I Fell Off the Wagon

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    The Fear

    i fell off the wagon 4 weeks ago and now feel like i'm dying !!!!! i can't even get out of bed after last nights boozing!!! any advice??
    BrianJonsit BrianJonsit
    1 Response Aug 7, 2011

    But It Didn't Hurt

    I quit drinking for almost two years, since then I've had one or three tequila shots, some wine, and realized that after nine years of drinking almost every night in rather large quantities..that I am truly sick of liquor. It did take three years of pathetic attempts to get...
    eastcider eastcider
    31-35, M
    4 Responses May 21, 2009

    I fell off the wagon tonight.

    Drinking is a demon of mine, I was an alcoholic before the age of 21. So for me to be drinking, its not a safe call. Tonight, the pain just got to be too much, my grief of missing my daughter got to be more than I could handle sober. I tried to take a nap, and just had a...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel
    26-30, F
    Apr 3, 2014

    It Seems Like a Slow, Gradual Fall

    I was mostly EP free for months, but I seem to be getting slowly sucked in again. 
    ag123 ag123
    1 Response May 2, 2009

    I fell off, ran away,

    burnt the map whilst toasting marshmallows and lost my way... How on Earth will I get back to my wagon?! Others seem to just fall off but I took the phrase to a whole new level it seems. Darn wagon.
    Shiznitone Shiznitone
    22-25, M
    May 29, 2014


    The way I see it, it's all part of being a recovering alcoholic. If I never fell of the wagon wouldn't that make me a teetotaller?
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    10 Responses Aug 3, 2009

    Do Cigarettes Count?

    I'm not sure if this is the right group for it, but I'm posting my story here anyhow! =p Yep, I fell off that proverbial wagon and pretty much cracked my skull. I was doing so well too... I went a month and two weeks without any cigs! I think that's a big deal, since it was my...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 5, 2009

    Unfortunately Yes!

    Growing up in the country, my neighborhood sponsored family weekend on the first Saturday of September every year.  The community club would acquire pigs and they would BBQ them for the whole community.  Each family would bring "pot luck" side dishes to...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    15 Responses May 1, 2009

    I Was Either Fearless Or Clumsy That Day (I'm Thinking It Was the Latter)

    Yep. Literally speaking! I took a dive straight off the edge of my dad's trailer and onto the gravel when I was four :P Scraped my nose really bad. You can still make out the little scar :)
    Wraither Wraither
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jul 6, 2009
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