I was sober for four years and now turning to alcohol to deal with grief. I buried my Dad in August after two years of literally watching him die cell by cell as care giver, and now trying to care for Mom as she screams at me “just let me die”! (age 90, with Alzheimer’s)
I’m not looking for pity. I need to find a way (or a place) to gather strength when not caring for her rather than drinking a bottle of wine.
I can’t believe this “animal”, alcohol is telling me I deserve it....I’ve earned it. You have a night off and deserve to escape and the quickest way is to get drunk, and pass out.
How do I hit reset while going through Mom’s journey to the other side...it’s horrible, ..why can’t God just take her.
I know I’m not the only alcoholic tested by life....how did you cope?
My dear DS,I do not need 3,666 notifications from DS. What is going on that y'all cannot delete? I have over 16,000 anxiety members. Has anyone here thought about how long that would take to delete????
Have noticed that there hasn’t been many posts lately so I thought I would open a dialogue. A year and a half sober and I feel whole. When I passed a year last fall it was good but this 18 month mark feels better. More solid. It’s amazing, but it took this long for the dust to settle, so to speak. The process of gaining control of my mind has been intense and hugely rewarding. By far the...