Thoughts from a 20-something stumbling through adulthood

Tag: Alcohol

Stop drinking alone in 3 easy steps

Stop drinking alone in 3 easy steps

Listen, I know you love wine. I love wine. We ALL love wine. But if you’re anything like me, your first instinct when anything happens (good, bad, totally normal, potentially life-changing) is to reach for a bottle (wine, vodka, beer, moonshine – whatever strikes your fancy). […]

9 ways to feel better that aren’t food 

9 ways to feel better that aren’t food 

Think about the last time you indulged (or over-indulged) on food or drink.  Really think about it.  Were you doing it because you were happy or sad? To celebrate or commiserate? Had you had a bad day at work, or maybe an uncomfortable conversation with […]

Whole30, Day 26: I drank beer, and it’s okay. 

Whole30, Day 26: I drank beer, and it’s okay. 

I have some bad news. I ate pizza. And drank beer.  I know, I know. Why throw away 24 days of clean eating for one piece of pizza? (Okay, three pieces.) I’ll be honest: I wish I hadn’t eaten the pizza. But I don’t regret […]

3 things that have NOT changed after 3 weeks of Whole30

3 things that have NOT changed after 3 weeks of Whole30

Yesterday we talked about some of the positive changes I’ve noticed since hitting week three of my Whole30. Today will be slightly less inspiring. Because even though I feel great about my Whole30 commitment thus far, it’s still a huge challenge. Some days I wake […]

Why Whole30? (It’s not because I hate myself.)

Why Whole30? (It’s not because I hate myself.)

Let’s be honest with each other for a moment: I’m only doing Whole30 because my therapist told me to. I’m not doing it to lose weight (although that would be nice). I’m not doing it to “eat clean” (I have serious doubts about GMOs). ​I’m […]