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Old 05-10-2015, 06:54 PM
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6 weeks sober!!

Hi all!! I am 57 years old and new to this sight. I celebrated 6 weeks sobriety yesterday and have to give this site a lot of credit for helping me through this. I have come to realize that I have been addicted to alcohol for several years now and have accepted the fact that I am powerless when it comes to drinking wine. I thought I had control over it but with several attempts to quit with no success in the last year I now know that it has control over me. This is the first time I have admitted that to anyone!! I found this sight over a year ago with my first attempt and it is really what got me motivated and come to the realization that I might have a problem. I would quit for a few days then reward myself but my last hangover was the worst one I have ever had in my drinking career. It really scared me and I vowed to myself that this is it!!! NO MORE!!! I guess I am what you call a functional alcoholic. My life and social activities were centered around a bottle of wine. I felt my health was deteriorating and my marriage was suffering. I was plain old tired of feeling like crap all the time!!! I knew that life was passing me by in a drunken fog. Anyways, I thought it was time i let everyone know on SR that I am extremely thankful for this sight and look forward to sharing more stories!!
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Old 05-10-2015, 07:03 PM
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Hi and welcome, Gigi! Congratulations on your six weeks! SR is truly a godsend for me as well. I look forward hearing more from you.
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Welcome to the family. And congrats on six weeks sober!
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Old 05-10-2015, 08:42 PM
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Welcome to the posting side Gigi and congratulations on six weeks sobriety!
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Old 05-10-2015, 08:45 PM
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I was also 6 weeks sober yesterday. Wine was my drink too.

Keep on keeping on.
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:29 PM
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Hi Gigi, welcome to Dr and congratulations in 6 weeks sober.

This site has helped me too knowing you're not alone and can 'speak' with people who understand our addictions and all that comes with them.
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Old 05-11-2015, 06:10 AM
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Welcome Gigi congrats on 6 weeks
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Old 05-11-2015, 10:14 AM
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Welcome to the Forum Gigi!!
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