Yep, Jane got back to work......just..on Wednesday last. She felt dizzy before going and looked weak and pale today, and very skinny. She is not eating well. She's lost weight. Some more idle alcoholism chat.
After a binge it takes a good 4 days really to get back on her feet. Lying in bed in the dark and drinking vodka out of a bottle at a good rate for 5-9 days takes a bit of getting over.
Anyway, good for her. I'm pleased she made it. I hope she continues to go to work and build up her strength by eating. Yes, just eating. Not a biscuit here or there or a bowl of soup for dinner but something solid and calorific to provide energy.
She was off for about 4 months and didn't once go to AA, which helped her last time she went. Next mission: get her to go back to AA. It is a never ending battle. I have said that once you have "crossed the wire" you never get back. Some, a very small percentage do. But it takes time. As long as it took to get to the wire and cross it in the first place.
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