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  1. KTCarrott

    Effects of stopping drinking alcohol.

    Hey! I new to this forum, and also new to the BPD diagnosis. I have stopped drinking alcohol, it has been around 5 months now, as I found it made me very vulnerable, to making very bad and self destructive decisions, including promiscuity, and self harm, and just putting myself in general...
  2. S

    newly sober husband just now realizing the intensity of my bipolar

    hey all my husband just got sober and has been sober for 9 months. (YAY) We just had a conversation about my bipolar and he basically said he's just now beginning to notice the severity of my situation and he suddenly feels confused a bit, and not knowing how to relate to me in my various...
  3. J

    Just need to get this out of my head

    Hey Hope this doesn't come across too much like a pity party but just want to get this out of my head where someone understanding might see it. I've been having issues with severe depression and some anxiety for a few years now since my wife left me, I couldn't cope with my job and had to move...
  4. J

    I finally disclosed I have an eating disorder and don’t know what to do now

    I finally disclosed I have an eating disorder and don’t know what to do now I am 50 years old and have struggled all my life with with anorexia. The only time I have been able to keep it at bay or be a little over weight I have been using drugs and alcohol. I am completely clean and sober and...
  5. T

    i feel i may have some sort of ocd

    I am always worried im picking things up and swallowing them any random items or poisons. Rationally I know it would be dangerous to do that, but my mind runs and makes me question am I doing something like that? If I see something laid down and i come back later and its gone I worry did I...
  6. B

    Using alcohol and drugs to cope.

    Hello all Not sure if this is the right section or not, but posting anyway. It seems like I only cry for help when I am intoxicated, on drugs or alcohol. I only get seen by a medical professional when I am intoxicated because that is the only time I call out. Everyone thinks I have a...
  7. G

    Escaping reality

    I'd been smoking cannabis every night almost for a few years. I haven't developed any sort of real tolerance. At this point I don't think I will because I only take a few hits and wait at least a few hours before smoking more. Either I'm a lightweight or I've got extreme dank. I feel a lot...
  8. H

    I am HappyCrafter

    Hi, everyone, I was diagnosed with Clinical Depression and Alcoholism in 1990. That is when my road to recovery began. It was up and down for several years after that and I am proud to say that I have been clean and sober since 11-16-2007. I am very excited about that and, honestly, if I have...
  9. R

    I feel like I'm going insane

    This is the first time I'm reaching out and reading everyone's posts gives me comfort that I'm not alone. So it began recreationally using drugs until it turned into smoking weed every day and using ecstasy occasionally for a 3 year period. It wasn't until I started experiencing extreme...
  10. P

    I get urges for no reason.

    I have noticed that SH has been playing on my mind a lot today and the past few days. I have been out tonight and I did get drunk although I feel much sober now! I just don't understand why I always want to self harm??! is this what life is going to be like now? :(
  11. J

    Weed and depression

    When I am high on weed I feel like my body is high, but my mind is sober. When I am sober I feel like my body is sober and my mind high. Okay, here is something about me, I am 22 years old I am pretty much normal guy, but I am fighting with mild depression and social anxiety. Pretty much every...
  12. A

    Hi all!

    Hello, Ive been poking around for a day. Decided to sign up. I am a 30 something year old man living with Aspergers Syndrome(undiagnosed ATM, but working on it). I have a 9yo son who was diagnosed officially. While I was reading up on it, to better understand my son I came across an article...
  13. C

    drunk or sober?

    Hi all Quick question.. So Wednesday I start my detox. Do I go there sober or half cut?? Thing is if I go sober, they might think I don't need help. And bloody typical it's on my payday, I've usually had a few pints by 10 am! Think I should just have a couple to keep my panics to a minimum...
  14. L

    7 weeks sober

    Hi all, I am new here, and today marks 7 weeks sober for me, have recently been diagnosed with borderline bipolar, but have struggled with depression and alcohol for the last 13 years.... 7 weeks ago today I drank lots of alcohol and took pills and ended up in A&E.... not sure how I walked out...
  15. L

    New to this site....

    Hi there everyone.... this is my first time so please be gentle with me.... very brief history....have been treated for depression for 13 years now, on various antidepressant's. Now I have been diagnosed with borderline bipolar and currently on an increased anti d... after drinking heavily...
  16. Lincoln1990

    Not a debate

    This is not a debate. I'm just curious. I've been told when you use psychiatric drugs you aren't sober and you are using drugs. I've never seen drugs but I'm on psychiatric medications. Is this true?
  17. W

    AA and BPD

    Hi members! Have literally just joined the forum. I was diagnosed with BPD about 3 years ago and have been sober for 8years. I have reached a point in my sobriety where the AA's twelve step programme seems to be worsening my BPD instead of alleviating it.It has of course kept me sober (actively...
  18. E

    only friend left

    hope i'm not breaking any rules with this post? so i got off drugs for good a few years back. booze too. but for the past few weeks, i drink myself into oblivion most days. my life is so fucked up ... mr jack daniels is all i got left. so where is the incentive to get sober again and stay...
  19. C

    3.4-7.4.2012

    oops :blush: .. 0.85 liters of vodka, 0.7 liters of cognac, 0.5 liters of Jaegermeister and 38 beers. Not feeling too bad right now though. Might be best to sober up a bit for a while, huh? ...
  20. F

    Alcohol withdrawal

    Hi, my name's Star and I'm an alcoholic. I also have bipolar disorder, and right now I'm a gibbering wreck. I've been two days off the drink, taking librium as the dt's cause me to vomit for a week, unable to sleep and I get the most amazing muscle spasms. I'm not sure at which point I became...
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