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Old 07-01-2015, 09:32 AM
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I actually kept my New Years Resolution !

Today marks, One hundred and eighty freaking awesome sober days in 2015 !!!

I kinda can't even wrap my head around this. It has been, a very challenging 6 months. I have faced some of my genuinely greatest fears in life, sober. Now.

There was a time, in my twenties and thirties that should have been my "prime". However, I could barely leave the house. Alcohol had rendered me agoraphobic. Panic ridden. Depressed. Filled with a raging inferiority complex and full of self loathing. This ebbed and flowed throughout the decades, seemingly directly paralleled with my alcohol consumption. I thought the drinking was helping. That's a truth, I am embarrassed to admit.

Denial in its greatest display.

I'm rapidly approaching the wrong side of 40 lol, and I haven't ever, in all my years, feel like I feel right now. I imagine, this is what I should of felt like back in my prime. I expect 50 is going to be my new 30.

No one said it was going to be easy, just that it would be worth it.

Thanks for walking with me, and holding my hand, on this journey. ..

XO AO
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Old 07-01-2015, 09:35 AM
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Congrats on six months, AO. That's so awesome!
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Congrats on six months, AO. That's so awesome!
Thanks Bim. YOU'REso awesome.
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Congrats! What a milestone. Excellent to read your post.
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Congrats on 6 months! Great job!!
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Old 07-01-2015, 09:45 AM
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Congratulations and it just keeps getting better
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On this sober journey, we couldn't ask for a better travel mate than you, AO. Congratulations. You have earned all of the good things that await you.
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AO, great post and big congratulations on 6 months sober.

I know that as you continue to recover and soar in your new life, any regrets that it took time to reach where you are, will be forgotten.
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Congratulations on 6 months, alphaomega!

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Right on AO!
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AO!! way taa go!!
the fact you said 'freaking awesome', is the Awesome-est!
I'm right with ya on the 50 being the new 30, cant wait to do the 30's again as a nondrinker
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Congrats on six months, alphaomega, and thanks for all you contribute here.
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Many congratulations AO. You are such a positive force on SR, thanks for sharing x
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Way to go, AO! So pleased for you
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Congrats, Alpha! Six months is fantastic.
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fantastic AO! congrats and keep going.
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Congratulations Alphaomega! 6 months freedom is wonderful!
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180 days is outstandingly awesome well done you AO
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Congratulations AO

The "Big 180" truely inspiring !



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