It’s important to sleep any chance you get. Don’t let anyone tell you that 9 minute nap isn’t valuable.
Can’t we find other ways to get to that openness and honesty that alcohol sometimes leads us to?
I decided to scale it back, but first, I was going to begin with a 30-day alcohol detox. Part of me wanted to befriend my liver, and part of me wanted to see if I could actually do it.
Gemini: Casually puke in the bathroom and then immediately rejoin your friends at the lovely group brunch you’re currently taking part in.
Dan: “Oh, you write? That must be nice. Have you ever heard of Deutsche Bank though?”
Liz: “You write? Fantastic. What’s your last name? I’m going to read everything you’ve ever published right now in line for the bathroom.”
For now, we will cluster around the coffee table in our ridiculously themed costumes, play one more round Of Never Have I Ever, take one last swig of vodka and lemonade, and wish with all of our tipsy might that these nights will live forever.
If you hold the door open for everyone, the door will stay open for you.
In my opinion, the “wasted friend” title is semi-acceptable in college. We act understanding about it because “shit happens.” But after graduation? No way. If someone doesn’t have their alcohol consumption in-check after college, then I have no empathy for them.
I was desperately trying to fill the growing void within me with alcohol and attention from men; but no matter how much of it I got – it was never enough.