If the writing is on the wall, is there any reason to continue until things get worse? Kate found herself in a troublesome relationship with alcohol and realized she didn't have to take it any further in the wrong direction.
There is a downside to deciding on abstinence without a "rock bottom" incident, though, and that can be staying motivated for the long haul.
Listen in for Kate's take on things, and how her perception has shifted looking back.
Kate's blog is https://westcoastk8blog.wordpress.com/