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Old 02-07-2010, 07:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi All,

Three weeks sober tomorrow ( I can say that because I'M NOT GOING TO DRINK TODAY) and I was sitting here have a cup of coffee and paying bills (arg) when I started doing some math.

On average I spent 18.00 per/day drinking ( a bottle of wine + a four pack to hide in the garage... sick!).

**(18 x 7) x 4 ** x 12 = 6,048

This was just my weekly maintanence expense. Not to mention nights out with the wife and game day with the boys. Well over 10K in my calculation.

I guess my point is, on top of the health & spiritual aspects of getting sober we all get a raise. Good thing in this economy!

Blessing to all,
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah, that was a trip to finally see how crazy it was to have $275 booze monthly budget. It was alway's the first thing on my list coded: "Kim" Just my name! Like booze and me were the same thing.
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I have no clue how much I spent over my long drinking career.

I was a blackout drunk who carried cash to bars.

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Well done on your early sober time...
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Staying sober saves me money and eliminates risk! What a bargain!!
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Yeah, that was a trip to finally see how crazy it was to have $275 booze monthly budget. It was alway's the first thing on my list coded: "Kim" Just my name! Like booze and me were the same thing.
lol that's interesting.. I coded mine too but I have no idea why. I just listed it as "liquid". lol
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