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Old 04-20-2007, 04:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Today is 23 Months witout using any drugs for me. OMG nearly 2 years!

Its early on Sat morning and I am processing the fact that I lost my contract yesteday. IBM's policy in our area is to replace contractors so I am out with 2 weeks notice, even though I had asked 7 weeks ago so as to have time to look around.

Anyway, did I pick up? No. Did I panic and wast the day? No. I had a little panic for a few minutes spoke to my sponsors and then the phone rang it was an offer of a contract - lol. I have not taken it yet, better look around and get something I want. Have also decided to stop doing contract work.

Point is a major change out of the blue hardly shook me at all, I have never been able to do that, not even with the 20 years clean I had on my own. Its down to NA, God and you people here.

I asked for Freedom from Drugs - I Got it
The obsession and compulsion was removed along the way
I wished the loneliness would go - it was removed
As I stay close to God and work my program including teh Steps I grow and as I grow I shed light on the past and clean up where needed.

In recovery I was given a life. These days I celebrate this by laughing dancing praying and in service.

Thank you.

Love Kevin

PS I have processed the loss of contract while I wrote this. Things get resolved so fast around here these days.
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Old 04-20-2007, 04:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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(((KEVIN)))--you are AMAZING! 23 months is just so cool. And I am impressed and encouraged by how well you're handling the loss of contract. It's a wonderful, encouraging example for all of us.

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Old 04-20-2007, 04:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 04-20-2007, 04:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi Kevin. 23 months huh! You are my hero. The contract thing - pfffft. But wow - they could have given you bit more time. I am mad with them for being mean to my friend. (((((Kevin)))))
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Old 04-20-2007, 04:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm so happy for you that words can't even describe. Wow, wow!!!!

Thank you for sharing the journey with us and congrats on 23 months. I am inspired by how you handled that situation. Your recovery is shining!

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Old 04-20-2007, 04:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks Jane

Thanks Peter, good 2 meet you.

lol Steph, thanks, with you behind me... I mean who could stop me/us/we. Thanks

Hey Cheryl, your one of my peers in recovery, you, me, TS, Vic and a couple of others have been here a while together now. Thanks for your love and support.

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Old 04-20-2007, 05:10 PM   #7 (permalink)
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That is great Kevin, God IS good.....ALL the time. Isn't it amazing how something as simple as "Living Right" pays off like it does. I am very proud of you!!!

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Thanks Cathy and yes thats all I am doing living right, nothing flash, just that.

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Congratulations from this F&F of Addicts denizen. I think you're wonderful!!

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Just found out today is also 700 days clean for me!! Wow double celebration - lol

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Wow, 700 days, one day at a time, Congratulations Kevin and glad I got to meet you. Hugs, Marle
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Thanks to you and GiveLove for coming over from F&F

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Way to go my friend and thanks for leading by example

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Thanks Vic, makes my day a little more sparkly to hear from you

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Well done, Nogard, Congratulations!!!!

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Hoop da lolly!!! Yay! Hoorah!
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Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

23 Months, 700 days of freedom.

700 days of a great life

AND it keeps getting better

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