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Old 11-27-2014, 02:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New here, I am 3 days sober as of today from years of alcohol abuse, This is the first 3 days I have had off since I started getting into booze back in 2008. I finally decided to give this horrible crap up, as it's now destroying my whole life, I have lost my job, licence for 5 years of driving with 4 DUI's, almost lost my family, and feeling like death, my docs have prescribed me Campral and so far it has taken the edge off, I am taking one day at a time
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Old 11-27-2014, 03:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome, Azza

Lean on us for support whenever you need to, my friend.

Good to have you with us.

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Old 11-27-2014, 04:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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My plan is too stay sober, eat well and train in the gym more to keep focused on being sober.

I already trained as a drunk... but always felt horrible, I was consuming as of a few weeks ago.. 3-4 bottles of wine per day or 12-15 cans of beer, horrible! And my body really has paid for it

I might enter a detox program as the docs suggested today at my appointment. Feeling a bit depressed today. Yesterday was ok. Tomorrow is a new day.

Thank u for the support.

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Hello, best of luck to you. I'm on day two (again) but it feels more like day one because I still felt drunk yesterday. I've eaten well today so far and it really helps.
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Hello, best of luck to you. I'm on day two (again) but it feels more like day one because I still felt drunk yesterday. I've eaten well today so far and it really helps.
Yep i know that feeling!

that drunk feeling day after..

Eating well helps but its the nights that gets me down, as thats when i use to hit the booze very hard for years.
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Old 11-27-2014, 05:08 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hi and welcome.
Sometimes it takes months to realize what alcohol has done to us so the earlier we stop the better as this ism does not improve with time unless we stop consuming it.
Eventually after some difficulty stopping I successfully stopped with the aid of the fellowship of AA which is great I found out in your country.
At first when I was undisciplined I had a lot of resistance to what I heard but not suffering well I followed what others did and became teachable and after many years I’m still learning the joys of sobriety one day at a time in a row.

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Hi and welcome.
Sometimes it takes months to realize what alcohol has done to us so the earlier we stop the better as this ism does not improve with time unless we stop consuming it.
Eventually after some difficulty stopping I successfully stopped with the aid of the fellowship of AA which is great I found out in your country.
At first when I was undisciplined I had a lot of resistance to what I heard but not suffering well I followed what others did and became teachable and after many years Iím still learning the joys of sobriety one day at a time in a row.

BE WELL
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Welcome Azza! If the Dr. has recommended the detox center, why not give it a try? They help you with the tools you need to stay sober.
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Old 11-27-2014, 05:45 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Glad you're here!!!

The world record for sobriety is 24 hours. All we can ask for is a daily reprieve, today!
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Old 11-27-2014, 06:49 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Welcome Azza

I'd give the detox programme some thought - it's really hard for most people to get help like that in Queensland

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Old 11-27-2014, 03:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Great to have you with us Azza - we all understand what you're going through. Things will begin to look up and you'll be free.
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My plan is too stay sober, eat well and train in the gym more to keep focused on being sober.

I already trained as a drunk... but always felt horrible, I was consuming as of a few weeks ago.. 3-4 bottles of wine per day or 12-15 cans of beer, horrible! And my body really has paid for it

I might enter a detox program as the docs suggested today at my appointment. Feeling a bit depressed today. Yesterday was ok. Tomorrow is a new day.

Thank u for the support.

I'm on day 3 too! I was binge drinking about 1-2 bottles on wine every second day ( too hungover to do anything the next day)
Good for you making this decision, hopefully we can count our sobers days together as we go!
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Hello, best of luck to you. I'm on day two (again) but it feels more like day one because I still felt drunk yesterday. I've eaten well today so far and it really helps.
The worst is driving to work the next day still feeling a bit drunk, hoping I don't get pulled over and blow over. Doing that a few times a week was nuts.
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Old 11-27-2014, 05:00 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Glad you found us! Stay strong and give sobriety a try....I have found that it is worth it
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