(A bit late in the day, but I knew I’d find you somewhere on here waving the flag. Congratulations on making your son’s dental appt, right on time and in good order @Jocord. That IS a big deal!!) Wow:)
Hiya @Lee@. Interesting exercise to read back through your old posts, aye. Hiya…I’m awake for some reason at 2.45am over here. Having a hot drink and now fully fledged into LS. . Reading back through (my) posts felt like walking through a time warp. I couldn’t look at them for a long time. The past year has felt like a time warp, ha. A good one.…[Read more]
Oh, @Izzy. You don’t sound so good. Today might not be the day to ‘set the record straight’ with your husband. That’s hard enough to do with yourself, and may very well be the place you begin, with you. Drinking the way we have to, wrecks our kind. You’re right. I’ll never forget what a friend said last year, he said alcohol will ruin your life,…[Read more]
Hi @gomergirl. I know the feeling really well, too. I think most of us here, do. God hears you. Now, your part of the deal is to wait this day all the way through without sticking one drop of alcohol down your throat. Do what MissFreedom said. And, minute by minute, hour by hour, hold Jesus’ hand. He’s right there for continued cleansing and…[Read more]
And there you were, right there, @JS123 ~ hard-core sober. Well, if that doesn’t just cement and put a cherry on top of your last 58 days, I don’t know what. Prayers your husband fully recovers from that fall in no time. He might be a bit sore for a couple days, aye.
Thanks for posting that, @DaveH. It helps (me, at least) when someone further ahead in the game can explain some of the curve-balls to expect and how best to handle them. I’m not tip toe’ing around waiting for the boogeyman to jump out of the closet, but keeping eyes in the back of head, all the same. It really helps to read a few pointers here…[Read more]
totally heading in the right direction, Malibu, thank you very much for asking! 🙂 still have an over-production of snot, but you know. the sore throat and headache have eased right off so i’m a happy camper!
Oh, Wee Poppit, that’s no fun at all. Well…you know…we’re sure glad you told us. Prayers for healing, nice & quick. All the above + what you can take in your medicine cabinet to help relieve the symptoms, a little. Dunno…sounds a bit virus-like, to me (concerned face/furrowed brow emoji thing). xo
Your post goes straight into my special ‘pearl’ folder, @newstart100. It’s all well & good to have achieved a period of ‘sobriety’, at 320days, myself….but am becoming fully aware the stages of change are naturally unfolding into, and will continue to unfold into ‘recovery’. Pretty sure I said that right. Sure do appreciate reading your post…[Read more]
Ahhhaaaha….early times…hi @Lee@. Can relate, can relate. All those labels ~ hiding their insipid, pathetic and cowardly contents ~ call it out, girl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 40 days & 40 nights…sailing that voyage! You beauty!!
Hi, @Tamsil. Hopping on and off the alcohol train is enough to drive (me) you nuts…and that’s an understatement. Knowledge is power. So, if you really don’t know why you keep ‘getting on and off that merry-go-round’, there is a reason. It’s pretty simple, but super hard to understand when we’re in the middle of drying/soaking/drying/soaking our…[Read more]
Hiya @Michael6. Ahhh….dentals. I’ll bet you’ll be relieved when the procedure is done and your little mouth is given a fair, healthy chance to recover. Sounds like you’re doing the right thing. That’s what counts 🙂 We like teeth. Teeth are important. Say yes to the teeth. As for putting alcohol into the equation….say no to that scumbag…[Read more]
Skipped dental appointment! Will rebook. Still not drinking. Just need to get through today without “taking a break” and giving in. I had a drink dream last night. I was trying to buy wine. Would be a shame to give in again at 1 week. I need to not give in to that mind trick that says “it would be nice and a break.” Apart from a very short time in…[Read more]
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