Addiction & Sobriety

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Are you battling an addiction? Are you currently in recovery? You’re not alone. ♥️

My boss just emailed me and asked if I could proof an important document tomorrow morning ahh. I feel like I wont be able to do it without addy. Idk the last time I proofed something sober. (Cont.)

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How do you remain grateful?

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Quit the booze back in September. It mostly hasn't been that hard but I can't get a grip on my emotions this week. Feeling overwhelming sadness for no real reason. (Cont)

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I relapsed one week ago and feel awful about myself. I’m having trouble finding motivation and strength to get sober again now

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Trying to get back to a social drinker. The holidays took a toll and it’s been heavier drinking since November. First night in 3 months without a sip, it’s harder than I though my it would be..

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Happy sober Sunday y’all!!

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My husband is 38 and can’t drink without getting drunk. Is this alcoholism or just immaturity? He never craves alcohol but when he drinks he doesn’t stop & tells people ‘yea I have a drinking issue’

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2 months sober from adderal & gave in and took some and I feel like shit, I won’t be able to sleep & I just wanna take more when the high wears off and I’m rambling & feel like I messed everything up

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Is anyone a fan of the psychologist Carl Jung here? Currently reading his letters to Bill W, apparently the entire AA philosophy was based on his work.

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Update: reading “Quit Like a Woman” and loving it! I’m on Chapter 6.

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What does everyone do for support while traveling? 12 Step meetings aren’t always easily available in some locales or time slots. How do you stay grounded, focused, and centered?

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Does anyone have experience going to AA while still using Plant assisted therapy such as Kratom and medical cannabis. I don’t wanna lie but I want to be accepted as there are only a few meetings here.

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Picking up my 30-day chip tonight!

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Feeling so low this January. I’ve been sober many years and not worried about my sobriety specifically but I’m feeling very isolated and lonely. All I can see is what I’m not doing well. 😕

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For those who have quit drinking, what would you do if you received a nice bottle of whiskey as a gift? Before Xmas I came back to my desk and found this:

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Does work health insurance cover in patient rehab?

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Doing sober Jan with friends. Before this, I drank everyday. I feel...amazing. Like a fog has lifted and I want to stick with it beyond Jan. How important is “coming out” as sober? Cont...

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A little over three months sober now. I’ve been doing okay, but tonight after going to a party and not drinking (didn’t struggle with that) realized how much my life is changing and it’s kind of sad

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Just finished day one of my sobriety. I'm practically climbing the walls because I want a joint. Bored and cant sleep. I hope I dont relapse. I need to stay clean.

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What are some fun sober activities or hobbies? Meaning where it's hard or impossible to drink while doing the activity? Hiking, bike riding, shooting guns are some that come to mind. What else?

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