Monday, January 6, 2014

Pick your hard

Last night I was going through some of my old posts from my abstinent periods to try to figure out how long it took for me to stop being so tired.

I ran across a post that talked about a friend of mine.  She was going to Weight Watchers at the time.  The counselor said, "Being fat is hard...losing weight is hard...pick your hard."

I think it can also apply to alcohol in my life  "Drinking is hard.....not drinking is hard.....pick your hard."

When I drink on the weekends, I have figured our that 6 hours of drinking takes me 60 hours to recover from.  I think that answers the question.

5 comments:

  1. omg, i love this. "pick your hard". sooooo helpful. thanks!

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  2. That's a really helpful way to think about it- if both choices are hard, it clarifies how to decide. Great thought!

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  3. Welcome back, I've missed you. Not drinking is hard, but it gets easier, drinking just got harder and harder.

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    1. Thanks, Kary! I was glad to see how well you have been doing!

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  4. Wow I love this way to look at it and yes, even a week end can take a long time to recover from. damn it.

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