • Walking Away from the Wine o’ Clock Routine

    Walking Away from the Wine o’ Clock Routine

    If you’re drinking too much, too often, and think you need support to stop drinking, you are not alone. Going alcohol-free can be a challenge but it is not the dramatic loss that you may expect it to be. Most people are afraid that without an occasional drink here and there the color will drain […]

  • Finding the Cure for Alcoholism

    Finding the Cure for Alcoholism

    I’ve been sober for almost four and a half years. I don’t call myself alcoholic but for lack of a better word I used the term alcoholic in the title of this article. I could say that I have “Alcohol Use Disorder” or AUD, but those labels are both clinical and clumsy. I don’t identify […]

  • That Voice

    That Voice

    In the last few months of my long and illustrious drinking career, there was a voice that began to whisper melodically to me. I heard it’s song nightly near the end of the second bottle of wine. The voice was darkly magical, very seductive and beautiful, and I was luckily still present enough to find […]

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