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Abhorrence
December 19th, 2015, 01:32 PM
This thread is similar to the non self harm calendar, in that you can count the days you have not smoked, drank or taken drugs, etc. This is mainly for my benefit but I'm sure other people may be able to use this thread also. I feel like I am sincerely addicted to alcohol and I really need something to try and motivate me to not drink. I'll also use this for smoking as well.

So, if anyone wants to use this thread then obviously you can. I hope everything is well with everyone.

Drinking - Day 1
Smoking - Day 1

Fiction
December 19th, 2015, 08:34 PM
Good idea :) Could be really useful for me too.My drinking has been out of hand much longer than I care to admit and i've been smoking almost as long (although I did stop that for a few years, but here I am well and truly addicted again.)

Smoking- Day 6 actually, really making a conscious effort to stop. Longest i've gone without a cigarette in the longest time.

Don't plan to stop drinking any time soon, but I am cutting down. so Drinking- Day 0, but out of hand drinking- Day 2

Think the low point for me was a few months ago when I was still living with my ex, and realised I was trying to hide my alcohol consumption from him, and when he'd fall out with me for being hungover even when we'd just spent the evening in. May have been a factor in the break up too, I don't know. Really does fuck up your life. So many days i've had to cancel things because I can't function after the previous nights drinking.

Abhorrence
December 20th, 2015, 04:44 AM
Good idea :) Could be really useful for me too.My drinking has been out of hand much longer than I care to admit and i've been smoking almost as long (although I did stop that for a few years, but here I am well and truly addicted again.)

Smoking- Day 6 actually, really making a conscious effort to stop. Longest i've gone without a cigarette in the longest time.

Don't plan to stop drinking any time soon, but I am cutting down. so Drinking- Day 0, but out of hand drinking- Day 2

Think the low point for me was a few months ago when I was still living with my ex, and realised I was trying to hide my alcohol consumption from him, and when he'd fall out with me for being hungover even when we'd just spent the evening in. May have been a factor in the break up too, I don't know. Really does fuck up your life. So many days i've had to cancel things because I can't function after the previous nights drinking.
I'm glad you think this might be useful, I just really find it more helpful to count up so that I have an actual reason to not break it. I'm sorry for all you've been through, I'm always here.
Day 2 - Drinking
Day 2 - Smoking

phuckphace
December 20th, 2015, 10:37 AM
well this isn't exactly an addiction (420) but more like a countdown to being able to pass a pre-employment piss-test. I'm skinny as fuck so I figure 30 days ought to be long enough.

day #7 dank free.

Babs
December 20th, 2015, 05:27 PM
Day 5 without alcohol.

Fiction
December 21st, 2015, 08:12 AM
I'm glad you think this might be useful, I just really find it more helpful to count up so that I have an actual reason to not break it. I'm sorry for all you've been through, I'm always here.
Day 2 - Drinking
Day 2 - Smoking

And the same goes for you :)

Day 7- Smoking (bloody hell!)
Day 1- Drinking
but
Day 4- Binge Drinking (the one i'm actually trying to stop)

Abhorrence
December 21st, 2015, 09:49 AM
Day 3 - smoking (well cigarettes, I smoked weed last night...)
Day 3 - drinking

Babs
December 21st, 2015, 11:52 AM
Alcohol, day 6.
Pills/other miscellaneous things, day 1.

Fiction
December 21st, 2015, 07:22 PM
Day 8- Smoking
Day 0- Drinking
Day 5- Binge drinking

Apart from i'm sat here wishing I could have a couple more glasses of wine and a pack of marlboro golds. Such is life.

Abhorrence
December 23rd, 2015, 03:41 AM
Day 5 - drinking.
Day 5 - smoking.

xXl0sth0peXx
December 23rd, 2015, 12:23 PM
I like this a good amount.

Drinking (binge worthy, I suppose, because there's nothing wrong with a few drinks??) - 7
Smoking - 0 (maybe someday?)

Babs
December 23rd, 2015, 01:49 PM
Alcohol, day 8.
Misc., day 3.

Abhorrence
December 24th, 2015, 07:26 PM
Drinking - day 7
Smoking - day 7

xXl0sth0peXx
December 24th, 2015, 10:10 PM
Bad Drinking - 8
Smoking - 1

Abhorrence
December 25th, 2015, 09:53 AM
Drinking - Day 8
Smoking - Day 8

I don't think the drinking is going to last much longer, I kind of plan on getting absolutely fucked on Sunday...
I'll try not to but eh, I dunno.

Vermilion
December 25th, 2015, 10:51 AM
Day 2 no drink but I must add It only 2 drinks and before that it was 5 months and 2 days

xXl0sth0peXx
December 25th, 2015, 07:08 PM
Drinking - 0
Smoking - 0

Being home alone is so unhealthy for me.

phuckphace
December 25th, 2015, 10:46 PM
Day #12 without ganja, so far so good

ImCoolBeans
December 26th, 2015, 01:11 PM
I haven't had a cigarette in 25 days.

I was well over a pack a day when I decided to stop. I have been fruitlessly trying for the last year and a half and finally feel like I'm getting over the hump.

Babs
December 26th, 2015, 03:22 PM
Drinking, day 2
Misc., day 6

Fiction
December 28th, 2015, 07:22 AM
Binge drinking- Day 1
Smoking- Day 1

Planning on attempting dry January if anyone wants to join. Maybe if there's a few of us it'll be easier.

Fiction
December 31st, 2015, 11:37 AM
Binge Drinking- Day 1 (kinda, was borderline binge drinking last night i'd say... although the fact that borderline to me is 6 cocktails is probably not great...)
Smoking- Day 1

Babs
December 31st, 2015, 09:49 PM
Misc., day 11.

Abhorrence
January 1st, 2016, 07:37 AM
Smoking - Day 13
Drinking - Day 0. It was new years and tbh, I wasn't bad at all. I only drunk one bottle of vodka, one bottle of wine, a few cans of cider and some of those sweet drinks [emoji14] I was perfectly in control all night.

Kahn
January 1st, 2016, 02:16 PM
Cigarettes - 61 days
Alcohol - 61 days
Marijuana - 1 day

Babs
January 1st, 2016, 09:30 PM
Drinking, day 1.
Misc., day 12.

Fiction
January 2nd, 2016, 03:43 PM
Drinking- Day 2
Smoking- Day 3

Abhorrence
January 2nd, 2016, 04:59 PM
Smoking - two weeks.

Kahn
January 2nd, 2016, 05:27 PM
Cigarettes - 62 days
Alcohol - 1 day (I had a single beer last night with two of my buddies, one of whom lives in Hawaii and I see once every couple of months, so I let it slide)
Marijuana - 2 days

xXl0sth0peXx
January 2nd, 2016, 07:00 PM
Smoking - 3 days. I haven't been this long in a long time. I don't know if I'll get 4, but 3 is a big accomplishment.

Babs
January 2nd, 2016, 07:11 PM
Misc., day 13.

Abhorrence
January 4th, 2016, 02:09 PM
Smoking - 15 days.

Babs
January 4th, 2016, 06:49 PM
pills/misc., day 15.

Fiction
January 7th, 2016, 06:24 AM
Alcohol- 4 days, must be the longest in a long long time.
Cigarettes- 8 days. Getting the hang of this stopping thing!

Abhorrence
January 7th, 2016, 01:36 PM
Smoking - 17 days.

ImCoolBeans
January 9th, 2016, 01:41 PM
Smoking cigarettes: day 39

Babs
January 9th, 2016, 09:24 PM
Day 1.

Abhorrence
January 10th, 2016, 06:13 PM
I think I've been counting wrong on here because my Tumblr says I haven't smoked in 23 days.

Babs
January 12th, 2016, 02:47 PM
Day 4.

Abhorrence
January 12th, 2016, 05:24 PM
Day 25 for smoking.

Fiction
January 14th, 2016, 08:53 AM
Spoke too soon about getting the hang of stopping.
Smoking- Day 1
Drinking- Day 1

Had a bit of a wake up call last night, I'm stopping drinking.

Abhorrence
January 14th, 2016, 12:46 PM
Day 27 for smoking and I walked past a guy in town earlier and I absolutely despised the smell of his cigarette smoke.

Abhorrence
January 17th, 2016, 12:23 PM
Day 30 for smoking!

Fiction
January 18th, 2016, 07:28 AM
Smoking- day 1
Drinking- day 1

Seem to be a little stuck on day 1 at the moment... Going to try harder this week.

xXl0sth0peXx
January 19th, 2016, 07:55 PM
Cigarettes - 20 days. I haven't wanted one this badly in so long. I need one. And I can't.

Abhorrence
January 21st, 2016, 04:11 PM
Day 34 for smoking cigs. Going actually really well, I was craving them badly in the cold yesterday but today has been fine.

xXl0sth0peXx
January 24th, 2016, 10:14 PM
Cigarettes - 25 days. it's so fucking hard. it's never been this hard before

Babs
January 25th, 2016, 08:12 PM
Day 2.

Abhorrence
January 26th, 2016, 08:51 AM
Day 39 - smoking.

Babs
January 26th, 2016, 10:50 PM
Day 3.

Sheriff McGregor
January 26th, 2016, 11:06 PM
Drinking 4 (Im not counting having one craft beer)
Smoking 4 ( since I really only smoke when I drink)

Abhorrence
January 27th, 2016, 05:24 AM
Day 40 for smoking.

Fiction
January 27th, 2016, 01:25 PM
Day 0- Drinking
Day 3- Smoking (just trying to get to Friday...)

Lost in the Echo
January 27th, 2016, 02:00 PM
Working on day five without drinking. This is the longest I've gone without alcohol in a while. I'm feeling pretty good about myself. My goal is to at least reach one week.

Sheriff McGregor
January 27th, 2016, 02:12 PM
Day 40 for smoking.

Working on day five without drinking. This is the longest I've gone without alcohol in a while. I'm feeling pretty good about myself. My goal is to at least reach one week.

Cigarettes - 25 days. it's so fucking hard. it's never been this hard before

Keep staying strong! I have good faith in you guys!

As for me cigarettes:5, irresponsible drinking 5

Babs
January 27th, 2016, 06:57 PM
Day 4.

Sheriff McGregor
January 27th, 2016, 10:23 PM
Zero

Fiction
January 28th, 2016, 08:12 AM
Drinking- day 1
Smoking- day 1

I really need to stop drinking, why is it so hard?

Abhorrence
January 28th, 2016, 12:34 PM
Day 41.

Sheriff McGregor
January 28th, 2016, 11:06 PM
Cigarettes 1
Drinking recklessly 1

Lost in the Echo
January 29th, 2016, 06:45 AM
I kinda fucked up last night and got drunk, woke up still in that condition, and now I'm drinking again.
Although I'm feeling pretty good, I know I need to get my shit together soon.

At least I can say I went almost a week without booze, no way I could have done that a month ago.
Alcoholism is a motherfucker.


Shit happens though. I'll keep trying.

Abhorrence
January 29th, 2016, 07:45 AM
Day 42 for smoking. Day 2 for alcohol.

Abhorrence
January 31st, 2016, 04:54 AM
Day 44 for smoking.
Day 4 for alcohol.

Fiction
January 31st, 2016, 08:20 AM
I kinda fucked up last night and got drunk, woke up still in that condition, and now I'm drinking again.
Although I'm feeling pretty good, I know I need to get my shit together soon.

At least I can say I went almost a week without booze, no way I could have done that a month ago.
Alcoholism is a motherfucker.


Shit happens though. I'll keep trying.

Alcoholism is such a bitch, but if you went a week once you can do it again, and one little slip up doesn't undermine achieving almost a week.

Smoking- Day 1
Drinking- Day 1

Determined to not drink for a whole week now... Definitely not going to be easy

xXl0sth0peXx
January 31st, 2016, 02:43 PM
Cigarettes- 32 days. I'm on the verge of just ending this here.

Sheriff McGregor
January 31st, 2016, 07:01 PM
Smoking 4
Drinking 4

Abhorrence
February 1st, 2016, 02:59 PM
Day 45 for smoking.
Day 5 for alcohol.

Karkat
February 1st, 2016, 05:59 PM
Haven't smoked to relieve stress since: October 2015
Haven't drank to get drunk/run away from problems since: April 2015
Haven't abused other drugs since: September 2014

I personally don't remember the last time I smoked or drank PERIOD, but they were both small amounts (two cigarettes, or a lone beer with dinner) and not with the intention to 'self-medicate'.

I'm pretty proud of myself.

I kinda fucked up last night and got drunk, woke up still in that condition, and now I'm drinking again.
Although I'm feeling pretty good, I know I need to get my shit together soon.

At least I can say I went almost a week without booze, no way I could have done that a month ago.
Alcoholism is a motherfucker.


Shit happens though. I'll keep trying.

Ugh, I hate that. It seems like every time I'm around any real amount of alcohol I fuck up and end up completely shitfaced. I remember last summer, I ended up drinking mouthwash on a daily basis to avoid withdrawal because I didn't want to cave in and get help.

For some reason, I can handle myself with beers. So I'm sticking to no more than that. I'm probably an idiot in denial and need to stop altogether, but I know I won't, so at least I'm not getting wasted.

Fiction
February 2nd, 2016, 11:45 AM
Smoking- Day 3
Drinking- Day 3

Spoke to my counsellor today about my drinking problem, which honestly is a huge step forward. I've been hiding it for 6 years.

Abhorrence
February 2nd, 2016, 12:50 PM
Day 46 for smoking.
Day 6 for alcohol.

Sheriff McGregor
February 2nd, 2016, 01:00 PM
Smoking 1
Drinking 1

Fiction
February 3rd, 2016, 11:22 AM
Smoking- Day 4. Really helps that i'm so ill at the moment and my throat is killing me. Doesn't make me want cigarettes!
Drinking- Day 4. Again being ill kind of helps, although it's never really stopped me before. But 4 days is really good for me.

Abhorrence
February 3rd, 2016, 03:09 PM
Smoking - 47 days.
Drinking - 7 days.
Both are going quite well :3

ImCoolBeans
February 4th, 2016, 02:22 PM
I haven't had a cigarette in 64 days

Babs
February 4th, 2016, 04:06 PM
Day 5

Sheriff McGregor
February 4th, 2016, 06:44 PM
Day three cigarettes and alcohol

Abhorrence
February 6th, 2016, 11:36 PM
Smoking is day 51.

Abhorrence
February 9th, 2016, 06:51 AM
Day 53 for smoking.

Sheriff McGregor
February 9th, 2016, 08:16 AM
Cigarettes Day3
Alcohol Day2

tovaris
February 9th, 2016, 04:45 PM
7169 days without getting drunk or high, ok i admit it thats my entire lifetime, but still hard to resist the posibility os drowning bad thaughts.

Babs
February 9th, 2016, 04:49 PM
Day 4.

Fiction
February 9th, 2016, 04:55 PM
Day 2 for both cigarettes and alcohol. It was a heavy weekend, ended up drinking 3 bottles of wine in just over 24 hours....

But I did go a full week (almost, had 1 glass of wine mid week), which is better than i've done in such a long time.

Abhorrence
February 10th, 2016, 01:08 PM
Day 54 for smoking I believe.

Abhorrence
February 11th, 2016, 05:22 AM
Day 55 for smoking.

Abhorrence
February 14th, 2016, 04:04 AM
Day 1 for smoking. :/

Sheriff McGregor
February 14th, 2016, 10:48 AM
Cigarettes 8

Alcohol 5

Abhorrence
February 17th, 2016, 09:06 AM
Day 4 for smoking.

Sheriff McGregor
February 18th, 2016, 01:32 AM
Cigarettes 11

Alcohol 8

Vermilion
February 18th, 2016, 01:36 AM
5 alcohol

Fiction
February 18th, 2016, 04:08 PM
Alcohol- Day 1
Cigarettes- Day 1

One day i'll get there :/

Sheriff McGregor
February 18th, 2016, 05:08 PM
Cigarettes 12

Alcohol 9

xXl0sth0peXx
February 21st, 2016, 10:29 PM
Been back on 0 for a few days now. Don't know exactly how long I lasted, maybe 45 or 50 days, but it's honestly pointless.

Let Me Be a Pony
February 22nd, 2016, 12:14 PM
2 days for smoking and drinking.

Sheriff McGregor
February 22nd, 2016, 10:34 PM
Cigarettes 16
Alcohol 13

Feels like it's been forever

Abhorrence
February 28th, 2016, 07:43 AM
Day 1 for smoking...

Sheriff McGregor
February 28th, 2016, 05:11 PM
Cigarettes 22
Alcohol 19

Abhorrence
February 29th, 2016, 05:14 PM
This whole quitting smoking thing is going well... day 0.

Sheriff McGregor
February 29th, 2016, 11:31 PM
Alcohol 20
Cigarettes .... baack at zero

Let Me Be a Pony
March 3rd, 2016, 08:37 PM
Day 0.

Sheriff McGregor
March 3rd, 2016, 08:39 PM
Alcohol 23
Cigarettes 3

Let Me Be a Pony
March 6th, 2016, 08:00 AM
0 on ciggies and alcohol again.

Abhorrence
March 6th, 2016, 08:20 AM
Day 1 for smoking.

Babs
March 6th, 2016, 01:01 PM
Trying to get back on track. Day 2.

ImCoolBeans
March 7th, 2016, 12:11 PM
I haven't had a cigarette in 88 days

Sheriff McGregor
March 8th, 2016, 09:04 AM
Cigarettes 2
Alcohol 2

I really went on a binge on Saturday.

Babs
March 8th, 2016, 01:05 PM
Day 4.

Abhorrence
March 11th, 2016, 07:19 AM
Day 1.

Sheriff McGregor
March 11th, 2016, 10:10 AM
Cigarettes and alcohol both at 5

Babs
March 11th, 2016, 06:15 PM
One week. It's been a while since I've gone this long without drinking.

Abhorrence
March 13th, 2016, 08:46 AM
I've not drank since Tuesday.

Also, this thread is now stickied.

Abhorrence
March 14th, 2016, 12:14 PM
Day 6 for alcohol.

Babs
March 14th, 2016, 07:19 PM
ten days.

Sheriff McGregor
March 14th, 2016, 08:02 PM
I've not drank since Tuesday.

Also, this thread is now stickied.

Thank you for sticking this!

Alcohol 8
Cigarettes 0

ImCoolBeans
March 15th, 2016, 10:18 AM
Haven't had a cigarette in 96 days

Abhorrence
March 15th, 2016, 12:36 PM
1 week for alcohol, day 0 still for cigarettes.

Sheriff McGregor
March 15th, 2016, 09:08 PM
Alcohol 9
Cigarettes 1

Let Me Be a Pony
March 16th, 2016, 10:01 AM
Ciggies 1
Alcohol 3

Fiction
March 16th, 2016, 11:03 AM
Alcohol- 2 days
Cigarettes- 2 days

Sheriff McGregor
March 16th, 2016, 04:40 PM
Alcohol 10
Cigarettes 2

Abhorrence
March 17th, 2016, 06:46 PM
Alcohol - 9.

Sheriff McGregor
March 17th, 2016, 07:04 PM
Alcohol 11
Cigarettes 3

TonyJoe
March 18th, 2016, 12:47 AM
sex - 4 days

Abhorrence
March 18th, 2016, 02:16 PM
Day 10 - Alcohol

Vermilion
March 18th, 2016, 02:18 PM
Alcohol day - 2 weeks

Sheriff McGregor
March 19th, 2016, 12:49 AM
Zero for smoking pot. I had two beers. I'm still deciding if I should count tonight as zero or 12 because I didn't get drunk.

cuzzintrevv
March 19th, 2016, 12:55 AM
I was wondering if someone would make a thread like this...
Weed:4 days
Cigarettes: 1 hour (my quitting starts now)

Abhorrence
March 20th, 2016, 12:55 AM
Alcohol - day 12.
Smoking - day 2.

Abhorrence
March 21st, 2016, 04:06 AM
Alcohol - day 13
Smoking - day 3

cuzzintrevv
March 21st, 2016, 09:30 PM
I can't stop smoking cigarettes... No matter how hard I try I always end up at day 0 again...

SimCity
March 22nd, 2016, 11:51 AM
I can't stop smoking cigarettes... No matter how hard I try I always end up at day 0 again...

This is how I've been for years too. I have tried quitting many times, but it never lasts more than a day or so :(

Abhorrence
March 22nd, 2016, 12:42 PM
I can't stop smoking cigarettes... No matter how hard I try I always end up at day 0 again...
Don't worry man, I'm back to that too. Good luck.

Abhorrence
March 27th, 2016, 12:56 PM
Alcohol - day 1.
Smoking - day 1.
Weed - day 1.

Starting again.

ImCoolBeans
March 28th, 2016, 07:46 AM
Cigarette free for 109 days.

Vermilion
March 28th, 2016, 07:50 AM
Alcohol 3 weeks

xXl0sth0peXx
March 28th, 2016, 05:50 PM
Alcohol - 4 days.
Cigarettes - 2 weeks.

Abhorrence
March 29th, 2016, 06:25 AM
Cigarettes - 2 days.

Fiction
March 30th, 2016, 05:30 PM
Alcohol- Day 1
Cigarettes- Day 1

xXl0sth0peXx
March 30th, 2016, 09:16 PM
Alcohol - 1 day.
Cigarettes - 16 days.

Abhorrence
April 1st, 2016, 08:40 AM
I literally cannot stop smoking... - day 0.

Sheriff McGregor
April 1st, 2016, 06:42 PM
I wanna say ten for drinking and nine on smoking,

Abhorrence
April 3rd, 2016, 12:34 PM
Determined this time! Smoking - day 1.

xXl0sth0peXx
April 3rd, 2016, 01:33 PM
Cigs - 20
Booze - 5, I think.

Abhorrence
April 4th, 2016, 02:00 PM
Smoking - day 2.

Michael75
April 4th, 2016, 02:35 PM
Weed, 6 weeks and 6 days (woohoo)
Drink, 3 days (Hey I'm Irish)
Cigarettes, 2 days :)

Sheriff McGregor
April 4th, 2016, 05:22 PM
I think 13 drinking and 12 smoking but I may be a few days off

Abhorrence
April 5th, 2016, 06:21 AM
Smoking - day 3.

ImCoolBeans
April 5th, 2016, 08:30 AM
Cigarette free for 117 days

Lost in the Echo
April 5th, 2016, 01:25 PM
Working on day 3 without alcohol. I've gone like 5 days sober about 3 or 4 times over the past few months. I've binge drank a little over the past two weeks, but nothing compared to the near everyday drinking I was doing for easily 7-8 months.

Really determined to at least reach one week of sobriety this time.

xXl0sth0peXx
April 9th, 2016, 11:29 AM
Cigarette free for 117 days

Yessss so proud of you.


Cigs - 26

Abhorrence
April 20th, 2016, 10:02 AM
I haven't had a drink in like two weeks.

Let Me Be a Pony
April 22nd, 2016, 12:41 AM
13 days for weed. I ended up looking like a stoner sloth last time I did it. I'll try to avoid it in the future. Too many bad trippies with weed.

xXl0sth0peXx
April 22nd, 2016, 12:16 PM
39 for cigs. I just want one :(

Abhorrence
April 24th, 2016, 03:44 AM
Well I got completely fucking smashed last night... fuck.

Fiction
April 25th, 2016, 07:17 AM
Day 3 Alcohol
Day 3 Cigarettes

I really want to get to the 10th of May. Struggling already. The Alcohol I mean. I find cigarettes so easy to stop compared to alcohol.

Babs
April 25th, 2016, 09:54 PM
Day 25.

Fiction
April 26th, 2016, 04:10 PM
Day 4 for both cigarettes and alcohol.

I could have killed for a glass (well a bottle...) of wine tonight, but finding out it's actually effecting your health now does a fair amount for willpower.

phuckphace
April 26th, 2016, 08:56 PM
Day #135 without a pot-needle.

it took until about day #50 before I stopped dreaming about lush green pot fields. but hey at least I'm saving money now (not that I could blaze it even if I wanted to).

Fiction
April 28th, 2016, 06:59 AM
Day 6 for both cigarettes and alcohol.

Tomorrow is a week. I have gone a week without alcohol only once in the last three years at least, maybe longer. Even then that was only a week.

ImCoolBeans
April 28th, 2016, 12:16 PM
Cigarettes: 140 days

Fiction
April 28th, 2016, 07:17 PM
So day 7 alcohol by about an hour and 15 minutes. I'm going to the pub tomorrow though... Just going to try and stick to one... Maybe two.

Day 1 cigarettes but I think that's more than reasonable at the moment.

Fiction
April 29th, 2016, 08:41 PM
Day 0

Lost in the Echo
May 1st, 2016, 10:35 PM
About to finish day one sober. This week has been kind of a wake up call, as I've been wasted for most of this week, and it's starting to cause a few issues.

I'll attempt yet again to go for at least a full week without any alcohol.
Goddamn life has been tough as of late. I really need to get this under control.

Fiction
May 2nd, 2016, 02:47 PM
About to finish day one sober. This week has been kind of a wake up call, as I've been wasted for most of this week, and it's starting to cause a few issues.

I'll attempt yet again to go for at least a full week without any alcohol.
Goddamn life has been tough as of late. I really need to get this under control.

Come on a Bo, you can do this. I know it's bloody hard but we can both do this <3

Day 3

Vermilion
May 2nd, 2016, 03:00 PM
4 weeks no alcohol I think

Babs
May 2nd, 2016, 03:49 PM
Day 31 without alcohol.

Fiction
May 3rd, 2016, 08:24 PM
Day 0 and I think it will be for a while

Lost in the Echo
May 5th, 2016, 08:51 PM
4 weeks no alcohol I think

Day 31 without alcohol.

One month is very impressive, guys, keep it up. :)

Personally I'm about to finish day 5, and although it hasn't been without temptation, I might actually accomplish a week of sobriety this time. It's definitely been easier this time around.

Fiction
May 6th, 2016, 04:26 AM
One month is very impressive, guys, keep it up. :)

Personally I'm about to finish day 5, and although it hasn't been without temptation, I might actually accomplish a week of sobriety this time. It's definitely been easier this time around.

Well done Bo! You can do it :)

Day 3 despite everything

Lost in the Echo
May 7th, 2016, 11:15 AM
1 week

Fiction
May 7th, 2016, 12:51 PM
1 week

So proud <3

Day 4 alcohol

Day 1 cigarettes but one thing at a time.

Fiction
May 9th, 2016, 05:54 AM
Day 1 but for the first time in my life I managed to control myself and my drinking was somewhat sensible.

Fiction
May 11th, 2016, 04:03 AM
Day 1 but I didn't enjoy being drunk, not missed feeling like this the next morning either.

ImCoolBeans
May 13th, 2016, 09:25 AM
Haven't had a cigarette in 155 days.

Babs
May 14th, 2016, 01:38 PM
bout 6 weeks.

xXl0sth0peXx
May 14th, 2016, 09:27 PM
Today is day 61 for cigs.
Been a day for alcohol I think. Been a lot less lately though so I can keep getting new ink.

Fiction
May 14th, 2016, 11:56 PM
Day 2 for both. Actually decided I'm stopping drinking so I actually give my new meds a chance to work, so obviously I went out the night before and got very drunk.

But hopefully the numbers should keep going up now.

Babs
May 23rd, 2016, 02:46 PM
7 weeks ish.

ImCoolBeans
June 28th, 2016, 09:30 AM
200 days without a cigarette. More than 6 months :hippie:

Abhorrence
August 9th, 2016, 03:26 AM
I haven't drank in three days.

Just JT
August 9th, 2016, 04:13 AM
14 days substance free. ( except for prescribed meds)

ImCoolBeans
October 1st, 2016, 05:03 PM
Well after 9 months of not smoking cigarettes I got drunk at a baseball game on Tuesday and smoked a half pack of cigarettes. I haven't had one since and don't plan on having more.

So that puts me at day 4. Oh well.

Babs
October 2nd, 2016, 09:54 PM
Back to day one.

Lost in the Echo
November 18th, 2016, 01:48 PM
One week since I've consumed any alcohol. I'm feeling pretty good about myself today. The 7 days I've managed to avoid alcohol is the longest since late June/early July when I did like 10, but after that I relapsed pretty hard, and up until now the best I could do was 2 days, so at least I've proven I'm not too far gone that I can't take a break for a little while.

Honestly a week of sobriety feels better than a week binge ever will. I have a clear head and it's way easier to think and concentrate right now than it was when I was drunk all the time.

I thought that partying all the time would make me feel better, but in the end it only makes shit worse. The truth is you can't live a happy and productive life when you have an addiction. Whether it's alcohol or any other drug.
I'm just hoping I can put this chapter of life behind me, and get out of this lifestyle while I'm still young.

But yeah, after all these consecutive months of heavy drinking every day, I'm actually very proud that I was able to put a stop to it for a week. The first few days were difficult for sure, but it's definitely been worth it. I'm ready to get my life back on the right path.

The Faulted
November 27th, 2016, 12:56 PM
16 days clean. i'm actually so proud. never thought it would be possible.

Lost in the Echo
June 9th, 2017, 01:42 PM
Day 2 sober, but as for the week overall I've done pretty well. Was buzzed one day earlier in the week, but far from drunk.

But anyway I've made the decision that either I get it together this time around, or I'm going to fucking rehab.

Life seems scary without alcohol, but all the times I've been like "I'll drink x amount of times per week, or per month" it just never works out and I always relapse.

Another thing about alcohol is over the past several months I've fucked with shit I otherwise wouldn't sober ( coke, meth, adderall and other pills ).
I got all paranoid last week when I was on both booze and speed pretty heavy. An example of this was, my cousin who I grew up with like a brother said he came accross a pipe one time when he was hanging out with me months prior ( prolly not the best thing to bring up out of the blue) and asked if I was ok.
I got all pissed thinking he was running his mouth to people about it, and I came close to doing something I know I would've regretted.
Thankfully the issue is resolved now.

My point is I've fucking hated who I've become. While under the influence lately I've been extremely mean, or depressed or both. And that's not me.

Shit has gotten progressively worse over the past 3 years as I've lost 2 people who meant the world to me. But I know they wouldn't want to see me killing myself with all the substances I'm putting into my body.

It's been a while since I've been optimistic, but I know I can overcome this. I was always an A&B honor role student in school, and I have the ability to do so much more with my life than be a low life drunk.

I've been thinking a lot about this;I think it's time to just quit drinking for good.
#1 My liver will be fucked by the time I'm 25-30 if I keep this up
#2 I feel like a happier person sober, and I get way more accomplished

This will probably be the hardest thing I've ever done, but I'm feeling good today and I know I'll be glad I made this decision. I'm so sick of the partying lifestyle

Just JT
June 10th, 2017, 07:21 PM
I think maybe day 5. Not sure. They all get blurry sometimes

Lost in the Echo
June 15th, 2017, 01:34 PM
Day 3 without alcohol

Lost in the Echo
August 23rd, 2017, 02:35 PM
10 days sober

Lost in the Echo
November 5th, 2017, 03:20 PM
2 weeks. Hanging in there. Halfway to my goal

Inflation26
November 6th, 2017, 12:10 PM
No drugs for 17 days now. Swore I would quit completely after a week of heavy XTC/MDMA/Ketamine use

xXl0sth0peXx
November 16th, 2017, 12:27 AM
Starting at 0. I hope this doesn't continue.

Lost in the Echo
November 16th, 2017, 12:33 AM
8 days now. Slipped up since last post. But have only drank twice total in the past 3 weeks if my math is on.
Itís been tough as fuck though. Mounting depression and Iíve been tense and shaking like crazy with my nerves all over the place

Sure isnít easy. But Iím still trying my absolute best.

Uniquemind
November 16th, 2017, 03:57 AM
So just a question, is everyone here following a medical stratagem on how to deal with substance addiction?

Or are you all self-recovering by trying to go cold turkey from whatever you are addicted too based on your own methods?

Because I really do think professional and medically guided therapy should be consulted. Withdrawals can be a very serious thing, and supervision is necessary sometimes.

Lost in the Echo
November 19th, 2017, 07:21 AM
Back to day one. Relapsed hard on booze, and on top of that did a ton of speed.

I feel so ashamed. It feels like itís never ending.
I got way too stupid, and combined with all the stuff I did I can feel my heart pounding, cold sweats and shakiness.

Gonna drink a bunch of water and take a hot shower and hopefully feel a little better.

Iím so sorry everyone. I canít believe how hard this is. I really wish I could feel content sober