So far so good

Old 04-11-2011, 02:42 PM
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Smile So far so good

I've had a very good day. I feel much more positive and have a sense of strength inside me that is new. A few weeks ago I stopped for 11 days and then tried moderation, which didn't work of course! Once I took one drink it was back in my system and my thoughts revolved around it again. I was still convincing myself that I could drink normally. But I can't. I know I can't.
This time I feel I'm being more honest with myself and it also makes it very real that I'm writing it down here to be read. I'm having to face up to my powerlessness over alcohol. Its taken me quite some time to get here but now here I am! I really want to put my happiness and the happiness of my family first. I hope this is it, the start of sobriety and the freedom that it will bring me to live more fully than I have done in a long, long time.
I feel blessed to have found this site, it feels like a lifeline to be able to share with others as we encourage each other along the way.
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Old 04-11-2011, 03:03 PM
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So glad to hear you're feeling good today, Marria. I could have written your post.

Here's to many more days of freedom and happiness!
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Old 04-11-2011, 03:15 PM
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Old 04-11-2011, 03:34 PM
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Glad you are having a good day. When you wake up in the morning tell yourself that you are going to have another good day.
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Old 04-11-2011, 04:02 PM
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Yes, honesty is an amazing thing. I find when I talk to myself and give myself the honest answers, life is soooo different. It brings good things. Marria.
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Old 04-11-2011, 04:23 PM
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I'm glad you had a great day, hopefully there are many more like it ahead for you!
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Old 04-11-2011, 04:54 PM
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I'm glad you're doing well, Marria!
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Old 04-11-2011, 07:09 PM
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All my best as you begin a fresh start..
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