After all my positive talk about staying strong and not drinking over Christmas, I failed miserably and drank wine on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. I managed to not get black out drunk, but still, that is no achievement in itself. Being home for Christmas is a massive trigger for me. It serves to highlight … Continue reading Day 1, again. This is going to be tough.
Yesterday was an interesting day. I spent most of it browsing a blog dedicated to enlightening people to the dangers of the narcissist. A contributing factor to the decline into alcoholism for me was a hellish 3 year relationship. Although it ended two years ago, I am still haunted by the words and actions of … Continue reading Day 1. Sober, determined and enlightened
Hello, my name is (****) and i'm an alcoholic. Blah, how horrible does that look written down? An ALCOHOLIC. But there you have it, at the age of 33, I have finally become what I always feared. I'm in a dark, dark place at the moment, at the bottom of a well of despair looking … Continue reading Day 0 – Introductions and Commiserations