@honestjoy thank you…..I just hope that I can stay in this headspace once I go back to work. That’s not as easy….but I’ve worked in sobriety for five years before – I can do it. Sometimes it take hardcore guts and pure determination to get through this thing.
Well, I woke feeling fresh and ready to go this morning, and glad I didn’t drink because I had a lot to do and was happy to be able to think clearly and get it all done, plus I felt like eating well and exercising! So it was a good day. Happy weekend, everybody!
I’m here…but tired of thinking about alcohol. I know I didn’t REALLY think about it all day, but it kinda feels like it. Oh well, it’s the end of the day. I’ll wake up feeling fresh and ready to go tomorrow! Peace.
Im the same..major mood slump. It helps when I eat fruits and veggies only at lunch, but I need to make sure I have a good snack around 3-4pm. Also, laying on the couch for 15 minutes helps 🙂 just a mental break.
Went to yoga tonight and sweated and stretched. The instructor asked us towards the end,”what is one thought you want to leave here tonight?” And I almost teared up. I want to leave thoughts of alcohol behind. I don’t know if that’s entirely possible, though. Bleh. I’m doing good things for myself and I just have to trust the journey.
Yoga does that sometimes, doesn’t it? I think you’ll find you have less and less thoughts of alcohol and they just become pass through thoughts of something you used to do but no longer. I often wonder if I’d think less about it if I didn’t have a habit of checking in here. But I don’t want to take that chance!
I had a good day, alcohol wise, but got a little frazzled at work. Wore me out a bit. But went for a cheap massage and now waiting to pick up my daughter from her practice. Husband is out of town for one night. I looked at his liquor cabinet for a minute, but so far im able to think of all the reasons I don’t want to drink. I’m trying to trick my…[Read more]
Good on you – sounds like you have used some good tactics to avoid the temptation. Maybe you could have some other treat ready for you when you get back at 10.30 instead of being tempted by the alcohol? For me it would be a bit of chocolate, some berried and cream, or maybe some AF drink that feels a bit indulgent. Not so good for the sugar…[Read more]
It’s so subtle and gradual. I remember the first time I didn’t think about alcohol until like 2pm. It was awesome. Not that I’m always thinking about drinking, but I’m usually on alert for thoughts that aren’t “me.” Good for you!
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