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Old 02-07-2010, 08:45 AM
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Hi everyone

I have been drinking since i was fourteen,all the troubles i had in my life

were caused by alcohol,i don't need to drink daily,but when i start

i can't stop until all the bars are closed or i'm broke,i made a decision

two weeks ago,don't drink more,day by day,i know AA i was two years

with they when i was in prison for a car crash (drunked of course)

well it's just a little intro,now i have a powerful determination to

don't drink ever but thinking in not drink the first,i don't know if i'll made it

it's the first time i really wants to quit,i have a writed paper in pocket with all

the bad things alcohol gave me,it helps,

by the way i'm not english or american so excuse me if i have bad grammar

or something,thanks.
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:49 AM
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Hi Cold. Welcome. You've come to the right place. I also wrote down all the reasons why I needed to stop, and all the good things that happened when I did. It helps to read it.

You are among friends here.


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Old 02-07-2010, 10:33 AM
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Get to as many meetings as you can and get a sponsor! Congratulations on making a decision that will change your life. You will discover that being an alcoholic is not a bad thing - it will open your mind and soul to a whole new way of living. You will learn to love again, beginning with yourself.
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:27 AM
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Welcome Cold.

You can count me as one of the people with a similar list as you have.
It makes me do the right thing.
I use Sr for my support system.
Good luck in your goal.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:02 PM
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Welcome to SR! I'm glad you found us and joined the family. Congrats on deciding to live a sober life. It's so much better living sober than drinking.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:06 PM
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We understood your post and glad you are here

I used to order 2 drinks for last call
tho I was already drunk. I can relate.

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Old 02-07-2010, 12:31 PM
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Welcome! Glad you are here. We do recover!
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:31 PM
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Welcome to SR Cold

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Old 02-07-2010, 01:34 PM
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Hi and Welcome!

You will find lots of support here.
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:56 PM
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Thanks for the warm welcome,seems that this place will be very helpful

and there's good people around here.
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:05 PM
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Hi Cold - I understood what you said - loud and clear. I am the same - everything bad that ever happened was because of alcohol abuse. I hope we never go back to living that way.

Be proud of yourself for coming here and telling your story. This is a wonderful place with many great people who really understand what you are going through. Looking forward to hearing more about you.
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