January 26, 2019
Day 24 of Sober January
After a holiday weekend spent playing in the snow, I sit down at Harrah's steakhouse with a buddy. He orders a bottle of wine with his dinner. Martinis, cosmopolitans, and manhattans are whizzing by on waiters’ trays, while brandied meats and fla...
January 15, 2019
Hey folks its Day 14. We’re about halfway through this no-drinking adventure.
What are you doing with all this free time away from the bar?
I’m learning to make homemade pasta and my tortellini game is getting strong. I’ve been busy practicing my skills in the k...
January 8, 2019
Day 7: Should I have a drink to help me sleep?
“Show me the way to go home
I'm tired and I want to go to bed
I had a little drink about an hour ago
And it's gone right to my head.”
—Folksong from 1925...
January 4, 2019
Today I am about 13lbs. heavier than last month. It’s from all the late-night holiday partying, eating and drinking excessively, and getting little sleep. My face is rounder. My shirt is tight.
My new apartment has a whole wall of mirrors, so I can’t hide. I am now sque...