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Haven't had any alcohol in 15 days
Quit drinking without any help..treatment centers, physicians almost 16 days. On day 8 started getting headaches on left side of my head..they are random and come on quick, I take a couple of 200mg Ibuprophen and maybe a little caffeine (soda) and within 20 minutes or so gone..but still have at least two to three daily is this normal? I hae not had any dt's, sweats, nausea or anything else..just tired in the afternoon...other than that I am great...
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Hi brt4it congrats on the 15 days !!  I believe it's normal. It takes our body some time to adjust to being without our DOC (drug of choice)  but I bet the headache isnt as bad as my hangover headaches were ")     Be proud of yourself you are doing great !  Are you going to meetings?
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790421 tn?1341233731
keep it going ,doing the same myself..it's amazing seeing life when your not buzzed up..
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Hello. Congrads on your success this far! Were you drinking a lot of caffeine prior to ceasing the alcohol? What you are describing sounds like caffeine withdrawal. Often folks will stop ingesting caffeine and other things that were present while drinking. But in time this will pass. Meanwhile, some caffeine, lots of water or gatorafe' and vitamins will go a long way. Take care, GM
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455167 tn?1259261471
*gatorade*
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1284022 tn?1291362149
good luck man im in your boat, 12 days sober.  i get headaches from caffeine withdrawal, but it could be more complicated than that.  keep it up brother
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495284 tn?1333897642
Congrats on 12 days sober!!!!          sara
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u go dude!keep surfin the waves of recovery!:)Ride the Wild but well worth it Surf.......how many old timers out there remember that movie with Fabian sigh!and Shelly Fabares made in the 60's?Beach Boys song Ride the Wild Surf!yehah!:)
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Ok now day 18..still having headaches but not as frequently..and yes I did stop caffeine a few weeks before..so I started caffeine again just two sodas a day...this has not been hard for me at all...I am not attending meetings..but I so wanted to do this that I am so happy I am...I am loving life..thanks for all of the support!! =)
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495284 tn?1333897642
Remember the bathing suits??!!!  LOL
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1284022 tn?1291362149
thanks for the support!  i found a sponsor today, gonna get going on the steps this weekend, and im actually looking forward to it!  there are so many good people at those meetings...
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u2 keep going its so worth it.......i've found in life that if something comes easy and fast it leaves twice as fast as it came....and the work involved in keeping a good thing does last!
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i liked those bathing suits!covered a multitude of sins...the one pieces that is!in a past life when i had a shapely lil body i went to florida and was swimming in ocean with tiny lil flourescent bikini.like i said IN A PAST LIFE!a big wave came along and whooosh my bottoms flew off and i played panic trying to find them which  did to come out of water!that won't happen with a once piece!
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495284 tn?1333897642
Way to go on getting a sponsor!!!  Im proud of you.  When we leave our ego at the door good things happen~~~~~~sara
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Day 21 and doing GREAT!!!! Just a bit tired...not having very many headaches anymore..but did start a bit of caffeine...thanks for all of the support!! =)
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Way to go on 21 days!!!  Keep it going!!  Proud of you         sara
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