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Old 06-19-2014, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wow, I can't really believe it, if I make it another month I will be celebrating one year. Don't want to push it so I will concentrate on today and my 11 months tomorrow. I haven't been sober like this since 1996. Man it feels good. I made up my mind that this was going to be a real serious attempt. I have tried probably two dozen times to quit since my early twenties. This time it felt different and I think it was because I decided that I am sick and tired of the drinking lifestyle and I refuse to succumb to a powerless drunkard. I know this goes against a lot of sobriety programs but it works for me so far.
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Congrats to you!!! what an accomplishment!!!
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Congratulations, tnman. Eleven months is a great accomplishment. Glad you are enjoying sobriety!!!!! Way to go.
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Many, many congratulations, tnman! Hold on tight and it'll be a year before you know it
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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What have you done to stay sober tnman?
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Wow that's just brilliant. Well done!

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Awesome tnman. I always see tinman for your username. Then it reminds me of that song.
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Happy for you tnman and hope to be joining you soon in celebrating a year of sobriety!
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Whoo hoo! congrats on 11 months. Whatever keeps you sober is okay in my book!
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congrats on 11 months.
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What have you done to stay sober tnman?
Well, not much really, I just made up my mind that I didn't want to live like that anymore. I know a lot of people would say it isn't that easy. Well, I've tried at least a couple of dozen times over the years. Got drunk the first time at age 12. Got progressively worse and by age 20 I was already addicted. I don't know exactly what was different this time. Fear of loosing my family and everything I have had a lot to do with it I'm sure. But I think a strong willingness to get sober once and for all and a genuine desire to change my ways. I don't wan to celebrate too much though, since I had a full year of sobriety in 1996 and then picked back up again. This time though, I feel like I'm done with drink.
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Old 06-20-2014, 03:46 PM   #16 (permalink)
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That's awesome! Congratulations on making the decision and doing the work!
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Congratulations your an inspiration!
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Old 06-20-2014, 04:12 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Brilliant. I particularly loved it when you said 'Man it feels good'
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Old 06-20-2014, 04:15 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Fantastic! Would love to trade places with you. Great job!
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