Yesterday, I finished a month without consuming any alcoholic beverages. I decided to do that while I was on vacation in Cancun last month. For this post, I chose this picture of the L.A. subway because it kind of represents some of the tunnels we take voluntarily or involuntarily in life. My monthly plan really worked, I succeeded and I am proud of myself for many different reasons.
First of all, I’m getting back in shape, I lost several pounds dieting, working out and of course avoiding the free calories that boozing gives. I feel better, more active, if not hyper-active, lighter and healthier.
Secondly, coming from a family where unfortunately some relatives had some unhealthy addictions, I really thought that drinking was not the best behavior for me. I want to be the one in control and not let anybody or anything be my boss. I can control myself…
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