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by queenie
23 Oct 2008 09:55
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Cutting Down - Archived
Replies: 3762
Views: 288799

Re: Social Drinking - or, 'Cutting down'

hi anna!

i like the idea of being the thought police, although i think i might have to have a bit more between my ears to qualify!

Qxxx :D
by queenie
23 Oct 2008 06:28
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Cutting Down - Archived
Replies: 3762
Views: 288799

Re: Social Drinking - or, 'Cutting down'

ok peeps.

this is a line drawn by a lawyer:

________________________________________________________________________________

no more arguing about this stuff. or i'll send the boys round... (its what we lawyers do)

Qxxx
by queenie
23 Oct 2008 06:23
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The place to say "I haven't had a drink today"
Replies: 30698
Views: 1506045

Re: Do you want to say "I haven't had a drink today" ?

patty

thanks so much - i feel so much less mad now he is home. yesterday was a bit stressy as he had to go back to the clinic in london but the evening was nice. i did have a drink yesterday but ony 3 small glasses of wine which i am happy with.

thank you all again for all your support.

Qxxx
by queenie
22 Oct 2008 07:03
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The place to say "I haven't had a drink today"
Replies: 30698
Views: 1506045

Re: Do you want to say "I haven't had a drink today" ?

thank you so much amber - and well done everyone.

mm - glad you had a good day - you deserve it.

Qxxx
by queenie
21 Oct 2008 21:51
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The place to say "I haven't had a drink today"
Replies: 30698
Views: 1506045

Re: Do you want to say "I haven't had a drink today" ?

for the first time in ages i can say i haven't had a drink today!

Qxxx
by queenie
20 Oct 2008 20:26
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: Please post here if you are planning to drink.
Replies: 1204
Views: 118534

Re: Please post here if you are planning to drink.

mm i was feeling a bit sorry for myself until i read your post. there isn't anything sensible i can say. and it may not be what people would usually say on bright eye but i doubt if i would stay sober on the day i got such news and i reckon you may feel the same. but you need to make plans and have ...
by queenie
20 Oct 2008 18:58
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

hi peeps thank you all again for your support. my husband is home now - they let him out this morning which was brilliant as i spent yesterday evening in bits and was not looking forward to more of it. its funny now he is home i am if anything more stressed but trying not to show it. i think it will...
by queenie
19 Oct 2008 19:09
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

hi peeps they've kept my husband in an extra day as his tests showed things weren't quite settled yet. apparantly nothing to worry about yet but i am nevertheless worried, given that i am a worrier by nature and i am worn out. my son doesn't understand why they said one thing and then another happen...
by queenie
18 Oct 2008 22:26
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

susie so sorry to hear things are rough for you. i have friend with bi polar and i know it is a real nightmare in a lot of ways, not least because no-one seems to understand what it is. i hope you feel better soon and please don't worry about not always giving support - when you are well you are rea...
by queenie
17 Oct 2008 11:10
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

thank you so much patty - he is ok - very tired and sore but looking a much better colour. his bro is going home today which is amazing.

will post more later.

love
Qxxx
by queenie
15 Oct 2008 22:34
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

darcy so sorry you are low. it must be so hard for you. i have really appreciated all your support lately - i know you have been through much more difficult things than i have and it has helped me be strong. today i was so scared my husband would die and several times i wanted to scream but i kept i...
by queenie
15 Oct 2008 21:22
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON THE FORUM
Replies: 5010
Views: 472276

Re: KEEPING IN TOUCH ON FORUM

julie

hugs and thoughts of you. you are one special person.

Qxxx
by queenie
14 Oct 2008 22:17
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

hi peeps just a very quick post to let you know that my husband's op is going ahead - they weren't sure if it would until today and they then thought they might have to dialyse him overnight but his blood levels have settled so he will have a comfortable night. they are in theatre first thing so it ...
by queenie
14 Oct 2008 22:11
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: The Confession Parlour...
Replies: 4631
Views: 360604

Re: The Confession Parlour...

well done mrs canary! you are doing great and don't feel bad that you had some wine. life will get better. <:)> <:)> <:)>

Qxxx
by queenie
14 Oct 2008 05:48
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL - 2008
Replies: 3739
Views: 234657

Re: SUPPORT/CHAT/GENERAL OCTOBER 2008

well done ed!

Qxxx
by queenie
13 Oct 2008 21:55
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Old SOS - Archived
Replies: 11782
Views: 716716

Re: SOS - Post here if you need help (NO GENERAL CHAT PLEASE)

sue

you are so right - helen is brave and strong and will be fine. it is so good to talk to our kids about these issues - they really matter more than we think at the time.

Qxxx
by queenie
13 Oct 2008 21:48
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: The Confession Parlour...
Replies: 4631
Views: 360604

Re: The Confession Parlour...

hi sue i'm ok - thanks for asking. my husband is going in for an op the day after tomorrow so i am a bit of a mess but i am hoping to get more of a grip once he is home again. i have let myself off the hook on the drinking front lately but it can't carry on for ever... stay strong - you are doing gr...
by queenie
13 Oct 2008 15:16
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: The Confession Parlour...
Replies: 4631
Views: 360604

Re: The Confession Parlour...

hi sue its funny how sometimes the times we think we won't 'need' a drink are when we end up having one. it might be that if we are not stressing about the evening out we feel it is safe to have a drink or two because we aren't going to lose the plot and go overboard. if an evening was likely to be ...
by queenie
13 Oct 2008 15:07
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Old SOS - Archived
Replies: 11782
Views: 716716

Re: SOS - Post here if you need help (NO GENERAL CHAT PLEASE)

hi helen i've sent you a pm - i'd give you a ring but we are in the middle of getting stuff ready for going up to london tomorrow and i am trying to keep it all together here as my son is off school. but i am thinking of you and i remember well when we spoke before, when you were in a similar place ...
by queenie
10 Oct 2008 11:04
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Book Club
Replies: 1858
Views: 155336

Re: Good reads, poems and quotes

i remember hearing her on either desert island discs or all in the mind, speaking about her violent father and her struggle with drinking. the thing i remember as particularly odd was that she said her liver had been damaged by quinine (in tonic) as well as alcohol. i loved the programmes - i've got...