My Dry January Adventure


Reblogging my daughter’s blog post this morning. She gets real about her experience with “Dry January” and reflecting on the “Mommy Wine Culture” prevalent today and how it was impacting her life.

Two Moms And A Toddler

So many people are doing it. Dry January or “Dranuary”. It’s a time to detox from the booze-filled holiday months that had your liver drowning in a cesspool of wine and liquor. After careful consideration, I decided to jump on the bandwagon and go 31 days without alcohol. I had no idea how much my perspective or my mental and physical health would be completely altered as a result.

First, let’s talk about why I decided to take on this challenge. We are expecting our second child in May. A sweet little boy, and I knew I had been feeling sluggish, tired, stressed out, unanimated, and anxious – definitely no way to welcome a new human into the world. So I decided to make some healthy changes in January. Those changes would be.

1). Go Dry For A Month- absolutely no alcohol or Non Alcoholic substitutes for 31 days (no…

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Why? – One Liner Wednesday

Photo of a gray cat, lying down with eyes half opened
Image by Adrian from Pixabay

When you retire, anything that requires setting an alarm clock and getting dressed while it is still dark outside should be outlawed.

Written for One Liner Wednesday courtesy of Linda Hill.