1 Year today SOBER!!! 🎂🎂🎂

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Today marks 1 year since my last drink. What does this mean:

- I have not spent 10,952$ on wine

- I have lost weight

- I have started back at running

- I am proud of myself

- And my husband is proud of me too

- I do not wake up hungover

- I remember what I did last night

- I started collecting something I've always dreaming of doing so I get tons of joy from that.

I could keep going but in all it was not easy but worth it. The hardest part wasn't the not drinking but dealing with my life with no alcohol. Learning That I can not just throw in the towel when things get bad and drink my worries and problems away. It's a hard, long process that just doesn't happen from one day to the next because I stopped drinking but am stronger now for understanding my limitations and what I can accept. Learning that even though I love the taste and feelings I get from wine I have a bad relationship with it and like any bad relationship it had to end.

So today I took myself out for lunch and bought myself a present and will start year 2 SOBER and PROUD. Maybe I will be able to take a trip or put my money somewhere better then in those bottles.

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