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Old 03-12-2012, 09:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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5 months sober today


my sobriety date is 10/12/11. this is gonna be a good week, my 27th birthday is on Friday too!! i'm gonna take some time to reflect on things since this is the longest I've ever been sober but I'm feelin pretty good. I'm taking myself out to lunch today to celebrate
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Congratulations Wookie. You should be very proud of yourself. I bet there's lots of great things that have come out of your sobriety.

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Old 03-12-2012, 10:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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@jeans thanks, things are definitely way better now that I'm sober than when I was getting wasted all the time. i'm in good physical shape and getting ready for a marathon next month. I generally feel more self-confident and less anxious around people. I'm so glad that I don't have any of the regret, shame, embarassment, or dread that I felt when I was drinking heavily. I feel sooo much better waking up in the morning without a hangover. My life isn't perfect but I'm learning to feel more comfortable with myself and working on making changes so I can continue to grow as a person.
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Old 03-12-2012, 10:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi Wookie. Conrats on your sober time from another Class of Oct. 2011 alum. It is so nice to let go and start living again.
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You go wookie!! It feels so good to feel good
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:07 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I love it that you are five months sober and just in your 20's! Congratulations!
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
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remember every hour every day you remain sober is a miracle and to try to put the same effort into staying sober that we have done to get our fix or drinks
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4 days sober and feeling great...it's like a different world...congrats to you wookie
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Yay Wookie! 5 months is huge! So proud of you for doing this at such a young age.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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thanks guys! btw is 27 considered a "young" age for someone to get sober? i feel like i've been through a lot already
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Congratulations Wookie! And on the marathon. That's HUGE.
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CONGRATS WOOKIE!!!!!!!!! Keep it up!

Enjoy this windy weather ...sorry from a different area and this wind drives me mad lol...I'm in Vegas now and not far from you!!

Enjoy your lunch! You deserve to treat yourself!!!
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:21 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Good on you Wookie,

You sound great. Happy birthday for Friday and enjoy a well deserved lunch celebration.

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Old 03-12-2012, 03:32 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:43 PM   #20 (permalink)
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oaoowhrrrcraaohuanraaoahoowhc rawhwa acraakakro rhahrcaoacwararo ohooooorahwo 85.
(Easy Shyriiwook) LOL

Congratulations and happy birthday wookie 85.
I'm 10 days away from the big 6 (months) and I need to think of something to do as well.

(I really wish I had gotten clean by 27, could have saved me a whole lot of grief (I'm 40 now), but I wasn't having any of that I just kept on slaving to the drug.... I'm sure there are others your age getting and staying sober.)
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