Chocolate, Bubble Bath, Call a Friend, Ice Cream, Small piece of Jewelry, Netflix, Plan a Vacation, Take a Walk, rescue an animal, New Shoes, ….
You deserve to be AF! You deserve that gift most of all. Yeah You!!!
so weird isn’t it, that celebration drink, that drink on a nice day. you are retraining your stinkin’ thinking’ – what a great feeling. dig deep. what @thork said, what @lee@ said, plus – go out for dinner, go out for lunch, get the bubbliest mineral water you can find, or a soda, or . . . enjoy your day.
Day 11. Feeling good. No thoughts that make drinking sound good! Learning how to manage emotions and take care of myself has been an awesome side effect of learning how to quit drinking, I’m tired and a little overwhelmed with life’s busyness, but I know I’m not taking the quick way out of it.
@honestjoy that’s a great attitude. I had a DAY today – and it was all me- total grouch. I have to work on my attitude. My first 3 months of recovery I was in my cocoon and now I’m out in the work world again.
Go honestjoy. That self care can’t be underestimated. I find life gets overwhelming too. Got into worrying today. Not productive. I think I’ll phase out the casual shifts at the children’s house as well. Its quite stressful. Its funny but being alcohol free I want to minimise stress in my life. Some things have just become unacceptable for my well being.
geez, i know what you mean about the busyness of life. dealing without drinking is certainly a different way of dealing. i feel like i am in the process of putting together the life that i want now. the old one is a bit worn out. be well. glad to see you on day 11, @honestjoy.
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