Episode 14 – To Count Or Not To Count

The decision to count or not count alcohol-free days is different for everyone. Jolene and Aidan discuss why they both like counting days and which apps they use. Aidan uses NOMOand Jolene used Good Habits and Quit That. Counting days can also be a way to mark and...

Episode 13 – Sleep + Drinking Dreams

This episode explores the havoc that alcohol plays on sleep and dreams. Alcohol can contribute to hormone, blood sugar and cortisol imbalances which disrupts sleep patterns in the middle of the night. Jolene mentions the Chinese Medicine theory of why we might be...

Episode 12 – The Forever Question

Aidan and Jolene talk about why they committed to not drinking when they could get away with continuing to drink. Aidan wrote about her long-term commitment/decision in her blog post, Saying I Do To A Life Without Alcohol. But let’s be honest, when gray area...

Episode 11 – Kids/No Kids + Drinking

Does parenthood or lack of parenthood impact our drinking? Jolene and Aidan discuss how their personal desires to have children intersected with their own drinking. Whether it’s the loss of the dream of having a child, the loss of an identity, or the increase of...