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Old 09-30-2014, 05:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all, just found this forum and feel I need to have some support as
I have taken the steps to become sober and have just past my 2 month milestone!

I have not told too many people about becoming sober as people would not have been aware of the amount of my drinking I would have been doing.
So I have got to 2 months without support and it is the best decision I have EVER made!!
I have been a drinker for 25 years and this is the longest I have been off it.

I dont want to ever go back to the way I was in my final days of drinking - I was becoming reckless and could visually see a very dark road ahead.
Over the last few weeks my motto has been: One drink is too many and loads of drinks was never enough!
I was so tired of it all. Its not been an easy road but I guess at least I am on it!
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Old 09-30-2014, 05:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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YEY Well done Water & welcome.. I'm happy to say I'm also at the 2 month mark & SR has been a Godsend for myself.. Lovely people & great support here.. You'll never look back..
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Yes, you are definitely on the road! Two months is fantastic, especially on your own! Now that you're here, it'll be even better--there's lots of support, inspiration, encouragement, and camaraderie here! Welcome!
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Hey all, just found this forum and feel I need to have some support as
I have taken the steps to become sober and have just past my 2 month milestone!

I have not told too many people about becoming sober as people would not have been aware of the amount of my drinking I would have been doing.
So I have got to 2 months without support and it is the best decision I have EVER made!!
I have been a drinker for 25 years and this is the longest I have been off it.

I dont want to ever go back to the way I was in my final days of drinking - I was becoming reckless and could visually see a very dark road ahead.
Over the last few weeks my motto has been: One drink is too many and loads of drinks was never enough!I was so tired of it all. Its not been an easy road but I guess at least I am on it!
Welcome, and great job on 2 months!!

Seems I've heard that motto, words to live (or die) by for sure!!

Glad you're here!
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:00 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Welcome, waterwaver! 2 months, especially on your own, is a HUGE accomplishment. Good for you! You will find a lot of support and understanding here. Thanks for posting.
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:09 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Welcome Waterwaver. A tip you might can use: Never leave this forum completely. 4 years ago I found the forum and the support of the good folks here got me drink free. After 3 or 4 months I quit visiting and after a year of sobriety I relapsed. 3 more years of on and off drinking and I have returned never to leave again.

It's amazing to me that you've made it for 2 months with no support at all.
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Welcome Waterwaver. A tip you might can use: Never leave this forum completely. 4 years ago I found the forum and the support of the good folks here got me drink free. After 3 or 4 months I quit visiting and after a year of sobriety I relapsed. 3 more years of on and off drinking and I have returned never to leave again.

It's amazing to me that you've made it for 2 months with no support at all.
Thanks everyone, I guess, I am determined, I stopped smoking when I turned 30 and this year I turned 40 and i just cant do it anymore!!!
I really hope I continue.... My partner still drinks tho and not being on the same wave-length is very hard!
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2 months .... fantastic .... you will get so much support from SR
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:17 AM   #9 (permalink)
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YEY Well done Water & welcome.. I'm happy to say I'm also at the 2 month mark & SR has been a Godsend for myself.. Lovely people & great support here.. You'll never look back..
Great you at 2 months too - did you do a program?
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Welcome to SR, Waterwaver; congratulations on two months; great accomplishment.

Hope you find it gets easier with support; I did.

Again, welcome.
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Welcome! So glad you are here!
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:24 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Wow!! That is fantastic!! Congrats on your sobriety thus far! And welcome :-D
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:48 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Welcome to SR and congrats on the 2 months. You must be feeling great!
I quit smoking at 37 and now drinking at 43. And I think I'm a bit stubborn about certain things. Glad that you have found us.
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Old 09-30-2014, 11:33 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 09-30-2014, 11:43 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Well done, I'm new here n I hope to follow your example
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