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Old 02-23-2016, 09:58 AM   #1 (permalink)

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The road to recovery

For those of you who have been following my posts , I am glad to post that I am now 3 weeks sober and my recovery appears to be gathering momentum. I now feel confident enough to say that I am back on the road to recovery. After the first 10 days of recovery I still didn't believe that I wouldn't drink again but found that I could 'hang on in there', so to speak , by repeating the slogan , "just for today" , like a mantra. I suppose that the recovery idea is now not so much like a foreign concept since my return to 'the road of recovery' , but I am aware that the illness has a momentum of its own and I need to be vigilant of my AV and be careful not to 'rest on my laurels'. Many thanks , once again for your posts and helping to keep me sober.
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's so awesome to know Ndatenda congratulations
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Congratulations on 3 weeks sober, Ndatenda
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:57 AM   #4 (permalink)

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3 weeks is fantastic and I like the "momentum" idea, I think it fits. You're definitely through the worst physical stuff and that's major.
well done!
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Old 02-23-2016, 11:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Congrats on 3 weeks sober Ndatenda! I'm on Day 19! It feels really good to be on the road to recovery doesn't it? Congrats again
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Old 02-23-2016, 12:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Congrats on 3 weeks sober! Keep it up, it gets better.
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Old 02-23-2016, 01:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Congratulations on 3 weeks sober. I'm glad that you are remaining vigilant.
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Congratulations on 3 weeks 🎉🎉🎉
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Old 02-23-2016, 11:59 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Way to go, keep on keepin' on.

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Old 02-24-2016, 12:42 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Congrats on 3 weeks

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