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Old 05-01-2013, 01:02 PM
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Older acloholic....younger alcoholic.....in between alcoholic.....it's not pretty for any of us. It's never too early.... and it's never too late.... to quit.

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Old 05-01-2013, 01:11 PM
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Erene...a call to your local AA/AFG hotline can put you in touch with AA members who would be glad to meet with you before a 12step meeting.

A general medical physical would also be helpful.

There is no shame for having an illness.

May recovery come swift and sure to you.

Keep posting...you are helping others.
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:41 PM
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I was older when I quit too, Erene. You're doing the right thing, and you'll never regret it.

I was so afraid to let go of something I'd used all my life - to cope and relax. In the end it wasn't even enjoyable anymore, just a terrible habit that was destroying me. SR helped give me the courage to change. I hope you'll feel the same way - glad to have you with us.
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Old 05-01-2013, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Erene View Post

I have downloaded "The Big Book" and will be reading this daily.


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that's great Erene

I think that you will find the "Doctors Opinion" very interesting
some will say read the first 164 pages of the book
but -- what about the "Doctors Opinion" ?
not something to leave out of our early reading

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Old 05-01-2013, 05:09 PM
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Welcome Erene glad you found us!!
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