I’ve been a long time away coping badly with lifes tragedies, no more than a normal person, I’m sure but its been a rocky road and I relapsed, in denial that a few drinks wouldn’t hurt. A day turned into a week, a week into a month, months into years. Today is my new day 1, I have so much to be grateful for, and so much to need to be fully alert and awake for. Very grateful to be here. A new day 1. Hello to all old and new faces. I’m sorry I left but am grateful to be back on the start of a journey.
@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.
YOU!!! How lovely to see you. Sorry it’s been a rough road but great to have you back with us. In time you’ll remember how all the cool people are sober and alcohol is just a stupid drug that dulls and takes all the sparkle out of our lives. x
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 guilt free. It was a nice way to start the day. I’m struggling now but I’ve eaten and have some activity planned for tonight that keeps me at home booze free. So nice of you all to be so welcoming thank you so much. xx
You took the words right out of my mouth! “In denial that a few drinks wouldn’t hurt. A day turned into a week, a week into a month, months into years. Today is my new day 1, I have so much to be grateful for, and so much to need to be fully alert and awake for. Very grateful to be here.”
It’s wonderful to come back to this community and words that resonate. It really helps and it makes me hopeful.
@joblogs – aint that the truth. And, thank you it makes me hopeful too. Especially now when the day is feeling so triggery and the night seems to steal my strength. But, I’m home and booze free. xx
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