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HAMS= Harm reduction for alcohol
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      5 comments

I just got back from the gym, planet fitness. Walked for 45 minutes 2.5 miles. I had been there last 11-27-15 that was 107 days ago. Since 11-1-15 I have gained 20 pounds. This has me very depressed. The medication changes made last year... Read more
I am inching toward sanity.....
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      6 comments

I am inching along toward sanity. Really, I think the increased geodon has finally kicked in. But I feel I have gained some control again. What a relief! Tried to give up alcohol for lent but that only lasted one day. Am back to my ... Read more
First I need toget more stable....
Friday, March 11, 2016      4 comments

Am going to give up on the idea of naltrexone..for now. Started taking the black cohosh yesterday. Will take 80mg of geodon twice daily until I feel stable. Did not stop for a beer/or two before heading home. I have done that easily the la... Read more
Oh well....
Sunday, March 06, 2016      3 comments

I did not make it AF today.... Donna was in the bar at whole foods when I went there to get veggies for soup. anyway I made the soup from scratch! lentils, natural turkey breast chunks, beef and chicken stock, carrots, onions, spinach, h... Read more
Today will be an Alcohol free day for me!
Sunday, March 06, 2016      7 comments

I think that I am being a bit compulsive right now, joining more forums about drinking, spending more time on the computer, eating more. Today I am trying to reel it in. Ate a healthy breakfast: 3 eggs scrambled with fresh spinach side o... Read more
What is wrong with me??????
Saturday, March 05, 2016      7 comments

Am glad that I am going to see a substance abuse tdoc on tuesday. I really need someone to help me. Last week I saw my pdoc and asked her to increase my geodon because I felt like I was becoming hypomanic. She agreed. So I am taking 40mg in ... Read more
down 4 pounds and day 11 Alcohol free!
Thursday, January 14, 2016      7 comments

Ate alone yesterday because the gang did not text me by accident. Mark did the texting group message and left me out unbeknownst. They went to whole foods and I had taco soup at sandras. Today they were there. Had a great meal. Ribeye steak ... Read more
Day one Alcohol free! 100 day challenge.
Monday, January 04, 2016      8 comments

3 cups of coffee with half and half and stevia sweetener. Half a gallon of water. quick lunch at sandras: large bowl of veggie soup. cup of curry chicken salad with veganase and pecans and apples. dinner bone fish grill: lillys chick... Read more
one more day!
Thursday, December 17, 2015      6 comments

One more day of work and I am finished for 2 weeks! Tonight for dinner: Hubby and I cooked something different together. It was called hello fresh. They sent us 3 boxed meals with fresh ingredients. and all of the ingredients in littl... Read more
new December blog
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      4 comments

Hi there! Thanks to those who read my thread...thank you thank you! Today was a great day. saw a client at 10;30 and went over the thai cuisine restaurant to meet my lunch bunch. Had 2 bowls of my favorite soup: chicken, tomatoes, onion... Read more
mmmm....cheese curds!
Sunday, November 22, 2015      5 comments

Friday night after having drank half a gallon of beer, I tried to go to sleep with the .5mg klonipin and when I was still awake after 2am I got up and took another 1mg so that I could sleep. I did sleep (shut the alarm off )and overslept and got... Read more
happy about my life.
Friday, November 20, 2015      4 comments

Happiness is visiting my 100 year old client and painting her toe nails bright red, like usual! 137.5 this morning. I keep fluctuating these past couple of weeks. was 141 recently... 2 weeks ago I was 137. I know that I should not weigh d... Read more
I am so sore today after my 10 K yesterday!!!!!
Sunday, November 15, 2015      4 comments

I did not sleep well last night due to the sangria.... I knew that would happen. So perhaps I will limit my drinking to just weekend nights when I know that I don't have to get up early. Sounds like a good plan. Ate a good lunch of meatloaf ... Read more
I did it! I did the 10K Cajun Cup !!!!
Saturday, November 14, 2015      13 comments

Yes!!!! I finished 11 minutes faster this year at 1 hour 20 minutes for 6.2 miles. (13 minute mile) I am very sore now. Maybe I should get a message? my hips are really sore. thank you for the nice words. I guess it was fun...I really ... Read more
proud of myself.....
Thursday, November 12, 2015      10 comments

I am very proud of my self. Went to a musician's talk where little Nat talked and played. It was very entertaining! There was free beer there, none that I liked so that was easy to pass up. But then I saw the mango margaritas....oh my fa... Read more

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