There. I’m giving you permission to stop drinking alcohol even though you only have a few glasses of wine three or four times a week.
Even if you only drink on the occasional weekend with friends. Even if you don’t remember the last time you really got drunk.
Even if you haven’t hit rock bottom. Even if you would never describe yourself as “addicted.”
If you want to stop drinking, you can. You are allowed to make any changes you want in your life.
Oh, I know. There are all sorts of stereotypes out there. Stigmas about what it means to not imbibe.
I’ll tell you what it means. It means you want something different. It means you’re willing to try new things. It means you’re brave.
And awesome. Let’s add that to the list too.
It means you care more about yourself than you do about what someone might think of you.
You need to know a few things: [click to continue…]
It’s the first hot day — the kind that has no business showing up in April. And it’s fallen on a Saturday, so you have no choice, no excuse, to not enjoy it.
The sun competes with the river in a staring contest, and you have a front row seat, your favorite rock assures you of that. And besides, the dog needs a walk, so you can’t avoid it forever. [click to continue…]
OK so maybe it’s not quite the weekend, but let me tell you something: Thursday has always been my favorite day simply because it was almost the weekend.
There’s something palatable in the air. People are excited, making plans. And since it’s my birthday, of course I am both excited and making plans
It’s one of the first times in years we won’t be at the Sea Otter Classic, so I have options!
There have been two periods in my life where I didn’t feel this way. One was when I worked as a waitress. Weekends to me meant working hard and missing out on concerts, parties and general fun. [click to continue…]