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by Andy
31 Dec 2015 18:00
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Computers (all about)
Replies: 328
Views: 33239

Re: Computers (all about)

probably have to take an image of it and upload as a picture
by Andy
31 Dec 2015 17:54
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The Three Month Challenge.
Replies: 11511
Views: 411839

Re: The Three Month Challenge.

Well the Ultrasound came up OK no sign of any damage (christ knows how not!!!) so still no clue as to what is causing the pain in the side in the liver/kidney area!!!

Other tests will take longer to get any result from :-(
by Andy
30 Dec 2015 22:36
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The Three Month Challenge.
Replies: 11511
Views: 411839

Re: The Three Month Challenge.

Well been drinking loads of tea made from grated ginger, lemon and honey as suggested by someone yesterday, seems to stop the throat hurting while I'm drinking it, but doesn't seem to carry one working once I finish drinking it :-( Sammie not the same if I'm feeling ill I normally figure I'll feel s...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 19:12
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The Three Month Challenge.
Replies: 11511
Views: 411839

Re: The Three Month Challenge.

Just realised that after joining the 2 month thread earlier I should have joined here as last drink date was 30 Oct, so 2 months complete. Missed the 2 month thread completely being busy and not getting time on-line for anything not essential!!! Anyway xmas was easier than expected as I wasnt drinki...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 18:07
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Re: The Two and Three Month Challenge
Replies: 20820
Views: 804686

Re: The Two Month Challenge

Tried all the herbal versions, make no notable difference, had 4 or 5 along with paracetamol and codeine tabs and still spent the night wide awake at times so little point in continuing with them. Will just try a couple every so often... I got to a few months, then went back to 'sensible/normal' dri...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 16:53
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Re: The Two and Three Month Challenge
Replies: 20820
Views: 804686

Re: The Two Month Challenge

Hi Maria, long time no see (well chat, lol). AF plan is to not drink, wife will kill me if I fail this time, not sure how I didnt get killed either by the drink or by her over the last year or 2!!! How are you doing? OG, know what you mean, no such thing as 1 or 2 drinks, only worth it if your going...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 15:03
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Sober April
Replies: 11895
Views: 514042

Re: Sober December

December almost done :-) Getting bad headaches now which is not good particularly with the cough/cold I seem to have picked up last couple of days...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 14:55
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: NOTICE BOARD
Replies: 5234
Views: 343031

Re: NOTICE BOARD

Number for 2016 challenge please :-)
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 14:54
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Christmas: Doing it sober and in style
Replies: 3103
Views: 138331

Re: Christmas: Doing it sober and in style

Well xmas turned out easier than expected :-), being stuck in doors with the wife and family who were there to make it easy to avoid the first fatal drink so never got to the impossible to avoid 2nd, 3rd ... nth drinks :-) New Year now to survive, not so sure about that, daughters having a load of m...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 14:45
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82190
Views: 3498901

Re: The First 7 Days

PB, If your showing signs of jaundice I would get in to see your GP ASAP failing that NHS direct or whatever its called now, it could be very serious and in urgent need of proper treatment in hospital. Once there are signs the liver is struggling it could be very dangerous to go without professional...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 14:45
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82190
Views: 3498901

Re: The First 7 Days

PB, If your showing signs of jaundice I would get in to see your GP ASAP failing that NHS direct or whatever its called now, it could be very serious and in urgent need of proper treatment in hospital. Once there are signs the liver is struggling it could be very dangerous to go without professional...
by Andy
29 Dec 2015 14:36
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Re: The Two and Three Month Challenge
Replies: 20820
Views: 804686

Re: The Two Month Challenge

I was eight weeks on xmas day so I guess this is the board I should be on, not been on site since I was in week three I think!!!

Anyone left from those early days?

Andy
by Andy
23 Nov 2015 12:39
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 4 Week Challenge
Replies: 8131
Views: 313538

Re: The 4 Week Challenge

Had a result yesterday, Mum and Sisters family round for dinner, son needed a lift to Milton Keynes railway station to go back to uni and sister lives in that direction so she gave him a lift to save me :-)

Have a good day all :-)

Andy
by Andy
21 Nov 2015 20:46
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 4 Week Challenge
Replies: 8131
Views: 313538

Re: The 4 Week Challenge

Wish I'd known Kath I could have stopped in for a cuppa ;-)
by Andy
21 Nov 2015 17:51
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 4 Week Challenge
Replies: 8131
Views: 313538

Re: The 4 Week Challenge

evening, just remembered I'm in here now, room for a big little one? ;-)

Just got back from an almost 350 mile round trip to Derby uni with my daughter who's looking to study teaching there next year after finishing her A levels

Think I'll have a quiet one tonight, knackered

how is everyone?
by Andy
19 Nov 2015 23:00
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Three Week Challenge
Replies: 9966
Views: 373938

Re: Three Week Challenge

had my latest session with the alcohol reduction team (well the detox nurse), followed by a 14 mile cycle home on my brompton on fast country roads which is aways interesting!!! at least it wasnt chucking it down like last time I did it. Tomorrow is friday which is always a struggle, have a good nig...
by Andy
18 Nov 2015 21:04
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Three Week Challenge
Replies: 9966
Views: 373938

Re: Three Week Challenge

Not so bad today, had to write 3 pages for our monthly publication (was supposed to be done yesterday!!!) normally it would be published next Thursday but due to stuff going on in the market it probably wont be published until the following week. Normally it would need to be partially re-written a c...
by Andy
17 Nov 2015 08:55
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Three Week Challenge
Replies: 9966
Views: 373938

Re: Three Week Challenge

morning, am currently in the most boring conf. call you could possibly imagine, I now know why I drink to much, its the only way to stay sane while going though such boring waste of time monologues (if thats how its spelt) from the boss who is the last person on the planet who should be a team head!...
by Andy
16 Nov 2015 20:42
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 646273

Re: Two Week Challenge

sending man hugs Hedge
by Andy
16 Nov 2015 12:23
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 646273

Re: Two Week Challenge

Saved you a comfy seat HedgeHog :-)