OMG! Im so grateful that there is a place to go to connect with folks just like me. I am a 66yr old proffessional lady,having a hell of a time getting sober for more than 7x consectuvive days. Im so totally over myself!
Looking fwd to connecting with you all.
Feeling alone is so awful @sober4real. but you are doing the sober thing beautifully. Keep going. im going to see my kids and grandies for 2.5 weeks over xmas,and Im already dreading coming home!! where Ill be all by myself. Not even a cat to smooch. (We cant have animals in the subdivision where I live)
@Annie oh that is so wonderful for you but I understand the not wanting to come home. If it makes you feel any better I have a cat and she is a worthless piece of fur! hahaha typical female who isn’t all that affectionate….it’s more like just to have something to look at and take care of. I’m very happy you have the family time to look forward to!
@timidwarrior I got your response in email but don’t see it on this thread. I agree loneliness and depression go together for me for sure. I don’t have any friends – I’ve cut them all off over the years. In fact tonight was that party I chose not to attend but just a bunch of friends who still drink therefore I don’t hang out with them. I have a…[Read more]
Well @enzedgirl im with you. My sister can drink 2x bottles and wake up chirpy!! If I ask–how do you feel? she says fine,just a little tired! OMG—is that because shes not alcoholic and sleeps like a log with no regrets,guilt,remorse??? I think it is. Any comment anyone?
Does she know the health dangers @Annie ? Pretty bloody serious risks for moderate drinkers let alone that amount. Scary. I think it is way better to get a violent hangover and hopefully be warned by that. My friend is the same, very little effect from a whole bottle – but she has chronic pain, and hates her overweight ness … and the $$$$ !!
Oh @ro—sounds like kids are little children wanting to be grownups but dont have to emotional intelligence to do it. I recognise the behaviour because I was there. You are a wonderful role model–hope that rubs off on them. PS—i have Floridix on board now!
Thanks @Ro. I have used all the above as well—Zopiclone, melotonin 2mg prescription magnesium. Zops are the best but not easy to obtain. Interesting to read about Floridex—I used to give that to my kids 30 years ago. Im going to give them a go. Its possibly the iron in them that helps with sleep.
Turned out after someone on here suggested I got an iron count that my iron level was really low. I was talking the liquid but forgot it sometimes. The pills are easier for me to remember for some reason. It is great stuff. I’m due to get ablood test again prob so be interesting to see if the level has changed much
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