Drinking Day 8: Designing my own rehab

Eight days of drinking has led to me to this conclusion: I must either go to rehab or, after looking over many plans and pricing of rehab, design my own.

I am opting to create my own and save the $30,000 dollars — instead, spending wisely on my own version.

Details to follow ….

13 thoughts on “Drinking Day 8: Designing my own rehab

  1. We paid $15,000 for rehab for me.
    Now, in Minnesota, insurance has to cover it!
    To be honest, rehab didn’t help me stay sober. I learned a little bit, but it wasn’t until I had a public humiliation at my yoga studio that I made my own rehab too.(WFS, blogging, telling friends and family, AA, life coach, therapist, and more. I went while hog!! LOL)
    It is my firm belief that we must all do this, and our path will be different for all of us.
    BIG HUGS!
    xo
    Wendy

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    1. You are describing exactly what I want to do! And, ironically, the rehab that I have been talking with is in Minnesota. (It’s too cold, I decided.) Maybe you should write a book — I would be following your advice exactly!
      Thank you!
      XOXO

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  2. I made my own rehab, too! I didn’t have $30K to spend. I called it “spa week” and it seemed to be everything I needed. I agree with Wendy, we all find our path and it’s not the same one for everyone. Looking forward to hearing how you get on with this! xo

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    1. I am going to a “spa week,” but I am calling it rehab. There will be lots of mediation and self-reflection and really wholesome food. It will be a tiny fraction of $30K, but it’s still something I would never do unless I thought it would help to get away from everything for a week. Next Wednesday is D-day. I must say, I am looking forward to it a lot more than I was rehab in Minnisota!

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    1. You are right about no technology. The Wifi is spotty, so my phone doesn’t work most of the time and I only get occasional internet service. This is probably a good thing. Nothing is more sobering than not being able to divert attention from one’s self for long periods of time. 😉

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