I watched my father do himself in with booze. So anytime I hear about someone choosing to give it up to feel the full range of emotions, I stand and cheer wholeheartedly.

I’m thinking you’re brave and daring on a daily basis. And my guess is you’ve been doing it unknowingly and successfully for a very long time. Why stop now?

[thunderous applause!!]

Congratulations this decision! Enjoy all the feels.

Author, artist, accidental activist, founder Our Human Family (http://medium.com/our-human-family). Social media: @clayrivers. Love one another.

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