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Old 01-13-2012, 02:40 PM
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The time is now...

Hi Everyone,

I have lurked around this site on and off for about 4 years. I have finally decide to make and effort to improve my health and quit drinking. This site is the only support I have. For many reasons, I cannot attend any type of recovery meetings where I live. I feel very alone and I am grateful to have the support of SR & read that there are others who are going throught the same problems that I am.

I am tired of having alcohol in my life!
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Old 01-13-2012, 02:48 PM
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Hi LuckyGirl,

Welcome and I'm glad you finally posted.

SR is a great place to come for support. We do understand how difficult this is.
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Old 01-13-2012, 02:52 PM
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Excellent to have you come along now .

Good love, Inda
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:05 PM
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Hi luckygirl,

Welcome to SR This is a wonderful community that has played a critical part in inspiring me to change my life and find recovery. We are here for ya!

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Old 01-13-2012, 03:09 PM
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Welcome the active side and making that very difficult decision. Now that you have doesn't it feel like weight has been lifted? :ghug3
Lots of folks decide to live a life, instead of a lie with alcohol. You already know that from reading here. And many make it with SR as their only support. We are here for you like SR was here for us. Welcome the to only group where quitting is a virtue, and not quitting the vice, a vice in itself.
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:18 PM
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Welcome Lucky!! Great place to find support.

Post and read often, especially when you are having a rough time. People here will walk you through it.

God bless.
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:23 PM
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Welcome LuckyGirl. I am so glad you made the decision to quit. That is a great first step. We are all here to support you
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Hi Luckygirl and welcome,

This website has helped me immensely to stay sober. I am coming up to 8 months sober and so glad I made the decision to stop drinking.

All the best
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:31 PM
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Welcome! I am new to the site as well, good luck to you!
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:34 PM
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Welcome to SR! Oh, and you are definitely not alone!
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:44 PM
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Welcome LuckyGirl

There's many different approaches and methods of recovery around - if you decide to add something extra to reading and posting here, here's some links to some of the main players - many of them are not meeting based

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...formation.html

I recommend you visit the Secular Connections forum if you think you may benefit from a non 12 step approach.

glad to have you with us

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Old 01-13-2012, 05:27 PM
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Welcome!

After 4 years of lurking is time to start posting!
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Old 01-13-2012, 05:36 PM
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Welcome to our family, luckygirl. I felt a huge relief when I came here - I had no one in my life to share my problems with - no one who truly understood what I was going through. SR has meant the world to me, & I know you'll feel the same. Glad to see you posting!
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Old 01-13-2012, 05:57 PM
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I am new as well not sure where to go on here but welcome and congrats on your decision!!!
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Old 01-13-2012, 06:17 PM
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Welcome! As said, this is a great place to meet other people and get positive support and support others
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:02 PM
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Hi Luckygirl and Mitch, I joined SR a couple of years ago and once I stopped coming here after a few days, I was back to my old lifestyle. This time around, I've realized that the more I put into it, the more I get out of it. Stick around and see for yourself, there's a very supportive group of people here, all ages and walks of life.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:06 PM
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Welcome to you, Mitch4b - we're so glad you are here!
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:40 PM
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Welcome Mitch.

Cruise around the site. All kinds of good stuff to get into.

God bless.
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Old 01-13-2012, 09:51 PM
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Welcome LuckyGirl!

As the saying goes: Come on in - the water's fine! You're making a great decision to get sober and I'm really glad you're making the journey with us!
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