Q: physical changes timeline for alcoholism available? - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and Information
Go Back   SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and Information >
Register Blogs FAQ Members List Calendar Arcade Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-23-2005, 07:47 PM   #1 (permalink)

Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: dallas, tx
Posts: 1

Q: physical changes timeline for alcoholism available?

i'm almost 4 weeks into not drinking and i've found much on the internet about the mental aspects of recovery -- i.e. the depression or ups and downs that happen in the days, weeks, months that follow quitting.

what i'm looking for, and can't seem to find anywhere, is a timeline of physical aspects, not the mental, i.e. how long for my body to do this or that, etc. when i quit smoking there were timelines everywhere about what would happen to your body over the course of days, weeks, months of not smoking -- is there anything like this for alcoholism?

thing is i've had alot of sleep problems but have been waking up feeling semi-rested.

today i woke up feeling pretty physically terrible-- maybe it's just the flu coming on.
melela is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2005, 10:00 PM   #2 (permalink)

Posts: n/a
Welcome Aboard, Melela! We're glad you're here! To find out more info, you might want to read through the sticky notes such as this one;

The psychological aspects are probably the most significant part of recovery, but physical aspects also command a high level of consideration.


There's no true timeline for alcohol recovery. No two alcoholics will recovery the exact same way, or experience the exact same symptoms.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2005, 10:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
Forward we go...side by side-Rest In Peace
CarolD's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Serene In Dixie
Posts: 36,741
Have you heard of PAWS?


Welcome and Well Done on your sober time.
Each Day Sober Is A Victory!!
Joy In AA Recovery!

CarolD is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to CarolD For This Useful Post:
Applecrumble (09-02-2012)
Old 12-24-2005, 03:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
michski's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: California
Posts: 972
Most of the drunks I know, including myself, began to feel pretty steady emotionally and physically after about a year clean/sober. I know it sounds like such a long long time to people young in recovery but to feel somewhat in command of your own emotions, to sleep well and wake up each day without a hangover or filled with grief is SO SO SO worth the wait. Baby steps will get you there!
Fake it til you make it!
michski is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to michski For This Useful Post:
Applecrumble (09-02-2012), ElegantlyWasted (03-19-2010)

Currently Active Users Viewing this Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:46 AM.