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Old 07-06-2018, 03:22 AM
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Originally Posted by venuscat View Post
So glad you got through that love....and even if it sounds a bit yuch, my sponsor told me to drink a glass of milk if I had a craving.....it always helped me. Really hard to crave alcohol after that. ♥♥
Thanks Venuscat ❤️ The only milk is those teeny weeny round long life ones that you need 3 of for a half decent coffee, Iíve used up 2 in cups of tea already and only have 4 left, 1 more perhaps for a cup of bedtime tea ( I should have brought some herbal tea...) and 3 for a coffee in the morning. This motel... the Hilton itís definitely not lol
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:26 AM
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Oh sorry, I missed that you were away. Where are you love?
Hey....turn on the football with me....it's a good game.


EDIT: But why are the Crows footy jumpers so UGLY!!!!!!
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:27 AM
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Thankfully there’s no minibar! Phew! I checked when I booked it...
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:35 AM
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Originally Posted by venuscat View Post
Oh sorry, I missed that you were away. Where are you love?
Hey....turn on the football with me....it's a good game.


EDIT: But why are the Crows footy jumpers so UGLY!!!!!!
Lol I wish I could see them
thereís only NRL on the box here in far north QLD, I donít think the QLDers put much store in AFL,
Iím away for the weekend on a training course and the motel is right across the road from a pub and bottlo. I walked over to get some takeaway food and had to leave really fast before I went into the bottle shop. But Iím having another cup of tea and then going to sleep, Iím pretty beat.
Thanks for being here, you guys on SR saved me again ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Willow68 View Post
Thanks Venuscat ❤️ The only milk is those teeny weeny round long life ones that you need 3 of for a half decent coffee, Iíve used up 2 in cups of tea already and only have 4 left, 1 more perhaps for a cup of bedtime tea ( I should have brought some herbal tea...) and 3 for a coffee in the morning. This motel... the Hilton itís definitely not lol
I've stayed in a Hilton. Woop. Two free bottles of water that I had to carry up to my room along with my luggage (handed to me at the checkin). Room was no more impressive than hotels twice or three times less the cost.

I don't remember the last time I ever saw a room with a mini bar. We booked a couple of theme rooms once for my sons 12th birthday. It had a chocolate-bar bar. Cheap trick, the kids piled into the room and grab them all up before us adults knew what was going on. Premium prices too....
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Willow68 View Post
Thanks Gilmer ❤️ I just had 2 cups of tea and two chocolate bars. Iím soooo glad I didnít walk through the door of that bottle shop.... in the past I would have been halfway to a rip roaring hangover by now but thanks to SR (ie all the amazing people that are SR!) Iím still sober. Not sure if the bottlo is closed yet but it must be soon.... Iím off to bed pretty soon I think... 8.15pm on Friday night
Good job getting thru a tough one Willow....
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:55 AM
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Originally Posted by PhoenixJ View Post
Wise words Sao.
Significant day- although not earth shattering...the final time of going to the Recovery Program art group. 2 years of getting my brain working again..art school in 2 weeks. Friday arvo here, nearly 1600.
Happy Graduation!
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...If you are wanting to change the way you are living then now is as good a time as any and if you want to correspond with people who know how you are feeling then post here and share your thoughts and feelings.
It's never too late!
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:09 AM
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Originally Posted by STDragon View Post
Good job getting thru a tough one Willow....
Thanks Dragon
I’ve not stayed at the Hilton. Although there are quite a few places around here that have mini bars that aren’t the Hilton. Maybe an Aussie thing perhaps? A lot of Aussies drink a lot.... the last place I stayed with my partner earlier this year had a whole range of different drinks and snacks in the room (at exorbitant prices).
This one thankfully only has tea, coffee and teeny long life milks
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:09 AM
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which game, Suze?
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:12 AM
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There's only one on now....Tiges Crows.
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:58 AM
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Welcome to Weekenders Futurehope!

Congratulations on 54 days Willow, you're almost home and dry(literally) I do a little travelling for work and most of the hotels I stay in do not have a mini bar, it's one advantage of not being a tycoon I guess.

PhoenixJ many congratulations on graduating from recovery to art school. There are a lot of inspirational people on SR and you are up there with the best of them.

I won't get to see the match this afternoon but Allez France!
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Old 07-06-2018, 05:42 AM
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Not long now...
There are colleagues doing the rounds with bottles of rum here in work. It's party atmosphere. Obviously none of them are recovering alcoholics. Not for me thanks...
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Old 07-06-2018, 05:49 AM
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eugh, too hot, I've had enough of Summer, can it be Autumn please?

the thought of being hungover in this weather is just hideous
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Old 07-06-2018, 05:53 AM
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Friday.

I hope everyone makes it through the weekend without a drink. I can guarantee I will. If you're just getting started on a sober life, give it some time. The Addictive Voice is strong in early days, but it fades to a little whimper in a few months. I admit I still have some strong associations with alcohol and hot summer days, but I just dismiss the thoughts every time with a, "Yeah. A drinking thought. I don't drink." ...and it goes away. No bargaining, no attempts at agreeing with it. Just no.

If you're struggling or lurking, jump in. Outting it takes away its power.
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Old 07-06-2018, 06:34 AM
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France has another game today?

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REPOST THE UNDERWEAR!
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Hey Friends! Thought I'd give this weekend thing another go....Thanks for being here!
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Old 07-06-2018, 06:55 AM
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good to see you Purps, welcome aboard
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Old 07-06-2018, 06:56 AM
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Hi Venus.
I was looking for MB as well...the world cup is going to start soon and I don't have my Keeper report.
Off to a good start this weekend. Friday is my weigh in day and I worked so hard this week on multiple things. Lost 2 pounds, so I am feeling committed to all my changes...getting sober being the biggest one! Alcohol pretty much takes away the motivation to do anything but get drunk.

If you are watching soccer, post your thoughts.

MIDNIGHT if you can hear me, check in!
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((MB)) - where are you? the football's starting!
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