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Old 01-27-2016, 09:50 AM
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24 for me pls. Gotta start checking in at the same time everyday , I have a terrible memory : /
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Old 01-27-2016, 10:37 AM
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Surviving meant being born over and over.

—Erica Jong


We have decided to live. And each day we make the decision anew. Each time we call a friend, work a Step, or go to a meeting, we are renewing our contract with life. We are being reborn. Before coming to this program we died, emotionally and spiritually, many times. Some of us nearly died physically. But here we are, starting a new day, looking for guidance from one another. We are the survivors. And survival is there for the taking.

We will have days when we struggle with our decision to live. We will want to throw in the towel. We will want to give in or give up. But we've learned from one another about choices. And the choice to survive, knowing we never have to do it alone, gets easier with time.

I am one of the survivors. Today is my day for celebration
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Old 01-27-2016, 11:53 AM
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Old 01-27-2016, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by erfra7 View Post
Surviving meant being born over and over.

—Erica Jong


We have decided to live. And each day we make the decision anew. Each time we call a friend, work a Step, or go to a meeting, we are renewing our contract with life. We are being reborn. Before coming to this program we died, emotionally and spiritually, many times. Some of us nearly died physically. But here we are, starting a new day, looking for guidance from one another. We are the survivors. And survival is there for the taking.

We will have days when we struggle with our decision to live. We will want to throw in the towel. We will want to give in or give up. But we've learned from one another about choices. And the choice to survive, knowing we never have to do it alone, gets easier with time.

I am one of the survivors. Today is my day for celebration

Thank you, erfra.
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Old 01-27-2016, 12:20 PM
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Thank you too Leigh.



I couldn't do this without ALL of you.
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Old 01-27-2016, 12:43 PM
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12:43 pm and I am in for another sober 24 hours.
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Old 01-27-2016, 01:14 PM
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Super congrats to the outstanding milestoners today, some superstars are celebrating today for sure ! What a gift to celebrate with you and much loving support to move on further with happiness and serenity !

Another 24 hours of patience, loving kindness and sobriety pls ! Its 8:14am here !
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Old 01-27-2016, 02:02 PM
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24hrs more please!!
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Old 01-27-2016, 02:06 PM
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I'd like another sober day.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:13 PM
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Hi everyone, another 24 hours for me, late check in tonight at 11.15pm UK time, day 13.

Tonight was tough, had friends over for dinner and they brought wine, everyone was drinking except me. I am a better cook though when not on the wine, normally I burn at least one thing lol, tonight managed to make quite a complicated thai meal which was really tasty!
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:14 PM
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Plus being sober also is an advantage so can make an emergency trip to the chip shop just in case meal doesn't go to plan ( I am quite an erratic cook at the best of times.)
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by mcflurry View Post
Hi everyone, another 24 hours for me, late check in tonight at 11.15pm UK time, day 13.

Tonight was tough, had friends over for dinner and they brought wine, everyone was drinking except me. I am a better cook though when not on the wine, normally I burn at least one thing lol, tonight managed to make quite a complicated thai meal which was really tasty!
Two weeks tomorrow, mcflurry!!!!!

Glad that your dinner went well and that you passed on the wine; good job.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:16 PM
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Plus being sober also is an advantage so can make an emergency trip to the chip shop just in case meal doesn't go to plan ( I am quite an erratic cook at the best of times.)

What is a chip shop, mcflurry?
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:43 PM
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If mcflurry is in the uk, it probably means the local fish and chips place. My wife has her favorite, she's very loyal. Congrats on two weeks, mcflurry!

I'm a bit of an experimental cook, and we live in the states, so instead of the chip shop if I screw up, our go to is pizza.

I'd like another 24 hours please!
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:45 PM
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Thanks, wehav.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:53 PM
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Please, another 24 in New York at 6:53pm. No way am I stopping now.
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I didn't realise there were no chip shops (affectionately called 'chippys' )in the US!!
The best chippys are in Scotland, where I'm from Living in England now but the one up the road will do in an emergency!!
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:34 PM
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:50 PM
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