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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Reflections on 200 Days of Booze-Free Living

After having lived (and fully participated in) a drinking culture my entire adult life I can hardly believe that I have made it to 200 days without one sip of the booze. Achieving my goal of taking a break from alcohol for a full 365 days is becoming more realistic with each passing day. Here’s […]

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