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How Hitting the Breaks With Alcohol Improved My Life

Plus a few tips that can make disconnecting with booze a little easier

Photo by Garett Mizunaka on Unsplash

A familiar feeling sloshed in my belly and bubbled up my throat. I blasted through the bathroom door and rushed towards the portal in the room's corner. Kneeling before the porcelain god, I surrendered and began the ritual dance of lifting the lid and praying




The Orange Journal is a publication devoted to helping one another grow into the best version of ourselves. From productivity hacks to love stories, we want to know the best way to make this life as beautiful as it can be.

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Rebecca Eloisa

Rebecca Eloisa

Learning and sharing are my love languages! My hobbies are having hobbies. Passionate about life-long learning, relationships, and travel.

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