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Old 02-20-2015, 06:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Where do i start,


I have to stop drinking
I medicate with it physical ails, mental and financial stress.
Walked home today from local store with my beer in my sweater so my grandson wouldn't see it. He thinks I quit
I hate lying
But I am .
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Old 02-20-2015, 06:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Stop lying be honest get rid of the drink ...go to an aa meeting or get yourself some help
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Old 02-20-2015, 06:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome 3 Wolves its nice to meet you

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Old 02-20-2015, 06:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Welcome to the SR family. It's not easy to stop drinking but it is simple. Don't pick up that first drink. Don't let your addiction to alcohol define you. Write a new chapter for your life story. Make it a happier one.
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Old 02-20-2015, 06:57 PM   #6 (permalink)
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No better time to stop then now . Welcome were here to support ya!
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Old 02-20-2015, 07:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Thank you
I am sweating and shaking now. Not fun.
Headache from hell.
Thank God I can be honest with my husband. Yes I had been 'hiding' my drinking from everyone but him . Which means as I struggle today he's understanding and supportive. He has made it clear that this is hard for him to watch, the drinking and lying to everyone.
I just have to make it thru......
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Old 02-20-2015, 07:10 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Hi 3wolves - welcome to SR. Hang in there and give sobriety all you got. It's a much better life on the other side. Lying and hiding really take a big toll. Wishing you all the best.
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Old 02-20-2015, 07:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Welcome 3wolves! You aren't alone anymore - we know exactly how you're feeling and want to help.

I was drinking all day & completely dependent on it when I came here. It was miserable the first few days, but I posted and read here as much as I could. It helped give me the courage I needed, plus it calmed my anxiety down a bit too. There's always someone here to listen - we understand like no one else can. Good to meet you.
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Old 02-20-2015, 07:23 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thank you I am sweating and shaking now. Not fun. Headache from hell. Thank God I can be honest with my husband. Yes I had been 'hiding' my drinking from everyone but him . Which means as I struggle today he's understanding and supportive. He has made it clear that this is hard for him to watch, the drinking and lying to everyone. I just have to make it thru......
You will make it thru! I'm sorry I really am. I hid beer from everyone but, my husband obviously knew. I had the same rough few days just last weekend. Enough is enough. I'm putting those days behind me and you can also. You don't have to feel like this again. We're all in it together! As always check with your Dr if you think you need to. Here for you!
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Old 02-20-2015, 07:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Hi 3wolves - welcome to SR. Hang in there and give sobriety all you got. It's a much better life on the other side. Lying and hiding really take a big toll. Wishing you all the best.
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Sobriety is so much better than I ever could have imagined.
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You can do it 3Wolves heres a story i know that really helped me Cherokee Legend - Two Wolves.
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Okay made it thru the night . Hardly slept. Not just physical but mental and emotional. I want to be sober. I know I am not 'handling' life . I want to participate. So many behaviors to change . I guess the first one is to get my self sober. Then go from there .
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Old 02-21-2015, 08:26 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Sober is a big and important first step. Doing that makes a lot of the other stuff more manageable. Beer goggles distort everything.

Good for you on day one, and welcome.
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You can do it 3Wolves such great support here
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Remember that every day is going to come and go in 24 hours, whether you are drinking or not. I used to get big anxiety about not having any booze to drink, so the thought of being sober that evening was literally scary. But it turns out the day kept chuggin' right along even when I quit drinking, it was really a lot less awful than I thought it would turn out to be.

Once I got over that mental hurdle I had to figure out what to do with the twenty-plus hours a week I used to spend drunk off my ass, that was the next obstacle for me.
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Old 02-21-2015, 12:07 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I have kept busy by cooking all day.
Only lost my temper once, and don't tell me 15 year olds font know how to push buttons..... But we talked since then, and we are good now.
My grand daughter is going home shortly. So I will have to find something to stay busy.? Almost thru day two.
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Stay with us your really going to love this site

What did you cook you know there is a recipe thread http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...thread-16.html

Have you joined class of february its a thread of ppl who got sober around same time as each other

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...art-2-a-4.html

Spk soon my friend
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