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Old 04-27-2013, 03:59 PM
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I have been thinking all day long.
I am very happy at the moment with my life and lot and want or need for nothing.
I am also very grateful for all the things in my life that bring me such happiness.

I was thinking how amazing it was when I was at my lowest that my google search 'I need to stop drinking' brought me here to sober recovery forum. That realisation that I was not the only one that drank in such a way. That others thought in the same way. That people had the same regrets as me and the same hopes for the future.

What would have happened if I had not found here?


There were times when I felt hopeless and scared and coming to SR was a way of dealing with it.

I really do think of you all as my family and I would get incredibly homesick if I did not come here everyday.

My best to each and everyone of you
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:02 PM
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Always love your posts, Sasha. You made me feel part of the family in the beginning too. Thank you so much for that.

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Sasha, I feel very much the same way. The night I found SR I was googling 'health problems of heavy drinkers' - didn't even want to use the word 'alcoholic' at that time. Somehow a post from here popped up and I clicked on it. I was hooked.

I'm glad you're happy and content with your life - thank you for an uplifting post.
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:26 PM
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I can relate! I googled "forums to help stop drinking" one night. I am here A LOT! It's helping me understand what I am going through, forgive myself, and learning to move on.
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I still remember being in tears due to drinking and doing a random search on the internet and finding SR.

I remember being entranced.
I could not believe there were other people like me.
I remember sitting for hours thinking 'maybe this could help me too'.
And wow, it so did help me.

I hate to think what might be had I not stumbled across SR.

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Old 04-27-2013, 04:29 PM
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I know - and other forums just aren't the same.
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:36 PM
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I cannot remember what I googled to get here.

I think it was related to hangover remedies.

I am so thankful I found SR. It has been a life changing experience to say the least.

I always love your posts Sasha you are great
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I know Hevyn
None of them come anywhere close to the magnificence that is SR!

Thanks Fallow. I think you are brilliant too!

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Old 04-27-2013, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Sasha4 View Post
I still remember being in tears due to drinking and doing a random search on the internet and finding SR.

I remember being entranced.
I could not believe there were other people like me.
I remember sitting for hours thinking 'maybe this could help me too'.
And wow, it so did help me.

I hate to think what might be had I not stumbled across SR.

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OMG, yes, me too. I got up that morning, after 2 bottles of wine previous night, got ready and was 3 mins down the road driving and started shaking, stopped the car and knew I'd not make it on motorway. Called in sick! Got home and thought okay that's it, I've got to do something (been blacking out a lot previously) and this scary 3 minute drive was the moment I knew I had to do something!

Reluctantly I looked up AA meetings, planning to attend that day. I was scared to go but was going to force myself. In my search I came across this site and was hooked. I too could not believe there were people like me. I thought I was the only one?? Instant connection. I too don't know if I would have made serious attempt to give up the booze without this site. I will be forever grateful for scary drive and calling in sick that day, which led me to find this site.
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