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The First 7 Days

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Maria » 30 Oct 2019 11:33

<:)> from me too Lesians,.. Day4 beautiful day ;)?
Never stop trying... Never stop believing .. Never give up .. Your day will come !

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Johnnyb » 30 Oct 2019 13:02

Day 4. 24 sober from 30, happy with that, but I seem to be on a holding pattern at present. I suppose that gives me time to stabilise or firm up my current habit, then I can improve further on that. I will never forget my old day 1,s plus the 2,3, and 4. Withdrawn, no appetite, can't sleep, shakes, sweats and the thought that that I can't break free. It was 2018 since I experienced that and I never want to go back there. On Friday I had a few drinks after 16 days alcohol free and on Saturday I had 5 pints and 35 cl of vodka, a lot for some but for me that would have led to a 70 cl bottle of vodka and 2 beers on day 3 then a continuation until I'm feeling to ill/ low to drink. When I drink these days the alarm bells ring and I get it stopped as soon as I can because I know exactly were it will lead.
YOU NEVER STOP FAILING UNTIL YOU STOP TRYING ----- Albert Einstein

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Rose13 » 30 Oct 2019 15:23

Hi Action , I’m doing ok, thanks for asking
24 outta 30 is great JB
Day 3
Let’s keep going guys !!!
Pork are you with us?

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Post by Pork » 30 Oct 2019 16:33

Hi Rose,

I’m starting Friday.
Just having a couple of beers now & tomorrow.
Working anyway & I learnt a long time ago not to get smashed on a school night.
Suffered horrendous hangovers years ago.
Partied until wee hours then woke like death haha.
Stupid me.
Ain’t done that in years though so no chance I’ll be doing it now.

From the 1st I’m going all in 👍😎

Keep on people 👍😎

You’re great 👍

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Smallt » 30 Oct 2019 19:09

Day 3 and on the water still got a headache tho ;)?

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Kitty1986 » 30 Oct 2019 21:28

Hi Guys :\:

Day 5....had a couple of wobbles tonight but batted them away.....

You are all doing great...let’s do this and move on up \:)/ \:)/

Kitty x

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Action » 30 Oct 2019 21:30

Evening Peeps.

Well done on day 3 Smallt! The headache will go!
Water for me too...day 2 complete here.

Hope everyone else is okay.

Excellent Kitty (::) well done on pushing away the wobbles.
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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Leslans » 31 Oct 2019 07:04

Day 2 <:)>
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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Maria » 31 Oct 2019 09:04

Day 5 \:)/ well done everyone
Never stop trying... Never stop believing .. Never give up .. Your day will come !

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Action » 31 Oct 2019 09:08

Morning Everyone,

Great job on smashing Day 1 Leslans ;)?
Day 5 Maria, brilliant (::)

Well I’m commencing day 3 already. Feeling quite chuffed despite slight dip at weekend. Not so long ago I felt really, really trapped and miserable, drinking every day even though I didn’t want to. Now I feel hope. ;)?
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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by xxxkateyxxx » 31 Oct 2019 09:32

Good morning seveners :\: some amazing achievements here, we are doing well. Day 7 for me but I won't be moving over to the next thread quite yet as I feel more comfortable here. I've got a presentation in a couple of hours so I'm really pleased to have a clear head for that. Happy Halloween everyone, have an amazing day xxx

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by PB&J » 31 Oct 2019 11:01

Morning all. I'm going to try again. I can feel the ache and pain in my liver. The damage is done but I need to stop. I'm going to take it hour at a time once finished work. To be honest and I really need to be I've used my local shops so much recently trying to buy from different ones that um now too embarrassed to go in them which is probably a good thing.

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by LBNS » 31 Oct 2019 11:36

Hey PB&J <:)>
Welcome back.
I’m having a rough time with drinking, back on day 1 again.
Feeling really unwell 😔
I’m like a bloody stuck record at the moment.
I’m sick of making myself sick 🤢
You never regret NOT drinking the next morning.

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by PB&J » 31 Oct 2019 11:42

Hi LBNS, know how you feel. Have started back at gym, on anti depressants but really dont know how to do this anymore. Gonna try. Heres to Day 1. Good luck.

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Maria » 31 Oct 2019 11:52

That's great Action,your hope is inspiring ;)? Well done Katey those first 7 days are the toughest (::)
LBNS why don't you try the councelling,I'm sure it would buy you some dry time to kick-start you regime,
I'm a bit more optimistic only a few days ago felt like you and PJ
Hope tommorrow is better <:)>
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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Kitty1986 » 31 Oct 2019 18:59

Hi Guys :\:

Day 6.....been a while that’s for sure. Had a few permission thoughts but batted them away again. Gosh this is hard work BUT something I have to do. Just need to change my mindset. For so long Alcohol has played a big part in my life and I’ve wasted so much time when I should/could have spent it on so much more important/enjoyable things. Life is short and I’m not looking back but looking forward although I don’t know what lies ahead :o one thing I know for sure I don’t want alcohol to rule my life anymore (thinking about it, wasting money, etc).

Katey - I’m hot on your tail :lol: know what you mean about staying on this thread.
Welcome back PB&J. You can do this.
LBNS - great that you’ve come back... I know it’s hard but you will get there. Never give up on yourself..you are so worth it.
Hi Maria, Action, leslans & Smallt - Lets do this!
Pork...See you tomorrow

Sorry if if missed anyone.

Have a good evening all

Kitty xx

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Action » 31 Oct 2019 19:39

Evening Everyone.

Congratulations on day 7 Katey, I hope the presentation went well. Excellent job on day 6 Kitty and for crushing those temptations. (::)

LBNS and PB&J ❤️ Hold on to your faith...you can get AF days under your belt. One step at a time and remember every AF day is a great achievement. <:)> PB&J - try not to push yourself too hard in the early days... perhaps you can just concentrate on eating well and building yourself before you hit the gym. Can you go for a calming walk instead to blow the cobwebs away.

Glad you are feeling optimistic Maria. ;)?

Day 3 complete for me. Had a really busy day and totally shattered now but me and the woof are fed and watered, showered (just me) :lol: and crashed in front of the tv relaxing.
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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Smallt » 31 Oct 2019 20:41

(::) hi everyone day 4 not finding it to bad at the minute but find myself taking big sighs at everything lol. It's been a good few years since I've done 7 days so that's my first challenge x

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Pork » 01 Nov 2019 05:56

Good morning campers 👍😎
Day One ☝️

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Re: The First 7 Days

Post by Maria » 01 Nov 2019 07:23

Nice one Pork.Happy November everyone \:)/
Day 6
Never stop trying... Never stop believing .. Never give up .. Your day will come !

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