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Old 03-16-2014, 03:24 AM
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Quitting pot (and alcohol) for good

I'm on week 6 without weed or alcohol.

Still counting days and weeks, but soon will be counting months and years.

I'm feeling great about the "never again" idea. In fact, I think it's the only real way to deal with it.

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Old 03-16-2014, 03:26 AM
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Congrats on 6 weeks!

That's awesome!
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Old 03-16-2014, 03:42 AM
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Congratulations on your progress Brazilian - good to see you again

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Old 03-16-2014, 03:52 AM
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I'm with you! Good job making healthy changes!

You will see life without the fogged glasses ;-)
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:40 AM
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:57 AM
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Congrats on your decision to quit both of them. It seems that for me, if I use one of those substances, I'll want the other. Even a couple of beers in the evening will renew the obsession. Sometimes in the past I've only been able to quit for a few weeks, sometimes I can go months or even close to a year. I think that my longest periods of sobriety came when I quit everything at once, and those periods ceased when I chose to try moderation.
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Old 03-16-2014, 11:08 AM
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Congrats on your decision to quit both of them. It seems that for me, if I use one of those substances, I'll want the other. Even a couple of beers in the evening will renew the obsession. Sometimes in the past I've only been able to quit for a few weeks, sometimes I can go months or even close to a year. I think that my longest periods of sobriety came when I quit everything at once, and those periods ceased when I chose to try moderation.

To consume poison in moderation is not a clever option really.
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I tried to moderate too. It's not worth it. Have to let it go.
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Week 6, Day 40

A great week for us all
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Old 03-17-2014, 06:12 AM
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Awesome Job, Brazilian !!! You're doing fabulous ! Congratulations, bud !
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Old 03-17-2014, 10:31 AM
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Thanks, HC! And how are you doing?
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Old 03-19-2014, 05:48 AM
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great job, Brazilian ! I'm still plugging along. Had a rough day yesterday - angry, unhappy, but I know it's going to be rocky for awhile, so we'll just keep going and putting the days in one day at a time til my brain heals itself. Man, I wish I had never got hooked. I realize I got hooked to the first few puffs because the ones after that were ****** and just made me dull and flat. So, here we go down a new pathway, Brazilian.Where it goes, who knows, but I know where my old life was going and that is NOWHERE, so anywhere else will be just fine ! Here's to another clean day !
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Yay!
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Old 03-19-2014, 08:10 AM
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great job, Brazilian ! I'm still plugging along. Had a rough day yesterday - angry, unhappy, but I know it's going to be rocky for awhile, so we'll just keep going and putting the days in one day at a time til my brain heals itself. Man, I wish I had never got hooked. I realize I got hooked to the first few puffs because the ones after that were ****** and just made me dull and flat. So, here we go down a new pathway, Brazilian.Where it goes, who knows, but I know where my old life was going and that is NOWHERE, so anywhere else will be just fine ! Here's to another clean day !

I'm having some tough days too, buddy... doesn't matter, being sober is the way to go... no doubt about that!! So lets just keep strong and keep going.
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Old 03-19-2014, 08:53 AM
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you bet cha - let's just keep banging out the clean days - it's the ONLY way now!
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Congrats, Brazilian; I am so happy for you; great job - not easy to slay two dragons at once.
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Old 03-19-2014, 05:03 PM
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Thanks, SL! I'm happy too

Today I complete 7 weeks. Tomorrow week 8 begins
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Old 03-20-2014, 04:47 AM
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7 weeks done!


Day 43, week 8 now
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