finally at the age of 62 I do not want wine in my life anymore. I want to wake each morning with a clear head and memory, no more guilt, I want to enjoy my life and make the
most of every minute with my family and friends and be at peace with myself
Good old Prudence and her wisdom @janus2. I too take my hat off to you, your struggles have been great and you have managed with determination and your sick humour, plus Fatbum and your amazing man. I know it would be very easy to pick up a wine, but I know I won’t because I won’t give up all the wonderful things and people I have in my life now…[Read more]
Hi little buddy @janus2 Busy time of year with family staying, I check in quite often to keep up with you. I love your posts, almost always brings a smile. I am also proud to know you and look forward to catching up soon. But where is our @quietlydone?? xoxo
So sorry to hear you are so low @seedynomore it’s a buggar of a place to be. As you are on medication, can I suggest a visit to doctor as sometimes the drug is not right for you and there are alternatives, but please don’t do nothing. Do you have someone you trust to reach out to, either way, keep posting, a lot of us here understand and will res…[Read more]
Hi @nixon35, yes I had headaches for quite a while, but they passed and a couple of paracetamol every day or two was nothing compared to the other poison I was downing. Moderation to me means giving up everything I have worked so hard for over the last 3 plus years, it is not an option, I am a sort of all or nothing person! Well done on your 13…[Read more]
Thank you my little buddy @janus. I am very blessed to have all my family with me now until end of January. Lots of fun in the sun and ocean for us! Hope to catch up with Charlie emjaycee and treehugger at Ohope in the new year. Funny I had my first drinking dream after almost 1500 days wtf is that!! Anyway it only strengthening my resolve to…[Read more]
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