I have definitely relied on alcohol much more than I should have to get through quarantine. My life post-break-up is already more isolated than it used to be, and I have relied on alcohol quite heavily in the past to get through difficult periods.
As tasty as it is, gin isn’t really a terribly healthy way of dealing with stress, or pain, or isolation. Actually, it tends to make depression and anxiety quite a bit worse.
If you’re anything like me, drinking in the evening becomes habitual very fast. And it’s easier to replace a habit than to quit entirely. So here’s a convenient list of tasty non-alcohol drinks from @BetterWithEndo
As many of you know, endometriosis can cause pretty painful flare-ups that threaten at the very least to cut your long awaited night out short. These can be caused by the foods we eat and drinks we consume. Alcohol for example is a very common cause of flare-ups and if you haven’t cut it out entirely already I suggest you do. Your body will thank you for it.
Try and avoid those pesky pains by ordering from the list of alcohol-free drinks below and have a chance to enjoy your night out!
- Lemon/Lime Soda
A classic here in Ireland for those designated drivers on a night out. It’s simple yet refreshing and definitely nicer than a glass of water. For a variation you can also replace the soda part with Perrier and the lemon/lime sirup part with a slice of the real deal.
- Non-alcoholic Gin and Tonic
Behold the alcohol-free…
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