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Old 07-31-2020, 06:07 PM
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7 months sober!

Hi friends,
As of this morning I am 7 full months sober
I wouldnít have believed this possible last year. I could barely get 7 days!

For those still struggling, know that itís possible.
I canít count how many day 1s Iíve had. I havent done anything particularly special this time. I just didnít give up. I kept trying. And one day, it stuck.

Wishing everyone a safe and calm August!

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Congrats on seven months sober! I'm glad you didn't give up.
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Congrats Clarkkent11. 7 months is amazing and very inspiring. I just made 7 days, and I have had a lot of day one's, so your post really means something to me. Gives me strength and hope. Way to go!
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Amazing news, well done CK
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Congratulations Clark.

Have fond memories of the night you flew as superman fighting the AV to the end. It was a winning battle Clark.
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Congratulations Clark.

Have fond memories of the night you flew as superman fighting the AV to the end. It was a winning battle Clark.
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Congratulations, clarkkent! Can you share some insight on what you did differently this time and why it stuck? I'm struggling a bit lately and could use some practical advice. Thanks in advance.
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Congratulations, clarkkent! Can you share some insight on what you did differently this time and why it stuck? I'm struggling a bit lately and could use some practical advice. Thanks in advance.
Hi INTG,

Last year I was in a bad place with anxiety. And each hangover was worse than the last. These hangovers became more of a deterrent each time.

I had been promising my family (and myself) that I would quit for years and life just became really difficult with alcohol in it by December last year. I quit on 14 December 2019. I was fully committed. And then I drank on New Yearís Eve. I woke up with a fury and self loathing I hadnít had in years. I was disgusted. I simply started again.

I didnít do anything special. No magic bullet. I just needed to stop. Also, I told my wife, friends, anyone who would listen that Iíve stopped. In times I felt cravings, I would intentionally call or talk to someone and tell them how much crap alcohol has caused in my life. I need to keep reminding myself.
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7 months is amazing ClarkKent. I am 8+ months and I'll tell you a few weeks ahead of you, it is still great every day. Not that you need to be told that. Well done Superman!!!!
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7 months is amazing clarkkent. I am 8+ months and i'll tell you a few weeks ahead of you, it is still great every day. Not that you need to be told that. Well done superman!!!!
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