I so needed to re-read this today as I am back on Day 1. I feel it all today~ the guilt, shame, remorse, anger and its all directed at myself.
Today I will not drink and then tomorrow I will not drink.
Yes. it does suck that you don’t lose weight when you first quit drinking. Yes i agree. It’s unfair.
Yes, it’s totally OK to stay home instead of socializing on your FIRST weekend sober. Yes. You’re taking care of you.
Yes, you can quit drinking without telling everyone you have a PROBLEM. you don’t have to tell your husband yet. You will find a way of explaining what you’re doing that feels good to you.
Yes, i talk about who to tell, and what to say, and what else to drink instead, and what to expect in the sober jumpstart class. you can even hear my voice. and maybe you’ll find it a tiny bit funny and entertaining when i swear on the audios. maybe.
Yes, you will feel tired when you first quit drinking. Your poor body needs to rest and reset. Sleep as much as you…
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