Two weeks on from my last drink

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Hi all, Not been on here much this last week due to being back at work and so busy.

I hope you are all doing ok on all of your journeys?!

So nearly two weeks have passed since my last drink and nearly one week after my home detox. I am feeling positive and much better in myself, in both mood and physically. It actually feels like it was much longer ago.

I have my appointment on Friday with the Alcohol community team which i have kept as i would like to know more about the routes i can take to help with cravings and stress management, so i can avoid turning to alcohol when im struggling with my depression and crappy life events.

I have noticed my depression is already improving....(surprise surprise....)

Quick question for those that have stopped drinking... I have a massive sweet tooth now and all i think about is food....Has anyone else felt like this? I have to try and get this under control as i will end up the size of a bus if i carry on eating like this haha. I am aware that some people say your body craves the sugar that the alcohol used to give you. ( I drank mainly Wine)

Also, although i thought i smoked alot whilst drinking i actually seem to be smoking more!! I honestly thought this would cut down without drinking.  

Anyway, I hope you all are bearing up ok and i apologise for not being in touch so much this week. I shall try and have a catch up through the posts.

Shelley  smile

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