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Old 04-07-2014, 06:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm back


After several more attempts at quitting drinking, I am back for support. I've been too ashamed to post. It is nice to read other people's experiences and the support everyone gives each other here on SR.

Today is day 2. I drank a LOT between Friday afternoon and late Saturday night. Losing entire days is really sad. I dumped whatever was left yesterday so I have a booze-free house. Today I will go to work and after work make a healthy meal and drink herbal tea. Tomorrow is a meeting of people at church working to launch a Celebrate Recovery group.

I'll keep checking in here each day. For now, that's all, just wanted to say "hi."
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Old 04-07-2014, 06:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome back! Nothing to shamed about!

Happy you now have a booze-free house!
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Old 04-07-2014, 06:12 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi, lilac, and a very warm welcome back There really is no need to be ashamed. If giving up alcohol was easy, none of us would be here! You're trying again and that's what counts

The Celebrate Recovery group sounds excellent
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Old 04-07-2014, 06:21 AM   #5 (permalink)
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welcome back!!

sounds like you've got some really fresh and vivid "field research" to provide you evidence of what doesn't work.

I'm glad you're ready to try something different.



You can do this.

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Old 04-07-2014, 06:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 04-07-2014, 06:48 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks, all, for the support and welcome. That's just what I need to stay the course!
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Old 04-07-2014, 07:13 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I am glad you came back, lilac!
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Hi lilac,
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Good to see you Lilac! Great job on 2 days without it. We know you can do this!
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Hi Lilac.

Great to see you back with us. I've missed you x
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Hi Lilac, welcome back. It is so reassuring being on SR where so many people can relate to how you are feeling and not judge you. Wishing you much love and success in your journey x
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