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Old 06-09-2014, 12:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is this rediculous?


I just want to go home and go to bed right away and just avoid the whole evening. Is that a bad idea? I don't want to drink and I want as little temptation as possible.
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Old 06-09-2014, 12:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have done it several times. I call it "cutting the day off at the knees".

One day at a time and sometimes, I just shorten that day by hitting the sack early.

I always feel better the next day. Take it easy.
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Better than drinking.
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Old 06-09-2014, 12:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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In a word, "No!" If that's what you believe it's going to take for you to not drink tonight then where is the problem? You're after a certain result today and if shortening the day helps you achieve your goal then go for it. That said, I'm not advocating becoming a hermit.
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Old 06-09-2014, 01:03 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Yeah Snakes i feel the same way. My nerves are so shot right now i just feel like i wanna go home and go to bed.
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I hope that you find some peace.
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:45 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I did this as well. I'd grab a book, hit the sack and wake up the next morning refreshed and glad I didn't drink. Go for it!!
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I've totally done that too. Better than drinking!
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I do this at least one night a week.
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:36 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks!! I feel normal! Yay!

I'm in my bed also, SR'ing on my Iphone and watching TV.
Had a totally absurd dinner, stuffed like a pig and not moving.

The day just sucked the life out of me it appears. LOL!
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There's no harm in going to bed early if it keeps you sober. And the extra rest will do you good.
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I've had one of those days today as well. No harm as long as you don't do it too many nights out of the week.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:04 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Well I made it through the day and am exhausted. I think it must be emotional exhaustion because I am tired of the mental anguish. The physical is bad but the mental is awful. Not drinking is a good feeling. I am just wiped out.
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Good job, snakes. Sleep well!
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