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Old 10-27-2009, 03:20 PM
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I had my first drink at 13, when my friends and I discovered cider. It was a long summer, that seemed to stretch out forever. Now I'm 37.
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Old 10-27-2009, 03:25 PM
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Welcome to SR. Have you had your last drink yet?
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Old 10-27-2009, 03:28 PM
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No I haven't.
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Old 10-27-2009, 03:28 PM
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Welcome to SR Barkis.
I drank for 20 years - it's never too late to try something new

Hope to see you around some more
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Old 10-27-2009, 03:37 PM
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Well, I had no trouble trying something new myself: booze: weed: coke.

And I have known the eyes already, known them alló
The eyes that fix you in a formulated phrase,
And when I am formulated, sprawling on a pin,
When I am pinned and wriggling on the wall,
Then how should I begin
To spit out all the butt-ends of my days and ways?
And how should I presume?

- T.S. Elliot

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Old 10-27-2009, 04:12 PM
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thats not something new...just different varieties of the same old same old

Hope you'll read something here that will give you hope encouragement or direction, Barkis

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Welcome! This is a great community and I hope you stick around!

I visited SR for a whole year while I thought about quitting. All the great advice here and the oldies and the newbies helped me take those first shakey steps.

I didn't understand how sick I was: I didn't know....anything. People here helped me.
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Old 10-27-2009, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Dee74 View Post
thats not something new...just different varieties of the same old same old

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Ah well, who can blame T.S. Elliot? I imagined I took a literary door to drinking, and excesses; a kind of excuse I used to use. I'm probably still using it. Hard to shake the old ways of thinking. I wish anyone out there who is suffering that their pain will be lifted.

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Old 10-27-2009, 09:33 PM
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:14 AM
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You are all so kind. Hear about the tortoise who got mugged by two snails? When they asked him about it, he said I don't know, it happened too fast.
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Welcome to SR Barkis, a sense of humor I feel is crucial to recovery, I would have to assume you are growing weary of the spirits, that the place they once took you too can no longer be reached or are no longer worth the price that one pays to get there correct?
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Old 10-28-2009, 06:11 AM
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Mwa hahahaha (sorry I was trying out my demon 'voice' it is almost Halloween afterall)

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