While some people are not happy about being stuck at home with their parents who might’ve clamped down on their freedoms, I’m thankful for the lockdown for the very same reasons.
The day-to-day discomfort of quitting alcohol was so worth the future it made possible. I'm reminded of that feeling often as I stay home now.
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I thought alcohol helped me enjoy myself and let go, until I realized I’d never actually learned to do either.
No one tells you that a big part of quitting drinking can be incessantly craving sugar.
I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.