Original Source: thefix.com
Happy almost summer!
It is that time of year when the kids are out of school, you go to pool parties, BBQ’s, and summer concerts. You name it and of course, summertime is when the parties happen. I personally think it is worse than the holiday season because it’s hot outside and everyone tends to hang out for longer periods of time in the evenings, which usually means cocktails, beer and wine of course.
It also means if you are newly sober, this can be a really stressful time for you. It doesn’t have to be though. If you prepare your mindset ahead of time, summer parties will be a breeze!
I can tell you that this is my first summer sober (no alcohol) and I am happy to report that I have embraced my sobriety and I am pretty comfortable in my own skin now. It has been almost 6 months for me and I am way too happy with MYSELF to even think about taking a drink and falling down that rabbit hole again. However, I really wanted to share my tips and tricks to staying strong and really embracing your sobriety or…click here to continue reading