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Old 07-29-2012, 11:06 AM   #21 (permalink)
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That was wonderful to post.
And yes, it IS IMPORTANT for the newcomer to see that,
a; You don't have to be a daily drinker to need to stop.
b; It can be done.
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:39 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Congrats on your sober year!
I'd rather live in my car with my dogs than live in a castle without them.

Dogs may not be our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.

Don't wait for the Last Judgement. It takes place every day. -Albert Camus

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Old 07-29-2012, 01:13 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Thank you Coffeespoons! It is very nice to hear from someone a year out. I'm only at five weeks, but figure a year will pass - either drinking or why not be sober? I agree after a few drinks, most people, don't notice if you're drinking or not. I attended an AA meeting a week ago, and one man referred to me as a "high bottomed" drinker - one who quit on a higher point, as opposed to hitting rock bottom....I'd never hear the phrase before. I said " Well, a drunk is a drunk....regardless of when / where they quit". Congratulations

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