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Old 02-28-2016, 03:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So a friend just called and said he was going to the liquor store and wanted to stop by my house to have a drink with me... it took a lot for me to say no but I did. But now I keep thinking about how great a smoke and stiff drink would be right now..
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Old 02-28-2016, 03:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No, it isn't like that for us. Things get bad and ugly, real bad and ugly. Romanticizing the drink and smoke isn't good. Really, how bad did it get for you? Stopping again seems to get more difficult each time for us!
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Old 02-28-2016, 03:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Can u eat something? Ice cream is my go to. What time is it where you are? Only a few more hours til bed!! You can do this.
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Old 02-28-2016, 03:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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But to be honest, it wouldn't be that "great". Think the drink thru. Think about where it would get you.
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Old 02-28-2016, 03:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Hold strong, tonib. You will be so proud of yourself when you go to bed sober and even prouder when you wake up Monday morning hangover-free!!!!

Great job on turning your friend's offer down.
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Old 02-28-2016, 03:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It often helped me to re-read some of my old threads toni - use the drop down menu under your name beside your post and read through some old threads to remind yourself of why you're sober now

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Lots of good suggestions here, Toni! You can do this.
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Old 02-28-2016, 08:42 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I didn't drink and finally in bed ))
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Old 02-28-2016, 08:51 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Good going Toni :
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You done great by no drinking Toni
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Old 02-29-2016, 07:32 AM   #14 (permalink)
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So a friend just called and said he was going to the liquor store and wanted to stop by my house to have a drink with me... it took a lot for me to say no but I did. But now I keep thinking about how great a smoke and stiff drink would be right now..
A smoke and a stiff drink sounds terrible.

I'm glad you're not going to have to endure that awfulness.

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Old 02-29-2016, 07:52 AM   #15 (permalink)
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The last time I thought like that, I wound up in detox a month and a half later. It started put as fun and ended up with me down the capper, suicidal and bedded down going through awful withdrawals beside the homeless drunks off the street.

It's not worth it. Good for you for not drinking!
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Old 02-29-2016, 07:59 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:54 AM   #17 (permalink)
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The last time I thought like that, I wound up in detox a month and a half later. It started put as fun and ended up with me down the capper, suicidal and bedded down going through awful withdrawals beside the homeless drunks off the street.

It's not worth it. Good for you for not drinking!
Yes. The last time I relapsed I was drunk for about 2 months straight. It ended with me lying on the couch, projectile vomiting blood until my former AA sponsor almost broke down the door to get to me to bring me to the ER. I'm lucky to be alive. Yeah...the drink is NOT WORTH IT!
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Old 02-29-2016, 04:16 PM   #18 (permalink)
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You made the right decision Toni

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