One Minute Message: Regret

just added #22 to the one minute message library. you know that tendency we have to look back with regret? today’s message is about how every day forward is one day closer to the new YOU over here.

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oh, and P.S., i just checked and i’m on day 1300 today. is that 1300 bottles of wine not consumed. what would that amount look like if i put all of the bottles together in one room. oh god.


I want to put this online, to hold myself accountable. I want to document the noise in my head. I'm tired of thinking about drinking. date of last drink: june 30, 2012

  • Congrats Belle on day 1300! I discovered this blog 4 days ago, and I’m on Day 7 of my sobriety. I’m doing OK, feeling good things and of course the tough stuff too, but this blog has been of great support to me the last 8 days. I’m excited about this new journey and I’ve made a commitment to 30 days sobriety. I haven’t gone 7 days without a drink for 17 years. I’ve never been an “online community” kind of guy, but I’m happy to be here and to read other people’s stories. Thanks to all, I’m not drinking today and I feel good.

  • Congratulations Belle on 1300 days – and to not having to deal with 1300 bottles of wine. That’s a *lot* of recycling to have to do – I don’t miss that. Used to be at the recycling depot once about every two weeks with beer bottles and cans! I’m only 1247 days behind you 🙂

  • 1300 days congratulations! i am on day 27 and just finished reading your first 2 months of blogging. Incredible! Thinking about 1300 bottles of wine in one room makes me feel ill already..this is good right?

  • Thanks for talking about this. Even at around 475 days I still have a tough time with this when I think back to all the time I wasted and stupid things I did. It helps to have someone else tell me to stop beating myself up and keep moving forward. And good god to 1300 bottles of wine in one room…I don’t even want to think of what my 475 days worth would have looked like!