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by long over do
10 Jan 2014 14:11
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 865284

Re: Two Week Challenge

Day 8 whoop whoop ... I'm Going to pretend its Monday!!!!
by long over do
10 Jan 2014 05:08
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

End of day 7moving over to 2 weeks stay strong and c u guys there
by long over do
09 Jan 2014 14:23
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Mags---you have me curious ,sons are great! We'll day 7 and still motivated to keep going.i feel really good .i don't want to live my life around the wine ,I don't want wine living my life! Im ready to see my life thru clear eyes and a clear mind.. It's like we r opening our eyes and either we embra...
by long over do
09 Jan 2014 05:07
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

End of day 6 and was busy all day which I think is not good,,,I need to take time out to relax without wine cause I can't go at the speed I was at today.yet another reason I drank!i need to learn to shut my brain off without wine .i seem to have been obsessing today about cleaning re arranging furni...
by long over do
08 Jan 2014 15:28
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 6 for me and I really love waking up in the morning feeling golden!!!i love being healthy feeling.i love the energy I have.i love the eyes that are clearing and not red.i love the sleep that I'm getting,it's not passed out sleep waking with anxiety at 3am.i love the mental clarity developing.i l...
by long over do
07 Jan 2014 15:21
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Wow congrats to all the 7 dayers I'm on day 5!!! I'll be joining u on the 2week thread soon however 1 day at a time for me.i find when I think long term I get a ping of dread or a rush of anxiety with the thought in my head that I can't do it,,,,,but here iam determined to change my habits and happy...
by long over do
07 Jan 2014 06:39
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

End of day 4 had company over and I had pomegranate juice no one even noticed I wasn't drinking!had a great visit with no temptation and ready for tomorrow !i think coming on here chatting with u fine people really makes me feel accountable,,,,as I haven't said a word to anyone in my lonely secret
by long over do
06 Jan 2014 22:47
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Middle of day 4, it's my day off and I would have already started that first glass of red to help me rest and to enjoy after cleaning house!,,,well I am having a rest without wine and I cleaned my house and still enjoy that it's clean and I'm gonna reward myself with something new for me this week.....
by long over do
06 Jan 2014 05:07
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Love reading all the honest posts on here ,every single one of u r helping me get my strength to continue that iam not alone!On end of day 3 and feel good yet very aware..aware that iam not cured.thats always the part that gets me ........when my eaf starts telling me it's safe to have wine in moder...
by long over do
05 Jan 2014 07:14
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

End of day 2 ,,feel good kept busy however I did have the afternoon lay down which was great! Done today chin up for tomorrow ..
by long over do
04 Jan 2014 22:04
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Hi to all I'm horrible with names ,,,healthy:I too had a great childhood however that is unrelated To why I drink and have a hard time stopping at one or so called control drinking,,I tend to drink wine to relieve boredom and to aid in creativity and to clean house and to relax and to bathe and tooo...
by long over do
04 Jan 2014 15:00
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 2,,,I'm back!!i was doing ok for a long while cut back but that's not working anymore ..I'm slipping down that bottle of wine slope.......I looked back at my old posts and since I've joined I can say I've had far more af days BUT it's happening agin the loss of ability to stop at 1 glass!!!!!soo...
by long over do
12 May 2013 06:20
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Roger mountain ur situation does sound hard I have no advice sorry,. I'm day 1again .,.yesterday I had wine and its cause people were over drinking and my eaf said your only on day 2 start over tommorow when there's no company,.frick we will all heal from this crappy cycle.,I am going to read alcoho...
by long over do
10 May 2013 14:55
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 2 ,. Slept amazingly .,.i woke at 3 am briefly and felt good that I didn't drink.... Have to clean up a mess with my sibling tho while I was drunk last week I told him exactly how i feel about him and glad it's out in the open however gotta do this sober .,.alcohol has the loose tongue potion in...
by long over do
09 May 2013 17:28
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Well here I go again ,,day 1 ..drinking is getting steadily more and more.,.my shame is back and sleepless nights promising to never drink again .,.to just having one to just having more..feel anxious again so I'm motivated to be done .,.
by long over do
03 May 2013 15:02
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4455967

Re: The First 7 Days

Crackers I did the same last night I was ending day 11 I had felt good and strong all day a client hada glass of wine when I was alone eaf said c'mon relax with a glass of wine....it was white wine idont really like whitebut I drank it all,.one glass ,.one never ending glass.,. I really easily went ...
by long over do
03 May 2013 05:44
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 865284

Re: Two Week Challenge

No I know I won't go on a bender as the guilt is already building.,.,af tommorow I just can't believe I gave in..I felt strong I felt good ...except I gave in to the eaf ,.,.. Drinking water now tucked in bed sad at myself gnite ..after 11 going on 12 days af I felt soooo good ,.. I'm definatley not...
by long over do
03 May 2013 05:25
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 865284

Re: Two Week Challenge

Fell off the wagon had 4 glasses of wine .....had head struggles gave in .....just plainly gave in...sad ...had 3/4 bottle wine in fridge as a client had wine I finished it ,., no great reason ,.going to fight this eaf as I could drink more but wont .,no I won't ....I have no advice other than dont ...
by long over do
02 May 2013 04:22
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 865284

Re: Two Week Challenge

Completely spent this eve .,I'm tucked in bed with an earl grey tea a book and a good night sleep lie ahead
by long over do
01 May 2013 22:33
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Two Week Challenge
Replies: 17436
Views: 865284

Re: Two Week Challenge

Sammie I am finding second week is a little easier then the first because there's no sweaty anxiety withdraws however the crave and the mindset of me thinking just one just one so far the way I'm dealing with that is by excersising .,.,drinking water and ice tea like crazy .,I pee alot at night,.,I'...