Originally Posted by MarathonMan
I drank because it's what I've always done. For me stopping drinking is facing a life unknown to me.....I put off stopping out of fear of being adrift once I let go of alcohol. When it's all you've ever known or remember the fear holds you in place. The same reason you stay in a crappy job because of the fear that the new job might leave you more miserable than the current one.
How do you fill 40 hours a week that have previously been filled by drinking?
It's easy to see two things for you. Running and getting back to shape. Plus becoming a parent.
Why don't you sign up for a marathon next year? A goal to train for.