Monday, January 6, 2020

Dry January Day 6

It's day 6.  I have not really been tempted to drink at all today, but I still think about alcohol a lot.  Not the good things as much the bad things.  All the times I have drunk too much or did something I regret.  Also the times I may have missed out being fully present for.  And all the time I've wasted focusing on the amount of alcohol that would be present at an event and thinking about how much I should drink, how much I could drink, whether I should drink, how to drink less than I feared I might.    In a nutshell, all of this time spent focused on alcohol when I could have been focusing on people, on places, on music, on experiences, on feeling the moment (bad and good) -- in a nutshell, on life.

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