Forgive me for tooting my own little horn, but your ‘thinking about drinking’ comment reminded me…
Lisa Renee

Love this — ‘tar and roses’ is such a great phrase! I went through phases where I’d take breaks or otherwise try to become a moderate drinker. But moderation was SO much work for me. It’s exhausting to even remember how much work and energy I had to put into it, and how often I failed anyway. Giving up on moderation in favor of total sobriety was just a massive, massive relief. (Much to my surprise.)

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