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Old 11-11-2015, 04:00 AM
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Calm and cool is good key I find now that I'm older that I thrive when things in my life are simple and predictable.

Oh snooz, yes, we need to be here for each other! I know you have been through so much. Hugs

I've been trying to accurately describe the difference between me and my life sober vs drinking but this is a quick word association simply put:

Drinking: messy, disorganized, flustered, feeling victimized, exhausted, forgetful, messy house, confused, impatient, stifled spiritually and emotionally, bloated, checked out from my kids, poor sleep, miserable mornings...

Sober: well rested, organized, tidy house, fulfilled, daily exercise, prepared, confident, healthy, happy mornings, attentive mother, optimistic, rational, grateful ....

I know it's all been said before, by myself and many others but sometimes you just have to put it out there. The difference for me is night and day and it happens quickly, in either direction.
I really, really want to stay just like this.

Ten seconds at a time, great advice again Dee,

Have a great day everyone. I PROMISE to reach out later if (when) AV rears its ugly head.
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Old 11-11-2015, 04:32 AM
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Hi FABL :-) I'm hanging around SR like a bad smell tonight been doing lots of reading and looking through some of my old poems. Saw yours too Bobby boy :-)

Here's one of mine from 2 years ago

My brother , yes you are someone else's brother but you could easily have been mine.

When you were just a little boy , you didn't choose this path.
You had family , toast for tea, a nice warm watered bath
Your mother looked into your heart and saw her little boy.
she couldn't see what lay ahead ,let's find another toy.

I want to see you up and grow and make good of your life
Have family , be so carefree and take a lovely wife .
Where did you go my little boy for you are now a teen
Pretty girls , some with curls some few and far between.

My wayward son what have you done , for you found Chrystal meth
Please think of me your sister thee ,let this not cause your death.
Do you not know , we love you so , but care not as you may
For nothing we can say or do , will help you find your way l

But on deaf ears it took a hold , down devils lonely lane
What did you think , how could this be, a life marked full of pain.
Your skin doth crawl , your teeth do rot. Your looks are all barely there
What have you done my darling son, do you not know i care.

Love cannot help , it cannot free , it has to bide its time
For time alone is all you have ,now i must wait and pine.
Behind those walls there's nought but thought, remorse to tenth degree
But you will win , do good again and come back home to me

Your life is spared , you have your gift, forward will you pay
To make amends , to right wronged friends, you will have your day.
So look ahead , You are not dead for reasons you've been saved.
Your road ahead you warily tread in gold it will be paved.

Your second chance is here and now though you seem caged in hell
Take this time to contemplate and let it serve you well
You don't know yet what fate you've met , I'm sure its good and true
So in your heart , wont you make a start Help others just like you.

Bless. Xx
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Old 11-11-2015, 04:48 AM
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Good morning friends,

Hi Snoozy dear, sorry your AV is giving you a hard time. Hope you're feeling better!

FABL, I feel exactly the same way as you. The difference when I am drinking vs sober is night and day. I love the way I feel right now too so let's help each other through this! I just know my AV will make an appearance very soon and I am DREADING it!! I cannot go backwards.

Hope everyone else has a wonderful day/night! You are all such an inspiration to me. Thank you for your posts and for being here
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Old 11-11-2015, 04:54 AM
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Originally Posted by SoberLeigh View Post
Wine was practically 100% my poison.
Me too, Leigh. White in the summer and red in the winter. And you can add me to the list of bath wine drinkers - sad thing is most of the time I had already had a few so I don't really remember actually "enjoying" that glass of wine in the tub
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Old 11-11-2015, 05:28 AM
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Old 11-11-2015, 05:43 AM
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Same here Leigh ...ugh

Ladybug & Fabl , glad we are helping each other out with the AV. It will pass It always does ️xxx
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Old 11-11-2015, 06:05 AM
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Snoozy, great poem, you are very talented! Thinking of all who may be struggling. Let's all keep posting and helping one another.
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Originally Posted by SnoozyQ View Post
Hi FABL :-) I'm hanging around SR like a bad smell tonight been doing lots of reading and looking through some of my old poems. Saw yours too Bobby boy :-)

Here's one of mine from 2 years ago

My brother , yes you are someone else's brother but you could easily have been mine.

When you were just a little boy , you didn't choose this path.
You had family , toast for tea, a nice warm watered bath
Your mother looked into your heart and saw her little boy.
she couldn't see what lay ahead ,let's find another toy.

I want to see you up and grow and make good of your life
Have family , be so carefree and take a lovely wife .
Where did you go my little boy for you are now a teen
Pretty girls , some with curls some few and far between.

My wayward son what have you done , for you found Chrystal meth
Please think of me your sister thee ,let this not cause your death.
Do you not know , we love you so , but care not as you may
For nothing we can say or do , will help you find your way l

But on deaf ears it took a hold , down devils lonely lane
What did you think , how could this be, a life marked full of pain.
Your skin doth crawl , your teeth do rot. Your looks are all barely there
What have you done my darling son, do you not know i care.

Love cannot help , it cannot free , it has to bide its time
For time alone is all you have ,now i must wait and pine.
Behind those walls there's nought but thought, remorse to tenth degree
But you will win , do good again and come back home to me

Your life is spared , you have your gift, forward will you pay
To make amends , to right wronged friends, you will have your day.
So look ahead , You are not dead for reasons you've been saved.
Your road ahead you warily tread in gold it will be paved.

Your second chance is here and now though you seem caged in hell
Take this time to contemplate and let it serve you well
You don't know yet what fate you've met , I'm sure its good and true
So in your heart , wont you make a start Help others just like you.

Bless. Xx
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Snoozy, this is simply fabulous.
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Old 11-11-2015, 11:06 AM
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Snooz, stick like glue to us. Talk, share . . . .

We will help you beat that demonic AV to a pulp.
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Old 11-11-2015, 11:07 AM
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Hello, Julyers.

Love to all.
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Snooz & hello Julyers
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Hi'ya, sw.
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Lovely poem, .snooz.xx
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Hi, Crois!!!
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It was a lovely poem Snooz how are you

Hello to Croiss, NJ Kitty, Let, Snooz, Bob, Fabl, D, Casey, Leigh, Gilmer, Toots, Hunt, Pete, Key, And all the Julyers wishing you all a good day

Felt a bit down today but one hot bath & a plate of leftovers later & there's a smile bk on my face

Spk soon Julyers
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Is your migraine completely gone, sw?
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Well, two days since the audition, and no word, so I guess I wasn't picked. I'm disappointed, but I'll have to chalk it up to experience. At least I'm not running to the liquor store in my disappointment!
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Oh, I don't know, Leshar, two days doesn't sound too long to me.

In any event, your attitude is great!!!!! There will be other parts.
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Just got a rejection call. Man, I'm disappointed! Heart sinking. But I will have to cope with it. Leigh, parts for women my age are sadly few and far between. Man, I'm bummed.
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