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Old 04-26-2013, 06:58 PM
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Like it was yesterday.....

It is that time of year for me again. It was 19 years ago today that I took my last drink. I remember it like it was yesterday, what the weather was like, where I was staying, how HORRIBLE I felt mentally, physically and spiritually. I was homeless and totally broken...and tired, so very tired. Tomorrow 4/27 is the anniversary of when I went from existing, to living. There are no words to describe how grateful I am for everything and everyone in my life. If anyone out there doesn't believe in miracles...here I am, one of Gods own. My eyes are brimming with good tears, I still can't believe I am here.......

I pray that I never forget, truly my worst day sober it a zillion times better than my best day drunk!

Thank you all for helping me make it one more day,

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Old 04-26-2013, 07:01 PM
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Well done what an inspiration.
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:02 PM
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Thank you Cathy, this gives me hope. Wow, 19 years. You are awesome!!
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That's really awesome Cathy - congratulations!

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Cathy - I didn't realize it was that many years! Thanks for a great post - I'm so glad you got your life back.
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I'm thrilled to have you back, Cathy! It is so great to know how far you've come.
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Stories like your give us all hope. Thank you.
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I just love to hear stories of long term sobriety because it proves it can be done.

Congrats on staying sober today!
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Congratulations from a fellow Michigander!
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Congratulations from a fellow Michigander!
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Awesome - thanks for sharing the story and your feelings about everything. It's heartwarming to read how proud you are of yourself - you damn well should be and it's an amazing accomplishment. Have a wonderful day!
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Now that is what i call inspirational!!!

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You are awesome. Thanks for the inspiration!
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That's seriously cool Cathy!! Congratulations! You are a true inspiration.
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Wow wow wow !!!

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Thank you for sharing your story with us Cathy. Congratulations!


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