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Old 10-01-2009, 06:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi. I am new to this forum. I am hoping I can make some friends in recovery and talk to positive people. I have 8 years sober and 1 1/2 drug free. I think it's safe to say that the drug free counts and I have to start over with my day count for drinking. So I just made it one date together.

I still want to drink at times and I find this program really difficult. I have a difficult time surrendering I guess.
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Old 10-01-2009, 06:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi Scary and Welcome to SR.

Do you use AA in your recovery? I myself go to meetings and have made many friends there as well as here on Sober Recovery. Staying positive and full of gratitude has been very helpful in my recovery.

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Old 10-01-2009, 06:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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welcome,

well done on adjusting your clean date, they are both the same thing "drugs". have you got a sponsor?, do you work the 12 steps? do you attend mtgs?, all these things have made my recovery easyier.

may your god bless you on your journey.
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Old 10-01-2009, 07:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 10-01-2009, 07:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 10-01-2009, 07:34 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Welcome to SR Scary, a lot of good supportive folks, congrats on your clean and sober time.
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Old 10-01-2009, 08:41 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Thank you everyone for making me feel so welcome. I do go to AA and I also have one NA meeting a week that I go too. I have a sponsor and I work the program to the best of my ability but I still need more support than I'm getting. I can't get to meetings everyday so it would be nice to talk to people on here.
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Old 10-01-2009, 09:09 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Scary I have found SR to be an excellent addition to AA.
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Old 10-01-2009, 09:15 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Yes I too use SR as a positive supplement to my AA program.

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I still want to drink at times and I find this program really difficult. I have a difficult time surrendering I guess.
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Hello Scary! I also use SR as an addition to my AA program of recovery. It's a great way for me to find a little peace while I'm at work, and to stay connected.
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hello scary,,nice to meet you and welcome to sr! i have found sr to be a great addition to AA and the 12 steps,,lots of great stuff to be read here.
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Old 10-01-2009, 08:36 PM   #16 (permalink)
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AA and sober recovery are awesome outlets, they helped keep me grounded well from doing crazy things i would have done in 2008 before i sobered up!
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Welcome ScaryStory

This place is crucial to my recovery too.

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