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Old 03-30-2017, 12:38 PM
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8 years today

Since I took my last drink on 30 March 2009. Next morning coming off my last bender I thought "I can't do this anymore". The entire way of living had become intolerable to me.

It's not only possible to put the drink down it is entirely worthwhile...and then some.

I've been blessed to have had two lives. ..the one I have today is worth living.

Keep trucking folks

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Old 03-30-2017, 12:49 PM
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Fantastic achievement, Paulokes! Happy eighth year anniversary to you! So glad you're still here and posting your wise words of wisdom.
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Congratulations, paulokes!
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Wow! Happy Anniversary!
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Thanks for sharing, congratulations!
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That's pretty amazing paulokes - congratulations on nearly a decade of sobriety. Thank you for all you do here on SR as well - your thoughful contributions are always welcomed.
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Old 03-30-2017, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by paulokes View Post
Since I took my last drink on 30 March 2009. Next morning coming off my last bender I thought "I can't do this anymore". The entire way of living had become intolerable to me.

It's not only possible to put the drink down it is entirely worthwhile...and then some.

I've been blessed to have had two lives. ..the one I have today is worth living.

Keep trucking folks

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That is exactly my experience. I plan on being where you are 7 1/2 years from now.

Well done!!
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Old 03-30-2017, 02:39 PM
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Congrats! I hope to join you in a few months!
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Old 03-30-2017, 03:21 PM
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8 years - that is fabulous, paul. So proud of you.
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Old 03-30-2017, 03:46 PM
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Good news paulokes.
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Old 03-30-2017, 03:54 PM
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Well done.
Be proud of yourself xx
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Old 03-30-2017, 03:57 PM
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Great stuff. As the poster above says, you should be very proud of your achievement.
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Old 03-30-2017, 03:59 PM
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Good for you!!!!
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Old 03-30-2017, 06:26 PM
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congratulations, paul.
and thanks for all you share here.
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Old 03-30-2017, 06:27 PM
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Congratulations Paul

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Old 03-30-2017, 06:27 PM
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That's just wonderful, Paul.

I always enjoy your posts. Thank you for being an inspiring friend to SR.
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Old 03-30-2017, 06:38 PM
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8 years is wonderful! Thanks for sharing your positive message of hope.
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Old 03-30-2017, 08:14 PM
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Congratulations, Paul-- it's so good to hear your experience.
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