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The struggle is real. I just had my first 'slip' after 54 days of sobriety. Sucks.

I would recommend speaking to a psych about anti-depressants...specifically an SSRI. You have to play Russian Roulette a bit to find what works for your brain chemistry, but it's worth it. Made things a lot lot easier once I found the right combo. (low dose Celexa for me, but everyone is different)

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GOod luck

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Thank you- I am on meds and have a doctor. I haven’t really talked about it, because I’ve been in a bit of denial. Frankly, admitting I can’t get this under control is really scary.
I get now why they did psych. Evaluations before surgery. The cross addiction is real.

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I am in this boat now also. 2 years of drinking has taken its toll on me, my marriage among other things. TBH I didnt want to quit until last weekend. I think I hit rock bottom and said enough is enough. I found an audio book called The Alcohol Experiment and began listening to it. It is a 30 day stop drinking approach and I am on day 2. The narrator makes so much sense and walks you through what you are going to face on this 30 day journey. I hope in 30 days I am better

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