Tag: Women and Wine

Celebrate Arid August with Hope and Energy

I might still be stuck in a nightly black-out, binge drinking routine, if I hadn’t found the book Drink by Ann Dowsett Johnson. I related to much of Ann’s story of addiction, and was inspired by her recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, but what left the greatest impression on me was her analysis of why so

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Walking Away from the Wine o’ Clock Routine

person walking away from drinking

I didn’t understand what an alcohol-induced blackout was until I read Sarah Hepola’s book Blackout : Remembering the things I Drank to Forget. Before I stopped drinking I had actually had many blackouts, I just didn’t realize that when I woke up with no memory of going to sleep, and no memory of the conversations

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