I've always kinda been a party girl. As soon as I was old enough to be around people who were drinking and doing drugs I was doing them, whatever I could get my hands on basically. In college I started drinking a lot. At the time I put it off as the rite of passage, all my friends were drinking heavily too . . . but I would pretty routinely get drunk to the point of throwing up, passing out, etc.
I calmed down a little my last 2 years of college to focus on school and graduated with honors. Since college I have always held down a job successfully, but I have kept drinking as a big part of my life. I surround myself with "party people" so that what I do seems normal, as I get older (I'm 27 now) that means that now the majority of my friends are a few years younger than me.
I don't drink every night and don't drink by myself (besides maybe one glass of wine) but I drink with my boyfriend or friends at least 3-4 nights a week. Then last weekend I was drinking and smoking pot and I started to feel dizzy but was in the middle of an intense conversation with a friend and didn't want to interrupt . . . basically I passed out standing up, fell over,and broke my ankle.
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