addiction, alcohol, recovery, sobriety, the middle

A little more positivity

So here I am!  Taking on Day 2.  Last night was not hard – especially coming off the ridiculous weekend I just had.  Tonight, I do not foresee being difficult either.  I went through my posts from February and my oh my were they quite down and depressing.  Which to be completely honest is the exact opposite of my personality if you ever met me!  I think last month was the hard core down and dirty realization that I need to quit drinking.  Whereas of now I know it needs to happen it is just MAKING it happen.  I have faith that I can do this – just have to take it one day at a time.  Continue to read sober blogs, continue to blog, and continue on sober.  I also read some great advice which is helping with my day to day mental games.  “Do not worry with when you start drinking again and if.  If you have decided to stop – stop and worry about those times when they get here.”  I started my 100 clock over as of yesterday so I need to not worry about drinking for 100 days – and deal with the days after when they get here.  🙂  

On a complete side note – I just booked my flights to Europe with my bf this morning!  I have not had a vacation in 6 years as I moved out to LA when I was 19 and all my “Vacation” time is used to go home and see my family.  This is also my first trip to Europe, so should be amazing.  We are flying into Lisbon, Portugal – probably spend 2-3 days there then fly to wherever our little hearts desire – maybe Paris, London, who knows!  Then I have a 5 day music festival in Brussels, Belgium – known as Tomorrowland!  I can hardly contain my excitement if I can be completely honest.  July needs to be here – LIKE NOW.  🙂

So ya… just thought I’d add a little more fun and less “WAH ME” into this entry!  Until tomorrow folks!

5 thoughts on “A little more positivity

  1. Awwww. You’re so young. I really hope this works for you. I wish I would’ve quit sooner.

    As I said earlier… email if necessary. This is HARD. We need help. Reach out!

  2. Hi,

    I’ve just started reading your blog and I felt compelled to tell you I am about the same age as you (24 going on 25) and I love reading about people my age getting sober. Congrats. Ps my drink of choice was also Sauv. Sigh.

    1. Well hello! Thank you so much for reaching out. While i am no where near being “sober” i am trying my darndest to cut back and get to that point… its a long road tho! I look forward to following your story!

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