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Old 10-20-2009, 08:50 AM
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I know... dangit... haha.

I just spoke to my Husband and told him we are going out to celebrate tonight.... SUSHI here I come! Dessert will most certainly follow... I'm thinking a chocolate cake of some sorts!!!!
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:00 AM
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I am so happy for you!! We started together a year ago and it was a great support to move through the daily threads with you. I haven't made it a year yet, but I am still here and you are a great inspiration to keep working at it!!!

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Old 10-20-2009, 09:03 AM
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Congrats on the year shanman, that is awesome.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:47 AM
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I need to rephrase something I had written above...I did not do this on my own 'per say'... I may not have used AA, but I had the help of SR... especially the first few months. I was on here everyday all day for support, reading and posting!!!
So THANK YOU SR! I would not have successfully made it a year, without the help of this site!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:25 PM
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LOL Shanman the first post in the thread freaked me out - til I noticed the date

Well done
I'm so pleased for you - what a journey!

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Old 10-20-2009, 03:32 PM
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I am SO glad that you came back to this thread and posted here.

Good for you!

I use SR as my lifeline too.
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:42 PM
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Happy one year birthday :day6 great job!
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:41 PM
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That's truly terrific that you have made a whole year! Congratulations! I just stumbled across this site today. I need to quit, and I'm trying hard to made today my Day 1, and continue to have more. I'm 28 and have been drinking heavily (every day practically) for like 4 years or so. I'll post more soon.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:35 PM
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Congrats on 1 whole year! That's great! I'm working on finally getting through day 1 still. Keep it up!
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:49 PM
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welcome to SR Speedbird
Feel fee to start your own thread and tell us more about yourself

You'll find a lot of support here

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Old 10-21-2009, 12:49 AM
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Thanks, Dee. I will soon, I just gotta get to that one day first...it's not easy.
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Old 10-21-2009, 03:22 AM
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Wow, I think that is one of the inspiring threads I have read on SR for a long time.

I failed to notice the date when I was reading the post and was just about to write a reply and then I got to the 1 year sober part!!!! Nice One!! It has so mouch more impact when someone posts using their original thread as the story sounds so much more human and easier to take positives from, rather than just being a thread that no-one can relate to. Well Done.

I was about to write a reply saying how I too was the same around drugs, especially cocaine, once I had taken a drink and so in order to stop taking the drugs then I had to stop taking the booze. I am an alcoholic and the drug taking is just another branch of my alcoholism TBH IMO. Though I did behave like a drug addict also when i was drunk though I had to be drunk to behave like that, so it was always the booze with me that was the problem and not the drugs Per Se.

Congratulation on your year again and I thoroughly enjoyed reading your posts to see the journey you have been on over the last 12 months.


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