Monthly Archives: January 2020

Day 17 of 28

The critic is loud as I try and write. The critic is why I drink, play games, and employ other maladaptive coping strategies. Procrastination and avoidance are huge issues for me. I usually try to avoid things that make the … Continue reading

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January 11, 2020 – Day 11 of 28 OYNB

From Slack Today is Day 11 of 28. Things are going ok. I made it through a bunch of situations where my normal was drinking: party with friends, dinner, brunch and being home alone. Now, I am at a cigar … Continue reading

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January 7, 2020

Entry from Slack in OYNB I did not think I would be 46, divorced, childless, 50+ lbs overweight, in a job where I am under-performing, in a house that needs 20k+ repair, in debt, have a failing car, devoid of … Continue reading

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January 1

I celebrated the beginning of the new year with alcohol. 1 am was my last drink for 28 days. I did not come up with the idea of daily blogging until 1/16. I have decided to allow myself to back-fill. … Continue reading

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OYNB

January 1st, I signed up for a 28 day challenge with One Year No Beer (OYNB). Today is day 15. I have discovered my favorite mocktail is a version of a Moscow Mule. I was drinking more than I should. … Continue reading

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