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Old 04-24-2015, 12:44 PM
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You should consider comedy writing as your new hobby now that drinking isn't. Your quite hilarious.

I particularly liked the bowling alley gutter reference.

March on soldier. Lay those casualties of war to rest.
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Old 04-24-2015, 01:18 PM
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When I crawled into the bottle I let everything slide, even the little things like shaving regularly, trimming toenails, or maintaining a proper inventory of Funyuns. Today, my Day 6, I vow to attend to those little things. I shall begin by burying dead soldiers.

My house looks like there was a shootout at Whiskey Gulch, empty bottles, dead soldiers, everywhere. I need to dispose of the bodies.

I considered using one of my hallways as a bowling alley and setting the empty booze bottles up as bowling pins. But the alley wouldn't have a gutter, and every alcoholic needs a gutter.

You see, prior to SR I was drinking about a fifth-and-a-half a day. That adds up to lotsa bottles. And I wouldn't throw the bottles away. It’s not like I treasured them. I just didn't want to put them out in curbside recycling for everyone to see. Still don’t. So, for this one day, I’m going to show utter disregard for the environment and just pitch the darn things in the garbage.

So there.

This will be the first of many items on my “Little Things” agenda.

Tomorrow I’ll vacuum the cat.
Well done Frank on reaching day 6 keep on keepin on
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Old 04-24-2015, 01:26 PM
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Congratulations on day six mate. You're doing good mate. Hang in there.
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Old 04-24-2015, 01:48 PM
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Bravo Frank! Please don't vacuum the cat!!!!!!!
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Old 04-24-2015, 03:22 PM
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Day 6 - look at Frank go! Happy for you.
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:20 AM
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Day 7

Thank you Hevyn, Dee, Shoot, Boozer, Wolf, Art, Della, Alpha for your comments and thanks yesterday.

How is everyone today?
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by FrankLapidas View Post
Thank you Hevyn, Dee, Shoot, Boozer, Wolf, Art, Della, Alpha for your comments and thanks yesterday. How is everyone today?
Good and you man? Did you bowl the empties away or just chuck em?
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:31 AM
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Good and you man? Did you bowl the empties away or just chuck em?
Chucked 'em out, but too many for one garbage container. Sheesh. The rest will just have to hang out in my garage until next week's pickup.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:25 PM
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:28 PM
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Thank you Hevyn, Dee, Shoot, Boozer, Wolf, Art, Della, Alpha for your comments and thanks yesterday.

How is everyone today?
I am quite well. Just got done working, it's my weekend. You seem in good humor. Keep on truckin'.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:45 PM
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How are you doing??
Doing fairly well. Sleep is irregular still, but thanks to SR and reading threads I pretty much know what to expect at this point, so am prepared. Thank you for asking, Della.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:46 PM
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I am quite well. Just got done working, it's my weekend. You seem in good humor. Keep on truckin'.
Good to hear. Have a great weekend!
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Old 04-25-2015, 03:16 PM
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Awesome job on a week sober Frank im ok watching resovoir dogs with mrs sw as she has never seen it

Keep up the good work and have a nice saturday/sunday bud spk soon
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Congrats on your week Frank. Have a good weekend

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Old 04-25-2015, 03:35 PM
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I'm ok too Frank - except that it's cold on the 'other' coast.

Proud of you for reaching Day 7. The early days are rocky & often sleepless, but everything gets better.
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Old 04-26-2015, 07:56 AM
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Hi Frank
How are you doing today?

More importantly, how's the cat
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Old 04-26-2015, 09:49 AM
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Way to go on a week, Frank!

It's not easy getting sober. But the first week is the hardest, at least it was in my book. In the days that followed, the "need" to feed my monster was discernibly growing less intense.

I see you've got your avatar picture up! Been thinking about "Lost" and how much I really liked that show. My all time favorite episode was "The Constant." Remember this line: "If anything happens, Desmond Hume will be my constant."

We don't have a Desmond Hume. But we all have each other here on SR. And that's a darn fine constant for folks like us.

You're doing great, Frank. You can do this.
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Way to go on a week, Frank!

It's not easy getting sober. But the first week is the hardest, at least it was in my book. In the days that followed, the "need" to feed my monster was discernibly growing less intense.

I see you've got your avatar picture up! Been thinking about "Lost" and how much I really liked that show. My all time favorite episode was "The Constant." Remember this line: "If anything happens, Desmond Hume will be my constant."

We don't have a Desmond Hume. But we all have each other here on SR. And that's a darn fine constant for folks like us.

You're doing great, Frank. You can do this.
Thank you for the post, Venecia. Yes, I remember that great episode. And SR is "my constant" now.
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Old 04-26-2015, 10:32 AM
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Hi Frank
How are you doing today?

More importantly, how's the cat
Hi Hawkeye, thanks for dropping by. The cat is great, attached to me like a barnacle, as if he knows how much I need company now.

As for how I am doing, I'll soon be posting sort of a self-inventory as I begin Week 2.

Stay tuned!
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Old 04-26-2015, 10:45 AM
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Congrats on day seven mate write it all down chap. Even if only to remind yourself about how you felt. It helps me to never want to go down thar road again.
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