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Old 09-18-2012, 01:23 AM
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Sober 4 days i think..

Hello to everyone! Just trying to stay busy. Going through the nasty stuff, shaking, hallucinating, angry BUT today I'm sober and emotional but so thrilled to be here so I can be the best wife,mom, daughter to my awesome family. I was watching Intervention earlier and the counselor told the family that when the alcoholic father feels bad, he drinks but when they feel bad, they just continue to feel bad. Got me thinking..I've always tried to isolate myself from others so they couldn't see the inner ugliness. Drunken, bipolar b.s. I DESERVE to feel good and my family most certainly does. I'm scared but more scared of drinking again. My goal this week-come here every day, read and post. Even if just for a few minutes. The horizon whispered the sun today and I have SR to thank. Lets ALL be sober and healthy and enjoy the moment that isn't always there...XXXXXOOOOOOOO!!!
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:33 AM
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Glad to hear you are feeling positive despite those horrible symptoms!

Should you be seeking medical help though, those are pretty severe and would freak me right out
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Welcome and congrats on your sober time. Life gets so much better without the alcohol. Stick around, it is worth it!

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Old 09-18-2012, 06:06 AM
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(I'm scared but more scared of drinking again)

I believe that quote is what has made the difference in me making it four days.
Fist bump on the four days and to many more.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:10 AM
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I heard that quote on intervention last night, too. I thought it was great and definitely a good reminder that our family suffers along with us alcoholics.
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Good things do come to those who stay stopped. One day becomes two, 4 days becomes 8 in no time. Very proud of your success and so glad your are here with us at SR. These forums, in particular my Class of January 2012, have been vital in my continuous sobriety. Pop in and introduce yourself to Dee and the September Class - there is always room There is much knowledge, support, advice and love here - read, learn and contribute. It's a great place to be! Congratulations and keep moving onward and upward, you won't regret it! NBC
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:22 AM
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If you are having hallucinations you need to go to the ER immediately. That is a big time withdrawal symptom. If you are already under a Dr's care, call him/her ASAP.

People die from alcohol and benzo withdrawal. You may have been on both.
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:10 AM
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Way to go ziney! Keep up the good work! It gets even better, I promise!!!
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