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Old 06-14-2011, 05:10 PM   #1 (permalink)

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72 days sober

My how time flies, in 72 days I've: been sober, lost a relationship, lost my job, and my bank account got hacked (lost $1200). Throughout all of these negative things the thought to drink has never even entered my mind.

I've been able to go out to concerts and be a normal 20 something that just doesn't drink. I've been asked by people why I don't drink, been offered drinks by new acquaintances, and still have not broken sobriety.

Sobriety is a mindset, and the more I say I don't want to drink to new people I meet, the stronger my resolve becomes. Stick with it people, it gets easier!
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Sorry about your troubles but congratulations on 72 days dfw!

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Old 06-14-2011, 05:17 PM   #3 (permalink)

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Sorry about your troubles but congratulations on 72 days dfw!

I don't even think of them as troubles, more like speed bumps.
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Old 06-14-2011, 06:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Congrats on your sober days and on your wonderful attitude.
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Old 06-14-2011, 06:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Congratulations on your 72 days, and LOVE your attitude!!

Hugs and prayers,

"I'm not where I want to be, but thank God I'm not where I used to be" - Joyce Meyer

"You got what it takes you can win, today is your day to begin. - Shania Twain

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Old 06-15-2011, 01:46 AM   #6 (permalink)
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If I had made those changes at 20, life would have been very different- well done
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:15 AM   #7 (permalink)
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