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  • Thursday Check-in - How to stay sober on the weekend

    PnorkelPW
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    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: Thursday Check-in - How to stay sober on the weekend

    Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:49 pm

    I’m looking forward to this weekend as it’s the start of 2 weeks off for me. The first week will be with my daughter and the second week for me. I have nothing planned and no idea what we’re going to do or how I’m going to spend my week other than I hope there’ll be a nice day for the golf course in there somewhere. I’m also hoping I’ll get a chance to mow the lawns at some point coz they’re getting out of control and I feel bad whenever I walk out the front door and see it.

    Once upon a time this two weeks off would have been all about getting wasted and pushing myself to the limits. These days they’re about looking after myself, my daughter and doing things that help me feel good naturally.

    I know I’m gonna feel better after this break. I’ll still be on the forums Monday and Thursday nights…………being on here helps me maintain my recovery and I always find inspiration from other people’s shares.

    It’d be great to hear what you’re up to or whatever else is on your mind……….(Now I’ve got “Where is my mind?” by The Pixies in my head) 8-)
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 500
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: Thursday Check-in - How to stay sober on the weekend

    Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:40 pm

    It's good you've got the awareness to realise where you're at @ScorpionPW and can do something about the compassion fatigue

    I think I just dislike dynasties and feel like Golden State have had their time so someone else should have a turn at the top
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    ScorpionPW
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    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: Thursday Check-in - How to stay sober on the weekend

    Mon Jun 27, 2022 9:24 pm

    That sounds so nice @PnorkelPW, enjoy the time with your daughter and the well deserved break!

    Yeah fair enough, well if they want it, they gotta take it :lol:
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 500
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: Thursday Check-in - How to stay sober on the weekend

    Thu Jun 30, 2022 8:18 pm

    Hi All............is anyone out there this Thursday evening??? What's on your mind???

    I jump on here each week and share a bit about what's happening for me but it'd be great to hear about your plans or what's on your mind heading into the weekend.

    I suppose what would be good to know is what help you're looking for?? If you're reading this page...........what is it you're looking for?? Is any of it helpful and if not what would you find helpful???


    I've had a big week with my daughter for the school holidays and I'm bloody tired. Tomorrow is gonna be a very chill day to just relax because I need to listen to my body which is asking me for some rest right now. When I was using my body would scream at me for some rest but my solution was more substances to keep me going and more again to knock me out. I was trapped in an endless cycle of ups and downs. I was fuelled by substances and pushed my body to breaking point. It's just not sustainable and had major impacts on my physical and mental health. These days I've got better when my body asks for rest and I provide it because i know what the consequences could be and I've got too much to lose.


    So.............what's on your mind leading into the weekend???
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