I feel so absent from the blog world! Work has captured most of my time, followed closely by my garden. Yep, it’s November in central Iowa and I picked tomatoes yesterday 🙂 I have spinach, lettuce, peas, cabbage, beets, carrots & broccoli as well.
Through it all I have NOT been drinking. Yeah me. My 7 months in a row still hangs over my head (in a good way). Maybe some day I will hit it again. BUT for now, I’m just taking it one day at a time. No worries.
I have come a long way in my conversations about my drinking with my boyfriend. He has started to recognize that his own drinking is more than what he likes. He and I both can talk honestly about “really wanting the escape” and we say to each other “I get that.” He doesn’t question my drinking or not drinking anymore. It has just become one of my (many) quirks that I battle alcohol. I kind of feel bad for him though. When he met me he never gave his own drinking a second thought, now he questions himself. I Get That! Once you see it you can’t un see it. And that wasn’t a fun realization for me.
I’m going to enjoy this sober, happy time between life crisis (cuz you know there is always one around the corner.)