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Old 10-28-2017, 03:10 AM
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Thank you ChloeRose...all the support means so much!
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Old 10-28-2017, 06:18 AM
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Welcome, Stacey! Over 60 hours is amazing; keep it up and things will continue to get better. I'm glad you found SR; the good people here have been instrumental in my getting and staying sober. Stick with us. Wishing you all the best on your sober journey and I hope you are having a good day.
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Old 10-28-2017, 06:24 AM
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Well done Stacey! Keep posting and reaching out to all the SRers hands, that will guide you towards a better, sober future. You CAN do this!

Gulp! Just read back, I used to double up on blood pressure medication whilst drinking, too. I'm just short of 14 months after daily drinking over twenty years.....and I no longer need blood pressure medication!
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Old 10-28-2017, 06:28 AM
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Old 10-28-2017, 08:24 AM
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So I'm 65 hours now and I'm missing a Halloween party tonight because I don't think I'm strong enough yet to be that close to temptation! I'm looking forward to waking up tomorrow and being able to say this is the start of day 4!!!
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Old 10-28-2017, 08:33 AM
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Well done Stacey! Keep posting and reaching out to all the SRers hands, that will guide you towards a better, sober future. You CAN do this!

Gulp! Just read back, I used to double up on blood pressure medication whilst drinking, too. I'm just short of 14 months after daily drinking over twenty years.....and I no longer need blood pressure medication!
Thats so good to hear, thank you for telling me that. I've been on them for years and have totally abused them on days of heavy vodka binges. Its good to know I too can be free of it one day too!
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:34 PM
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So I'm 65 hours now and I'm missing a Halloween party tonight because I don't think I'm strong enough yet to be that close to temptation! I'm looking forward to waking up tomorrow and being able to say this is the start of day 4!!!

Welcome Stacey... Big huge Well done on your sober time. Your posts are warm and uplifting. Stay with it. Every day you wake up sober is a win . You got this Girl. !!! xxxx P.
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Old 10-28-2017, 02:15 PM
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Welcome to SR Stacey How are you feeling this evening?
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Old 10-28-2017, 05:50 PM
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Stacey - I'm so glad you're positive & upbeat. The symptoms you mentioned are very common. I felt that way too - exhausted, foggy, disoriented. Also achy, sniffly - hard to describe. Emotionally & physically drained in the early days. It all got better as I got some sober time behind me. You're doing great.
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Old 10-29-2017, 01:46 AM
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Thank you everyone!! I'm now on morning of day 4!! I loved waking up this morning knowing that!! Im 93 hours since last drink...my LAST drink and I still feel so foggy and like I have a head cold...if I didn't know better I feel like I've had a drink last night but obviously I know I haven't so its a strange feeling! My friend whos party it was txt me this morning saying she has a terrible hangover...im so glad I don't!!!
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Old 10-29-2017, 01:50 AM
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It won't let me post the link but its calcul.com

I found this website as I'm a bit obsessed atm of knowing how many hours since my last drink!! Maybe this would be helpful to others too!! I have the page up on my phone constantly so I can see the days and hours since my LAST EVER DRINK!!!😀😀😀
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Old 10-29-2017, 01:52 AM
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About to test my blood pressure without having taken my morning tablet yet..lets see!!...
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Old 10-29-2017, 02:15 AM
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Ok so its still high without my tablet but I can't expect miracles on my 4th morning that was a bit of wishful thinking there! High but not as high as would have been the morning after so its still a step in the right direction
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Old 10-29-2017, 05:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Stacey2017 View Post
Thank you everyone!! I'm now on morning of day 4!! I loved waking up this morning knowing that!! Im 93 hours since last drink...my LAST drink and I still feel so foggy and like I have a head cold...if I didn't know better I feel like I've had a drink last night but obviously I know I haven't so its a strange feeling! My friend whos party it was txt me this morning saying she has a terrible hangover...im so glad I don't!!!
Its 85 hours as of now..not 93 as ofvthen 😣😣 i read it wrong on the calculation...think I need to stop obsessing
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Old 10-29-2017, 07:38 AM
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You're doing fantastic Stacey! Remind yourself that you only have to go through this once. Stay close to SR. You're probably really close to the point where all of this starts becoming easier. Just keep pushing through. Sending lots of support your way.
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Old 10-29-2017, 05:51 PM
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Welcome to SR!

I remember when I counted my sober time in hours. I knew that if I hit 72 - 96 hours I would be through the physical withdrawal.

It's sort of hard for me to believe, but the unit of measurement I now use to count my sober time is years.

If I can do it, you can too.
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You're doing beautifully, be patient with yourself.
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Old 10-29-2017, 06:52 PM
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Insomnia again and awful headache. Head still so foggy I feel like I'm drunk. Day 5 tomorrow...when will I start feeling "sober"?😭😭
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Old 10-29-2017, 06:58 PM
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Thank you for kind words of support. I'm quite confident that I can deal with the situations and certain people in my life that I have previously dealt with through using drink...but I'm getting frustrated at still feeling so physically crap and I actually feel drunk. I have no clarity it's not making me want to drink but I just want to be out the otherside already if that makes sense? I guess I'm jumping the gun a bit I should be grateful of such mild withdrawals really considering the years of regular heavy drinking I've put my body and mind through. I hope I haven't done permanent damage to my brain and will forever be foggy?!😣😣
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Old 10-30-2017, 04:12 AM
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Morning of Day 5...still feel like I can't think straight. Really getting me down now
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