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by hold my hand<3
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Trying to muster the courage for sobriety and questions about AA meetings
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: Trying to muster the courage for sobriety and questions about AA meetings

Thank you so much for your replies, your wisdom means so much to me. Your replies are giving me the courage to face my first steps to sobriety. I am feeling more confident each day. I’m planning to begin my journey starting next week. Please wish me luck.
by hold my hand<3
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Difficult when it’s all around you
Replies: 18
Views: 1599

Re: Difficult when it’s all around you

My husband drinks on a regular bases so it’s around me all the time. He can control his drinking, I cannot, so I don’t want to ask him to stop, but it’s a real struggle for me. I still have a lot of weakness when it comes to alcohol. I’m hoping this site can help me. So difficult when it’s everywher...
by hold my hand<3
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Dealing with other Mental Illnesses
Replies: 6
Views: 1211

Re: Dealing with other Mental Illnesses

Thanks for your post. I have a duel struggle with alcoholism and eating disorders, they both spawn each other. Horrible combination. I’m thankful to this site for inspiring my recovery for both diseases. I believe that my eating disorder will improve with treatment for my alcoholism. Thank you for r...
by hold my hand<3
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Staying Sober through Divorce and Prison
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Re: Staying Sober through Divorce and Prison

Thank you so much for sharing your story. I’m so sorry for your turmoil but it is comforting to know that I am not alone with my addiction battles. I too have a 2 year old and he is my world. I feel so guilty when my addiction gets in the way of me being the best mom I can be. You are so inspiring t...
by hold my hand<3
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Trying to muster the courage for sobriety and questions about AA meetings
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Trying to muster the courage for sobriety and questions about AA meetings

Hi everyone, Silly me for thinking I could give moderation a try 😔. I have an addictive personality and so far I have just accepted that about myself. I’ve learned to be happy despite my demons but now, I’m starting to reach a point where I am sick of being controlled by my alcoholism. My loving hus...
by hold my hand<3
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: I Failed
Replies: 14
Views: 1293

Re: I Failed

Not sure this helps but I’m right there with you. Silly me,thinking I could do moderation. This morning I told myself that today is the day for sobriety, and then later I said maybe moderations, and then after my first drink I thought to myself maybe tomorrow will be my day. And now here I am, just ...
by hold my hand<3
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Alcoholism and Cancer. Struggling to be the “perfect survivor” please help
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Alcoholism and Cancer. Struggling to be the “perfect survivor” please help

Hi all, I’ve been struggling with an alcoholic cancer journey, please tell me I am not alone. All the other cancer victims and survivors I’ve met seems like such good patients, I feel like they follow all the doctors orders and live so perfectly in order to comebat their illnesses. People in my outs...
by hold my hand<3
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Is there anyone else like me?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: Is there anyone else like me?

Thank you everyone for your replies. I am taking everything you said to heart and I am working on building up the courage to be as strong as you all. You are such inspirations. Please stand by me in my journey. Dear Brock, I hope you and other cancer patients will read this, thank you so much for sh...
by hold my hand<3
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Is there anyone else like me?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Is there anyone else like me?

Hi everyone, I am reaching out for help as a newbie to this site. I am a very happy person and I have such a wonderful life, but I also have some major demons. I struggle with alcoholism , eating disorders and low confidence. ( I know, alcoholism and eating disorders, bad combination physically and ...