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Old 04-19-2019, 08:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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4 years free from the grip of liquid destruction!


Today makes the 4 year mark!
My life and my ability to handle life is so much different now.
You really can quit. You really can become a functional human again.
Much love for all on this site.

Here is to 4 more!
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Congratulations on 4 years of recovery.
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Awesome and inspiring, congratulations!

Im going to be you 4 years from now

Thanks for the post and wishing you much happiness in your new life.
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:51 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Inspirational! Thanks.
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Congratulations your becoming an old timer. 👍
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Great post and wonderful achievement. Love the title too!🙏
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Congratulations!! 4 years is fantastic!
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CONGRATULATIONS!

The phrasing of "liquid destruction" is right on; alcoholism is....

But I'm also impressed that you have the awareness of alcohol's destruction after four years sober! Impressive and awesome.
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4 years! How wonderful, gettingsmarter. Great job.
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January I love that image, comforting. In four years how is life better ? Iím struggling with almost 3 weeks and four years seems so impossible but Iím hopeful. Congratulations on four years, that a huge feat
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Amazing achievement. I hope to be able to say that one day.
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January I love that image, comforting. In four years how is life better ? Iím struggling with almost 3 weeks and four years seems so impossible but Iím hopeful. Congratulations on four years, that a huge feat
I can handle my problems now instead of piling them up in front of me with another drink.

I'm not hungover everyday. Life is such a freaking drudge when hungover. Any responsibility no matter how small felt like a huge undertaking to get done or even started for that matter.

I enjoy so many things now. Alcohol was so powerful that I ended up giving up everything that I enjoyed. I am still refinding these things 4 years later.

People trust that I am going to do what I say.

I could write a book about all the positive ways my life has gotten better.

Quitting was by far the best thing I could have ever done.
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Thanks January

Made my day and LOL.
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