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Old 08-06-2019, 04:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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on Aug 6th 1988 I picked up a white chip.I didi my last drinking in late July and after 4 days of miserable drinking I was beat.I was convinced I would drink again and die.I just didn`t want to drink.I made my way back to that old sponsor and home group and followed directions and today,life is fantastic for me.I never could have imagined life would be this good.I give thanks to AA, and the AA people wherever I find them.
Thanks Yall! Keep coming back
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Old 08-06-2019, 04:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Congrats on 31 years sober! That is inspiring.
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Old 08-06-2019, 04:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Fab post.Well done on 31 years.

What an amazing worldwide fellowship AA is.
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Old 08-06-2019, 05:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Wow that is super duper cool. Big time Congrats. I got a ways to go only on day 94 I'll keep coming back😃
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Old 08-06-2019, 06:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Great Job!!

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Wow fantastic post and fantastic accomplishment!
Very inspirational and helpful for me and others to hear.
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Congrats, Tommy!!

Thank you for sharing all your wisdom!! Greatly appreciated!
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Old 08-06-2019, 09:44 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Congrats on 31 years Tommy, and thanks for sharing all that ESH you've accumulated along the way with us here at SR!
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Old 08-07-2019, 03:41 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Congratulations and Happy Sobriety Birthday Tommyh…!!!!

My story is similar to yours as I am about to join
you in celebrating another sober yr. on August 11th.
A good month to begin turning ourselves sick with
addiction around to a sobering one filled with so
many of lifes amazing graces.

Our journeys in life doesn't end here as we forge
forward passing on our own ESH - experiences,
strengths and hopes with others still suffering
with addiction.

Peace and strength passed on to you.
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Amazing and inspiring. Thanks for your support and consistent messaging to all.
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Wow, amazing.

Thank you for all you do on SR to help us all ❤️
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good on ya!

i hear the 32nd year is the toughest.
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Congrats. Nice to see God's willing to work with us for that long.....
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Old 08-07-2019, 05:46 PM   #20 (permalink)
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thanks everyone,I think of SR quite a bit sometimes and it is a pleasure to be here.Thanks tomsteve for the encouraging news....

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