When I first made the decision to try a life without alcohol, my biggest concern was what the hell I would do with my time. If I wasn’t drinking, I was probably not going to have any fun at all and most assuredly not be leaving the house like, ever. Well, let me tell you … Continue reading A Zero Proof Guide to the Holy City
Ruby Warrington describes the first few months of being alcohol-free as the "Evangelical Phase." You feel sooo amazing and you seriously feel like you’ve discovered the fountain of youth and how to make time in a bottle. I am not kidding, since I quit drinking I swear I have an entire extra day in my … Continue reading If You Sober Up Now, I’ll Even Throw in a Set of Steak Knives!
A few weeks ago I had quite the obstacle course of drinking temptations, starting with my first sober wedding on a Saturday. That was followed up by a bachelorette party on Wednesday, a Welcome Party on Thursday, a drinking work event on Friday, a rehearsal dinner on Friday, culminating in another wedding on Saturday night. … Continue reading You Have Entered the Sober Socializing Gauntlet