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Old 01-10-2016, 06:24 AM
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Hello everyone! It’s wonderful to see each of you here today!

A warm welcome to Cara39 and Delilah1 to the 24 hour thread! We’re so glad you found us! We hope you will find this place encourages you to commit to 24 hours each and every day, and is a place you find inspiration, hope, and encouragement.

The list runs from 12a central standard time (CST) to 11:59p CST. If you check in once during those times, your name is on the list, which is posted the list the following day.

Welcome back aussieblue, Chance2, growpath, Highwind, Inchworm, Ipanema, Optimist4ever57, Solarion, solow, tootsl1, and Vandermast! We’re so glad you are with us again and have missed you!!

Congratulations to twelve terrific milestoners today: a belated congratulations to strongtoolong on 1 week, sober triplets bothofme, emme99, and Sunflowerlife are celebrating 1 week, soberquadruplets amka2013, martina12, mish, and WhenInDoubt are celebrating 2 weeks, and ChickChick is celebrating 3 weeks!

Congratulations to Vandermast on celebrating 1 major month today, erfra on celebrating 2 fabulous years & 8 wonderful months, and EternalNow on celebrating 3 marvelous years & 3 marvelous months! Lots of people and lots of sobriety! Thank you for being here and inspiring us today! !!

Here’s today’s list of those who made part of their commitment to sobriety including posting on this thread on January 9th 2015 CST
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1newcreation
altoids
Amka2015
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Babs1234
BarbieKen
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Cara39
Carlotta
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Chance2
ChickChick
Coldfusion
Dee74
Delilah1
Dharma33
emme99
erfra7
EternalNow
FaithfulAndFree
Findingtheway
ForgiveMeAll
FormerBeerLover
Goat
Grace2
growpath
Hevyn
heyfly
Highwind
Inchworm
Ipanema
Jane8
JoshUrsan
Kaneda8888
keyofc
Kris47
least
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Lostmyoffswitch
Madbird
Mark1014
martina12
Meshelly
NeoNew
NoGoingBack
Optimist4ever57
rahrah
Saskia
Sean30
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SnoozyQ
SoberLeigh
soberwolf
Solarion
solow
Steely
sthlondonab
strategery
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Surrender2win
tgirl
toby2159
tokidoki
tootsl1
Trees39
upwardspiral
vanaprastha
Vandermast
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I always look forward to seeing each and every one of you here! I hope to see you all here again tomorrow!
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Ipanema View Post
Asking for another blessing of 24 hours please. My computer was down for many weeks and now I am back, it feels great! Ipanema
Welcome back Ipanema and glad you're still on track!
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:28 AM
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Originally Posted by venuscat View Post
January 10, 2015


bothofme ~ 1 week!
emme99 ~ 1 week!
strongtoolong ~ (yesterday) 1 week!
Sunflowerlife ~ 1 week!
amka2013 ~ 2 weeks!
martina12 ~ 2 weeks!
mish ~ 2 weeks!
WhenInDoubt ~ 2 weeks!
ChickChick ~ 3 weeks!
Vandermast ~ 1 month!
erfra ~ 2 years & 8 months!
EternalNow ~ 3 years & 3 months!




This calls for a parade! Congratulations to you ALL! Awesome you all are!!!!! Celebrate your achievements!
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:28 AM
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Another 24 please

Sending Blessings <3
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:31 AM
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Originally Posted by DaneK View Post
I'm sober tonight and staying that way. I have to admit that tonight was a little tempting. I've been down lately depressed and angry. I almost gave in tonight. But for now I'm sober and will trudge on one more day.

2:18 am in TX
Pray and use all the tools you got. Do not pick up. Period. Pause and Think.
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:32 AM
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Good morning!
It's 8:32 am and I'll have another 24 hours of peace, please.
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:32 AM
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Originally Posted by martina12 View Post
Well done Dane for pushing through it! You know you will be glad you did later and a drink won't make it better only worse...

Thanks Venus for keeping track of us all and our milestones I really don't know how you do it all

Strat I am so glad you got your files back I know that feeling of sheer terror that you have lost all your work! that raspberry chocolate and mocha cheesecake is my all time favourite combination..what I would do for a slice of that

Dee hope the music went well. I'm thinking that maybe I ought to try and learn a musical instrument hmmm...

2 weeks ago I was a mess. Today I feel so much happier and more stable and a big thank you to all of you for being here so its from me and another 24
Keep Going, Martina! The Best is yet to be!
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Originally Posted by Dee74 View Post
Thanks for all the well wishes guys - I haven't been feeling or moving that great recently so I was a little worried, but I met and surpassed my expectations today




congrats to all the milestoners today!

bothofme Emme99 strongtoolong Sunflowerlife amka2013 martina12 mish
WhenInDoubt ChickChick Vandermast erfra & EternalNow

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Sometimes we amaze ourselves. Good Going!
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Originally Posted by solow View Post
Bit late in the day but checking in for another 24 hours on day 11!
Keep Going!
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Originally Posted by ChickChick View Post
My phone says it's 4 degrees here...... burr...
21 days today! Yay!
I will gladly take 24 more!
That's something to Cluck about, ChickChick! Congrats on 3 weeks!!!
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24 more please, Dear God.

Congrats to all of you celebrating milestones today and to all those Sober today!!

Prayers for the sick or struggling.
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I forgot to add DaneK to the 24 hour list for Jan 9th. I'm so sorry Dane! I've got you down now.
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24 more! It's 9:51am in Florida.
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2:54pm..Another 24...I was very close to going drinking today,anxiety is a big trigger for me and it is through the roof today but it will be there tomorrow plus a killer hangover if I even stop then..I called to my sisters and give her my bank card so see how I go...Best wishes to all who are beating this...
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Day 15 for me! 10:08am in Maryland. Looking forward to a sober day. Committing to another 24.
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2:54pm..Another 24...I was very close to going drinking today,anxiety is a big trigger for me and it is through the roof today but it will be there tomorrow plus a killer hangover if I even stop then..I called to my sisters and give her my bank card so see how I go...Best wishes to all who are beating this...
Distraction is key. So is availing yourself of all the tools you can. Congrats on getting through. Use all the friends you can to get through this. The payoff is big.
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And now, because it’s Sunday…



Let’s celebrate the folks on this thread who made a commitment here within a 24 hour period, 7 days in a row, over the last week. That’s every day, rain or shine, rush or leisure!! You guys are all amazing! I am super grateful to every single one of you here! This thread wouldn’t be as amazing as it is without regular members like you! Thank you all so very much for being here and your dedication!!


1newcreation
altoids
Amka2015*
arbor
Babs1234*
BarbieKen
biminiblue
BlissWithin
BrighterDayz*
BuddinK
Carlotta
ChickChick
Coldfusion
DaneK
Dee74
Dharma33
erfra7
EternalNow*
FaithfulAndFree
Findingtheway
ForgiveMeAll
FormerBeerLover
Goat
Hevyn
heyfly
Jane8
JoshUrsan*
Kaneda8888
keyofc
Kris47
least
letitgo
Lostmyoffswitch
Madbird
Mark1014
martina12
NeoNew
NoGoingBack
rahrah
Sean30*
SoberLeigh
soberwolf
Steely
sthlondonab
strategery
Supertired
Surrender2win
tgirl
toby2159*
tokidoki
upwardspiral
venuscat
waywardson8260
wehav2day


*A very special congratulations to Amka2015, Babs1234, BrighterDayz, EternalNow, JoshUrsan, sean30 ,and toby2159 for making the list for the first time!! Woot! Woot!

Want to be on the list for next week? You can be! The next week for the list began today at 12a CST! Still plenty of time to check in!
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This list seems to be growing. YAY! ODAAT..............................
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