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Old 10-14-2009, 06:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi my name is Heidi and I'm a mess...


If this is in the wrong area please feel free to put me in place as I am learning my way around the site and am a bit lost.

I am a recovering addict/alcoholic with 15 years of sobriety, widiwed via heroin overdose, mother of four now dealing with an 18 yr old following in his fathers footsteps.

I have joined here as to not lose my sanity. I live in a very small town where resources are scarce. I am a west coaster stuck in small town middle america, too isolated for my own good.

I hope to make some connections here and find my feet as I have lost my Melody Beattie book!

I look forward to knowing you guys.

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Old 10-14-2009, 06:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to SR Heidi! You'll find lots of good info and support here. Since you are dealing with your son's addiction, you may want to check out the Friends and Family of Substance Abusers forum.

I'm glad you found us and joined the family!
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Old 10-14-2009, 06:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, I got nothing to base the 15 years on, but I can relate to the 'follwing in his father's footsteps...'

Welcome to SR! I mostly don't post on that particular topic, but still... they're suggesting good places for even more support...


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Old 10-14-2009, 08:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
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welcome.


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Old 10-14-2009, 09:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well done on your long sobriety.....
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Old 10-14-2009, 09:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Welcome to SR Heidi, I'm sure you'll find lots of support and helpful info here!
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Old 10-14-2009, 11:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Welcome from me too, Heidi....

You might want to join in on the Codependent thread in Newcomer's Support Forum.

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Old 10-14-2009, 02:12 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Welcome to SR Heidi
Good to have you here!

You're in exactly the right place...tho you might also want to check out the Family and Friends Forums others mentioned as well

Friends and Family of Alcoholics - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and Information
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Old 10-14-2009, 02:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
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oo, Dee link our codie thread too please! Welcome, I am sorry for your pain, you are in good company.
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Old 10-14-2009, 04:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Welcome to the board, Heidi, you've found a good place.
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Old 10-14-2009, 06:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Pleased to meet you, Heidi. I'm so glad you're here. This place saved my life. Please let us know more about you.
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Old 10-14-2009, 07:13 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 10-14-2009, 07:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Codie thread link http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...art-8-a-7.html
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Old 10-14-2009, 07:40 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Welcome Heidi!

I'm glad you found us.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:08 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Welcome Heidi.
You're in the right place :ghug3
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