Tag: Stop drinking

The MAGIC TRICK

There is no magic trick to this. No clever method. You stop drinking alcohol. And you take every day as a new one.And you don’t drink whatever happens. And you read and you do other things.And you live through feeling so very uncomfortable.And you live through feeling so scared and anxious. At first. And you

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Alternate Routes

I read Marc Lewis’ book Biology of Desire when I was 8 months sober. It was the last of many books that I read that year on the topic of addiction and recovery. The interesting thing about Marc’s book was that unlike the other books I read it did not inspire me to stay sober

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Why I Don’t Drink …

I’m the one at the bar nervously looking around if the server isn’t there right away to offer me my first drink or a refill. I’m the one who will have a glass before I go out to eat and drink. I’m the one who’s glass is always empty before everyone else’s. I’m the one

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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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Top Ten Alcohol-Free Internet Entertainments

10. Bake this cake: www.allfood.recipes/hummingbird-cake/ 9. Try out some AF drinks: www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=non+alcholic+drinks&len=9&rs=ac 8. Create your own website or blog: http://wordpress.com/ 7. Have a Spa party: www.pinterest.com/lacey_pentland/party-girls-spa-day/ 6. Watch a free movie: www.hulu.com 5. Read a great book free: www.gutenberg.org/ 4. Learn a new language, fun and free: www.duolingo.com/ 3. Take a college class for free:

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