What do you do on weekend nights when your trying not to drink?
I’m in my first 3 days sober. This coming weekend will my first sober weekend I’ve planned in years. I’ve made a plan for my self to go to the gym, swimming and maybe the cinema.
Being alone has been the number one source of relapse for me. I don’t drink if nobody else is. Alone? Different story.
My advice is plan every hour if you need to. Anything is better than drowning in the bottle and wasting a day hung over.
Most of my family doesn’t drink, perhaps it’s time to make some surprise visits.
Being with family is always good if it won’t make you feel like drinking. Share some holiday spirit with them, do some baking, get a tree, make some crafts and decorate
I watch Netflix, but only shows that have like 5 or more seasons. I have a cheat day and eat 1 meal of my choice, go for a walk, or read a book.
I like to go shopping just to get out of the house if I’m alone and trying to be sober. Just getting out and walking around the mall or checking out a new store helps occupy my mind and give me a little exercise. That’s what I did last weekened.