Tag: Women and alcohol abuse

We Fight Back Together

The difference between how we perceive addiction to alcohol, and how we perceive addiction to cigarettes is striking. Drinking is glamorized and normalized. As we see it in our culture, people drink because that is what people do! People smoke because they are addicted. If someone becomes addicted to alcohol we consider it to be

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Day 83 Alcohol-Free Existential Crisis

I ought to be grateful that I stopped myself from going down that road. I should be glad that I am heeding the warnings, listening to the wise ones, learning from the cautionary tales.”

And another part of me whispers,

“That’s great and all, but I want to see it for myself. I want to be sure I’m on the right path for me.”

Who wins?

I guess we’ll see.

I am Strong

I had been drinking alcohol on and off since I was 16. I now drank 1-2 bottles of wine a day after work as my ‘reward’ and more at weekends. So here I am Who was I? I was 50…..Working in a high level professional job 2 children 1 husband 2 Labradors My leisure time

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