First Day

Old 10-21-2017, 11:28 AM
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First Day

It's my first day of not drinking after months of consuming about six beers a day. I'm recognizing this is a problem and I want a different life. I feel terrible and curious what are some things to feel better? I'm drinking lots of water and resting, but my anxiety is high. Any advice?
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Old 10-21-2017, 11:33 AM
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Don't focus your thoughts on 'never drinking again''re just not drinking today. Rinse and repeat tomorrow,ect...
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Old 10-21-2017, 01:33 PM
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Welcome, and feeling anxiety in the early days of withdrawal/recovery is pretty normal. It will get easier as time goes by. Just take care to eat well and drink lots of water, and get rest when possible.
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Old 10-21-2017, 01:51 PM
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Glad to meet you, Ab. Reading & posting here helped me so much in the early days of quitting. It's a good distraction, plus you will learn a lot. You can do this.
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Welcome to the Forum Ab!!
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Old 10-21-2017, 03:30 PM
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Hasnt been an hour og soberness and i already regret this sobriety decision.
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Old 10-21-2017, 04:57 PM
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Don't regret your decision. This is a hard, but temporary, transition stage.
This is not 'sobriety' and this is not the best things get

The first few days are tough.
Its rough - but it passes.

If you drink again, you'll only find yourself back at this point again in the future, but maybe feeling worse next time.

Stick with it

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