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Old 06-04-2014, 08:44 AM
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After 2 years of "playing" with Antabuse unsuccessfully I want to be free of the delusions I keep telling myself.
It's not ok to take one pill on a Sunday so I'm free to drink by Friday - it's not okay to lie to my kids about having the flu when I'm hung over - it's not okay to miss a play day with my grandson because I am too sick to get there.
These are only some of the shames I can say out loud at this point...
My goal this week is to get to a meeting - I have never been to one - and I'm currently researching what they're about and where I might fit into one.
I'm grateful for this sober recovery site and I have read a few posts that resonate with me.
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:50 AM
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by IslaGirl31 View Post
After 2 years of "playing" with Antabuse unsuccessfully I want to be free of the delusions I keep telling myself.
It's not ok to take one pill on a Sunday so I'm free to drink by Friday - it's not okay to lie to my kids about having the flu when I'm hung over - it's not okay to miss a play day with my grandson because I am too sick to get there.
These are only some of the shames I can say out loud at this point...
My goal this week is to get to a meeting - I have never been to one - and I'm currently researching what they're about and where I might fit into one.
I'm grateful for this sober recovery site and I have read a few posts that resonate with me.

Welcome to SR, thank you for sharing.
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:52 AM
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Welcome to the Forum!! You'll find loads of support here!!
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Old 06-04-2014, 10:15 AM
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Thanks all - feeling defensive and angry...be glad when the pity party I'm having is over
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Old 06-04-2014, 02:33 PM
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Welcome IslaGirl
There's a lot of support here

Why not check out our Class of June support thread
http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...-2014-a-8.html

& our 24 hour Recovery Connections thread - it's a great way to make a daily commitment to recovery
http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...ections-4.html

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Old 06-04-2014, 02:36 PM
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Welcome to a very friendly and supportive place.
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Old 06-04-2014, 02:39 PM
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Welcome. I joined yesterday and have already benefited.
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Old 06-04-2014, 02:42 PM
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Welcome, glad you found SR. Lots of great support here.
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Old 06-04-2014, 03:20 PM
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Glad you joined the family IslaGirl. I felt all alone until I found SR - everyone here understands what you're dealing with.

I'm glad you were so honest with yourself about what's been going on. It's very hard to stop making excuses and to quit justifying our behavior. You're off to a great start.
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Old 06-04-2014, 04:04 PM
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Thank you Hevyn
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Old 06-04-2014, 04:06 PM
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Good on you IslaGirl and welcome. I'd suggest that you print your OP and put it somewhere convenient to remind you of what you want from yourself. Motivation is powerful.
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