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Three months, and I'm Still Sober - February 23rd 2009, 12:52 AM

On March 5th, it will be three months since I took any type of blade to my skin intentionally. Lately however, I find myself with almost uncontrollable urges at school. I know what the trigger is, however, I can't get rid of it. Getting out of the room helps, but I always have to return. I know all the alternatives, still I find myself struggling even when I come home because I know I have to return to school tomorrow. At this point I'm just not sure how to keep going. I simply need the support to keep going and not stopping.





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Re: Three months, and I'm Still Sober - February 23rd 2009, 12:57 AM

Three months? I would love to be that strong.
You just have to push forward. I draw 3d cubes when I get an urge, just the same thing over and over. It distracts me long enough for it to fade, or for me to gather some will power.
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Re: Three months, and I'm Still Sober - February 23rd 2009, 01:55 PM

Wow 3 months is great, well done!

I know what you mean, I'm also 3 months free and college is a really bad place for thoughts. Getting out of the room is a good idea, just to give yourself a break from whatever is triggering you. Willpower is the key, fight those urges, try to focus on the lesson as much as you can.

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Re: Three months, and I'm Still Sober - February 25th 2009, 10:58 AM

3 months!! woza thats great, wish i could do it!!!!
Yeah when i get the urge i start drawing emo girls and boys.. over and over and over again untill i get them perfect.. it takes my mind off it.
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