I get to a certain point where I think I’m overreacting with this whole completely sober thing. I’m usually put in positions where others around me are drinking (family and friends) and I don’t wan’t to miss out. Then I feel resentful that I’m “doing this to myself” and so eventually I start up again. Because I don’t get drunk per se, nobody says anything or appears concerned. And at first I feel all of this burden dissolve away. Ahhhh…….
Category: How I Stopped Drinking
The French do have a problem with alcohol – a big one. As in 49,000 French people a year die from alcohol-related causes… 49,000. That’s a huge problem. It’s different to the problems we have with alcohol, and it’s more hidden, but that’s a massive number of people dying prematurely because of alcohol.
Someone texted me this today: If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it. The comment was not made about trying to be Alcohol-Free, just my life in general. However, I did start thinking about it in the AF sense. Here I am at Day 4 alcohol-free. I feel okay – not
I look away when things are scary. When I’m filled with fear, I try to control other things because I feel like I can’t handle it. I get light-headed, nauseous, sweaty, panicked. There is a ringing in my ears. Sometimes when it’s not as bad, I just procrastinate instead. I do laundry, shop online, watch