How I Quit Drinking and Became a Better Mom

I love drinking.

From the moment I had my first drink and subsequently drunk dialed my high school freshman year boyfriend (hey Jason!), I was hooked on that confident uninhibited version of me. The positive reinforcement continued throughout high school and college, with a couple of pit stops along the way to check in with myself and make sure this fun pastime wasn’t becoming an addiction. I was aware that my pattern of behavior could be categorized as binge drinking, but I figured it wasn’t a problem because I could stop when I wanted to, and hey…