Blogs


Notices

4 Years since my last post? Really?

Old 01-11-2019, 08:55 AM
  # 1 (permalink)  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Shellcrusher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 821
4 Years since my last post? Really?

Hello everyone!
I don't know why I logged in today. Perhaps I was counting my blessings. Maybe I was giving myself an attitude adjustment this morning and remembered how much this place has done for me in my life. Checking my last post from the last time I logged on was interesting. 4 years to the day. I haven't been here for 4 years? Where'd that time go? Are things good? Are things bad and I'm coming back for some help? This may make sense to some and might be foreign to others. Maybe you remember me. Probably not. My ego sure would get a boost if you did but he's no longer in charge. At least not completely in charge.

I've been good. I've been improving my conscious contact with a power greater than myself. I've been keeping my mouth shut. I've been staying on my side of the fence. Yes. You got it. I've been working my program all this time. For several years, I would attend 3 meetings a week. I got a sponsor. I worked the steps. From that, I've sponsored someone.. I got to work the steps again. Now he's sponsored someone. Yes, I get to work the steps again. It's very exciting times.

So yeah, it was this site and a post from me and response from another that suggested I go to an Al-Anon meeting. I did and here I am, counting my blessings and giving thanks.

Maybe I'll lurk around a bit. Hopefully I won't give out advise.

Thanks everyone!
Shellcrusher is offline  
The Following 21 Users Say Thank You to Shellcrusher For This Useful Post:
alwayscovering (01-11-2019), atalose (01-11-2019), Bekindalways (01-13-2019), Cyranoak (01-12-2019), desertgirl (01-11-2019), FireSprite (01-11-2019), Gm0824 (01-11-2019), HardLessons (01-12-2019), Hawkeye13 (01-11-2019), honeypig (01-11-2019), hopeful4 (01-11-2019), Jake1961 (01-11-2019), Leelee168 (01-11-2019), OpheliaKatz (01-13-2019), PhoenixJ (01-11-2019), Seren (01-12-2019), SmallButMighty (01-11-2019), SparkleKitty (01-11-2019), theuncertainty (01-11-2019), trailmix (01-11-2019), Zevin (01-12-2019)
Old 01-11-2019, 12:40 PM
  # 2 (permalink)  
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Midwest
Posts: 10,212
Wow, shellcrusher, I remember you from my early days here. Good to see you're alive and kicking, and going to Alanon meetings!
honeypig is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to honeypig For This Useful Post:
FireSprite (01-11-2019), Shellcrusher (01-11-2019)
Old 01-11-2019, 01:01 PM
  # 3 (permalink)  
Community Greeter
 
hopeful4's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 13,566
Blog Entries: 10
Welcome back! Good for you, sounds like you have done the real work!
hopeful4 is offline  
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to hopeful4 For This Useful Post:
Bekindalways (01-13-2019), FireSprite (01-11-2019), Shellcrusher (01-11-2019)
Old 01-11-2019, 01:38 PM
  # 4 (permalink)  
Member
 
FireSprite's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Florida
Posts: 6,784
Blog Entries: 1
I remember you too... welcome back!!
FireSprite is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to FireSprite For This Useful Post:
Bekindalways (01-13-2019), Shellcrusher (01-11-2019)
Old 01-11-2019, 01:44 PM
  # 5 (permalink)  
Member
 
Wamama48's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Posts: 681
Please feel free to give advice, I'm sure you will help those who are struggling. It's encouraging to know things do get better.
Wamama48 is offline  
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Wamama48 For This Useful Post:
Bekindalways (01-13-2019), trailmix (01-11-2019), Zevin (01-12-2019)
Old 01-11-2019, 06:04 PM
  # 6 (permalink)  
Member
 
PhoenixJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Posts: 23,132
Blog Entries: 2
scoregood
PhoenixJ is offline  
Old 01-12-2019, 04:14 AM
  # 7 (permalink)  
Forum Leader
 
Seren's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 10,605
Blog Entries: 8
Hey Shellcrusher!

You won't remember me (probably) under this name, but I do remember you! I'm glad to read you are doing so well

S
Seren is offline  
Old 01-12-2019, 05:50 AM
  # 8 (permalink)  
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 29
I am somewhat new to SR and after reading your update, I read some of your prior threads. Thank you for checking back in. It is great to see that you are at a place where you can pay it forward with helping others with their journey through recovery. Your wisdom would be welcomed! If you are also doing it for selfcare and needing another outlet in your toolbox, it would be a win-win for all! Would love to hear more about your life now.
CoralRose is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to CoralRose For This Useful Post:
trailmix (01-12-2019), Zevin (01-12-2019)
Old 01-12-2019, 06:47 PM
  # 9 (permalink)  
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 2,047
Good to read you. Happy New Year!
Cyranoak is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing this Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:44 PM.