Last weekend we took ourselves down to the Mindful Drinking festival organised by Club Soda at the Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. It was amazing.
It is estimated that 4.2 million people will take part in Dry January 2020 for a huge range of reasons. Many do it for charity and believe it to be a test of willpower, others simply want to detox after the boozy Christmas period. Last Dry January I stopped drinking at 4.30am on January 1st and drank again the following weekend.
How many people have gone into work under par after a heavy night on the booze? I know I have. The dry mouth, the headache, the irritability with colleagues who just want to get the job done.
“I am NEVER drinking again!”. My words every Sunday morning through tiny bloodshot eyes, a pounding head, ridiculous nausea and vomiting and walking hunched over so the ground didn’t wobble.
A LOVE LETTER TO YOU ALL: Hi, today marks 45 days without drinking alcohol… this is a big deal
This innocent little question is probably the most difficult one a sober person has to deal with. Not only do well-meaning friends and family ask this to your face on a regular basis but your alcohol voice (otherwise known as your ego) also pesters you constantly with this question.
It’s Friday and I want to drink wine, I won’t drink wine but after an exhausting day it has crossed my mind,