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DAY 5 - Friends and Cocktails

Posted 01-03-2019 at 09:03 AM by LoveHateMerlot (Diary of Wino)

5 days sober! Good feelings about myself are starting to trickle in. I woke up with a "Sober for Life" mission, still, so that's awesome. I feel achey, though. My liver and pancreas hurt so I continue to take all my supplements: mushroom powder, matcha green powder, Vegan plant protein powder, enzyme support, liver support, probiotic and multi vitamins. I know it's a little wishful thinking that I can erase 26 years of damage. Anyways, today I would like to talk about my close...
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Good To Be Home...But Brrr!

Posted 04-01-2013 at 12:36 PM by wiscsober (Gee Bee's Sober Life)
Updated 04-03-2013 at 05:26 AM by wiscsober

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

Insanity is living in Wisconsin and thinking it won't be cold in April. Damn it's cold.

I arrived home to yesterday afternoon greeted by a friend. Indeed he is a good friend. I made sure my sons knew I got back safely. It was pure joy visiting them. I am a proud father. Twice in the last nine months, sober, I have visited them. The trip might have come off if I had been drinking, but I can’t...
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So why was last night so hard?

Posted 03-16-2013 at 08:24 AM by misspond
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If I'm truthful, having a friend here who was drinking was not as hard as I thought it would be. It would have been easier had she not bought the wine round but I had said that she could so I have to be big enough to take that on the chin.

I had hoped that she would do as she said and not bring it but here's the hardship - really understanding how hard it is for all of us to stay away from what we think is pleasurable.

There was some conversation about my non drinking....
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First evening with friends and alcohol since realising....

Posted 03-15-2013 at 04:51 PM by misspond
Updated 03-16-2013 at 08:15 AM by misspond
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...a couple of friends came round tonight (a couple) and I talked to my female friend earlier in the week and talked about how I wasn't drinking. She expressed some surprise and said, "But it's the weekend! We always drink at the weekend!"

Yeah. They might always drink at the weekend but what she doesn't know about me is that I drink every day of the week (or did). THIS is the big one for me, that everyone I know drinks (all but one friend actually) and that we all judge...
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