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Old 12-30-2012, 04:55 PM
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Day one

I've decided to quit drinking. I have been drinking for 12 years and have lost everything I have loved and have messed up a lot of good opertunitys. The when I don't drink I have nightmares I don't handle emotions very good and need to drink but am also not looking forward to reality.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:09 PM
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Have a visit with your Doctor and provide full disclosure. Yes?

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Old 12-30-2012, 05:15 PM
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welcome aboard Jay
There's a ton of support here

do you have any kind of a plan to help you stay sober?

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Old 12-30-2012, 05:16 PM
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As Xune said... Better check first. Detox can be brutal and dangerous
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:20 PM
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Welcome Jay -

Glad you've made this decision! It's not easy facing day 1, but things will improve as you move forward. Don't hesitate to get medical help if you have withdrawal symptoms. Glad you're here!
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:48 PM
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I don't have a plan. Just going to try to take it a day at a time
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:50 PM
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Welcome Jay, Xune has a good point about seeing your doctor. Logging onto SR and reading and posting can be a good start to your plan. Lots of great support here.

Congrats on your decision to stop drinking.
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:48 PM
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Proud of you. One day at a time, but I agree you should talk to a doctor , detox can be very dangerous. Good luck, keep coming back.
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:52 PM
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Welcome to SR. I wish you nothing but the best on this incredible journey. It really is worth it, if you work for it and DO it.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:12 PM
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Welcome and congrats on day 1. You will get a lot of support here, people are great!
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:33 AM
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Welcome to SR Jay, glad you're here!
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:52 AM
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Welcome Jay
It is great here.
You get an advantage, if you stop today, you can say you havent drunk at all in 2013!
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