This week I have to start being sober and the thought is somewhat nerving. I have three sessions of counselling, with a psychologist, a addiction doctor and a coach. I am curious what this week will bring. I am still half expecting them to turn me away as surely I don’t drink enough? But I know they won’t. My path to recovery has started and I am at least going to give it my best and hopefully enjoy it.
I am under no illusions that I will be able to stop and go totally cold turkey. I might manage 2 days but the third one will be tough. I am only human after all. I also have not told anybody yet that I am starting rehab. I am still rather ashamed about the situation. I will have to tell somebody at some point I guess. But for now I will give it my best shot alone.Nancy
I have woken up with a mild hangover. Nothing too bad, today it will be survivable. For hopefully the very last time, I woke at 4am with a dry mouth and remained restlessly tossing and turning until 5am when I fell asleep again. It is 2 days to my first therapy...read more
It is 10 days since my meeting with Daan and I am returning to the clinic to find out the diagnosis and be told which form of rehab will be recommended. My appointment is on Monday morning (9.30) and I arrive 20 minutes late. I managed to miss both the train and the...read more
I think I may start blogging a lot. I feel the need to write things down. Perhaps it will help the with easing the feelings of the next couple of days. It is now Tuesday morning 11am and I am feeling a bit edgy. Not sure why. I cannot imaging that my body is aching...read more
Again a great nights sleep and I wake up feeling refreshed. No booze last night. No hangover. I have a arranged with some old friends who own a very chic shop in the center of the city to visit them at 9.30 for a coffee and a chat about what my company could offer to...read more
Having caught up on a few emails after my appointment this morning. I jump im my car at 3.30pm to head off to the first therapy session. It is in a different building to my last visits in a different part of town, an industrial estate in the middle of nowhere. As I...read more
I woke with a slight hangover but had slept pretty okay. I got the kids off to school and then headed for the doctors appointment at 9.30, arriving on time to pick up coffee and a croissant at Starbucks nearby. After waiting a couple of minutes I was picked up by...read more