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“Drynuary”: Buoyed by a commitment device

Week 3 – Into Week 3 buoyed by a commitment device. I’m switching over from counting days to weeks now. That puts me into Week 3. Yes! I read an article recently (Goodbye Booze, For Now) by another Drynuary follower, … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: The hotel bar on a weekend out of town is weirdly dull?

Day 12/13:  How is it possible that the hotel bar on a weekend out of town is weirdly dull? We’re down at the border doing missionary work at the humanitarian respite center this weekend. You wouldn’t think this would be … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Post happy hour race car driving

Day 10 – Navigating the post happy hour racetrack. It would seem that stone-cold sober driving on our freeways is not for the weak of heart  — especially as happy hour winds down on Thursday evenings. Returning from an early … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Forget your clever coping strategies

Day 9: I don’t want to hear about strategies, tactics or coping mechanisms. It’s been one of those whirlwind few days. Starting with pre-dawn conference calls – always wish I hadn’t accommodated those when the alarm goes off – that then … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Adding up the savings

Day 8: More on adding up the cost savings. As I mentioned yesterday in my tips posting, I’m big on tracking and measuring progress. I stole the counting costs idea from a friend. She used this a few years ago … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Tips for Joining the Journey

Day 7: Tips for Joining the Journey. By special request, I’m sharing a few go-to strategies that keep me on track: Don’t start unless you’re IN – If you’re still waffling, or negotiating terms and conditions … days of the … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Gripped by bedtime reading

Day 6: Gripped by bedtime reading. After a hectic, busy day there’s nothing more delicious than collapsing into a comfy bed. Especially when the sheets are crisp and cool, the pillows are just the right squishiness, and the mattress cushions … Continue reading

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