Dating after quitting drinking
I am sure that everyone here has seen a sticked post or two about badges not updating on time, or showing incorrectly, or just not working at all. I've stopped drinking later than I intended to, but I've stopped.
And as we grow, with our system the way it is now, it’s going to continue to run into problems. Us outgrowing this original badge system means that we’re helping more and more people around the world on SD. In the back of my head, I always knew that I would eventually have to quit. And while some of the post 1-year relapse posts have made me nervous, I'm trying to learn from all of you so that I can maintain my sobriety long term. I was five days sober, and I couldn't stop crying.
You have an obligation to play the hell out of the ones you’re holding.” ~ Cheryl Strayed For your Weekend Writing consideration: what do you think your cards are and how are you playing your hand? On this day a year ago, it seemed I had two choices: either I started drinking again, this time to really kill myself, or I gave this sobriety thing all I had. I have made it one revolution around the sun, and then some, without a drop of alcohol.
Everything 'fun' my parents ever did revolved around alcohol.We know how important having that human touch is for people, and that will never be lost on us.When someone submits a badge reset, we’re likely the first and possibly the only people a user is admitting the relapse to and we know that having someone reply back in person shows them that they are still valued as a person in recovery and that there are people who still believe in them. My face is less red (though still red), but you can see the weight loss in my face.I don't know who I am but I guess its time to find out..She is a very moderate person, so I could feel the sadness and yes, judgment too, when I would reach for that next drink.