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Today is my anniversary-36 years ago I had my last drink

Old 08-15-2018, 07:38 AM
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Smile Today is my anniversary-36 years ago I had my last drink

I'm posting this in the newcomer's section because I never thought this would be possible. I expected to die young and almost did. I was physically addicted and could not get off the roller coaster. A neighbor called an ambulance and I had three grand mal seizures and spent 10 days in the hospital. Then I went to rehab for two months, then I drank three more times in early August 1982 (when the antabuse had worn off) and ultimately decided for me, drinking was no longer an option.
Period. I began therapy, went to AA the first year, and the rest is history. For anybody struggling and cannot imagine a life without drinking, know it can be done.
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Old 08-15-2018, 07:44 AM
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Congratulations!
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Wow, 36 years! Awesome. Congrats
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Congrats on your awesome sober time!
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Congratulations on your continuous sobriety...!!!!
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What an inspiration, congratulations! Thank you for posting.
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congratulations that is amazing!
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congrats soupcon - An amazing achievement

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That's awesome! I remember when i was first 'sent' to AA and seeing 5,10,20,30yrs on the board for that months "birthdays".. there I sat with a mixed drink in hand, thinking "how is that even remotely possible?"..now at about 19mo(minus one night) I can't fathom being on day 1 ever again. Congrats!
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This makes me smile! Immensely inspiring, thanks for sharing. And congrats!
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This gives us all so much hope. Thank you & congratulations, soupcon.
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Amazing!! Soupçon you give us all hope!
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Thanks for the great post, Soupçon.
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Thank you so much for sharing. Congratulations! You inspire me!
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Congratulations, soupcon!!

Wow, 36 years is wonderful.

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Congratulations! Very inspiring.
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