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Re: Mostly Sober

Post by DannyD » 21 Nov 2019 07:25

It was a few years ago now. I've paid for my house and brought up the two children with very little financial input from him. As in very little. Almost non existent. It grates that he feels he should tell me what to do, but there's over 200 miles between us.

Hope you're feeling better Ruby

Onwards. Today is yesterday's tomorrow. Another day in fact. Mindset to food, and I'm ok.
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Post by DannyD » 21 Nov 2019 19:35

Weary, weary, weary. Trying for mostly sober this evening, but I suspect it's going to be mostly early night with a hot water bottle, and sleep. And, to think, this morning I actually thought I might go swimming this evening. The way I feel I'll fall asleep in the pool
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Post by Cowboy » 21 Nov 2019 21:23

Always feels great to wake up the day after not drinking. I've had two of those mornings in a row and ready to start a fire, have a nice cup of coffee and relax for the night. Take care DD.
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Post by DannyD » 22 Nov 2019 12:01

Start a fire Cowboy? Please come round. I want to light my aga, but it's such a performance.

Phoned in sick, quoting mental health. I'm pleased they accepted that as a reason. Every small step
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Post by Jjjj of Old » 22 Nov 2019 12:59

Cowboy wrote:
21 Nov 2019 21:23
Always feels great to wake up the day after not drinking. I've had two of those mornings in a row and ready to start a fire, have a nice cup of coffee and relax for the night.
That sounds great, Cowboy ;)?
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Phoned in sick, quoting mental health. I'm pleased they accepted that as a reason. Every small step
I'm sorry you had to phone in, D, but that is good that they understand your reasons.

I have another new manager at work and one of the first things he said by way of introduction was that he has mental health issues and that I'm not to worry if I sometimes find him sullen and uncommunicative, especially in the mornings. I was just impressed by his honesty, and also that it's a situation in which he can be honest - no need, these days, to hide these issues, which is a great thing.

Anyway, I hope you feel better through the day <:)>
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 23 Nov 2019 01:21

Sorry to hear you're struggling Danny, hope you feel better soon. <:)> <:)>

I've always lied through my teeth about mental health so I could work. Glad it's becoming a little easier and hopefully I can be honest in the future.

Planning a drink on Christmas Day and sober till about February or when I get my licence renewed. You're my witnesses, so it's your responsibility to remind me. :mrgreen:

Have a great weekend guys. ;)?

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Post by Spats » 23 Nov 2019 22:32

Still sober tonight Ruby :?: sure you are ;)?

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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 23 Nov 2019 23:08

Spats wrote:
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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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Post by DannyD » 24 Nov 2019 09:22

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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Post by Cowboy » 24 Nov 2019 12:51

Great to hear DD. Hope you have a wonderful and gratifying AF day. Cowboy.
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 24 Nov 2019 20:55

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.

Still AF.

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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 02 Dec 2019 01:14

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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Post by DannyD » 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
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 06 Dec 2019 23:57

DannyD wrote:
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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Post by DannyD » 07 Dec 2019 08:54

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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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 07 Dec 2019 18:49

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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Post by DannyD » 07 Dec 2019 21:16

Think I've mostly lost the plot Ruby, but hey. Tomorrow is Sunday.
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Re: Mostly Sober

Post by DannyD » 09 Dec 2019 08:41

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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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 09 Dec 2019 14:40

DannyD wrote:
09 Dec 2019 08:41
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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Re: Mostly Sober

Post by DannyD » 10 Dec 2019 03:58

Well. I went to bed sober last night, but I'm waking up with a bangin' head.
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