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Old 08-11-2011, 01:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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21 days Sober!

Well, today marks 21 days, or three weeks!

Even though my car was totaled in a hit and run on Sunday, leaving me in a very precarious place as it was reliable but will bring little money for another, I did not drink, and will not drink.

I started a thread to talk about the path I am taking, should anyone be interested. The thread detailing my journey/steps can be found on the forums, here:

Working the Spiral Steps: A secular Stairway of Growth and Renewal (Working the Spiral Steps: A secular Stairway of Growth and Renewal)

To everyone who is new: There is hope. I was hopeless to the point of suicide; now, I have come to see there are many paths to recovery, and am following my path towards healing and growth.

A warm welcome to all the new members,

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Old 08-11-2011, 01:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good to hear you're doing well, and congrats on the 21 sober days!
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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....awesome...congrats!!
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Way to go buddy. Also 504 hours, 30,240 minutes, 1,814,400 seconds. I have absolutely no idea how many moments that is, but I guess it doesn't matter, if there is only this moment. The car's still a bummer, but it pales incomparison to your 21 days living.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:58 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Congrats on three weeks sober!!
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Old 08-11-2011, 02:05 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Congratulations! Good for you for not drinking during such a tough time.
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Old 08-11-2011, 02:13 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yay HuskyPup - 21 days feels so good, doesn't it? I remember starting to feel so much better around that time. You're doing great - so proud of you.
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Old 08-11-2011, 02:17 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Yay, HuskyPup! Congrats on your 21 days.
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:04 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Congratulations. I'm glad you didn't use your misfortune as an excuse. Im proud of you for sticking with your plan.
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Old 08-11-2011, 05:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks, everyone, it helps to get such encouragement, it really does. And I wish you all success, as well, on your own journeys.
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Old 08-11-2011, 10:33 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Congratulations! I'm very thankful for your post.
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:33 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Great job! That business with the car had to be some stress, I can't even imagine. Yay for you!!
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