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Old 08-08-2016, 04:28 PM
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Today I can have my laptop, Roku stick and Raspberry Pi all set up with a switch box to my television. Now off to shop and then some knitting. I love being sober and clean
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Old 08-13-2016, 03:31 PM
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Today I can write in my journal about using SMART to quit smoking and dealing with my alcoholic ex because that other addiction is so past its prime
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Old 08-17-2016, 11:27 AM
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Haven't been here for the last couple days as I had to clean out all the cabinets and pull everything off my walls so the pest control guy could come. Why? Because these days I'm sober so I can do these multi-day projects: even the ones that aren't so fun if they are needed.

And lets be honest here. If you put good music on these type of projects aren't so bad
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Old 08-22-2016, 09:43 PM
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Today I can take my first college course of the semester, prepare my financial aid paperwork and log into my online course.
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Old 08-23-2016, 06:51 AM
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Today I can wake up sober, do some exercise, drink coffee, drive to work not paranoid, get through work and hopefully make lots of cash
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Old 08-24-2016, 03:54 AM
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Today I can get in 20,000 steps again hopefully, be present and happy at work, and watch my favorite show tonight remembering it all
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Old 08-24-2016, 07:17 PM
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Today I spent a good amount of time in multiple lines during this first week of college, had my student ID photo taken and my eyes weren't half masked and bloodshot, and finally made it home in time to watch the baseball game before I fall asleep only to go back and do it all tomorrow.
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Old 08-25-2016, 04:31 AM
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Today I can appreciate a great cup of coffee, go to work, get home and clean out the cupboards that I have neglected for nearly 5 years and start on the quitting smoking again
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Today I can help my elderly parents enjoy a short vacation in the mountains, drive them around safely. I can be happy and calm even while helping them cope with the fact that mom is showing signs of dementia. I can enjoy the crisp mountain air.
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Old 08-26-2016, 05:08 AM
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Today I can get my son situated in school, take him clothes shopping and have a nice lunch with my daughter and g-son
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Today I can drive my family, the 4 hrs back home from our stay in the mountains. No hangover and I'm rested and sharp, so can drive safely.
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Old 08-27-2016, 06:19 AM
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Today I can appreciate the small things, go to work, spend time with my g-son when I get home, have a delicious burger and hot dog,enjoy the rain and a lifetime movie
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Today I can get groceries out of the way early for the week, maybe go out to breakfast, get some walking in, spend time with my g-son playing with the play doh set I bought him,watch Fear the walking dead(even though I'm not sure I care for it yet)
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Today, I was able to work a job I really dislike, but realize it's the only one I can get. After this job I am able to go home, not drink and knit some socks.
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Old 08-28-2016, 09:43 PM
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Being sober means I was able to finish a paper that I started on yesterday before I was rudely interrupted and destroyed my thought process. Now I'm getting ready to watch a little television and color before going to bed.
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:34 AM
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Today I can get through work and this horrible anxious feeling that was awakened by a recent relapse and realize that drinking only serves to fuel the anxiety fire,come home and try to nap for a bit
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Old 08-30-2016, 07:16 AM
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Today I can appreciate my coffee, get some steps in, go to work, come home and get more steps in on fitbit, eat a decent dinner, spend time with hubs and son and actually be able to remember all we talk about
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:05 AM
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Winslow, I too love my fitbit! Great way to develop mindfulness about my physical activity.

Today I can wake up grateful that I am able to afford a small construction project to improve my basement ... instead of being resentful at the 8 am jackhammering!
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Old 08-30-2016, 06:32 PM
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For the better part of 3 years I drank to "silence myself" because when I spoke up for myself the consequences were Not Good.
Today I spoke up for myself. The consequences were Not Good.
But it was a relatively small matter. There will be bigger ones ahead. I guess I will have to speak More Slowly And Clearly instead of necessarily louder.
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Old 09-02-2016, 04:55 AM
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Today I can get in some rest,clean up the kitchen, take a walk,have a wonderful lunch with my daughter and come home and finish my book
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