Why I’m doing a second year without the booze

On February 12, 2018 I embarked on a life-changing journey to go a full 90 days without drinking a drop of alcohol. I imbibed more than I cared to and thought that taking a break from alcohol would be a great activity for Lent. Alas, having been entrenched in a drinking culture for more than […]

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How I’ve Changed After a Year Without Alcohol

I did it!!! This gal who– once upon a time was in love with drinking wine–conquered a whole year without a drop of booze. Let me say up front that my greatest discovery from this experiment has been that I was in love with a lie. I bought into the false-based peer pressure, social pressure […]

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NYE With Me, Myself and I

“Oh, you’re so boring!” “What???,” I say kind of perplexed and irritated all rolled into one. Yes, as I sit here happily home alone on New Year’s Eve 2018–soon to ring in Serene 2019–if I had a dollar for every time someone has called me boring during the last 323 days I would have a […]

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300 Days Booze Free…Very Far!

Today is December 8th. This date has never had any real significance for me other than it’s the birthday of my dear friend Bill. But on this day in the story of my life, I have achieved a milestone that I am so proud of. I’ve gone a whole 300 days of living booze free. […]

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Hello my name is Kathleen and… I am Enough!

So here I am on Day 287 completely alcohol free. I feel amazing. Only 78 days to go in hitting my goal of going an entire year without the booze. Wooty, woot, woot, woot. Now for the big, burning question I’m getting asked, “What are you going to drink on Day 366?” The answer is […]

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