Why Your Brain Craves + How To Get A Handle On It
Alcohol & Your Body | Sobriety

Why Your Brain Craves + How To Get A Handle On It

I Didn’t Always Look Like This I’m staring down at the mounds of flesh sitting precariously on top of one another around my abdomen and ribs. My stomach has organized…

Why You Need To Stop Binge Drinking And Start Changing Your Relationship With Alcohol
Alcohol & Your Body | Sobriety

Why You Need To Stop Binge Drinking And Start Changing Your Relationship With Alcohol

Imagine this scene. You’re supposed to grab dinner with some friends after work on Friday. Last weekend you went overboard with the binge drinking and paid for it dearly well into Tuesday, so you’ve decided to “take it easy” this weekend. You’ll just have a glass of wine or beer with dinner and make it an early evening, maybe even hit up the gym Saturday morning. There’s a class you’ve been meaning to check out. 

Except at dinner, that glass of wine felt really good and you were having such good conversation with your friends. You didn’t want that vibe to end…

Alcohol and Weight Gain – Everything You Need To Know About Your Alcohol Belly
Alcohol & Your Body | Sobriety

Alcohol and Weight Gain – Everything You Need To Know About Your Alcohol Belly

Everything you need to know about alcohol and weight gain.  If you’re trying to lose weight, it turns out one of the BEST things you can do is stop drinking…

Why Good Nutrition Matters In Sobriety
Alcohol & Your Body | Sobriety

Why Good Nutrition Matters In Sobriety

First, let me start by saying that I am in no way a perfect example of what I’m about to preach to you all today, but I am trying! And that all I want you to do for now. Start trying to make good nutrition a priority in your sobriety.

The Effects of Alcohol On Your Body From The Minute You Start Drinking
Alcohol & Your Body | Sobriety

The Effects of Alcohol On Your Body From The Minute You Start Drinking

What effects does alcohol have on your body? We know how it makes us feel, but why does it make us feel that way, and what’s going on in the…

Addiction Replacement, Sugar, and Sobriety (updated 2020)
Alcohol & Your Body | Sobriety

Addiction Replacement, Sugar, and Sobriety (updated 2020)

When I got sober in December 2016, I realized that I was consuming way more soda and sugary foods than I had before. I read that it’s normal, that lots of people “switch” to sugar when they stop drinking. Switch?

Clearly, I had taken one thing and replaced it with another. That thing was replacing copious amounts of alcohol (not great) with copious amounts of diet soda (also not great). It was my last remaining vice and I desperately wanted it.