Dryuary

Dryuary.org is about not drinking for the month of January. I’ve put both my books on sale for the month at 99 cents each – you can get them here:  30 Days Sober and Rethink Your Drinking! But how is my Dryuary going, you ask? Long. It’s been a stressful month, and I find myself […]

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Eating my words

I’ve been tracking calories in an effort to trim some weight recently, and wanted to talk a bit about food. First of all, alcohol is a food in the sense that our bodies can break it down for calories. When you are hooked on alcohol, you are also hooked on those calories and that mouth-feel […]

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The reset button

I was tempted to make yesterday’s posted uplifting in some way, but I didn’t because it would have been fake. In those moments and days and weeks of despair, nothing seems right. But then the day was over and I fell asleep.

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You can’t take nothing away from me

Of all the emotions that I push aside with drinking, loss and grief are the ones that push my buttons the hardest. Any loss – a death, a breakup, a sense of failure – will send me looking for relief. I struggle with it, perhaps more than anything else.

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