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Spats wrote:
23 Nov 2019 22:32
Still sober tonight Ruby :?: sure you are ;)?
Having a stiff Irn Bru, was on the flavoured water earlier, thanks for asking. ;)?

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Morning

Bunking off church today. Because I can. I resigned a couple of years ago, but no one has done anything about looking for a replacement. New vicar soon. Maybe it'll be all change.

So, what to do with my day? There's an art and craft fair hosted by the university. It's mild and not raining. I could take the dog for a very long walk ... do us both some good. Clean out the fridge. Every time I open the door I'm reminded that something smells dead.

Irn Bru - never tried it. Is that an energy drink?

Onwards, and I plan to be mostly sober today.
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Great to hear DD. Hope you have a wonderful and gratifying AF day. Cowboy.
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Hope you enjoyed your day DD, irn bru is the other national drink in Scotland, there's a lot of caffeine in it but it's not an energy drink.

Nice to see you cowboy.

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Hope all you mostlies are still mostly. ;)?

Had a drink last Wednesday but back on the wagon now. :D canny sleep as usual. :mrgreen:

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Today I'm going to be mostly. It's so easy to give in, so I'm fighting temptation constantly. I must try and get back into the sober mind frame
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05 Dec 2019 08:58
Today I'm going to be mostly. It's so easy to give in, so I'm fighting temptation constantly. I must try and get back into the sober mind frame
It's so hard this time of year, never mind the Christmas party season, there's the dark, cold nights to contend with. Hope you managed to get through sober. <:)>

Day 1 here, slightly tempted by the booze cupboard at my sister's, looking forward to getting home.

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I remember staying at my in-laws. Ex had left me at visiting my brother. I drank a bottle of sherry and returned so drunk I don't remember much more. Avoid the sister's alcohol.

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I did Danny, thanks. Home now so no temptation. Back to being mostly sober. Next drink day going to be the election night. Will probably be very disappointed but going to stay up and watch it.

Hope you're doing well. ;)?

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Think I've mostly lost the plot Ruby, but hey. Tomorrow is Sunday.
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Waking up sober. Wish I could bottle this feeling as a reminder. A pretty bottle, full of sparkling lights. Sober to face the day.
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Waking up sober. Wish I could bottle this feeling as a reminder. A pretty bottle, full of sparkling lights. Sober to face the day.
Well done Danny, ;)? Yeah it is a great feeling.

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Well. I went to bed sober last night, but I'm waking up with a bangin' head.
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Sober to bed again. This could get to be a habit.

Now if I could only find some enthusiasm for doing any form of exercise.
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What a great habit to have. ;)

Hope you're headache improved, the gym is what New year is all about. :mrgreen:

Another AF day.

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And waking up sober - and no headache. Any minute now and I might be in danger of taking some exercise
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It's quite frightening. I was dreaming that I had been swimming. Then I got cramp in my calf - and woke up. The cramp was real, and it's alright - I haven't been swimming - done any exercise. Still safe in bed (and waking up). And still sober. Though while I know this, I don't actually feel it. Woolly brain, banging head, nasty taste in my mouth. It will get better.

And I've a plan. One of the reasons I really had to stop, was lack of finance, but as this turns around, I know I will think "spare cash? I can buy a bottle." Cunning plan, is to spend £10/week on stuff for Basics Bank. Then I won't have the spare cash. Good idea? I think so. Must do some last minute Christmas shopping first though....
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Waking up sober. It feels like forever already, but it's day 4. My mind is now beginning to think 'I could have a little drink.' I need Slingy here to post that if he can do three months, anyone can. One day at a time.
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DannyD wrote:
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It's quite frightening. I was dreaming that I had been swimming. Then I got cramp in my calf - and woke up. The cramp was real, and it's alright - I haven't been swimming - done any exercise. Still safe in bed (and waking up). And still sober. Though while I know this, I don't actually feel it. Woolly brain, banging head, nasty taste in my mouth. It will get better.

And I've a plan. One of the reasons I really had to stop, was lack of finance, but as this turns around, I know I will think "spare cash? I can buy a bottle." Cunning plan, is to spend £10/week on stuff for Basics Bank. Then I won't have the spare cash. Good idea? I think so. Must do some last minute Christmas shopping first though....
Ugh, i get cramp quite often when asleep, usually the only thing that wakes me up too. No idea why i get it, someone mentioned to me that dehydration might be an issue - Could that be the same for you, Danny?

The Basics Bank sounds like a very worthwhile and needed
Project (probably even more so after yesterday) but is there a possibility that you could also save a bit into a specific account (maybe with penalties for lots of withdrawals to remove temptation) say or is there someone who could hold the cash for you and only give it you back when you reach a certain agreed amount that you can splurge on something you actually need (and it removes the day to day opportunity to spend it down the offie)?

Basics bank still a sound idea too though 👍

Best, Blifter

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It's been suggested that it's a salt issue - not sure if I can remember if that's too much or too little. And that could well tie in with dehydration.

No dehydration tonight. Drunk lots. Wine. Eugh. Start again in the morning. Spit.
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