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Old 01-30-2012, 05:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Easiest Week Ever!

I have failed at stopping drinking countless times. This time is different, though.

Today marks the beginning of week 2 of soberness for me. I haven't had the urges like I have in the past, and I'm actually enjoying being sober this time.

I play with the puppy more. I talk with my family more. I'm more productive at work and at home. My critical thinking is much better. I actually walked a mile yesterday, and I actually am beginning to feel "normal", I guess.

There are lots of things going on with work right now, with potential threats to our retirement by the upcoming legislative session in Alabama, and, now that I'm sober, I find myself leading the pack on this in my city. I educated fellow employees on potential changes and emailed the politicians. I suppose that I have taken this on as a project, and, maybe being sober to do it will keep me sharp.

Thanks to my SR family, I am optimistic that it will stick this time!
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That's very inspiring
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That is wonderful news! Keep up the positive attitude!
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:41 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm glad you're doing well and becoming more active physically and politically. )
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.

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Old 01-30-2012, 10:28 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Awesome progress Fdm!!


Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;

courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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