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Old 06-27-2015, 09:05 AM
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Three years and thank you

Want to thank everyone.

I made it 3 years. Best investment in myself I ever made. That's what sobriety is, an investment that only grows, a gift that keeps on giving.

I used to be unemployed, broken up with gf, and very sick and depressed. Isolated as well. Lived in fear and instability.

Now I haven't needed a drink in years, have a job that I love, a wife I love and the respect of people around me.

Anyone who's doubting themselves in their early days - you can do it. Life is more than I thought it was.

It's worth it and I don't know if I could have done it without SR!

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Old 06-27-2015, 09:29 AM
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Awesome job BtH!
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:43 AM
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Old 06-27-2015, 10:37 AM
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Old 06-27-2015, 04:06 PM
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Wonderful! 3 years is a huge achievement BorntoHula.
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Old 06-28-2015, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by BorntoHula View Post

Anyone who's doubting themselves in their early days - you can do it. Life is more than I thought it was.

It's worth it and I don't know if I could have done it without SR!

BTH
Congratulations, BorntoHula! Three years is a spectacular accomplishment. It was wonderful to read how transformational your life has become.

And a big thank you for checking in. Coincidentally, yours is the third post in the last week from a SRer who has returned to post news like this. So often, when names disappear from SR, we are left to wonder. Frankly, we often surmise that it means the disappearance is attributable to relapse. And, just as frankly, that is sometimes verified when a SRer returns from an absence and picked up again.

Yours was a wonderful validation that life in sobriety has taken hold for others on the journey. It was thoughtful of you to share this and particularly to extend hope to newbies.

Thanks and all the best wishes for more beauty in Year Four.

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Old 06-28-2015, 03:18 PM
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Fantastic! Glad you're living a better life
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Old 06-28-2015, 05:07 PM
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Ding, ding, ding.... we have a winner!
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Old 06-29-2015, 07:25 AM
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Old 07-03-2015, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Venecia View Post
Congratulations, BorntoHula! Three years is a spectacular accomplishment. It was wonderful to read how transformational your life has become.

And a big thank you for checking in. Coincidentally, yours is the third post in the last week from a SRer who has returned to post news like this. So often, when names disappear from SR, we are left to wonder. Frankly, we often surmise that it means the disappearance is attributable to relapse. And, just as frankly, that is sometimes verified when a SRer returns from an absence and picked up again.

Yours was a wonderful validation that life in sobriety has taken hold for others on the journey. It was thoughtful of you to share this and particularly to extend hope to newbies.

Thanks and all the best wishes for more beauty in Year Four.

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Thank you for the kind replies everyone. I have been reading SR for years, back to when I was in college before I registered here and starting to wonder if I was an alcoholic (oh boy, was I). I think I have taken exponentially more from this forum than I have given back and want to tell my story more often and respond to others. I used to think what I'd been through wasn't worth telling but hearing other peoples stories, questions and wisdom has shaped me so much over the years and I'm only now realizing that what I've been through has potential to be as valuable to anyone else as what I've read. Part of the clarity in sobriety, maybe.


Thanks Again!
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Old 07-03-2015, 04:30 PM
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What an awesome post!

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Old 07-03-2015, 05:37 PM
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:47 AM
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