Exploring Sobriety
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Exploring Sobriety

How Heavy Drinking Ruined My Sleep — and Sobriety Saved It.

Photo by Claudia Mañas on Unsplash

These days, I often wake up with a sense of wonder. It feels like a small miracle when I open my eyes and realize that I managed to sleep through the entire night.

These uninterrupted nights of sleep are still fairly new to me. For about ten years, heavy drinking had completed disrupted my ability to sleep for more than a few hours at a time.

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Benya Clark

Benya Clark

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I’m a lawyer turned writer from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, and more. Subscribe to my weekly newsletter at exploringsobriety.com.