This week, it was my birthday. It was my first birthday since... I don't know when... probably since I was an early teen... that I celebrated it alcohol free. You know how people think it's imperative to celebrate / commiserate with booze? I was one of those people. Because that's what the majority of Kiwis … Continue reading My first booze-free birthday! 🎁
It's been four days since we arrived home safely in New Zealand. I've taken time to reflect on our vacation and put together some observations. I thought these might be useful if you're planning a vacation and are dreading the prospect of being alcoholfree like I was... especially if you are going with heavy drinkers … Continue reading Learnings from My Sober Vegas Vacation
On 01/01/17 when I quit drinking, one thing that scared me was losing my friends. Why was I worried? Because at the time, all (OK probably 98%) of them were drinkers. And that's what we did together most of the time when we hung out. We got wasted. What was I worried about? Two things. … Continue reading Finding my tribe.