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Old 02-02-2010, 08:44 AM
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Hey gang! Just checking in. I've been real busy lately which is just fine. Today is day 37 for me! Hope all are well.
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Old 02-02-2010, 08:17 PM
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Ok, where's everybody?
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Old 02-02-2010, 08:30 PM
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I'm here. Still sober and coming up on two months. Glad to be sober too cause of some events going on in my world that require my complete attention. Couldn't handle it if I were drinking. I'd be either too numb or too sick to do what needed to be done. Glad that's in the past. And it's really nice not to wake up feeling like death warmed over...
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Old 02-02-2010, 08:33 PM
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Congrats least. Great work. Keep it up. Amazing how we're able to intuitively handle situations that used to baffle us when we were wasted all the time, huh?
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Old 02-02-2010, 09:31 PM
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Soo I decided to dry out on January 7th ... and I haven't drank since. It has been challenging but the way I feel now is so much better than how I was. I am far from feeling great, but I do feel like I'm beginning to settle into feeling OK.

I've been lurking on here and I feel so much stronger reading each of your words. Please continue to lend strength. Thank you.
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Old 02-02-2010, 09:48 PM
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Awesome, Christopher. Welcome to the forum!

I'm here, still sober. It's something like day 33 or 34 for me. I went to a meeting tonight and picked up a 30 day chip; a friend was with me and she got her six month one. We joked as we left about how we used to hang out together and drink (we were roommates) but those days are over now.

It was great, because I got sober a year ago and worried so much about her, then I fell off the wagon and she got on it. Now she has much more sober time than I do, and we're able to support each other.
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Old 02-03-2010, 01:21 AM
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Steam, Least, AW, Christopher, Laura... congratulations everybody.

I'm still here, still sober, just not enough days to make it back to December. 7 to be precise.

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Old 02-03-2010, 05:45 AM
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7 days is better than no days
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:51 PM
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Welcome steamvessel and christopher! Congratulations on your days sober.

On the eve of my 60th day, I read to my daughter a chapter from my favorite childhood book. I felt connected to her in a way that I haven't felt before. As I read, I remembered how I felt when I first read the book and could sense that she was feeling it too.

Definitely worth it!
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:55 PM
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Awesome seeker. Thanks for sharing that. It's tragic how disconnected we become from humanity in our addiction, but once we tap back into the lifestream it's so beautiful, and real.
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Old 02-03-2010, 10:41 PM
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Steam - congrats on day 33.

just in case you, or anyone else, wants to check out the January thread

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...2010-a-10.html

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Old 02-04-2010, 08:39 PM
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60 days! I'm calmer, clear-headed (usually) and more gentle with everyone around me. Still have heaps of work ahead of me but those flickers of light are appearing more often now.

Thank you December classmates! Posting here has made all the difference.
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Old 02-05-2010, 08:26 AM
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Good to see you again unbroken. Hope you are well. If you re-read my quoted post above you'll see that i said "Sorry to hear about your relapse TB"
TB = ThirtyBubba

I was aware of your situation and wish you the best with it. Sorry if the aforementioned post was confusing.
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Old 02-05-2010, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by unbrokenchain View Post

Not to mince words, but please don't turn off potential folks that might learn to
stop g r a d u a l l y!

cheers and good luck everyone really lazt post.
It seems as though my post was confusing and for that i am sorry. But being turned off by it is entirely your decision. I don't have that power. Good luck to man. I suspect you'll be back in spite of it being your lazt post.

Message boards are tough to quit cold turkey too.
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Old 02-05-2010, 11:09 AM
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well i read the PM before clicking back on this thread, so you disregard my reply. :rotfxko
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Old 02-05-2010, 01:36 PM
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Coming up on sixty days tomorrow!

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way to go S!

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Old 02-05-2010, 03:58 PM
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yes, way to go- that's awesome!! 60 days
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Old 02-05-2010, 04:05 PM
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getting some decent sobriety under our belts ladies and gentleman

I just did a 10 day Detox/Juice fast

was awesome! I feel really clear and in tune with reality, my desires & my dreams.
had some craving yesterday, walking through supermarket they had wine tasting and that set me of on a thought train ending up with me deceitfully drinking.

and then funnily enough at an AA meeting last night i felt strongly like i wanted to undo everything i had done...but i held strong and today is all good!

of to a bob marley birthday gig, lots of awesome local bands playing...sun is beeming!
life is good


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Old 02-06-2010, 12:26 AM
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Ooo. I was in a controversy.

Still sober... 10 days I reckon. It's going alright. Had kinda a craving type day today... too many bars where I was, and restaurants with bars... and I'm with friends for a change... there was a concert to go to. I had to go stand in the rain and wait for a bus to take me to a meeting.

It'll be better tomorrow I'm sure. Just kinda feeling lost, really. But it's a temporary thing I'm sure. "What have I done" type of stuff... did I give up having a social life forever? AA social life is cursory hand shaking, small talk... at meetings.

Take care y'all....
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