DRY JANUARY CHANGED MY LIFE!
I’ve never considered myself an alcoholic but I never seemed to get through an evening without a glass (or three) of wine.
I registered for a Dry January Challenge on worldwithoutwine.com in 2018. I was apprehensive as I wondered how I’d relax at the end of a busy day!
I convinced myself it was high time I tested my dependence on alcohol as I had a feeling I was drinking just a little more every year.
I was also terrified of the health risks. I’d read drinking more than a bottle and a half a week would put my health at risk.
As a breast-cancer survivor I couldn’t face the thought of a recurrence and was determined to live a healthy lifestyle.
I got through that first Dry January by changing my mindset. I was determined not to feel deprived and miserable, so I used those weeks to launch myself into other activities. Every evening I went for