A lifestyle blog for the spirited teetotaler.
I’m the kind of person who likes to read self-help books for fun. Self improvement relaxes me. It makes me feel like I’m moving forward even if everything else is going to shit.
“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”
– André Gide
After putting it off for about a year, I finally bought a yoga mat today.
In the past, there was always something ‘better’ to spend my money on: clothes, books, toys for my dog.
Yesterday took me completely by surprise. I had been feeling pretty okay. Things weren’t great but they weren’t awful. All of a sudden, for no apparent reason, I fell into a black hole of sadness.
Hello Saturday. Today I am facing a pretty large sobriety test…
Here’s some backstory:
I’m married to a wonderful man. He has a wonderful family. They love love love to drink. Drinking is a large part of their identity.