Wednesday, April 2, 2014

4/2/14 (Wed) I'm back....again (drinking increasing - spring coming)

Well...I have not had a hangover since new Year's Day but I have increased my drinking.  Spring is the hardest time of year for me.  School is almost out, sun is shining, vacations coming up, neighbors/friends call me to come out and "play". I think I drank every day over spring break. Not too many (maybe 2 -3 per day), but everyday is just way to much for me.  Got to get back on track...just saying.....

Added (4/12/18) - I just got a picture in my Facebook feed for 4 years ago (that would be April 2014) from the time when we went to the mountains. The picture was from when we were sitting at a ski resort drinking while the kids were skiing.  In the picture we look so happy and I was at that moment.  I continued to drink until we left to go to the hotel. Things were not as expected at the hotel, I was drunk, and I made a complete idiot out of myself.  One of my most embarrassing moments that I can remember.  Still struggling...


  1. I also found when I went back to drinking last fall that it ended up being every day, and even without it being "too much" every day, every day was too much. Good luck figuring out what's best for you. xo

  2. Glad you're back, Ksus!

    Hang in there--we're rooting for you, you know. :)

  3. I'm sometimes tempted to give drinking another go, but then I think, Really, 30 years wasn't enough time to waste figuring out that I couldn't control it?
    I know if I said, "Ok you can drink once a year on your birthday, or New Years, or..."pretty soon I'd decide I wasn't being fair to the rest of the days by not letting them have a drink too. lol

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  6. thinking about you, Ksus...