Life Without Alcohol: 574 Days Booze Free

In the early days of my journey to take a break from the booze I was white knuckling it. Every day was a struggle to not drink. My mind was consumed by it: “Don’t drink tonight. Don’t go to the store and buy a bottle. Don’t go the cocktail club in the building where I […]

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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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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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Birthing a new me. Nine months alcohol free.

Nine months. Today marks nine months of being 100 percent booze free. Nine months–the same amount of time it takes to create a human being and push that bundle of joy out into the world. I’m a much different and better person than I was when I started my alcohol-free challenge on February 12th of […]

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Day 260: Facing my Demons, Sparking Joy

Well, I just wrote a whiz-bang blog post for today and then accidentally deleted it. So here I am back again. Determined to write something to commemorate my milestone of life without the booze for 260 whole days. This is big news to me. I used to drink often. And maybe sometimes (okay, a lot of […]

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