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Old 04-27-2018, 11:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Wow am I struggling today


It would be so easy to say screw it and do the wrong thing .. i dont want to do that.
Lord give me strength today. I will find a way to deal with these feelings.
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I'm glad you're getting through this, Mandy!
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It would be easy! I walked into one of my favorite country stores and found myself staring at all my favorite craft beers. What wouldn't be easy is tomorrow morning, and all the sickness, guilt and remorse I'd be feeling along with the drive to have more more more. This way is harder but much better I think! Stay strong lady!
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The wine was calling me hard, I'm determined to wake up well rested, energized, hangover free and feeling proud I made through one of the harder days I have had. I will treat myself with some fun early garage sale shopping for treasures I wouldn't be doing if I drank.

Have to get through it
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You'll get through it, you have a good attitude. Support to you.
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Omg, that sounds like the best!!! I need to go garage/yard sale-ing soon!
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Look up "urge surfing" - I've found the posts here and on the internet re this technique to be of great help when I felt overwhelmed.

Push through and stay strong.
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Hang in there Mandy. You don't want to go down the rabbit hole again. Play the tape forward. Think of those garage sales tomorrow. . Hang in there.
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It would be so easy to say screw it and do the wrong thing .. i dont want to do that.
Lord give me strength today. I will find a way to deal with these feelings.
(((((Mandy)))))

Play the tape forward, Mandy; alcohol has nothing true, lasting and good to offer us; you will be so very proud of yourself in the morning.

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I know it's early on, and my logical brain knows that drinking is no longer an option. But it really makes me nervous how loud AV is being.
Today I'm sober. I fight another day!
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Old 04-27-2018, 04:25 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Because you and I are alcoholics and we should be drinking today but we are not and thatís fabulous ainít it!! Enjoy yourself tomorrow , find some treasures.
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Itís Friday that may be why. Iím struggling as well! Letís let it pass
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Old 04-27-2018, 06:23 PM   #13 (permalink)
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My advice is to not engage the AV at all, Mandy.
What it wants is poison to us.

Think of it like a noisy toddler - let it shout and scream itself to sleep

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