So you want to stop drinking alcohol.
Every January 1st, people wake up at noon to enjoy the New Year’s very first hangover and swear they will give-up drinking as a New Year’s Resolution. They might make it until the weekend, they might even make it until February, but a lot of us have tried to quit and failed. Continue reading “So You’ve Decided to Quit Drinking | Stop Drinking Solutions”
If you dont know me already, I havent drank any alcohol in 15 months. I still count in months because Im still in the infancy of abstaining. It will likely get annoying once 2 years rolls around, but by then the words Two Years will really pop out of my mouth with pride (knock wood I dont relapse). Continue reading “Stop Drinking for 30 days | Stop Drinking Solutions”
Weekends are rough. Especially when you first decide that you want to quit drinking, you have to think about how you are going to fill your weekend. Your friends are going to a Craft Beer Festival both days and you forgot you had a ticket. It cost $50 bucks per day and everyone is excited for a big party weekend. Continue reading “Surviving the Weekend | Stop Drinking Solutions”
Ive said before; Im not a Doctor or Mental Health Professional. I am unqualified to give expert advice, but I hope my ramblings and navel gazing can offer you some help and inspiration to take a step in the right direction. I hope that step will be towards taking control of your vices, and making your life better, but thats up to you.
One thing that still baffles me is the complexity of recovery. The different treatment centres, 12-step programs, and books and the sort can be overwhelming. To make things worse, most outlets for recovery are for those who are at rock bottom, or who can afford to pay to be in a private recovery centre. Continue reading “Stop Drinking with Alcoholics Anonymous | Stop Drinking Solutions”