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The First 7 Days

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Post by Pork » 14 Apr 2019 20:14

Day two done for the pig also.
Peace ✌️
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Post by Sleepyb » 14 Apr 2019 20:37

Evening all, day 4 done. Eaten loads, watched some Netflix and waiting for line of duty. Hope all are ok, oh and hi pikkles and jack x

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Post by LBNS » 14 Apr 2019 20:56

Hey Sleepy :\: well done in day 4.
I planning on snapping at your heels, I won't be that far behind you!
Day 1 nearly over, thank god.
Tomorrow wine better, and then the next better still.
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Post by LBNS » 14 Apr 2019 20:57

Edit - should say WILL be better, not bloody WINE :evil:
You never regret NOT drinking the next morning.

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Post by Les21 » 14 Apr 2019 21:09

I've just started on my journey again - this is day 1. I managed 3 years sober then stupidly began drinking again and it's now worse than ever. I absolutely must stop this time and stop for good. I've been quite sick today but I guess at least it's all the toxins coming out. I can't even keep water down today.
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Post by Sleepyb » 14 Apr 2019 21:12

Hi les, I was like that Thursday but I’m feeling ok 4 days on, eating (far too much) and sleeping ok. I’m not exactly dancing in tables but significantly better than I was day one

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Post by Les21 » 14 Apr 2019 21:17

Thanks Sleepyb - I've been here so many times I've just got to make it work this time. Sometimes I'm amazed I'm not dead already I've been drinking so much :-(

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Post by Sleepyb » 14 Apr 2019 21:26

Yep I’m sure you have. I really worry about my physical health as I can’t believe I’ve not done some damage but too scared to get checked out at docs.
Every time I say ‘right if I can stay alcohol free for at least a month, give my liver a bit of a chance, then I’ll go to the doc’ trouble is I can never make it to a month :roll:

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Post by Les21 » 14 Apr 2019 21:29

Oh I know the feeling Sleepyb - that's exactly the way I've been thinking. I've started swimming again and have a personal trainer once a week - just need to sort the drinking out. I guess we have to focus on the improvements that will come to our health by cutting out alcohol.

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Post by Sleepyb » 14 Apr 2019 21:34

I take supplements til they’re coming out my ears and try and exercise but the only real answer is no more bloody drink.
We can do it les!

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Post by Les21 » 14 Apr 2019 21:46

Yes definitely Sleepyb - good luck! My day 1 is nearly over and just praying I'll feel a bit better tomorrow

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Post by Johnnyb » 14 Apr 2019 22:31

Day 5 over. Had a good day and my mood has improved. Les, 3 years sober and back to day 1. It's a reminder that we don't get fixed, we must maintain. I'm 57 and see myself as finished with alcohol, I may fall along the way but I will get back on the sober path. No controlled drinking, that does not work. I will never be fixed, that's a delusion. The best drinks salesman will always be in my head. This is maintenance and I must always maintain. I love being sober.
YOU NEVER STOP FAILING UNTIL YOU STOP TRYING ----- Albert Einstein

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Post by Pork » 15 Apr 2019 04:53

Day three 😎👍

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Post by Jack k » 15 Apr 2019 07:07

Day 2. Good morning all and hi to Pork, Pikkles and Truestate - thanks for your messages.
Feeling positive today. Going to get the diet right and get back out running.
I’ve just logged onto my bank account and that’s given me another reason to quit this lifestyle. I’ve gone through a ton of money in the last two weeks and there’s still two weeks till payday. :?

Anyway, have a great day everyone. ;)?

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Post by Jack k » 15 Apr 2019 07:18

Sleepyb wrote:
14 Apr 2019 21:26
Yep I’m sure you have. I really worry about my physical health as I can’t believe I’ve not done some damage but too scared to get checked out at docs.
Every time I say ‘right if I can stay alcohol free for at least a month, give my liver a bit of a chance, then I’ll go to the doc’ trouble is I can never make it to a month :roll:
This! I get a letter from my GP every year offering a free medical as I’m over 40 :cry: but I daren’t go as I’m trying to heal my liver as I suspect I’ll have done some damage.

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Post by Pikkles » 15 Apr 2019 07:19

Naughty little newt wrote:
14 Apr 2019 19:53
Pikkles wrote:
14 Apr 2019 17:55
Day 1, feeling rough, spent the whole day on the couch, just need a good nights sleep. Feeling hopeful though ;)?

Hello Pikkels and welcome to Brighteye ;)?


It's going to take about 10 days before your sleep starts getting back in order, I drank daily for over 20 years and it was around day 10 or 11 before I slept right. You are going to feel rough for a good few days so just class yourself as full of flu and relax, everything else can wait. Once you've got past that ball ache things improve fast and furious ;)?

Best of luck :D
Thank you! Last night was not too bad, just waiting for the night sweats to kick in :( and the headaches :(
Lets see what day two brings ;)?
just trying to be the best i can \:)/

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Post by Pikkles » 15 Apr 2019 07:28

Morning all :\:
Starting day 2, not had very good sleep so pretty grumpy start to day.
Plan is to get a bit of walking in (i'm aiming for 5000 steps) eat as healthy as i can, warm bath before bed, then early night \:)/

Lets do this \:)/
just trying to be the best i can \:)/

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Post by Pork » 15 Apr 2019 07:38

Am on 600 cal starve day :shock: :?
Keep on people 😎

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Post by serend » 15 Apr 2019 08:00

Morning everyone, back for another day 1 yet again, its been a while but going for it as not getting any younger :/
Have a good day all!!
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Post by Les21 » 15 Apr 2019 08:26

Day 2 and been up all night throwing up. I'm such an idiot letting it get this bad again. I know I've been using it to numb painful emotions with no concern about the damage I'm doing to myself. Taking care of myself has never come easy to me. I've never felt I mattered. I know the drinking is a symptom of something much deeper rooted and everything has just got into a hideous mess. Just hope I feel better soon :-(

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