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Old 05-04-2015, 08:02 AM
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Welcome! Make sure you stay hydrated, drink lots of water! You can do this...many of us have been there and are doing ok. Just know you are making the right choice, right now, and things will get better!
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Old 05-04-2015, 09:25 AM
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Hey laska just wanted to Check in. Sounds like we're ithere. same boat. Hang in there. Check on you later. You are doing great!
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Old 05-04-2015, 10:14 AM
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Welcome laska! Hang in there.
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Old 05-04-2015, 01:27 PM
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Its almost 9:30 PM on day 2.
managed to get outside for a walk earlier, shaking and itching all over as I went but the colours seemed brighter and everything seemed more alive.
Today has been a bit of a blur but thankyou for the messages of support.
Got some serious cravings right now and that ridiculous voice inside me telling me I should have a drink.
That voice is NOT going to win.
Still here, still fighting.
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Old 05-04-2015, 01:59 PM
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Great stuff Laska
I'm not giving medical advice and if it continues or is troublesome then see a doctor .............

but now you say it I remember I itched loads on and off in the first few days - I found over the counter allergy tablets that I bought at a supermarket (antihistamines) to be really helpful .

That voice inside your head will soon quieten down - congratulations on day 2
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Old 05-04-2015, 02:21 PM
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Rooting for you Laska! My only tips for the beginning are stay hydrated, eat plenty if you're up for it, sleep whenever you can and whenever things get tough do not hesitate to post on here. You can do this!
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Old 05-04-2015, 04:00 PM
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Thanks for again for the messages and advice.
Its midnight so I guess im into day 3
Just hoping I get a bit more sleep tonight so im even more equipped to fight this tomorrow.
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Old 05-04-2015, 04:06 PM
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Day 3 - go laska - you're doing it.
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:30 PM
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Way to go laska!
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Old 05-05-2015, 03:15 AM
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11:15 am on day number 3.
Slept a slightly bit better last night, woke up to find my face looking less red and puffy already.
Still shaking, headache etc but anxiety not as bad.
Drinking a cup of tea and preparing for whatever this third day throws at me.
Thanks for all the support - this place is amazing.
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Old 05-05-2015, 03:37 AM
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Way to go laska, you can do this. The shakes and things will pass. Hang in there.
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Old 05-05-2015, 03:59 AM
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Stick with it, Laska. You never have to go through this again. Freedom is on the other side.
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:27 AM
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Stick with it, Laska. You never have to go through this again. Freedom is on the other side.
So true. I'm NOT going to give in - I want my life and freedom back.
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by ZaBoozer View Post
Way to go laska, you can do this. The shakes and things will pass. Hang in there.
Thank you. This board is giving me so much strength - im hanging on, sometimes by the skin of my teeth but Im hanging on!
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:11 AM
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Sorry stupid phone. Hang in. Day 3, we can do this!
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:54 AM
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Sorry stupid phone. Hang in. Day 3, we can do this!
Hi - great to hear from you and that you are still hanging in there too!
we WILL do this!
Think how great it will be when we can both say its been one week!
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Old 05-05-2015, 02:38 PM
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10:30pm on day 3 and still sober,
Earlier on it was difficult but broke it up into half hour slots.
Hope I sleep better tonight.
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Old 05-06-2015, 06:56 AM
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Day 4.
Sober, slept slightly better last night but today my brain is fogged - feeling so irritable and somewhat aggressive (not like me, I'm known for being ultra chilled)
Please someone tell me this wont last??
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Old 05-06-2015, 07:17 AM
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Day 4. Sober, slept slightly better last night but today my brain is fogged - feeling so irritable and somewhat aggressive (not like me, I'm known for being ultra chilled) Please someone tell me this wont last??
Hey there L, you're doing good. Congratulations on day four. It won't last, it will pass sooner than you think.
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