Why I Won't Celebrate With a Drink
I don't make exceptions to my sobriety.
I remember when I first quit drinking and felt incredibly proud of myself for completing my first month sober. It had been a true trial for me: from sleepless nights to endless cravings to unexpected crying spells, sobriety had not come easy.
However, at that one-month mark, I was finally starting to feel good—great even. Looking back on that time, I’m sure I was in the “pink cloud.” It didn’t last for very long, but for a few weeks, I felt like I was on top of the world.
So, feeling great and filled with pride for having reached one month sober, I asked myself how I should celebrate this giant achievement. And can you guess what my first thought was? “I should have a drink!”
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