Me and the dark abyss go way back. We knew each other when I was four. I have a specific memory of standing in the garden of the house where we lived at the time, and that dark abyss was right there beneath me.
Trying to re-frame that is a toughie. Let’s start with a comparatively easy thought on body image. You know how simple and straightforward that is for us, right? Right.
“Since I’ve stopped drinking I have put on five pounds above my healthy weight.”
Answer: “The weight at which you are sober is a healthy weight. Well done.”