“And I’ll drink all the time”
David Bowie - Heroes
A year ago today, I woke with a hangover and that awful, sinking feeling that I’d behaved badly the day before. I had. I’d said and done things I shouldn’t have.
There were lots of extenuating circumstances - eg, it had a been a stressful year, “it’s Christmas!” - but what it all boiled down to is that my drinking was spiralling out of control.
It was a wakeup call. I had a glass of bubbly I didn’t really want on NYE. And that was it. Soon it’ll be a year since I quit drinking altogether.
And it all started with one day. Just one day.