If you’ve followed along so far, you know what’s going on. I am getting better. I haven’t had alcohol or any substance, with the exception of nicotine, in over two weeks. My mind is finally clear. The detox symptoms have begun to subside, and I am happy to say that I am able to get restful sleep again. Nowadays, my emotions are still predominantly that of remorse and shame. I am now reflecting on the authentic times I had with the people I considered my close friends. I miss their laughter, smiles, even their judgement on the little things in life. I know there is no going back. Why do the memories hurt so much? Are they merely lessons in life, a taste of what should be when I get healthy again?
To be continued….