Reminder of how I used to look


#1

As of yesterday, I’m 15 months sober. I’ve just been on Facebook where they did one of those “here’s a photo from two years ago!” reminders and I’m really shocked. It’s a photo of me and my youngest son. I’m not drunk at the time, more hungover, and my face looks terrible, especially my eyes. I looked so ill, such a strange colour, and I didn’t know just how obvious it was! I’m so glad I stopped when I did. I’ve started to forget just how awful it was and sometimes I need reminding.


#2

They are a great reminder. Unfortunately I have a bunch of those things with my kids. Bloodshot eyes, just looking like garbage. Thankfully I’m just tired these days.

Congratulations on 15 months.


#3

Congrats on your 15 months!! Facebook is good for reminding us of how far we have come. :grinning:


#4

It is bittersweet when I see stuff like that. The other day my memories showed me a picture with myself holding a beer, my son’s father smoking a cigarette and my son between us, reaching for something. It made me cringe to wonder what his DOC may end up being. It was a great reminder of why I’ve been changing everything this last year! :heart: Nice job on your 15 months!!!


#5

Congratulations on 15 months sober. I am 2 days in after a recent reset. I have taken pictures of myself…while using/drinking or next morning so I can remind myself of where I was when I get more days…years in as a reminder to never get back to that state. Thanks for the inspiration. One day at a time.:sunflower:


#6

We all need reminders like that! :heart: We used to forget quickly were we came from :blush:

Congratulations with your 15 months sober! Awesome! :heart_eyes: