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Old 06-20-2015, 04:42 AM
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6 months sober

Been a while since I posted, but I read SR daily.

Still enjoying sobriety, no hangovers, time with my husband and kids, self reflection and analyzation

Been avoiding social gatherings still. Unsure of how I will handle the drinking, scared I am going to think "I can have just one", don't want to answer questions on why I may not be drinking, still have trouble just talking in social settings

Lots of things still unsettled 6 months in. Plugging along and hopefully figuring things out. Still committed to sobriety. Bought a beautiful gem wrist bracelet. I wear it everyday as a reminder of the gift I was given, my second chance at life :-)
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Old 06-20-2015, 05:10 AM
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Congratulations Suzie. Sobriety poses its' own set of challenges but you still get a huge sense of achievement. You've given your family a wonderful gift.
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Congratulations on 6 months Suzie

It took me a while to figure quite a few things out and social gatherings was one of those things.

you'll know when you're ready I think

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Congrats, Suzie! I am not far behind you. I have been to two social gatherings where alcohol was served. I just had seltzer water with lime. With a "drink" in my hand, nobody asked.
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6 months is fantastic, congratulations! It does take time to learn to live this new life, and recognizing that is part of the solution...kudos for seeing that too.
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Old 06-20-2015, 05:58 AM
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Great news of you reaching 6 months. I wouldn't worry about those situations too much, if your not ready don't put yourself in that spot yet.

I look forward to being at 6 months soon myself.
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Old 06-20-2015, 06:34 AM
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Congratulations Suzie! 6 months is amazing!
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Old 06-20-2015, 07:01 AM
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Congratulations on six months, Suzieq17!
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Old 06-20-2015, 07:06 AM
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Congratulations Suzieq17 - 6 months is a big achievement. It takes a while for things to settle down. Your commitment to sobriety is inspiring.
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:46 AM
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6 Months is fantastic Suzie!!
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:51 AM
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Great post and Congratulations on 6 months. If you are still unsure of how you'd handle a social drinking situation then I think it's smart to avoid them. As we've seen, sometimes it's the farther we get away from a drink that we can convince ourselves we don't have a problem.
Glad to hear you are still moving forward . Best wishes on your journey
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Old 06-20-2015, 10:44 AM
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6 months is fantastic way to go Suzieq17
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Congrats on six months sober!!
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