The Only Way Out is Through

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When it’s all too hard 
Don’t pick up that bottle or
You might forget
what you’re fighting for 
Your efforts so far
could go to waste –
The Only Way out is Through


To really make a change 
You have to be present 
Don’t let booze lessen 
Your true abilities 
To face up to things
and cope admirably –
remember
The Only Way out is Through

Who cares what they think? 
You know the truth here
Alcohol free
there’s no need to fear


Just keep on keeping on
do your best
You’re doing nothing wrong 
Forget the rest

You know your capability 
Where your focus should be
And though for some reason
it’s still a temptation,
to reach for booze 
Your precious feelings
you could lose – because
The Only Way Out is Through


When things look like
they’re going wrong 
Choose alcohol free and just carry on

The only way out is through 

Do it best as an AF you! 🥊🥊 

Day 155 alcohol-free 


Invest in you
You’re so worth it too! ❤ You will see if you Stick to Sober

The Only Way Out is Through

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A Avoid alcohol like the plague  Ideas Here
L Let yourself enjoy regular sober treats  Ideas Here
A Allow yourself to cry when needed  Ideas Here
Nourish your body with good food  Ideas Here
C Create happy & fun memories  Ideas Here
E Enjoy the precious moments in your day Ideas Here

W Work hard to get what you want Ideas Here
O Organise things for less stress  Ideas Here
Realise you can’t control it all Ideas Here
K Keep going & prepare for success Ideas Here
S Sleep enough for body & mind rest Sleep Solutions

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This poem was composed by Floss The author of  The Runaway Train   and many more poems that have helped her stick to sober one expressed rather than swallowed word at a time

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