Triggery Triggers

2 Jan

Today I have been reminded I’m an alcoholic.

I’m really nervous about something and all I want to do to get over it is drink. I haven’t felt like this for ages, but tonight I’d love to have a cool beer to wash away the anxiety in the pit of my stomach. In true addictive style, I reached for chocolate to numb the feelings and that just made things worse.

I don’t have much time to write and reflect as I would like today, but I just wanted to say out loud that I’m having a craving and I’m bloody well going to fight it.

Just 10 days until I’m 1 year sober. Nothing is stopping me getting there.

Happy Friday!

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16 Responses to “Triggery Triggers”

  1. merrimj1122 January 2, 2015 at 7:10 pm #

    Awesome! You can do!

  2. moretomethanthis January 2, 2015 at 7:20 pm #

    Hang in there, FFF. New years are tricky, as are anniversaries (not that I’ve got a year, but I freaked out at 100 days!). Sometimes just saying it out loud is enough to take the power out a craving feeling. Sending you some positive vibes 🙂 xx

  3. lucy2610 January 2, 2015 at 7:51 pm #

    Will be thinking of you on the 12th January 🙂 Power through it lovely – I know you can xx PS How about hitting a meeting if really struggling?

  4. ainsobriety January 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm #

    Chocolate always helps me.
    And yoga, a good meal, coffee with cream and a hot bath.
    A drink will not numb the anxiety!

    Keep moving forward!

    Anne

  5. riding on empty January 2, 2015 at 9:37 pm #

    Fight on! We’ve got your back!

  6. carrieonsober January 2, 2015 at 11:43 pm #

    You can do this – you faced far worse days! It’s a great idea to reach out and post. At least you realise what your triggers are and that they will and do pass.
    I shall be thinking of you and cheering you on in 12 days time.
    You are going to be more than fine xxxx

  7. primrose January 3, 2015 at 6:33 am #

    Hey hey honey – hope the good butterflies are conquering those black-hearted old days ones! Very excited for your one year – 12 January will be an amazing crown to an incredible year! Lots of love and hugs, so proud of you. Xxx

  8. Sarah January 3, 2015 at 4:38 pm #

    We’re all rooting for you.

  9. Annie January 3, 2015 at 7:30 pm #

    I know you can do this. You’re a sober tower of strength. Annie x

  10. tryingsobriety January 5, 2015 at 3:57 am #

    Sounds as though you’re wrestling that craving to the ground and are about to get it in a head lock! You can do this!!

  11. moseyonby January 6, 2015 at 12:07 am #

    You can do it! We are all here for you cheering you on!

  12. Lara January 9, 2015 at 11:39 am #

    Strength & hugs from Australia FFF
    YOU INSPIRE. Keep plodding. xx

  13. Annie January 16, 2015 at 3:41 pm #

    Are you ok? Love Annie x

    • FitFatFood January 17, 2015 at 7:01 am #

      Yes! Just Away from blogging. Tha k you for checking x x x x

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