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by serend
03 Nov 2014 09:48
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82194
Views: 3500784

Re: The First 7 Days

Sorry to read about the other life struggles people are facing alongside trying to do this, its hard enough to face on its own. But I guess we maybe all start for a reason, I'm probably just kidding myself that other than the drinking my like is ok. Monday morning, hope everyone is ready for the wee...
by serend
02 Nov 2014 21:57
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Re: Cutting Down
Replies: 3083
Views: 231693

Re: Cutting Down

Ha ha! Just went to the self service till at the supermarket and stood aside so the assistant could type in the verify age code and realized that I didn't have any booze.. :D This made me laugh, I so want to feel that! The thought of complete abstinence makes me feel a bit panicky so I like the ide...
by serend
02 Nov 2014 21:52
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82194
Views: 3500784

Re: The First 7 Days

Good to see all the support. Day started well and took a nose dive. It's called life. But I'm in a panic, want to cry. Feel lonely. This time last week would be half way through second bottle. I have a lot of growing up to do. Stunted growth from anaesthetising emotions with wine. Pour me. More imm...
by serend
02 Nov 2014 21:49
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14233
Views: 802662

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

You've taken a big step already in joining here and I wish you well whichever route you choose x Thanks so much Finley, feels like a huge step! I don't think I need medical help. Will see how things are tomorrow though after making it through the first day today. Hi again - so you decided on the no...
by serend
02 Nov 2014 09:28
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82194
Views: 3500784

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 2, hardly slept at all. Planned to catch up on work this morning but feeling v groggy and anxious about an event tonight where everyone will be drinking. Will focus on saying no and thinking about wanting to feel okay Monday morning to get through it..This WILL be worth it!
by serend
01 Nov 2014 23:51
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Re: Cutting Down
Replies: 3083
Views: 231693

Re: Cutting Down

Ha ha! Just went to the self service till at the supermarket and stood aside so the assistant could type in the verify age code and realized that I didn't have any booze.. :D This made me laugh, I so want to feel that! The thought of complete abstinence makes me feel a bit panicky so I like the ide...
by serend
01 Nov 2014 23:39
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14233
Views: 802662

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

[quote="Bernadette"]I drank at least a bottle of wine each night. More at weekend when I started drinking earlier.quote]
This sounds like me. Good luck Bernadette!
by serend
01 Nov 2014 23:38
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14233
Views: 802662

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Finley wrote: You've taken a big step already in joining here and I wish you well whichever route you choose x
Thanks so much Finley, feels like a huge step! I don't think I need medical help. Will see how things are tomorrow though after making it through the first day today.
by serend
01 Nov 2014 23:34
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Sober April
Replies: 11904
Views: 514477

Re: No Drink November

Good idea, I'm in!
by serend
01 Nov 2014 23:32
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 82194
Views: 3500784

Re: The First 7 Days

Day 1 done, feeling quite strong, last drink about 11.30 last night. Can do this! :)
by serend
01 Nov 2014 08:12
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14233
Views: 802662

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Hi I read some great posts on here yesterday and it made me want to join. A warm hello to you all! Quick introduction from me - I drink every day and really want to stop as its affecting family, health and work. I wake up every day feeling awful and with the hope that I wont drink later that day but...