Top left: Me and my best friend sampling pink bubbly during a trip to Frankfurt, Germany, in 2016. Top center: Me drinking alone at a favorite wine and cheese shop. Top right: Me leaving for work in the morning after two bottles of wine the night before. Bottom left: 6 months sober. Bottom center: 12 months sober. Bottom right: 1.5 years sober.

What Happens After Two Years Without Alcohol

Today, I celebrate two full years without allowing a single drop of wine or other alcohol touch my lips.

Lonna Whiting is a freelance writer and editor. She is currently working on a book about Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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