Notices

Close call...

Old 11-21-2009, 06:33 PM
  # 1 (permalink)  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: boulder, co
Posts: 75
Close call...

Well it's been 7 days and true to form I ALMOST gave in to the urge tonight-it has been a rough day-plumbing blew out and flooded my mobile home. Anyway I was driving back home after having it fixed and was thinking how nice it would be to get some wine and forget about my day. Next thought was about here and how I didn't want to post a Day 1 thread! Seems like now I am finally bein honest about my struggle somewhere that it is almost a relief and makes it easier to stay sober when I can at least talk about it. I just tried to remind myself how bad I would feel tomorrow throwing away the last week of sobriety-not much but a week is a week especially for me! And a day is a day and another one is about to pass with no alcohol for me so I just wanted to say thanks to everyone here-all your posts help me a lot
akazia21 is offline  
Old 11-21-2009, 06:52 PM
  # 2 (permalink)  
The New Me starting 1/11/09
 
NewMe11109's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 678
Akazia - well done!

You are doing great to notice both a trigger and also the "little voice in your head".

Drinking wouldn't have made anything any better as you know.

Keep up the good work!
NewMe11109 is offline  
Old 11-21-2009, 07:14 PM
  # 3 (permalink)  
Administrator
 
Dee74's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 204,844
great work akazia - it's really important to recognise old behaviour and stop it

well done

D
Dee74 is offline  
Old 11-21-2009, 09:30 PM
  # 4 (permalink)  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: boulder, co
Posts: 75
I'm trying The support here really helps-I just need to get out of the habit of drinking on weekends-the little voice telling me "oh you don't have to work-just relax" when the next morning is rough-I have known this since June and this is the first weekend I have suceeded-looking forward to another day sober
akazia21 is offline  
Old 11-21-2009, 09:35 PM
  # 5 (permalink)  
Drk
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 73
Drk is offline  
Old 11-21-2009, 09:56 PM
  # 6 (permalink)  
Member
 
wanttolive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 248
That's great!!
wanttolive is offline  
Old 11-22-2009, 02:28 PM
  # 7 (permalink)  
Administrator
 
Anna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Dancing in the Light
Posts: 58,644
Good for you!

That's the way to do it, and each time you get through a moment like that, you will find it easier the next time.
Anna is online now  

Currently Active Users Viewing this Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:43 PM.