You can do this and you will do this Daisy. Keep going… Ive had so many day 1’s its crazy town but the day came when something clicked and all the strategies made sense. But success is homemade, every story is a s different as every person. Its about finding the mix that works for you. I relate to the pull, all at once like standing in a…[Read more]
That’s a beautiful story Seni! You have made my day… I’m struggling today and this post encourages me. A good place for the wine, making its way down the drain and out of your life!
Greetings from a dark and rainy early NZ morning !
Hi, I’m happy about your comment – all the best for you! We’ve got a rainy spring day here and I will have a very strong cup of coffee right now. There are so many delicious kinds of drinks without the poison in them… 🙂
Me too totemdreamer. I have gone back too many times to count and what I noticed very clearly was that the crash and burn always turned on the same thing… emotional pressure, whether personal relationships, work or something else if my emotions triggered negatively I was in turmoil which ended with me using alcohol as a release.
good on you for venting! You have a lot on your plate. It’s time to be your own best friend… Suek a contributor to this site wrote a great piece on just this subject. If you search box it , it will come up.
Nobody behaves perfectly under too much emotional pressure. You have used the short term solution of drinking in the past and that hasn’t…[Read more]
Much love to you and your family Mrs D. It truly is a grand day to be sober, sadness is free to have its true form when experienced with a clear mind and heart and body and then it can return to being the love it was born to be. Arohanui Mrs D
Thank you for your post! The analogy you made between your recovery and running is so good. I felt like I could see you and in that see me too. I’m day 2 after a terrible break and learning about the way you took charge after your 3 drink slip is just what I needed to hear today…I’ve come to the same conclusion, I just cant socialise in the same…[Read more]
Thank you @classic50! You are starting on the bravest and best journey of your life. Everything that you gained from your last streak of sobriety you can put toward this journey and grow from it. The true joy that I feel from living a sober life is the best feeling ever. It doesn’t always feel good in the moment, but everytime I work through…[Read more]
Thank you TipseyToeGal… you are a winner. This is a beautiful post…even lifting a coffee pot and being present in the action is an embrace with peace. There is so much to be grateful for when we live gently with ourselves and our world. thankyou for sharing your bravery and the light it brings…
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