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Old 08-02-2012, 08:01 PM
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My journey to sobriety starts here and now.....

Folks, I am new to SR. I am 2 days into sobriety, after a lifelong battle with alcohol addiction. So far so good....
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Congratulations on your decision to live a sober life!

The Sober Recovery community has been a rock during my (so far) short journey to health, and I know that it can be for you too.

Welcome! And best wishes.
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good for you Johnny - good to see you again

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Old 08-02-2012, 08:33 PM
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Welcome aboard

You found a great place with really good people. We all are here doing that same thing. One day at a time. Keep reading and posting.
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Welcome to SR! Best wishes to you.
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Johnny!! so glad to see you here! welcome to the SR forums!
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Old 08-02-2012, 09:47 PM
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Welcome Johnny! Congrats on day 2
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Welcome to SR Johnny! Much sucess on your road to recovery!
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:03 AM
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Hello all, thanks for the support! Halfway through day 3 !!!
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keep going, Johnny! i'm pulling for you!
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Hi all, thanks for the support! I made it through my Day 3, and am actually feeling pretty good! At the advice of my counselor, I have attended 3 AA meetings in the last 3 days. She suggested, as did some of the folks I met in AA, to attend 90 meetings in 90 days. At first, that sounded excessive, but after 3 meetings, I see how that would truly help me. But till then, it's one day at a time!! Even worked at our town's German festival tonight, serving German potatoes, kraut, and brats, and there was a keg right there, but I stayed away, and it really wasn't difficult at all. It helped that I had just come from an AA meeting.
Anyway, I think I'll keep updating my progress, at least for the time being. Thanks for all the support!!!
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Yum kaurt and brats.

Congrats on your decision. Keep doing what you are, I hope you end up loving AA life as much as I do.
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Hi all, I made it through the weekend clean and sober! Days 4 and 5 down, and in the books!! 5 AA meetings in 5 days are really helping me. Last night (Saturday), I went to my high school class reunion, where most people were drinking a lot. I made it thru the entire evening without a drink, without even wanting a drink!! God must've been with me to give me strength, because this was the first party in decades that I attended and did not drink heavily. I had a great time, danced to the DJ music till after midnight with my wife and classmates, everyone had a great time!!! My wife said, "...see, you don't have to drink to have a good time!". Boy, was she right! I am feeling better every day. Thanks all. One day at a time... tomorrow is day 6, start of a new week.
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If you can make it through a high school reunion, you can make it through anything!! Congratulations on getting through the weekend, too.

I think doing something recovery-related every day is a good way to go. Welcome to the forum......
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Congratulations... you're doing so well. Stay strong and keep going, it only gets better from here. All the best to you on your sober journey x
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:40 AM
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I'm glad to read you're doing so well. I certainly looks like you are ready to make a change!
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:55 AM
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Glad your days are going so well Johnny! Keep adding to them. Your posts are nice to read.

And you are making me crave German food. :-)
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