• vhs13 posted an update 3 weeks ago

    Happy Sunday All!! So three months ago I joined this site. I posted right away about wanting to stop drinking but actually being afraid of all of the things I had heard about withdrawal symptoms. I was afraid that I wouldn’t be able to stop and have terrible withdrawal because I had been such a huge wine drinker for so long. I am happy to report that I am 5 weeks totally sober. I started by cutting back right after Christmas, then diluting my wine with seltzer water then I saw that I didn’t NEED the wine and was able to stop altogether. I took my last sip of wine 37 days ago and I haven’t looked back. I feel amazing and so much healthier already. I honestly don’t even think about drinking and haven’t once craved it. Withdrawal symptoms were very minimal…. some mood swings and night sweats, a tad of insomnia for a night or two. I am writing this because I feel proud of myself but more importantly because I want to help assure newcomers, that may be scared like I was, that YOU CAN DO IT!!!! I was terrified to quit but it was the BEST decision I have ever made. If I can do it, anybody can. Thanks for allowing me to share. Love and Happiness to all!!

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