@sunshinestace let me know how it goes with fortnite….my son is a major gamer (he’s older now though- I’ve bought him 3 Xboxes!) anyway, looking forward to hearing about it. Sounds like a wonderful evening and yes, I’m sure your thought about wine was triggered.
@truthangel you are so productive that’s awesome! I like Kevin O’Hara but I didn’t feel paying for the videos was helping me. This site has helped me so much more, but I can say in his defense I was ready in October. I had not quite been ready prior to that. Let me know how you like it.
Hi Sober4real, I havn’t taken his paid option. He has a ton of free stuff on Youtube. He has inspired me to go out walking. I love this site. Its a lovely community. I’m really into the soberverse and the numbers of people making the choice to go AF is increasing as a cool option.
Yes, if only we could hold onto these truths … I forget in an instance. Her talk is really very good, about anxiety, and she says exactly that, when we most need to meditate or use our wisdom, we can be too agitated or caught up in the moment. XXX
People just have the need to label – no matter what it is – Mom/not Mom = judgement, Drinker/non-drinker = judgement. It’s hard – I don’t care for condensing statements either but it’s either a lack of understanding or they are heavy drinkers themselves.
@kate1975 why are you off your anti-depressants at the same time you quit drinking? That’s really hard. I tried it once and within 6 weeks I was at the doctors. The brain can only handle too much change at once. Perhaps speaking with your doctor about it would be a good idea. 🙂 I want you to feel better. xoxoox
@parky I suggest reading The Naked Mind by Annie Grace that talks about what happens when we try to quit but we are still giving ourselves some periodically. It’s a fantastic read with zero guilt, most of it scientifically based. You might really enjoy it. She has a website too if you want to check it out. I think you have done really great in…[Read more]
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