Missing Milestones

** Disclaimer - This post is a close version of my latest Flirting_With_Sobriety Instagram post. For any readers who follow both social media accounts, I apologize in advance for the repetition. ** I wanted to take a moment share an "ah-ha" that I'm starting to realize during my journey to sobriety: when we remove alcohol …

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The “Disappointment” Firework

I got triggered yesterday. Hard. For the first time in a long time in this sobriety journey, I was very close to succumbing to the mindset of "fuck it, I'm done, I just want a drink". Like, this close --> <--. Inquiring minds want to know: what triggered you, Cari? Was it the lack in …

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Review: Spiritless Kentucky 74 – Part II

A few months ago, I posted a review of Spiritless Kentucky 74, a "distilled non-alcoholic spirit for Bourbon Cocktails". It wasn't a positive review. After months of anticipation, the product fell short. And apparently, I wasn't the only one who thought the Bourbon alternative missed the mark. Shortly after posting, a reader reached out via …

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