I live in Auckland with my hubby and two little boys. I have always been a big drinker, since I was a teenager, but it started really getting bad in 2008 after a major life event.
I've been trying to admit to myself that my drinking is a problem for a couple of years now, and giving myself a very hard time in the meanwhile, as I was suffering from depression and anxiety.
Alcohol has helped me humiliate myself, hurt people, and make myself sick.
I am now 1050 days alcohol free, and very happy about that fact. I have so many good reasons to be sober. I have a great job, a beautiful family and home, and I love giving and receiving support on this site.
Hi @enzedgirl re “i think it’s also true that we get much more skilled at managing cravings” Yes, for sure! We have no direct control over cravings… they occur completely automatically and we can’t stop that, but we CAN change how we respond to them and we CAN to a significant extent manage how we expose ourselves to them. Both of these will h…[Read more]
Thank you so much for all your enthusiasm and encouragement. @enzedgirl I did actually splash out and buy myself an expensive skirt. I don’t usually wear skirts. This was unassociated to reaching 50 days but maybe subconsciously it was a treat.
For my 100 I’m not sure, maybe a dinner party with friends and cooking fantastic food!
Ugh called my doctor today, turns out she’s on leave until next week so will have to wait till then to figure out what’s next!
I had no idea about them, so lucky she decided to scan my kidneys while I was there!
They range in size from about 0.7cm to 1.2cm. I’ve been reading up about them, looks like I’ll prob have to get them lasered because…[Read more]
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