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#386576 - 02/20/12 08:12 PM ive ben sober for almost a month
limit Offline


Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 131
well almos ta month sounds better than 3 weeks bnt what ever
its been the longest in like......pretty much my life...that i havent used anything. been making me a mess!

brain overload with every minor event, everything is a crisis aaaaaaagh. no real work is getting done, because there is too much stupid fucking minor shit falling apart like idk my cactus died, raaaaaaaah rip my heart out, wtf? idk.

i am freaking the fuck out all the time over stupid shit. i pretty much alienated myself. its maken me go psychotic. i see and hear shit for hours at a time and wake up talken to my wall, and have ben for the last hour, didnt evne realize it. im nuts.

jesus maybe i should not have gotten sober, the booze was probly the only thing keeping me fucking sane!


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#386579 - 02/20/12 08:19 PM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: limit]
derrick Offline
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Registered: 05/30/10
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Loc: North Carolina
how appropriate

I been sober sometime longer but today totally frustrated by little stuff. Felt like slapping the shit out of my computer

Fortunately I know that takeing a drink or acting out will only make things worse

Hang in there

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#386598 - 02/20/12 09:48 PM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: derrick]
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Registered: 12/31/10
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Loc: California
AWESOME, limit!

What substances were you using? As you know, withdrawal from different substances causes different symptoms. Hope you're not going it alone!!!

D

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#386600 - 02/20/12 09:52 PM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: Magellan]
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Registered: 03/16/11
Posts: 407
Loc: Louisiana, USA
Totally Awesome my friend. Hang in there, it does get better. Haven't had a drink, except communion, in over 27 years. Actually, March 14 will be 28 years. Sometimes I think it would be nice to have a beer or something, but the feeling of losing control while drunk had kept me from using. Well, that and God.

I am totally in awe of the work you have done so far. You are a champion my friend...a true champion.

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#386602 - 02/20/12 10:19 PM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: Jim1104]
limit Offline


Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 131
for me it was just alcohol but i would take anything i could get my hands on. so different things. alcohol just the steady one. since it's always around. i had a stash of stuff in iraq that was laced with heroin, it was like money. it was supposedly laced with all this heroin. i remember i got desperate enough one night and i kept lighting them up and trying to get high. it didn't work and ... yeah. that was kind of a low point. ._.


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#386623 - 02/21/12 02:58 AM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: limit]
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Registered: 09/26/11
Posts: 912
Loc: USA, FL
Congrats!

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#386630 - 02/21/12 03:24 AM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: limit]
whome Offline
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Registered: 05/07/11
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Loc: Johannesburg South Africa
Limit

Well Done man
Keep it up. It sucks that you have to begin feeling now, the alcohol has dulled the feelings and you then don't have to deal with life.
Now that you have stopped drinking, you can start to feel and deal with your CSA issues.

Please please don't think about drinking again, it is better to feel and deal with your past,

Go for it man, keep it up.

Heal well
Martin

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#386631 - 02/21/12 03:28 AM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: whome]
mike13 Offline
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Registered: 02/02/11
Posts: 419
Loc: California USA
Limit you make me proud. Keep up that great work I know you can do it! Mike


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#386636 - 02/21/12 05:45 AM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: mike13]
Dar Offline
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Registered: 11/15/11
Posts: 170
Loc: Missouri
(((((Way to go Limit))))

I stopped drinking a year and a half ago.

IT WAS THE BEST THING I HAD EVER DONE FOR MYSELF.

I was on a down hill ride to hell and was taking people with me.

I can't tell you how much better I feel and think now. I am a totally differant person.

I am very proud of you for what you are doing.

You are almost there brother, hang in there! It is worth it!!!

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#386645 - 02/21/12 07:23 AM Re: ive ben sober for almost a month [Re: Dar]
SamV Offline
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Registered: 12/13/09
Posts: 5942
Loc: Talladega, Alabama, USA
Way to go limit!
Keep reaching for new heights fellow survivor.

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