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Old 12-13-2017, 11:38 PM
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It's my choice ! I chose sobriety and life

I have chosen not to drink alcohol for the past 134 days.
This Christmas will be special for me as I chose not to drink alcohol .
Some might say but you still have 11 days to go and anything can happen ,we've heard this before . OK let me rephrase ! every day for the next 11 days I will make a choice not to drink alcohol for 24 hours . I pledge this to myself today . No one ,no think ,no situation will affect this choice , my choice to not drink is indomitable. I completely accepted on 1st Aug 2017 that no matter what goes on in the world around me I am unable to put one sip of alcohol into my body without there being dire ,grim consequences . I chose my sober life over illness and misery , I chose peace and contentment over despair and darkness .
All of the business of me being sober is about making a choice. Every single bit of it is down to choice ,no excuses no stories nothing ,its ALL down to choice .
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Good thread hpdw

While anything can happen I know that my resolve is rock solid and I will be sober the Christmas and New Year because I believe ultimately that's a decision down to me, and I choose life

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Way to go, hpdw!

Love your determination and positivity.
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That is wonderful!! It sounds like you turned the corner. Doesn't it feel great to be FREE!

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Fantastic post, hpdw.

Sobriety and life are choices you will never regret.

No matter what happens, there is nothing in this world that is worth drinking over and nothing that drinking won't make worse for you.

A Blessed Christmas to you.
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FANTASTIC!! You are doing great!!
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I have wasted too many years of my life either drunk or in withdrawals ,lying , stealing , deceiving ,absent ........... and much more . Enough is enough .
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Originally Posted by hpdw View Post
I have wasted too many years of my life either drunk or in withdrawals ,lying , stealing , deceiving ,absent ........... and much more . Enough is enough .
Excellent post full of conviction and reality. Thank you, hpdw!
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Great post thank you. Very positive and inspiring 😀
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