Day 230. I know where all my fatty weight came from - drink. The empty sugar calories of wine and the way I'd eat what I wanted with abandon. A big pizza all for me? Check. Bag of salted potato chips? With dips? Yum! Cheese, cheese, and more cheese - with some crackers? Yay baby! … Continue reading Drunchies
Day 223. That’s the Irish way of saying the smell of drink off of you! A tiny odd moment. In my gym class today — the instructor didn't participate, as they usually do, instead giving instructions from the top of the room, and nursing a coffee. Humm, not a problem, I thought, but odd. Then when … Continue reading The smell of gargle off of ye!
Day 222. For a guy I've never met, he sure inspires me - and lifts me to new heights of awareness of self and the world around us. That guy is Dr. Glenn Doyle. If you're on Facebook, I highly recommend following him. Yesterday Dr. Doyle wrote how about how essential it is to be … Continue reading Do you treat yourself with compassion?
Day 217. I told you all about my first sober business conference. What struck me is the abysmal choice of non-alcoholic beverages on offer for the after-conference evenings. This event was held at a massive stateside Sheraton, a worldwide chain. And yet the choices were excruciatingly average and boring: water, club soda (go crazy with … Continue reading A better selection of drinks would be nice
Day 211. I have attended many business conferences over the last fifteen years. Today is the first one I've been to since choosing sobriety. There are a few differences in attending one sober - some small, some big. No cocktails the night before. I used to start drinking on the flight to the conference - … Continue reading Attending conferences sober
Day 208. Most of us carry emotional baggage — especially as we pile up a life time of road miles. Most of us drag this virtual baggage around, bringing it with us everywhere we go. It defines who we are. Or we let it define who we are. Perhaps we set it down long enough … Continue reading Time to drop the baggage forever
Day 206. "TMI: An expression indicating that someone has revealed information that is too personal and made the listener or reader uncomfortable." Source: Wikipedia I'm visiting my with-it healthy 90+ dad. Hard of hearing - but we deal with that through repetition in conversation. LOL. He seems to be in the phase … Continue reading TMI without wine … not easy