Staying Sober Through 2020
On January 6, 2021, I was 1,328 days sober. As domestic terrorists attempted a coup on the United States government, my heart broke for anyone on Day 6 of sobriety.
privileged enough to drink and try to forget. We hugged and we drank and drank and drank and I still don’t know how I got home.
Well, So Much for Dry January” —The New York Times
Unsurprisingly, People Are Giving Up on This Year’s Dry January” —Washingtonian
People Have Already Given Up on Dry January Because of the Pandemic and Attempted Coup at the US Capitol” —Insider
people are taking in more alcohol since the pandemic beganA study from the RAND Corporation
Sharp, ‘Off The Charts’ Rise in Alcoholic Liver Disease Among Young Women
essay about the cozy relationship between women and alcohol
leave it all behind
Meg Ringler is a writer living in Pittsburgh, PA. She is working on a collection of essays about sharing her home and husband with Parkinson’s disease, the joy of sobriety and her love/murder relationship with plants. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @Meg_Ringler.
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