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by KraftyKat
29 Jun 2020 19:00
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14641
Views: 983147

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Thanks for the welcome ;)?
by KraftyKat
29 Jun 2020 14:22
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4456219

Re: The First 7 Days

Thanks Maria x
by KraftyKat
29 Jun 2020 12:18
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4456219

Re: The First 7 Days

Hi. Day one for me and finding things to keep me busy. I'm usually ok until early evening and that seems to be the danger point for me.
Hope to chat to a lot of you soon x
by KraftyKat
29 Jun 2020 12:12
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14641
Views: 983147

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Hi. I was here about 10 years ago and it was a huge help to me. Actually was AF for a year but have gradually gone back to old ways and it's been a lot worse during lockdown. I suffer from anxiety depression which doesn't help but I know I feel better when I control my drinking or abstain as the gui...
by KraftyKat
31 Dec 2011 17:53
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The Six Month Challenge
Replies: 16123
Views: 737696

Re: The Six Month Challenge

Just to say Happy New Year to all on BE and very best wishes for 2012 \:)/
Tonight will be 26 weeks/six months to the day since I had a drink - trust me to have a significant day on New Years evening ;)
by KraftyKat
28 Dec 2011 14:19
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: General Support and Chat
Replies: 13392
Views: 799882

Re: December General Support and Chat

Has Linda changed her name (ready for the New Year)?
by KraftyKat
24 Dec 2011 14:19
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM
Replies: 4964
Views: 407734

Re: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM

Thanks for that SG - I missed that particular name change.
You have a good time and enjoy the New Year/Hogmannay :-)
KK xx
by KraftyKat
24 Dec 2011 13:34
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM
Replies: 4964
Views: 407734

Re: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM

... and TomC123 (sorry Tom - didnt mean to miss you out)
by KraftyKat
24 Dec 2011 13:18
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The Six Month Challenge
Replies: 16123
Views: 737696

Re: The Six Month Challenge

And to you Boris (and everyone else) I haven't been on the boards too much lately as I had a ticking off at work for use of the Internet. (From people who can't manage to do more than one thing at a time *G* I can chat online and work at the same time!) Still keeping logging on and checking on every...
by KraftyKat
24 Dec 2011 13:08
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM
Replies: 4964
Views: 407734

Re: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM

Just to say "Happy Christmas" and a wonderful New Yearto all on the boards.
Thinking of my old friends who dropped out (hopefully temporarily) this year. Alice, Arcturus, laura etc - I miss you.
xx KK
by KraftyKat
05 Dec 2011 18:23
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 4 Week Challenge
Replies: 8131
Views: 414040

Re: The 4 Week Challenge

[quote="Arcturus Now I just need to overcome this lack of motivation to get up and do something! The house is a mess, but all I want to do is sit in front of the fireplace and read or daydream. The thought of going out in the cold rain (it's a wet 3º C where I am) makes me shudder. :( Arc[/quote] I...
by KraftyKat
28 Oct 2011 13:24
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM
Replies: 4964
Views: 407734

Re: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM

Wonder if anyone's heard from Laura(NewStart?) Has she re joined with a new name?
by KraftyKat
28 Oct 2011 10:32
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Just want to share.
Replies: 5187
Views: 299557

Re: Just want to share.

Well done SG - sounds very grown up to me (::)
by KraftyKat
28 Oct 2011 10:22
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The Six Month Challenge
Replies: 16123
Views: 737696

Re: The Six Month Challenge

Sorry it's a bit late but wanted to send congratulations to Mai!!!!!
Well done - a brilliant achievement (::) (::) (::) (::)
xx KK
by KraftyKat
22 Oct 2011 15:08
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SOS - Post here if you need help (No General Chat Please)
Replies: 11738
Views: 820778

Re: SOS - Post here if you need help (No General Chat Please

(I know this is the SOS so I'll just post a quick couple of lines in reply)
Shelsey - don't scare me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Really thought things had gone badly wrong but soooo pleased to find not the case \:)/ Brilliant post for everyone to see how things can be turned around so completely (::) xx KK
by KraftyKat
20 Oct 2011 11:43
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 83440
Views: 4456219

Re: The First 7 Days

well done everyone i am still sober and have decided as it was a slip i am going back on the 3 month thread after a bit of a battle with my brain as iv no intention to carry on drinking but wil still stay on here as well so i dont forget what a slip makes you feel like xxxx Good for you Jo <:)> xx KK
by KraftyKat
20 Oct 2011 09:00
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SOS - Post here if you need help (No General Chat Please)
Replies: 11738
Views: 820778

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Hi, this is my first time using Bright Eyes. I am 37 years old and tend to be a bit of a binge drinker.I have a couple of drinks and get a taste for it and have difficulty knowing when to stop. I gave up drinking completely for a month recently and was so proud of myself! but after a friends reunio...
by KraftyKat
18 Oct 2011 18:53
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: October General Support and Chat
Replies: 80
Views: 11808

Re: October General Support and Chat

Jane - you may be scared but you're facing up to doing it anyway (::)
by KraftyKat
12 Oct 2011 16:00
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Wobble Board
Replies: 5458
Views: 363257

Re: The Wobble Board

Once I realised that the wobble board wasn't one of those instruments of torture designed (according to the blurb) to "retrain proprioception" - sense of balance to you and me - I relaxed!!!!! Excellent idea! I tend to wobble on occasions (no references to Weight Watchers please) but don't feel it's...
by KraftyKat
11 Oct 2011 09:59
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Christmas: Doing it sober and in style
Replies: 3103
Views: 174648

Re: 2011 Christmas Challenge

I started worrying about Christmas waaaaay back but decided to take my own advice of "never trouble trouble til trouble troubles you" ;) Seriously though, Zoe and others gave me some very good advice on planning ahead for a recent holiday which I took and which got me through the first AF holiday of...