I didn’t drink in moderation this past weekend. I drank all day and all night. I just kind of threw in the towel.. so to speak. I came home on Tuesday July 5th. I didn’t drink on the night I came home and felt pretty good. No withdrawal symptoms. On Wednesday, July 6th, I decidedContinue reading “Do Over, Please 7-7-16”
Life is good. I have been trying to eat as clean (per elimination diet protocol) as much as possible. I haven’t had coffee all week. I drank Monday and Tuesday (normal amounts). On Wednesday, I had an informal union meeting at an Irish Pub. I did have two glasses of Riesling (was very strong). ThatContinue reading “Painful and Thankful 7-1-16”
The last time I wrote I wasn’t sure what was going to happen. I had filled out a form and was waiting on a call from the inpatient center to see what they recommend and to let me know what my insurance will cover. That was on Monday. It is now Thursday and I haven’tContinue reading “Decisions 6-23-16”
This process came about when I went to the doctor about a month ago for lung pain. I had a condition that can be brought on by many factors, one of which is liver cirrhosis. Because of this, I told my doctor that I drink everynight and am interested in getting help. He told meContinue reading “Hurdles 6-20-16”
My intake appointment is less than a week away. Most of the initial excitement of the prospect of a new life has turned to fear. I’m finding myself in a constant state of worry. This isn’t something I can readily talk about. As it is, I’ve only told 4 people. And have only talked inContinue reading “Fear and Anxiety are Setting In”
June 2016 I am starting to get nervous. A couple of weeks ago, I was pretty hyped up, excited. Now that the clock is ticking, I don’t know if I can follow through. How can I? I’m so used to old habits and the way things are, how can I change? I keep hoping thatContinue reading “I’ve Seen Better Days”
May 2016 I am going to write about my recovery on here. I’m going to tell my story first. I am not strong enough to share this with anyone that I personally know. Not my husband, not my best friend, not my sisters. I can’t say the words out loud. I can’t admit that IContinue reading “Alcoholism and Depression”
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