After a four-year sober curious journey, I finally said "good-bye" to alcohol in 2021. My mission is to help people understand the harms of alcohol and to make decisions about their drinking in line with their life's goals. I am not an addiction counselor, but I can help those who are social drinkers make more mindful decisions with their alcohol intake.
When I look back, I had so many signals that alcohol was harming me. From the rare times I over-indulged and embarrassed myself to the nightly 3 am self-admonitions, I was constantly in a private conversation in my head about my drinking.
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As it turns out, these five months have ingrained new habits. I no longer crave bubbly or any alcohol for that matter. I have an after-dinner routine now where I either mix a healthy shrub, pour a kombucha into a champagne flute, or open
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