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  1. #1
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    3rd October, 2019.
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    Feeling hopeful...finally

    I have been addicted to something since I was 12, alcohol has had me for the past 16 years. I have been on naltrexone in the past but not TSM. I started on Friday night and drank my usual bottle of wine plus a cider. I didn't really want to drink but it was there so I felt like I had to. That sounds so stupid.

    I woke up yesterday just exhausted. I did not feel hungover but I felt a bit dizzy and fatigued. Last night I had no desire to drink which is very strange for a Saturday night. I ended up sleeping for 12 hours last night and I still feel tired. I am sure part of it is due to my body recovering.

    It feels like this may work. As long as I make sure to take that pill.

    Week 1: 13.4 units, 0 units, 10 units, 13 units, 0 units, 10 units

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    Registered User. NoSugar's Avatar

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    16th January, 2013.

    Re: Feeling hopeful...finally

    Welcome, @AutumnRain
    It is wonderful that you are feeling hopeful!
    You would be welcome to participate in the Newbies Nest where there are people at all stages of quitting drinking.
    Take care, NS

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    Registered User. techie's Avatar

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    24th November, 2009.

    Re: Feeling hopeful...finally

    Welcome to the boards. I wish you much success, and look forward to reading your posts!

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    Registered User. Guitarista's Avatar

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    12th October, 2008.

    Re: Feeling hopeful...finally

    Welcome Autumn rain!

    Good to see you taking action. Reclaim your precious life friend. You can do it.

    'I am part of all that I have met, yet all experience is an arch wherethro', gleams that untravelled world whose margins fade, forever and forever when I move'

    Zen soul Warrior. Freedom today-

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    Registered User. byebyebridgetjones's Avatar

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    13th May, 2009.

    Re: Feeling hopeful...finally

    You will never be sorry that you sobered up. Please remember to take daily action to protect your sobriety, and guard it with your life. The quickest way to lose the battle is to become complacent (from personal experience).
    If your 8 year old self met you, would they be proud?
    Rejoined life 20/5/19

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    Registered User. Pavati's Avatar

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    3rd November, 2013.

    Re: Feeling hopeful...finally

    I concur with Bridget. No one ever regretted sobering up. We're here for you if you need support...


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