Well, I did it folks. One whole month without booze. It wasn’t pleasant, but I learned a whole lot about what abstaining is like (SPOILER: it sucks.) I have an enormous amount of respect for people recovering from alcohol addiction, and I’m going to try and be a little more careful about how I treat alcohol moving forward.

I had the pleasure of collaborating with the good people at The Self Actual who published my final update. Check it out below!

I’ve just gone a month without drinking. My reasons were simple –April is alcoholism awareness month, and I realized I hadn’t given a single thought to alcoholism despite my love of alcohol consumption. As a matter of fact, not many people in the booze-blogging community seem to mention it with any sort of regularity, despite its specter looming behind every pint glass. So I went dry for a month, and it was one of the more difficult tests of willpower I’ve ever had… CONTINUE READING.