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Old 06-03-2012, 04:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am NOT drinking tonight.


Just putting this out there : I won't be having a drink tonight. I desperately need a win over the av right now. I need it even more than I "need" a drink.

It's so f----d up that one drink on Friday can turn into ... probably 12. And then off I go, drinking on Saturday and would be drinking again right now if I hadn't slammed on the brakes. I'm not overstating things when I say that my problem is way bigger than I realized. I'm not beating myself up, I'm just a little unsettled by the reality of it all.

So that is all -- I really want a drink, but I'm not going to crumble tonight. If I do, I'll feel like a loser. And I can't afford to feel like that.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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fwiw, I'll join you in NOT having drink too.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm just a little unsettled by the reality of it all.
It does that Luling...Don't use that as a setback...Use that as something to find the courage to push you forward....Don't drink tonight Luling.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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My drink of choice is diet Snapple peach tea. If I really want to get crazy, I'll have a diet coke later.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I'm not drinking tonight either. Let's hang out on here instead!
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'll not drink with you too (i'm watching TV )
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now i want popcorn :/
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I will join you in not drinking tonight too, Luling!
I'm really interested to see how my life will be sober.
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I had some great sober days before I screwed up Friday, Zada. So I caught a glimpse of how good it can be, and am motivated to get back on track. It's hard, but I know it's worth it.
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Old 06-03-2012, 04:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Did someone say popcorn? (ears perk up) I'll have extra butter on mine, please.
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Mmm ... Popcorn ... That's it, I'm planning a popcorn and movie night for next weekend. My husband just picked up the Aliens trilogy on Blueray.
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Great one, Scrambled!

Luling. Cheers to the non-alcoholic drink tonight, eh! You can do it!!
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and we can have ice cream too!
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Oh, hell yes on the ice cream. I like mine to be chocolatey chocolate with chocolate topping. In a chocolate cone.
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hang in there Luling,

This will pass. Tomorrow morning you will feel great, relieved that you did not succumb to the AV.
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Hi I just started on this site. I remember well the rude awakening when you realize you have a problem with the drink. It is hard to digest. Acceptance is key. Best to you. I'm not drinking either. I'll hang out with you. I think I have to have more posts to be eligible in the chatrooms? I tried it and it seems noone could see what I wrote? I'll figure it out sooner or later. This is a cool website. I want to learn it so I can tell my friend who is struggling today. thanks.
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Great to hear it, Luling. No booze tonight. None for me, either.

After reading all of these posts, though, I'm going to gain a few pounds stuffing myself with the aforementioned comfort food. Plus some pizza.
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I like chocolate cake! The sugar craving can be detrimental to quitting the alcohol, I say "have some sugar"!! Heart and flowers to you! These smileys are cool!
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