I’m the one at the bar nervously looking around if the server isn’t there right away to offer me my first drink or a refill. I’m the one who will have a glass before I go out to eat and drink. I’m the one who’s glass is always empty before everyone else’s. I’m the one
We are a Private, Anonymous, Community Forum, open and free of charge to anyone hoping to take a break from drinking. If you’re drinking too much too often Rethink the Drink. I’m not sure what current statistics are on success rates for those who try to stop drinking but what I’ve seen reported is
I had to shed the veneer of what I had become and be my own true self again. I had to destroy the person that my old companion BOOZE had helped to create. I had to die to all the weaknesses that I had succumbed to. I had to die to all of the disappointments and regrets that my companion and I had created. I had to die as his partner, so I could live.
The people who I have talked to that have used naltrexone have had the best results if they have used naltrexone to fight cravings in an abstinance program with support from peers who are also abstaining. Blogging, going to meetings, talking to a counselor, working through a book like Annie Grace’s This Naked Mind or whatever combination of those things work for you.
2018 was my first full year of sobriety . Do I need perfect ? What is perfect ? My life is far from perfect but that’s ok . I’ve learnt to feel and not numb . I used to numb and not feel. That wasn’t perfect either . I’ve gained confidence, I know that much