Megan's UN-Rock-Bottom Sober Blog

Tropicana Juices Up Mommy Wine Culture in New Ad and The Sober Community Goes Ballistic.
Dear  Tropicana  #TakeAMimoment, Wow. Your new TV commercial directly targeting vulnerable, stressed out, anxious parents during the pandemic is epic. I hope that it sells a ton of orange juice, so that you will responsibly donate the profits to Recovery...
Telling Yourself the Truth Can Set You Free.
“There is no way I can get thru the holidays without drinking!” “It’s so hard not to drink on the weekend, I can’t do it!” “I can’t go to a party and not drink.” “Tell me lies, tell me sweet...
I Put My Drink Down, So I Could Pick Up My Self-Esteem.
4 years ago today, I woke up with another massive hangover. I used the stress and anxiety of a presidential election as an excuse to drink and stay up until 3am. I woke up feeling battered, depleted and small. Even...
Green Juice and Rocket Fuel Don't Mix.
The global health and wellness market is projected to reach $4.94 trillion in 2020. We are obsessed with feeling younger, looking younger and living our best life. Yet, as a culture we still consume alcohol at alarming rates. It doesn’t...
I want to Drink, I don't want to Drink - At the Same Time.
I would tell myself I was not going to drink all day then find myself taking off my work clothes and making a b-line to the fridge to drink wine. I remember pouring the glass at the same time asking...
The Toxic Cycle of Alcohol & Shame.
The stigma is so excruciating, people would rather die in this country than be labeled an alcoholic. The stigma, not just the addiction, is killing people. When I started having a gut feeling that I was drinking too much and couldn’t stop,...