92 Beer Tokens- No Porn but Willington rides again!

Well what a month February was. I managed to keep my drinking sessions to once a week but well and truly got White Girl Willington Wasted 50% of those times. All the while almost abstaining from watching porn! Am I learning anything from this? Let’s drill deeper…

Also, why am I doing this is? — *rules for 101 beer tokens Click here

Yes it was a good month for me and I do actually see the blah blah blah, without further ah do! Here’s February’s learnings:

  • Because I do the token game and my friends and work colleagues understand and accept it now, I’m not seen as a standard ‘guy who gets pissed all the time’ like I have been my whole life. So the pressure isn’t there to drink which has made it a lot easier.

Willington and The Two Belters

  • So my two token fails were for my friend Lozfish’s 30th Birthday and a free tequila cocktail night where I got, what my friends refer to as ‘Willington Drunk’. Willington is my evil alter-ego. I could tell you more about him or you might meet him on a token night if you’re lucky, but let’s just say he was born from a Stanford NFL match + tail-gate + Security + Police and a trip to the hospital in neck brace :D
The Birthday Card I made for Loz.
  • And what did Willington do this time? — At Lozfish’s 30th Willington gave a bar girl his number at a nice family-style pub in South London while watching the rugby. Willington was on, then scotch, a million pints, blackout, lost wallet, ruined blazer, bruised hip and no phone call the next day from said pub babe… How old am I?
Give me back my scarf you CNT!
  • Finally, there was one win, as I’ve always known that moderate Sunday drinking is the best there is. Combine this with live football (Tottenham v Palace) and you can’t lose. Not even your scarf or your dignity. Successful Token day!

Token Days Off — Drink Less, Live More

(The things you do instead of drinking are ALMOST the most important things you learn)

Go and do some mentoring for a day: I was supposed to go out drinking with friends for the football match the night before visiting my old college in Brixton. I consciously avoided the boozer, so I didn’t smell like a Fosters brewery while giving advice to the students. Even if you’re a ripping triangle player, find someone who needs help and do that instead of a night on the wine.

THE PORN CHALLENGE

I decided last month to turn up the stakes on this stoic experiment and in Feb I gave up porn. So what happened:

  • I thought it would spur me on to getting back into dating. It didn’t and the girl drought continues. But this might be down to the fact I’m crushing 16 hour+ day and working weekends.

Also:

  • My chocolate intake increased substantially to the point where I could make myself sick on too many cupcakes and Oreos.

So:

  • Now I’m abstaining from chocolate for my March challenge and it’s already fucken’ shit! So far I’ve unwrapped two chocolate bars and remembered just before they hit the lips. I also wandered into the shops today and stood in front of my favourite isle just gazing at them (like I used to as an 11 year old when reading Hustler between an Inside Sport mag). I know I can do this!!! But my late night belted emergency snickers from the off license may undo me on this one.

February Stats: 1 failed challenge, 4 Drinking Sessions. 2/4 worth it. £203 spent in total.

…For the other stories, triumphs and findings see below:

THE BEGINNING

JAN

Experiments in Vice Optimisation, Regenerative Business Building, Flow States and other random radness.

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