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Old 04-10-2017, 10:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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6 Months Sober Today!


6 months ago I wouldn't have been able to comprehend being sober for 6 months. Well I did it. There were days when I wondered if I could keep it up at first, but I stuck with it and my life has gotten so much better since Oct 12.

I want to thank SR and the members here for your posts and advice given we I needed it. I found this place about 2 months sober and I was struggling. I thought I would never get better, but when I read members experiences and advice I learned that I wasn't alone. That help kept me going on this path, and I can not explain in words how much that helped. I can also not say thank you enough!

While the road wasn't always smooth and will not always be in the future, I know that my life now sober is better then it would/could have ever have been in the state I was in 6 short months ago.

If I could reiterate any advice that I received on here that really helped was.

1. If you walk 5 miles into the woods you have to walk 5 miles out.

2. Exercise and meditation will help with anxiety and recovery.

These two truths really got me over the hump.
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Old 04-10-2017, 10:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Congrats on 6 months! That's great!
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Well done on 6months.
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Congrats awesome post.
I'm a couple of weeks shy of 6 months and couldn't agree with you more.
Here's to another 6... and another.... and another etc etc
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Old 04-10-2017, 11:11 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Congrats awesome post.
I'm a couple of weeks shy of 6 months and couldn't agree with you more.
Here's to another 6... and another.... and another etc etc
thanks Poppy! Too you as well
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Great job on six month's sober! I'm right there with you come 4/16/17!
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Thanks everyone for your congrats and support. It is truly appreciated.
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If I could reiterate any advice that I received on here that really helped was.

1. If you walk 5 miles into the woods you have to walk 5 miles out.

2. Exercise and meditation will help with anxiety and recovery.

These two truths really got me over the hump.
Congratulations on 6 months!!! That is a big deal. Thanks for posting it reminds me of my struggles and good solutions for anxiety that still pops up now and then.
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