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by stephaniencali
29 Jun 2011 18:24
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Good morning all, Welcome Val Day 7 for me. Slept in this morning, went into work little late. Its ok, i will just work late. Had a headache for two days in a row. Woke up in the middle of the night last desperately searching for some sort of asprin or pain releiver. I dont usually keep it in my hou...
by stephaniencali
29 Jun 2011 02:47
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Happy Happy Birthday Dhamma, hope its a great concert. Zeds, i feel you, same way, confident business woman in the day, and a difficult time in the evening, keep your chin up. you will get thru this. Undone...sleep tight, new day tomorrow :) Lilou. congrats on making it thru the sixth day, we are in...
by stephaniencali
28 Jun 2011 19:22
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Welp! i heard back from my dr. I have a fatty liver. She said i need to exersize, eat better and weight loss and it will improve my liver and numbers will improve. I go back in six months for retest.

you all must know what i am thinking


need willpower
by stephaniencali
28 Jun 2011 17:56
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

undone,
yes so much better, i know the feeling. I am focusing so much more now on the happiness of the kids. We go for ice cream, go swimming, etc. NIce to be in the real world. But i do crave.

good luck to you and glad to see you here
by stephaniencali
28 Jun 2011 16:57
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Good Day all m 7 dayer friends and welcome newbies. Glad to see you all here on this beautiful Tuesday. I am on day six now. Went to bed last night with a headache and woke up with a slight one. I do not want to take any type of asprin or pain releiver for it due to my recent blood test showing my l...
by stephaniencali
28 Jun 2011 02:03
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Hi Chris, nice to E-meet you! Today was a challenge, not going to say it was the hardest day, but I did manage to get thru it without stopping by the liquor store to grab a few cans to drink. I almost felt like if I drink, I am not only letting myself down, I am letting all of you great people down ...
by stephaniencali
27 Jun 2011 22:55
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Congrats Dhamma on making it to day 7 tomorrow....Hugs back <:)>

Bit of a stuggle for me today, sitting at work and trying to talk myself in to or out of drinking tonight.

I am not going to but boy the almond inside my head is really causing a ruckus.
by stephaniencali
27 Jun 2011 18:16
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Congrats Caroline for making it to day 7. Great Job <:)>

Be seeing you on the second week board in a couple days myself.
by stephaniencali
27 Jun 2011 17:10
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

good morning all my seven dayer friends. I have made it to day 5. Back at work. Early morning and got my son off to summer school here. He wasnt too happy about it, but he did it. Drove by my favorite liquer store on the way back from dropping him off. Got a shiver thur my entire body, a thought wen...
by stephaniencali
26 Jun 2011 23:31
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Hang tight Twiglet, today is almost over for you Day 3 yeah! i am struggling thru my day 4, went grocery shopping and the liquer department nearly had me crumble. my eight yr old son is driving me nut, laying on the couch crying cuz i snapped at him..... i want a drink toooo....but i am just going t...
by stephaniencali
26 Jun 2011 18:13
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Good morning all, Day 4 today for me. I think i am catching a cold. I woke up with a soar throat, coughing and phlem, yuck! Sunday is one of my favorite days to drink (my other fav days are Mon - Thurs) i guess i liked to medicate myself each evening before i had to work the next day. Each day of th...
by stephaniencali
26 Jun 2011 07:27
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Re: NEW MEMBERS - Archived
Replies: 276
Views: 20255

Re: NEW MEMBERS - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Welcome Arcturus

You are a bright star, please up off your knees and join us in the fight against this distructive friend.

s
by stephaniencali
26 Jun 2011 04:13
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

wow Bob,
sorry to hear you fell ten feet off a ladder unto cement!
hope you are ok
stay safe

s
by stephaniencali
25 Jun 2011 22:29
Forum: Relationships
Topic: coming out as a drinker to people close to us
Replies: 108
Views: 21107

Re: coming out as a drinker to people close to us

Hi lib,

Not only am i across the Atlantic, i am all the way across the states, onthe Pacific....Long travel, i have traveled to your side of the earth on holiday. Edinburgh. beautiful place and beautiful people :) it was one stop on my long trip
have a good night
by stephaniencali
25 Jun 2011 18:45
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Good Morning 7 Dayers Today is my day 3. Good night sleep last night, I am starting to get sweaty. Its my middle childs 15th birthday today, so i must keep my spirits up. When i first started thinking about quitting, I went searching around the internet (how i found you great people) I found an arti...
by stephaniencali
25 Jun 2011 05:21
Forum: Relationships
Topic: coming out as a drinker to people close to us
Replies: 108
Views: 21107

Re: coming out as a drinker to people close to us

Thank you for all the beautiful replies. I started to read the replies while still at work, but quickly welled up with tears so i had to stop. I am coming to the end of day two and it was such a nice day. After work took my son to the California amusement park we live close by, rode some rides and h...
by stephaniencali
24 Jun 2011 19:53
Forum: Relationships
Topic: coming out as a drinker to people close to us
Replies: 108
Views: 21107

Re: coming out as a drinker to people close to us

My friends and family know i drink, but not to what extent. I am afriad to come out now to them while i am still in the very early stage. I would like to wait til after the first month to let them know. Of course my children will know i am not drinking on a nightly basis, they may not even say somet...
by stephaniencali
24 Jun 2011 19:33
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: I Will Not Drink Today Because..............
Replies: 27870
Views: 860115

Re: I Will Not Drink Today Because..............

I will not drink today because....


I want my figure back
I want my life back
i want my health back
I want to live!
by stephaniencali
24 Jun 2011 17:50
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 81889
Views: 3368098

Re: The First 7 Days

Good Morning all, I am new to this board but love it. I posted a New member message yesterday, now i am in my Day two. I am glad my day one was on a Thursday, because I feel the hardest days are going to be two thru four and those will fall during a weekend. I am dreading the sweats and flu like sys...
by stephaniencali
24 Jun 2011 00:53
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Re: NEW MEMBERS - Archived
Replies: 276
Views: 20255

Re: NEW MEMBERS - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Thank you for all the welcome wishes.

Yes you can call me Steph,


Its funny, i feel like i am breaking up with an abusive boyfriend that i am maddly in love with.

Oh well, here is to my new life

\:)/ go me!