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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Review: Spiritless Kentucky 74

Distilled Non-Alcoholic Spirit About seven months ago, I happened upon an advertisement for Spiritless Kentucky 74 Bourbon.  This advertisement did exactly what it was supposed to do: it sold an experimental teetotaler on the idea of an alcohol free spirit.  For someone who (previously) loved Bourbon, this was huge! I should probably preface this by …

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Sugar How’d You Get So Fly?

Wow. Not just wow, but fucking WOW! The amount of supportive responses to me "coming out" about my sobriety yesterday were nothing short of amazing. My @flirting_with_sobriety Instagram account gained another 40-something followers overnight and this blog's stats hit so hard, I set all-time records on the page. So, first and foremost, thank you. Thank …

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