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Old 12-20-2017, 08:24 AM
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My first day sober

So this is my first day sober. I am really scared about tonight. I get really nervous when my step dad gets home. When i get nervous i tend to want to drink. Dont get the wrong idea he doesn't hurt me or anything...he is just a jerk. I am also taking care of my grandmother who has Alzheimer's disease. Both of these things cause me allot of stress but i cant avoid them. I am scared because i dont know what to do when the bad feelings hit tonight.
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:41 AM
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Iím 2 weeks sober today and this is the first time Iíve really ever quit booze
Itís scary but the main things is making that decision and I promise you that it gets better
Keep the thought of being sober on your mind and coping tools will begin to form.
You can absolutely do this
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:42 AM
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Keep posing and reading here tonight and you will get through. Welcome to a family that understands.
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:45 AM
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Hi and Welcome and I'm glad that you have decided to stop drinking.

Do you have any help with your grandmother? Looking after someone with Alzheimer's is very stressful. Having a regular break-time would be really helpful.
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Welcome to the family. I hope you can get some respite from your caring responsibility.
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how are you today bardofbruma ?



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Old 12-21-2017, 11:11 PM
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Hi and welcome bardofbruma

Suppprt really made a difference for me - just knowing I wasn't alone, there were people who understood and I finally had an alternative to drinking.

I know you'll find that this community can help you turn things around too

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