On Monday, my fiance, myself and 50 of our closest friends and family are all going to the Mayan Riviera for our wedding! I am feeling all the emotions. Nervous, excited, scared, happy. This is a new chapter in my life that I am anxious to start! I have done all the planning I can … Continue reading Sober All Inclusive
I used to think drinking when stressed out, or mad, sad, angry, etc., was the answer. But drinking when you are feeling those things is actually just an illusion. It is short lived. It may temporarily take away the pain, or discomfort. But then it returns, worse than before because you have now added regret, … Continue reading Drinking doesnt make anything better.
This past weekend was an interesting one. Not in terms of anything outwardly happening, but mostly in terms of what was happening within my mind. My fiance went to Edmonton for his Bachelor party with his best buddies. I, of course, wanted him to go and have his bachelor party. He deserves it. He is … Continue reading The ups and downs of early sobriety
**This is for people who are daily drinkers** Whether you have chosen sobriety on your own or you have come to it through a different way, there is no doubt about it that its scary. Especially if it is something that you have been using for years as a coping mechanism. It is totally normal … Continue reading The First Day
Bachelorette parties. A time to celebrate your (or a friends) last night out as a single lady! Most times bachelorette parties are an excuse to get wasted. It is encouraged and even expected in a lot of cases. But what about if you have decided to live a sober life and the thought of attending … Continue reading How to Survive a Bachelorette Party Sober
I woke up this morning with a reminder on my phone that I am 1 month alcohol free today! Yipee! I am not going to lie, this month has been a breeze. The only time I felt truly tested was my bridal shower, and even then, it was a quick NO. My mind is back … Continue reading 1 month alcohol free
Its funny how the mind works. One minute you absolutely hate alcohol and are like "omg I hate alcohol I will never drink again." And then ten minutes later you see old memories on Facebook and feel nostalgic and wish you hadn't taken things so far. My dad just came into the office and showed … Continue reading Drinking Triggers