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🤞🤞 That's it I'm giving up the drink 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤢🤢🤦‍♂️

SoftRain

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I quit drinking a few years ago. I binge drank and when I did I would drink myself to psychosis. Ended up in the hospital twice. I wanted to quit before that but could not bring myself to do it. It was hard at first but the shame won and I quit. I can even be around others drinking and it does not even tempt me anymore. As time has went on I still remember the hangovers, the crazy, and the arguments.
I wish you well into your recovery.
 
Lunar Lady

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Thanks @Parayana and @Pollypop. Going to give it a good crack this time you guys are my inspiration. Drove into the city after a 6 pack of beers yesterday, breathtested myself before i left i was .02 but still pretty silly. Like you say polly parents are relying on me more and more even my Aunty counts on me to take her shopping. Pleased you guys are still with me I've let down the team a bit in the last few months.

You never let anybody down - it's hard and we're in your corner.

If it was me, I would definitely be getting as much organised/professional help as I could around me. I know AA style groups aren't for everyone but you need a physical presence in your life that keeps you encouraged, straight and accountable. Something you can attend once a week to keep you focused.

You've done so well on your own - I know you'll crack this with a bit more help. :hug:

You're loved here - don't be hard on yourself. We're with you all the way xx
 
EddieH

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Thanks @Lunar Lady going to try really hard. Thanks everyone for getting behind me again. I really love the support, very helpful. Posted some silly things on facebook drunk last night, so sick of my behaviour.
 
EddieH

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Walked past 2 bottle shops today, not even tempted to go in. Feeling good day 2. Got some valium from the chemist so that should help. Having a good day with the support worker, my friend in hospsital contacted me, everything is good
 
EddieH

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Day 3 begins still feeling really positive. Rang the wreckers and they are coming to take my old car today. Getting a few things done. Do feel a lot better, sleeping much better waking up refreshed at 6am.
 
TulipIceCream

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Yay! Waking at 6Am will help you get a lot done today :) Good luck to you Eddie1
 
EddieH

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Day 4, going to take all my anti drinking pills. Feeling really bored so I have my guard up. Sleeping so much better, and with out wanting to gross you out the diarreah and sweating has gone away. Still feeling pretty happy
 
EddieH

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Having trouble today run out of valium, feeling a bit edgy. Going to have to find something to get my mind off drinking. It's going to be one of the harder days.
 
Topcat

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Got any jobs you need to get done? A bit of gardening, something to work out that edginess? Keeping busy will help I guess. Well done for quitting, you're doing really well. One day at a time :hug:
 
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Hope you managed to mow the lawn Eddie, and find other things to keep
you occupied.

Keep going. The sweats and running to the loo are awful but decrease with
each successful day.
And they will start again if you drink again. You know that from experience.

Do you keep a journal or anything like that?
Even if it’s only a few lines.

It will show what made a good or bad day.
It will also be another thing to relieve boredom.

Keep going Eddie, you’ve done much longer in the past and feeling
really well.
 
EddieH

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Really struggling with my ocd, this is really hard. My ocd is upsetting me, need some relief. Don't know what I'm going to do can't just keep running to the drink. Everyone thinks I'm a freak, think they might be right. Had to walk a tree lopper around to do a quote felt very nervous, had a lot of trouble doing it. I'm think i will have to have a drink. Sorry, think this might be a useless thread. I appreciate all the kind words
 
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