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Old 02-20-2010, 06:34 AM
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74 days today and it's getting easier for me to deal with life sober.
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Old 02-20-2010, 11:38 AM
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Still here, still sober. Will have 60 days next week It's getting much easier now. Stay strong, everyone.
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Old 02-20-2010, 12:17 PM
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Congrats Laura. I'll have 60 days next week too!
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Old 02-20-2010, 04:21 PM
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Another 80 or so posts and we'll move to the Daily Support forum! Glad to hear everyone doing so well. Sobriety really rocks!
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Old 02-20-2010, 08:40 PM
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Another 80 or so posts and we'll move to the Daily Support forum! Glad to hear everyone doing so well. Sobriety really rocks!
Least, it truly does. I am just now starting to get to the point at which I am enjoying spending my time sober-- I mean, really enjoying it.

I still think about drinking in the evenings, and so forth, but it's gotten easier to just remember that there are consequences when I do that, and let it go. I'm not obsessing over alcohol anymore, and my mood is beginning to brighten.

I am so grateful for this!
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:40 PM
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been getting pretty bad cravings...just wanna get drunk to aliviate the obsession.
i think its because im spending more time in the city around 'normal' drinkers.
i keep wanting to be normal & beable to get drunk with friends.
its hard being lucid 24/7 no running away from anything.

i guess its my illness rearing its ugly head & i just have to stay strong.
*sigh*
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:08 PM
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78 days today. coming up on three months! Yippee
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:02 AM
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Today i celebrate 60 days! Congrats to everyone on your clean time.
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Old 02-25-2010, 01:20 PM
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congratulations augustwest

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Old 02-25-2010, 04:42 PM
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I was p!ssed off by dk's sh!tty attitude/behavior tonight. AFter bringing her hateful ass home I drove by the 'bottle shop' on the way home. For about five seconds I had the urge to get a bottle of wine... but it passed and I'm glad I'm getting smarter in my recovery. Not to mention a lightning-quick runthrough of all the negatives of drinking killed that craving double quick.
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Old 02-27-2010, 07:14 PM
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How many of the Dec ppl do we still have???
I am at 71 days...bring on the 90 days!! shame we dont have coins until 1yr here...
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Old 02-28-2010, 09:56 AM
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:15 AM
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I'm here... day 62
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Old 03-01-2010, 10:07 AM
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Hi everyone! I'm so proud of all of you!

I'm still here and still sober! 85 days. I've had a prolonged illness (nothing serious). You know something? There isn't much difference between when I am sick than when I am drinking. It's absolute lunacy to put myself through that again.

I have mild cravings but only if I see someone else drinking. DH has stopped buying alcohol and hasn't had a drink since the beginning of January. I'm sure he'll drink again but he can stop at 1. This has really made a big difference for me. Alcohol is starting to disappear from my radar. I hardly think about it anymore. Now, my focus is on not getting so comfortable in my sobriety that I forget I have a problem.
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Old 03-01-2010, 01:38 PM
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Glad you're back and feeling better, Seeker

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Old 03-01-2010, 05:36 PM
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Being sober eliminates so much pain.
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Old 03-02-2010, 05:33 PM
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So true Least! Physical, mental, financial... sobriety has alleviated so much pain.
Still here... still picking up the pieces!
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Old 03-03-2010, 04:01 PM
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Tonight I'm having the worst cravings I've experienced since quitting in mid december. Just found out I did not get the job I was in the running for... hoping another door opens soon. This is the first real blow I've had to deal with sober- seriously considered running to the store when I read the rejection letter; but I know I'm not going to do that.
Gotta keep on keepin' on.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:50 PM
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well done blacksong for promtly dealing with your cravings...i hope some suitable work comes along for ya

i just passed the 3 month sober period (plus 4days ) !!!

feeling much better again after last weeks challenges...just staying strong and proactivley dealing with the cravings...tik tok
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:53 AM
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87 days today! Next Monday will be three months!
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