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Old 11-12-2014, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Four Months Today


I forgot about the date until I looked at the calendar.

Today marks four months of sobriety.

I am in a bad mood today. Don't know why. Nobody knows it is four months. There is a lot of family stuff going on. Maybe it's to do with the wedding invitation to my brother's wedding that I got in the mail today. It's a whitish/cream coloured card with almost a goldy sheen and a black border around the left side which develops into a tree at the top. Anyway, it's simple and tasteful and very elegantly done. So I was trying to get this across to my mother on the phone and she goes: "god...black and white sounds like a funeral card. They will make a show of us!"..I guess this is one of those situations where all I can do is laugh...

I start my internship on Monday so that is a positive step.

Ah, I don't know. Is life meant to be so hard?

"Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal" - Albert Camus.

I'm going to retire to my room with candles, herbal tea and my book until I get my mood up a bit.

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Old 11-12-2014, 12:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Congrats

Candles, herbal tea and a book sound Heavenly. Congrats on 4 months!

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Congrats, Tetra; 4 months is a great accomplishment.

Hope you can enjoy this special day and not let other's issues diminish the joy.
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I know! congrats.
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Great job on 4 Months!!
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Well done on 4 months Tetra thats awesome
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Well done on 4 months Tetra. Awesome accomplishment!
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Waaaaa...hooooo !!!

Four Months ROCK Tetra.




So it slipped your mind huh ? Just goes to show ya in just 4 months drinking had become a thing in your past and totally off your mind.

I need to get it working like that for myself!


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That is great news! Please don't let any drama or bad negate all of your hard work!
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I forgot about the date until I looked at the calendar.

Today marks four months of sobriety.
Ah, I don't know. Is life meant to be so hard?

"Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal" - Albert Camus.

I'm going to retire to my room with candles, herbal tea and my book until I get my mood up a bit.

Thanks for reading xx
Great sharing, Congratulations!!!!
Sounds to me you are living life on life's terms = AWESOME!!

Very inspirational!!!

I read a story of a missionary(George Lacy) back around turn of the century who lost 5 children to scarlet fever. He wrote a letter to the church stating... sometimes it is more than he and his wife can bear. He pushed on and continued to help others.....

I suppose if someone can demonstrate this much strength I can make it today as well!!

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Hey Tetra- Congrats on the four months! Four months is something to be proud of.

Way to stay strong, and I wish you continued progress!


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Tetra - Awesome job on four months!

Hang in there sweetie, things will get better!! Tomorrow is a NEW day. Look at the bright side, you're sober. If you were drinking things would most likely be worse.

KEEP GOING!!! You can do this! Good luck on the internship!!
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So happy for you Tetra!
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Look at how far you have come in 4 months Tetra, that's nothing short of incredible...congratulations!
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Congrats on your four months and good luck at work tomorrow
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Congratulations Tetra

Hope tomorrow is better mood wise...and best wishes for next week

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OMG. 4 months MUST be the turning point!!!! I'm 4 months today also and my post of last night echoes your sentiments....

Congrats to you on 4 months!! It's fantastic. It's stupendous. Good for you.
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Congratulations on 4 months .
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