Personal Promise to Myself

“I am never drinking again!” Is the phrase I am sure everybody has heard and probably used after any night out. But everybody will, as sure as the morning light, more than likely be out the following week, it’s just the way we are as people.

But for me, I say it and I mean it. I am making a personal promise to myself to stop drinking alcohol, simply because I do not like the effect it has on me. Yes, I loosen up. Yes, I have a good time whilst under the influence. Yet, there is something I don’t like about myself when I drink – I can’t quite put my finger on what it is exactly, I just understand myself and something isn’t right.

There’s also that I detest the feeling that comes with a hangover and not being able to do anything due to feeling like utter poop.

And so, there it is: I will not be drinking alcohol again for the foreseeable future, with the exception of certain occasions where it would be rude not to…

It is a hard hitting issue, and yeah…

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