The First 7 Days

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Hi Everyone,

Hi Katey and Krafty :\:

Day 2 and feeling a lot better and more positive than yesterday.

Have a great sleep/day, sending you all hugs <:)> <:)>

Vic x
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Good morning seveners :\:
Day 3 for me, feeling a bit less anxious and slept better last night. I've given up caffeine for now as well as I don't think in the long run it was helping with anxiety and sleep. I'm also 12 weeks into surgical menopause which is really tough so I've got an appointment to see a nurse about hrt next week. I'm really trying my best to look after myself. Big hugs to you all <:)> and thanks for reading.

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Kokoda wrote:
10 Jan 2022 23:23
Hi Everyone,

Hi Katey and Krafty :\:

Day 2 and feeling a lot better and more positive than yesterday.

Have a great sleep/day, sending you all hugs <:)> <:)>

Vic x
Way to go Vic \:)/ <:)>

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Thanks Happy <:)> <:)>

Katey, that's really tough on you. Hope you've recovered at least physically from your op <:)>
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Thanks Happy ;)? I have thank you Kokoda <:)> physically I feel amazing and I'm working with that to help my mental health. I've taken my dogs on a nice walk which I couldn't do before. I'm lucky to be here after my last rush to hospital just before the hysterectomy so why do I ruin my mental health with drink, seems like madness!!!

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xxxkateyxxx wrote:
11 Jan 2022 13:44
Thanks Happy ;)? I have thank you Kokoda <:)> physically I feel amazing and I'm working with that to help my mental health. I've taken my dogs on a nice walk which I couldn't do before. I'm lucky to be here after my last rush to hospital just before the hysterectomy so why do I ruin my mental health with drink, seems like madness!!!
Hi Katey, you may find that your anxiety & insomnia resolve after starting HRT. An awful lot of women are put on antidepressants for mental health issues when, in actual fact, they are having menopausal symptoms. I am probably perimenopausal myself (I'm of that age :?) but I haven't noticed any symptoms, probably due to the fact that I have had an alcohol to blood ratio of 60% for the last 10 years :lol:
Why couldn't I be addicted to housework :roll:

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Well done Vic ;)? And you too Katey ;)? Hope you are ok KrazyKat? ;)?

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Day 2/100

After drinking 2 litres of spirits during a long weekend i have literally been dieing. With constant diarrhoea, vomiting, and panic inducing anxiety. I’m rejoining up with CGL tomorrow and i have a DWP interview. I am going to go to more meetings. I was doing so well, 57 days and i crumbled.

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Hi Jake.
Great to see you back: we both know the drill 👍
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Thanks Steve x hope you’re well

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I’m ok (been better: been worse😁)
57 AF days is fantastic money in the bank 👍
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Wow. That’s gone quickly! Well done

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I was praising your 57 👍
My money in bank was 40 just before Christmas
I’m only on 10 here now
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Hi Everyone <:)>

Day 3.

I know my mental health has been worse since the perimenopausal and menopause years, hopefully I am slowly coming out of that and you will too Katey <:)>

Hey Jake, hope you're feeling a bit better now, 57 days was a really good effort \:)/

Anyway, hope you all have a nice day, feeling very tired and not much energy so I'll catch up with you all tomorrow <:)>
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Thank you Happy, Swordie and Kokoda <:)> I'm hoping that these things improve when I get hrt. I need to tell myself that I've been through alot these past few years and it's time to get even better. Have a lovely day seveners <:)> Day 4 for me!!!

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Hi Everyone
Just wanted to send my support to you Jake <:)> That must have hit you hard being so ill afterwards as well. Good luck with your appointments, I hope you get what you want/need. I know you can do this, you’ve done so well in the past and you can do it again.

Yes I do wonder if some of my difficulties over the last few years have been due to peri/menopause. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, as is HRT! There is a Women's Health topic if anyone would like to discuss in more detail? Although I do think we need to get it out in the open a bit more, it’s not something to be hidden away and the effect it can have on women is shocking. It can be so dehabilitating and it’s effect is underestimated or ignored in the main.

Well done on getting to day 4 Katey! Dog walks sound lovely! You must be on day 4 as well by now Vic? Take good care both of you. Hi Happy ;)? catch up with you soon and you too VM.

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Thank you for your kind words, Swordie x

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Day 5
I hope you are all doing well seveners ;)?

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Good morning

Day 3 x

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Hi Peeps
Hope you’re all doing ok Jake, Katey, KrazyKat, Vic (day 6 now?) and anyone else starting out. Well done to all on another day of sobriety completed \:)/ \:)/ \:)/

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