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by Maypole
08 May 2020 23:39
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

1/7... I was doing so well ... got to 6 days and then fell down.... back here now.
by Maypole
08 May 2020 23:38
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: 100 Day Kickstart
Replies: 11020
Views: 510948

Re: 100 Day Kickstart

Phew.... its still here... what a trauma...

1/100 ... I cannot cope anymore.
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 23:09
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: 100 Day Kickstart
Replies: 11020
Views: 510948

Re: 100 Day Kickstart

Hey everyone :\: doing fab I see. Maypole.....our destiny with this is owned by us and only us. Weigh everything up and you will see that this is an amazing challenge to free some space up and sober time. The only way to beat this is to remove the very thing causing the damage. I wish you well <:)>...
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 23:08
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Darcy's Fitness and Weight Management Club
Replies: 22765
Views: 786759

Re: Darcy's Fitness and Weight Management Club

Hello Freshie <:)> Hi Newty, Mark, Wilson, Martha, Sandy :\: Really impressed with your feats of endurance and health..... whereas I am considering getting a padlock for my fridge .... :roll: 44 years old now and never been this heavy or old ( well of course), but if I don't start it won't improve b...
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 23:01
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Hello Hattie and Rose and Katey and JFDI and Scarlet, Well Bay to day 1 again..... I only her 2 fur babies and still can't stop... but only had one bottle of wine instead of the usual 2 so maybe I am unwittingly tapering. :roll: I am just really struggling with the cravings around 4pm.... the daily ...
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 01:33
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Darcy's Fitness and Weight Management Club
Replies: 22765
Views: 786759

Re: Darcy's Fitness and Weight Management Club

Really accomplished lot you are.... well done. I went for my first walk this morning.. only half a hour and sweated up a storm but if I do it twice a day I want to drop these 10kgs I put on over the last year... Does anyone use a Fitbit device on their wrist? I am considering getting one to such wit...
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 01:26
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: COVID-19 Support & Chat
Replies: 404
Views: 15388

Re: COVID-19 Support & Chat

This is such a wonderful thread.... I have been procrastinating coming back because I have been abusing the wine so so badly... 2 bottles a day and so dehydrated etc... well I can say it didn't help one iota dealing with the trauma and stress of the coronavirus lockdown.. med it 10000000% worse, and...
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 01:24
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: 100 Day Kickstart
Replies: 11020
Views: 510948

Re: 100 Day Kickstart

Hello you legends.... BE helped me SO Much in the past and this lockdown misery has gone me into the worst habits again.... so I am jumping in deep end... 1/100 Be strong and be gentle with yourselves.... his is really really hard going. Hope you are all safe and no one has had any tragedy from this...
by Maypole
26 Apr 2020 01:20
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Hello 7 dayers... after drinking for about a year non-stop I am back and 10 kgs heavier and in isolation. Missed the support from this forum and the kindness and brilliant insights of the peeps on here, so if its ok can I rejoin the 7 day thread / challenge to get this started... I know it will be a...
by Maypole
16 Apr 2020 11:34
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Hello my old and new friends... I’ve been on this rodeo before and been successful ... but this last 12 months have been a write off.... changed jobs and basically just drank every day... then corona virus struck and it became the biggest crutch despite impending unemployment. Have had wine today......
by Maypole
16 Apr 2020 11:30
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: 100 Day Kickstart
Replies: 11020
Views: 510948

Re: 100 Day Kickstart

Well done peps reaching 100 days... this is now my goal starting tomorrow.

This coronavirus has escalated my drinking and i feel o sick.
by Maypole
31 Jan 2020 22:21
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Hello dear friends new and old.... after 10 months of working in a dead end job where I put on 15kg and drank 1-2 bottles wine daily, I’m ready for February 1 and sobriety. I know the first 7 days is the hardest and the emotions are all over the place... but I’m here and willing and ready for this r...
by Maypole
12 Jan 2020 20:38
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 1.... tried to do sober January but fell on day 4. Now back on it. I’m a wreck. Ashamed. Starting new job in 3 weeks and must be on my game.
by Maypole
25 Nov 2019 21:31
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 1... have had a dreadful drunk year... compared to how good I was the last 3... changed jobs, became complacent and lazy. Here I am again... I need this. Welcome back Maypole. Maybe this time's your time, eh? I don't know how many attempts I made, couldn't begin to count! Slowly slowly I learne...
by Maypole
25 Nov 2019 21:30
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

martha wrote:
24 Nov 2019 19:42
Maypole wrote:
24 Nov 2019 18:29
Day 1... have had a dreadful drunk year... compared to how good I was the last 3... changed jobs, became complacent and lazy. Here I am again... I need this.
Maypole! :\: So good to see you again x
<:)> <:)>
by Maypole
25 Nov 2019 21:29
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Hello 7 day buddies,

Day 2.. survived day 1... am going to taker it slow and steady... xxx
by Maypole
24 Nov 2019 18:29
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 1... have had a dreadful drunk year... compared to how good I was the last 3... changed jobs, became complacent and lazy. Here I am again... I need this.
by Maypole
20 May 2019 12:26
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: 100 Day Kickstart
Replies: 11020
Views: 510948

Re: 100 Day Kickstart

1/100
by Maypole
20 May 2019 12:25
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Thanks you ruby and Maria, Martha and Hope...

In bed on day 1... made it just
by Maypole
19 May 2019 18:48
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82984
Views: 3951391

Re: The First 7 Days

Just spent last 15 days drinking daily 1-2 bottles wine... so ashamed again. Just had no willpower at all... new job not all it’s cracked up to be and I drink as soon as I get home til drunk. So ashamed. But 3.40am Monday... cannot sleep... big week ahead and I spent weekend on sofa alone drinking.....