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Old 12-31-2015, 06:29 PM
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Class Of January 2016 Support Thread

Welcome everyone!

this is the support thread for everyone who wants to quit drugs, alcohol or any kind of addiction this month of JANUARY 2016


come and join us!





The latest DECEMBER thread is now here:

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...-pt-3-a-7.html

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Ill join this since this will be the first begining or any part of the month i havent been locked up. Always wondered about these
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Happy new year xoxo
Weekender is good too SS.
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Happy New Year, all!

SS - Stick with us. I understand you are in tough place at the moment, but my experience proved that sharing with other people really helps. Even when everything in life screams that nothing can help. Support breaks the invisible walls of isolation which is an evil and destructive force. Wish this year to be better for you.

To those who wants to quit drinking - it's great time and new beginning!

Happy New Sober Year!

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Happy New Year one and all!

I`m a first time poster but have been reading and learning around the site and beyond for a little while. I`ve found SR to be a truly great place for info and useful experiences I can relate to.

I'm currently underway on Day 4 but would be grateful to take a desk in the Jan 2016 class!

I'm feeling positive about the challenge ahead, mixed with a little trepidation. Just taking it a day at a time while being ever mindful of my triggers and previous experiences.

Best of luck to everyone joining the class and I am sure we can all make positve and sober strides in 2016!
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Was in the December class and made it 20 days until I thought that I was okay to have just that one drink... Nope.. Made me realize I can't just do one .. So I'm back sober and have been 7 days sober. Have a better plan in mind this time to not give
In. 2015 was a pretty rough year but I'm ready to have a sober 2016.
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Hello. I had joined the December thread yesterday but as I was drinking into the early hours of Thursday I guess I should be here instead. I'm struggling with binge drinking. I always struggle at this time of year anyway but every 3/4 months I start to feel like I need to escape, I have continuous thoughts about suicide and I end up getting drunk. I feel trapped. Normally I am too busy with life to have time to drink but this week I have had a few days off and have been drunk since Monday. Right now I'm struggling dealing with an ongoing situation in my life and my escape is to just get drunk. My family know as I took wine from their house and I have to go round today for a new years meal. I'm just embarrassed atm. Bad night of sweating last night and still shaky today. I've got anther couple of days of that I reckon - history repeating itself. I'm looking forward to getting to know you and I don't know maybe one of you has similar issues to me.
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Welcome to our newcomers! Getting sober is the best thing I've ever done for myself. My life is so much better now.

Stick with it. The early weeks of recovery can be a rough ride but it will soon settle down and get better. Stay sober no matter what!

Happy New Year!
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New beginnings

I managed six days sober last week then weakened last night at a NYE party and drank several glasses of wine. I'm still proud of myself though as usually I would be necking vodka in secret at the same time, last night I was alternating wine with water. At 2am I had a stand off with my AV which was trying to convince me that I could sneak off with a half bottle of vodka someone had brought to the party. I actually had the damn bottle in my hand ready to hide in my bag but sober me stepped in and I put it down. I have never done that before!

Looking forward to getting sober and staying sober for good 😊
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HNY everyone- I am ready to give up alcohol - day 1 of many!
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I am taking a seat in this class and will do all the work required to make 2016 a year of learning😊
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This will be my quit month.

2016 is a special year for me because I'll turn 50 the day after Christmas. This is the last year of my forties and what better legacy for this decade than to make it the decade I get sober?
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Hi all. Day 1. Hungover so very easy not to have a drink today.wishing you all a great sober January
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Welcome January. A good season.
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I'm in. Hello day one and hello class of January! I didn't drink for one third of 2015, but didn't stick with it. I'm ready to try again. Looking forward to sharing this journey with you all.
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Hi everybody. I'm sick and tired of living this way. I stop for a while, then feel better. I trick myself into thinking I can only have one drink and stop but you know how that turns out. Right back into days of drinking. My excuse last time was my wife was leaving me. We are talking and have decided to work things out. I am fully committed to making 2016 the best year ever for me and my family. We can do this.
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