Starting again. Over two years ago, I relapsed, I picked up a drink, one led to two. I lost a sober day, then a week, then months, then years.
But, I'm here now. Trying. One foot in front of the other.
Hello @DaisyH and well done you! Yes that first week is shit, I remember. I think what you need to do right about now is focus on how much it took to get you to Decide again to give it up and join the sober goat track again. Making that decision is half the battle. It’s a bit like me putting my gym shoes on to go do a work out this morning.…[Read more]
that first week sucks, but really when you start thinking about how your body is healing so fast in the those first weeks, you can almost feel the healing happening. congrats on making it through day 3. it does get easier.
Day 3 – bit of a fitful nights sleeping but feel better waking up without the guilt – last night was hard though I nearly caved a few times. Cooked, cleaned and put away the shopping instead, Got to 20k steps by the end of the evening when walked the dog, rather than kicking him out in the garden.
Need a few strategies for tonight, I need go and…[Read more]
Sober treats! Great idea. I bought fresh flowers … crunchies (love those chips!) … online books … whatever I fancied. Reward yourself. This shit is hard. But the payoff with each passing day is priceless! Good luck. Stay close. This is a great place to land.
Day 2 – I’m cooking and cleaning, made myself do an online shop last night to ensure I had to be home and sober to receive it between 6-10pm which is the slot I chose. I was talking myself in and out of drinking in the car on the way home. I came home and ate a snack, put myself to work on some chores. No drinking, tonight I have to be here, I…[Read more]
You!!!! Right back atcha! Hey lovely lady. I’m certainly not feeling very sparkly that’s for sure, its a dumb drug that numbs/dulls/steals sparkle. I had a real lovely wake up this am when I just thought, I don’t need take a bath just to wash my hair just to ensure no one can smell the booze, I can just take an extra half hour, relax and get up…[Read more]
@prudence thank you today is a hard day. Its been long and sore and very difficult drive home to stay off the booze trail to the shops before heading home, but I’m here. @tylee thank you its nice to be back. I hope you all are well and hearts are happy.
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