The First 7 Days

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ok,didn't drink so day 7 done. was tempted but i'd told the guy in the shop that i'd given up so felt too ashamed to buy any. i feel a bit like i've cheated my way to day 7 by sleeping through several days and making it hard for myself to buy alcohol by telling the shop keeper id stopped. done it though so i guess it doesn't matter how.


thanks pjgirl, cya tomorrow on the two week thread

thanks soberfun... well done on day one... always tempting to have 'just one more day'

wd sammie, (::) cya on the whatever it will be thread when you get back, have a good holiday

good luck, health and happiness to you all

peace
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No such thing as cheating tj. You did it and that's that! \:)/

And yeah... Some of us feel like tearing the pom poms out, some of us don't. Even if you don't feel it yet, it's a really good achievement. Lots of healing to do though, so hang in there and your personal pom pom time will come!

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thankyou ct :D
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Well done TJ \:)/
I've had a couple of days drinking so back to day 1 again! It's 3am can't sleep and feel down :(
Thought I'd better get back on here!
I really want to stop but something in my brain (what's left of it) is stopping me.
I look and feel terrible ! My skin is awful and can't sleep.I hope I feel better tomorrow.

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Hi all. Rose 13 I can't sleep either! I am just back on here after 3 /12 years of looking after my OH through cancer and spending my time on the Macmillan forum etc . I am ashamed to say I carried on drinking through it all, not too badly (most of the time) but have just recuperated from a nasty week long bender. So here we go. :roll:
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Day 2 for me.
Well done Sammie and TJ on making the tweekers.
Sounds as though you have had a hard time of it Beverley. No wonder you struggled.
Hi Rose, let's hope we can get some sleep. I slept well last night, making up for previous one.
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Hello to all 7-dayers, whatever day you are on.

Day 5 for me. :D
Breaking on through to the other side. \:)/

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Hi all
Well done to those who managed last week - great to see some of you moving on through.
I got to day 5 and then slipped - not major but have carried on for a couple of days . So need to put a big STOP to this.

Looking to sharing the week and tips to not just give in ...
Anyone else on day one?
Catch up later
Ang

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Stay with us on the 7 day Diane - you never know, something might 'click' for you before long :)

It's encouraging that you are still coming and posting - well done for that! x

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Diane - first and foremost <:)> . If your target has changed and you are happy with something like 5 AF days and 2 drinking days, then you might want to consider joining the 'Personal Goals' thread. A great bunch of people over there who have similar targets. However, if you are wanting abstinence (even if only for the first 7 days), then please do stay here. ()o

Here's the link to the Personal Goals thread - http://www.brighteyecounselling.co.uk/a ... ?f=1&t=808

The decision, as they say, is yours! ;)?
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Hi folks!

I'm going for 7 days again - it's been too long since I've had a decent stint of AF days. Looking forward to progressing with you all! <:)>

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Hi Diane,
I am the same, can't seem to get past a few days but trying to get to 7

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Bev, I really feel for you. You've had a hard time of it. <:)>
Ang I'm on day 1 too!

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Hi I'm new to this don't know how it works just want talk to people struggling like I am

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Hi Dianenora

You've come to the right place. We are all facing the same struggle and we all understand! This forum is the best place to find help, advice, support, info, encouragement and peace of mind for anyone concerned about their drinking. Keep reading and posting! <:)>

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Hello Dianenora

Welcome to BE. Have a good look around and post wherever you feel comfortable. As Clovis said, we are all in the same boat, so you are not alone. <:)>

Whilst I'm not exactly wobbling as today isn't an option to drink, I'm certainly getting the 'stomp stomp stomp, I'm hungry and I WANT TO DRINK!' thoughts, so I'm burying the thoughts under a huge door-wedge sandwich. I really dislike this feeling - makes me weak and drained. Must remember to stock up on quick, stodgy, filling food when I next go shopping. It's one thing being healthy, but a lettuce leaf just won't deal with these cravings. :P

Hope everyone is winning today.
Breaking on through to the other side. \:)/

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Welcome Dianora, keep posting.
Hi Hannah, nice to see you are going for 7 days as well.

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Trying very hard to distract myself ... very hard this evening.
That EAF saying a couple of glasses thats ok.
can't sit down - weeded the borders, done the lawn - just about to clean the decking but can't find an attachment....

Luckily nothing in and i would have to go out which i have avoided
hows everyone else faring this evening

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Hi everyone I'm going for 7 days. This is day one and no chance of me drinking so that's. One down 6 to go.
one day or day one.

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Evening all,
Tucked up in bed watching corrie! Only got 4 hrs sleep last night so I should sleep tonight ! I hope
Day 1 in the bag! :D

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