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Old 09-15-2016, 05:32 AM
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Today is day 4 and I feel pretty good. I wanted to share that yesterday, after years of wanting to do it but being to scared or shy or whatever, I went to an AA meeting. I was so nervous but it was a wonderful experience. I chose a women's meeting. Everyone was so warm and kind and welcoming it felt like this is what I've been missing all these years. I feel that this will give me the support I need that extra little push to get my act together. I am so happy that I went. I think I will go to another meeting this evening.
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That's great! A meeting tonight sounds like the perfect next step. Perhaps you will want to try the recommended 90 in 90 (mtgs/days) for newcomers. Stick with the womens' group if you are most comfortable, try others if you want or it means you can fit a meeting into your schedule.

Have you joined the Class of Sep 2016 on the Newcomer's Daily Support Threads section? You will get to know folks where you are, in a smaller setting than just the bigger threads.

Good luck- hope to see you around!
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Great job taking that step. Glad you found it so comforting.
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Congrats on day 4 and kudos for making the "leap" outside your comfort zone to try something different. I'm glad you found the meeting to be helpful.
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Congrats on 4 days! Glad you are here and glad you had such a great experience at your first meeting!
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Today is day 4 and I feel pretty good. I wanted to share that yesterday, after years of wanting to do it but being to scared or shy or whatever, I went to an AA meeting. I was so nervous but it was a wonderful experience. I chose a women's meeting. Everyone was so warm and kind and welcoming it felt like this is what I've been missing all these years. I feel that this will give me the support I need that extra little push to get my act together. I am so happy that I went. I think I will go to another meeting this evening.



my experience also

i was told by the old timers to become coffee maker so that i would have a compelling reason to show up to the meeting

service helps me to feel less bad about myself

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It is an empowering feeling, isn't it? Good for you!
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Day 4 is fantastic Ruby!! Keep it going!!
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I'm good so far. Thanks for asking. Really busy with work for now so that's good. Friday's are usually hard for me.
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Congrats on your progress Ruby - as for Fridays, you got this

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4 days - how wonderful Ruby. We're so proud of you.
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Day 4 is great , keep going!
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