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Old 05-03-2015, 08:16 AM
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I'm back, and I'm trying again

Hey all, just checking in to say I'm back and I'm giving it another go. I started drinking again some time back, dropped off the boards, and the results were predictable, as always.

Going to try to do things a bit differently this time.

Best wishes everyone
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Welcome back!

Here's a link to a post I made at 6 months of what I did to get there. Maybe there is something in there that will help.

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...along-way.html
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Welcome back, glad to hear you are giving it another go. You mention you are going to do things differently this time, how so?
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Originally Posted by DG0409 View Post
Welcome back!

Here's a link to a post I made at 6 months of what I did to get there. Maybe there is something in there that will help.

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...along-way.html
Thanks a lot DG, a great post, I'll check those threads out!
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Never stop trying Jack. You got this. Get a plan, make changes and don't look back!
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Originally Posted by ScottFromWI View Post
Welcome back, glad to hear you are giving it another go. You mention you are going to do things differently this time, how so?
Hey Scott, thanks. Well, this time I'm going to try and use some AVRT tools, and also practise urge-surfing when I get cravings.

I'm going to eat more healthy, and cut out sugar - I have a real sweet tooth.

I'm going to blog to keep track of my progress.

I'm going to post regularly on here.

I'm going to be more disciplined about exercise and mediation.

I'm going to read / watch something about sobriety every day.

I'm gonna re-establish contact with old friends who aren't big drinkers.

I'm going to really focus on what I want from life (which alcohol has kept me from achieving)

I'm also going to get some weekly counselling sessions - something I'll be able to afford not spending money on drink all that goes along with that.

And I might learn a musical instrument!
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Glad your here Jack!
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Welcome back Jack!!
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It's good to see you again Jack16!
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Welcome back, Jack. So good to see that you are trying again
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It's good to see you again Jack16!
Thanks strategery - I love your profile picture. That's my favourite Peanuts moment, it's in the Easter special. Too good!
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Welcome back, Jack!

It sounds like you have very good plans to make things work for you.
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Hi Jack good to see you bud glad your here with us
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I'm glad you made it back Jack
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Originally Posted by Dee74 View Post
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For some reason I sang that reply..... words to a song?

Welcome jack!
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I remember you Jack - very happy to see you again. There's no doubt you can do this.
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Originally Posted by Cauliflower View Post
For some reason I sang that reply..... words to a song?

Welcome jack!
LOL me too

Jack its so good your bk
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Old 05-04-2015, 02:28 PM
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Welcome back, Jack16; I have been wondering you were!!!!

Come back to the 24 Hour recovery Connection thread!!!!!!
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