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Old 02-28-2016, 06:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Sobriety jar


Today I started a sobriety jar. For each day that I commit to not drinking and remaining sober I will add a stone. I selected a very large vase as I have a lifetime before me to fill it... And I placed it front and center in the kitchen to serve as a reminder of my progress and determination.

19 stones today :-)
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Old 02-28-2016, 06:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's a good idea! And a beautiful vase
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Old 02-28-2016, 06:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That's a beautiful and very visible idea!
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Old 02-28-2016, 07:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Nice!! Great reminder........

Well done on 19 days
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I LOVE it!! Great idea. Congrats on 19 days.
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It will feel so rewarding to fill that vase with stones.
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Old 02-28-2016, 08:12 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I love this!
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I did something similar. I take the money I would have spent drinking all year and take a nice enjoyable vacation.

Nothing wrong with rewarding yourself
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Old 02-28-2016, 08:27 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I send the approximate amount of money I would have spent drinking each week to a boy's treatment Ranch that my son spent a year at.
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I did the same the Captain did, I needed an armed security guard the money added up so fast!!

Great idea, take a moment every day to reflect all those stones, the good thing is they add up fast!! Keep up the good work!!
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That's a great idea . . . onwards to stone 20!!
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What an awesome art piece!
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I am in awe of such a brilliant idea like wow like wow like holy sobriety stone counting wow what a fantastic idea you are genius

seriously wow sheesh that's a good idea I'm in awe
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I am in awe of such a brilliant idea like wow like wow like holy sobriety stone counting wow what a fantastic idea you are genius seriously wow sheesh that's a good idea I'm in awe
not going to lie - reading this made me smile and laugh out loud :-)
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I'm bumping this because of how great this idea is it had such an impact I started thinking on it, it made me think how much sobriety is worth your idea is what I call genius this is so fantastic I couldn't even describe how much i was amazed & blown away by it

Excellent idea
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Incredible idea! I may have to "borrow" this.
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Today I started a sobriety jar. For each day that I commit to not drinking and remaining sober I will add a stone. I selected a very large vase as I have a lifetime before me to fill it... And I placed it front and center in the kitchen to serve as a reminder of my progress and determination.

19 stones today :-)
This is so beautiful ~ thank you for sharing this with us, and inspiring so many of us to 'borrow' your idea.
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That's a fantastic idea!
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Brilliant idea!
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Thanks all, and for the kind comments :-). I'm always taken aback when someone says I've inspired them ... I'm working at being better at accepting compliments. I appreciate it and the positive statements 😊
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