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Old 10-11-2009, 04:19 PM
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New Here

I just found the site today. I have signed up to get some addt'l support.

I have been clean since 2/22/08.

I have abused substances from alcohol to crack cocaine my entire life.

I am getting used to living life sober. I am dealing with issues that I have never dealt with before on account of this...

Looking for some support networks to do so.

For me I think my struggle with depression added a lot to the struggle w/ dependence. Trying to deal with depression on my own now..

Anyone else experience this??
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Old 10-11-2009, 04:22 PM
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Well, welcome to the family I think you'll like it here. Lots of support, lots of insight. Good folks.

And congratulations on your sober life!
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Old 10-11-2009, 04:49 PM
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Welcome to SR, and congratulations on your clean time.

This is a good place for suppport.

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Old 10-11-2009, 05:22 PM
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Hi DarkD

I found a lot of things I'd pushed deep down revealed themselves when I stopped 'self-medication'...depression being one of them...

I hope being part of a supprt network here will help. It helped me

Have you considered seeing your doctor or a counsellor as well? They're both very good options too IMO

Welcome to SR
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Old 10-11-2009, 05:23 PM
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Welcome! Glad you are here.
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Old 10-11-2009, 05:37 PM
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Old 10-11-2009, 06:29 PM
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Welcome Dark

Yep I have experienced many dark days in recovery but with support can stand and look it in the face and get through to live another day clean.

By way of ID I used for 23 years everything from speed to smack and alcohol, been clean 4 1/2 years and love each day I am clean.

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Old 10-11-2009, 07:06 PM
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Keep coming back, you'll find a lot of support here.
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Old 10-11-2009, 07:28 PM
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Congratulations on your clean time...
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:14 PM
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:25 PM
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This place is wonderful!
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:35 PM
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Welcome to sr.

peace and fellowship.

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Old 10-12-2009, 01:37 AM
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come to sr

well done on your sober time

you can get a lot of love and support on here
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Old 10-12-2009, 01:40 AM
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..'depression''re not alone..don't forget that..
..i know and fully understand..take care and always reach out..
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:20 PM
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Glad to hear you're over the physical part. The mental part is a life long process. Everybody gets depressed... keep focused on your goals and what makes you happy in life. Also your Friends & Family
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:24 PM
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2/22.. that's a cool date lol. I've always loved 2s for some reason.

Anyways! Congrats, welcome, all that jazz.
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Old 10-13-2009, 01:27 AM
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2/22.. that's a cool date lol. I've always loved 2s for some reason.

Anyways! Congrats, welcome, all that jazz.
yup i agree there is nothing like a good number two when you need one i mean a number two lmfao

er sorry

yes welcome to SR there are some great people here that are real experts on being sober

er and there is me
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Old 10-13-2009, 04:37 AM
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Welcome to SR DarkD, so how have you been staying sober?
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Old 10-13-2009, 04:52 AM
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Welcome to SR DarkD, plenty of good guys n gals here
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