Top 5 Drinking Games Without Cards

We all love to get together with a couple of friends, hang around and have a few drinks, maybe even play a couple of entertaining games, however when we think of playing games we almost immediately assume playing with cards, and having them can sometimes not be the case, so without further ado, here are some games to help you bridge the gap and have fun without having playing cards and enjoy drinking games without cards. No.5 : Shot Roulette ...more

300 Words on 3 Days Sober

Seventy-two hours without a drink in my hand and thoughts are no longer smothered by pressure to reach for a glass, but instead eagerly hovering over the keys with clarity and ambition, reaching for ways to display their excitement through words....more

Giving Someone a Fake Number- is it just me?!

"C'mon!" He leans dangerously close, one arm slung across the bar and one half-around your back. To anybody else he's a friend leaning in to talk into your ear. Maybe even a boyfriend! But in your drunken mind you know he's a stranger, and that you've already told him once you don't give out your phone number, and that in spite of having slightly blurry vision and the sense that a hangover lurks on the horizon giving this guy your number isn't something you want to do."C'mon!" he slurs at you. "Just this once! What could go so wrong, huh? Give me your number, yeah?"...more

How Christians Ought to Drink

You cause the grass to grow for the livestock and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food from the earth and wine to gladden the heart of man…  Proverbs 104:14-15...more

Taking that first (legal) drink

At a recent happy hour with my coworkers, we started talking about our 21st birthdays. There were the usual tales of being taken out by friends to have their first legal drink, with lots of admissions that they had had alcohol well before that milestone birthday. ...more

My Wagon Has 3 Wheels and Wobbles

 “Shame needs 3 things to grow out of control in our lives: secrecy, silence, and judgment. When something shaming happens and we keep it locked up, it festers and grows…But the 4 elements of shame resilience are: Name it. Talk about it. Own your story. Tell the story.”Brené Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection ...more

Things You Don’t Get To Do When You’re In A Drunken Stupor

That’s right, being a drunk is fun, you get to meet all these great people at the bar. You hang out with them, you love them, they become part of your life. If you don’t see them, you miss them, more than the booze. I’m not an alcoholic for the beer, the bar is where my friends are. The people I love. The people that get me through good and bad times. The people that give me silly ideas, thoughtful comments and insight....more

Things You Don’t Get To Do When You’re In A Drunken Stupor

That’s right, being a drunk is fun, you get to meet all these great people at the bar. You hang out with them, you love them, they become part of your life. If you don’t see them, you miss them, more than the booze. I’m not an alcoholic for the beer, the bar is where my friends are. The people I love. The people that get me through good and bad times. The people that give me silly ideas, thoughtful comments and insight....more

5 Ways to Avoid Putting on Weight From Alcohol

After I shared the low-down on the 4 "healthiest" things to drink at the bar, a reader (hi, Laura!) posed a fantastic question in response. Though she's already making the relatively low-sugar, low-calorie choices of "liquor + club soda + lime" when she's out, drinking alcohol "feels like the one 'unhealthy' habit left when eating well and exercising. It feels like two steps forward, one step back!" ...more

My Husband Quit Drinking and I Lost 12 Lbs

I kid you not, a quirky phrase I love so much I wish I could say it every day....more
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