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Old 04-03-2012, 09:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone,

I am first and most importantly an Alcoholic...The rest is all insainity...
I grew up in an alcoholic family filled with anxiety, abuse and mental illness... I've been in and out of the rooms of AA for 30yrs and had long periods of sobriety, followed be many long and devastating relapses. In 2008 I decided to go back out after 8yrs clean and stayed out for 4yrs until Oct 6 2011...I'm currently working a decent program and looking for some extra support on this site... looking forward to meeting all of you .....
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Welcome edgie, and stay strong. Keep checking in with us. I know you've been around the block, but so have most here and we all "get it". The key for me anyway has been checking in, reading and trying to stay active in here. Take care and get it done this time.
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Welcome Edgie and congrats on your sober time!

Make yourself at home..... This is a great place!
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I am first and most importantly an Alcoholic
While I am happy to see that you have accepted your lack of control over alcohol, I would say that you are first and foremost a person, and I'm sure a great person at that, so don't sell yourself short.

This is a great place for support. I'm glad you found us and I look forward to reading more of your story if you feel like sharing.
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Great that you're trying again, Edgie1!! Practice can always make perfect! Just keep trying and best of luck.... lots of great help here.
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In 2008 I decided to go back out after 8yrs clean and stayed out for 4yrs until Oct 6 2011.
Seems more like "driven" than a decision.....

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