Alcohol has been woven all thru my life , my final night binge drinking did it for me embarrassed myself , embarrassed my man, destroyed my body, and no more do I want to risk everything with the drink , 10 days into my journey and apprehensive about the future but also so determined to live the rest of my days sober , turning 30 this year and I've wasted many days and nights drunk or hungover and I no longer want this for myself or my whanau, i could drink to oblivion and up until recently I had been , no filter , no stopping not until my head hit the pillow (if I made it to bed) anyway onwards and upwards, I'm ready! , take care everybody, Kia kaha xx 11th April 2017 time to update ! 395 days sober today and never looking back, life has been far less complicated without the booze the lows are never quite as low and the highs are real and authentic , best decision I have made to ditch alcohol xx
Wow @amy this is so amazingly powerful, and what an amazing mama you are , sorry to hear you’ve been having a hard time of late and that sneaky voice has been around, but you’re right “letting loose” will never be worth it , who knows how that beautiful talk has changed the course of your daughters thoughts and life , xxx god bless
Hey @prudence it’s so nice you can have beautiful chats with your son and nut out this life with your kids , I so admire that , you are amazing at flipping houses , true talent right there 🙂 thinking of you @ellislou I haven’t caught up on the news 🙁
Thank you for the shout out @prudence! I feel like a new woman, I am also feeling like this is the year for me to offload my business, it is really the main drag in my life. I will have to get a job, and I have applied for so many things over the past 5 years or so with no success but am ready to dust myself off and try again because I, too, hate…[Read more]
Thanks @Oceania and I am perfectly sure that one day when you are an old gal like me you will be having awesome wonderful chats to your sons too. You are doing the hard yards now, but they sure as hell do pay off brilliantly, and in your case you have done the greatest thing for your children you could ever do, just giving up booze and being…[Read more]
I got similar reactions from friends and family always the “you were never that bad” and “it’s normal to have a blow out every now and then “ in time thew comments will just be water off a ducks back 🙂 all the best xx
Hi @trace , i get you , acceptance is a great word , i read a quote the other day “like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore” – Dorothy Bryant and then the book went on to say “let us remember if we expect nothing but g…[Read more]
I don’t have many words but you are brave and courageous and it’s just so amazing the way you have supported your husband he is sooooo lucky to have a strong woman like you , you have so much on your plate I also pray for some peace in your day to day and that you find a little time each day to carve out for yourself xx
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