Putting within the work. Chrissy Teigen has been vocal about her ups and downs whereas coping with her sobriety, starting in 2017 when she first minimize out alcohol — and once more in 2020 when she recommitted to being sober.
The Cravings: All Together writer informed Cosmopolitan in August 2017 that she was “point blank, just drinking too much” when she selected to ditch alcohol.
“Nobody really brought it up to me,” Teigen defined on the time, noting that she has a historical past of alcohol abuse in her household. “They just assumed that it was OK because I always felt OK the next morning [after drinking a lot]. I knew in my heart it wasn’t right.”
The Utah native, who’s married to John Legend, recalled her extra consuming making her grow to be “very short with people” every so often.
“People think it’s cutesy and fun to go on these boozy brunches, but there’s more to it. I’ve never once been like, ‘I’m sure glad I had that boozy brunch!’” she added, noting that she determined to cease consuming after having a “really, really wonderful” time in Bali whereas fully sober.
In the years that adopted, Teigen began to drink once more, however after receiving a ebook on her thirty fifth birthday in November 2020 titled Quit Like a Woman, she recommitted to a sober life.
The following month, the mom of two, who shares daughter Luna and son Miles, with Legend, confirmed that she was 4 weeks sober.
Since then, Teigen has celebrated totally different milestones on her journey, together with hitting her 50 days sober marker in September 2021.
“I still dunno if I’ll never drink again but I do know it no longer serves me in ANY way,” she wrote through Instagram on the time. “I don’t get more fun, I don’t dance, I don’t get relaxed. I get sick, fall asleep and wake up sick, having missed what was probably a fun night.”
Two months later, the businesswoman reflected on Thanksgivings past whereas celebrating her first vacation sober.
“I used to start my thanksgiving prep with a shot of cafe patron (COFFEE TEQUILA) and I’d pretty much take another every couple of hours,” she wrote through Instagram in November 2021, including that she lastly obtained to “enjoy” watching her household have enjoyable whereas cooking and feasting.
Scroll right down to see what Teigen has stated concerning her sobriety journey over time: