Just got home from visiting my Aunt, Uncle and Cousins. We went out on their boat, and watched the sunset as we shared a meal and chatted. I had let everyone know beforehand that I was newly sober, and although there were a few misguided suggestions I ‘just have one glass’ I politely declined. Everything felt so clear, and a sense of calm came ove…[Read more]
congrats on 21 days. wow, to see things through sober eyes. You may not have even noticed that guy if you were drinking, or you might have said, well. at least I am not as drunk as him and pat yourself on the back. Who knows. Great post.
Excited about going to an event Sober, where everyone else will be Sober too! Here in NZ is a group called ‘No Beers who Cares’ and they are hosting an a meet and greet at a Kombucha Tearoom. The drinks are interesting and exotic without needing to be alcohol based. It will be great to meet people confident and happy in their sobriety as I am not…[Read more]
That’s awesome @sober4real! 78 days Yay! So great that your self talk is getting better and the thoughts of alcohol are fading. I am still in that obsessive rumination phase, but every day it gets better ❤️🙏🏼x
@jenb I still ruminate over a lost relationship (so dumb but it’s a bizarre and sad habit – at least the conversation has changed a bit). I am so fed up of alcohol there is zero glamour left in it for me. The self talk absolutely gets better over time so don’t be concerned. I didn’t even realize I was thinking about different things and my mind…[Read more]
Yes, keeping it simple I say just for today. A friend of mine with 13 years of sobriety texted me “Things will get better, keep on doing what you are doing (staying AF) and you’ll keep getting what you’re getting!” (opportunity, happiness, peace of mind, a reprieve from anxiety and depression (it will come back but I have tools) and just got a job…[Read more]
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