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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 04:21 PM

I hope

That this is a good sign that all are doing well, not a lot of activity here....

I am doing pretty well actually but enjoy the back and forth that takes place here occasionally....

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Reply I hope (Original post)
Old Codger Apr 2012 OP
Rhiannon12866 Apr 2012 #1
Old Codger Apr 2012 #2
tavalon Apr 2012 #3
Vanje Apr 2012 #4
RD1angel Apr 2012 #5
Vanje Apr 2012 #6
Iggo Apr 2012 #7
Vanje Apr 2012 #8

Response to Old Codger (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 02:52 AM

1. I agree, though I'd like to think we'd be here for someone who needs help.

I was one of those people in 2008, posted here when I was at my most desperate. I met someone in that position at the meeting I went to tonight, a guy who's been in the program off and on for years, but can't seem to get it. It's a beginner's meeting and he got his 24 hour coin. He actually brought up the topic, needed support and advice and I think he got it. Everyone in the room shared what's worked for them, and he left with the numbers of all the guys in the group and a smile on his face. I just hope he comes back.

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 08:15 PM

2. Good deal

Glad to hear stories about how things are out in the world... thanks for sharing that..

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Response to Old Codger (Original post)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 08:15 PM

3. Well, in my case I've been down with bronchitis and haven't felt up to being on the computer.

Because I have to be horizontal. g'nite.

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Response to Old Codger (Original post)

Sat Apr 21, 2012, 01:26 PM

4. Ups and downs

52 days sober.
I'm getting the no drinking part pretty well, for now.

One day. Then, only after that, another day.

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Response to Vanje (Reply #4)

Sun Apr 22, 2012, 10:21 AM

5. Awesome

Vanje, 52 days is so awesome!!!! I remember when I couldn't understand how somebody went 2 days??? Hang in there, and remember no matter what, even if you butt falls off, pick it up, don't drink and get to a meeting.

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Response to RD1angel (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 22, 2012, 12:13 PM

6. I've learned that I have some magnificent friends.

I don't know if I'd be here without them.

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Response to Vanje (Reply #4)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 12:10 PM

7. You're getting it.

Early in my recovery, at my daily meeting (yes, daily! lol), there was this dude who was a regular there, and he had over thirty years clean and sober. But when people asked him how much time he had, he would only answer "All day." All them other days were just little victories to him. Today was always the most important. I didn't really understand the idea of One Day At A Time until I started hanging with that guy. I was still looking for the secret. Well, here's the secret:

I wake up clean. I stay clean all day. I go to bed clean. I win.

Fifty-two days is fucking awesome! Keep 'em coming!





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Response to Iggo (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 03:28 PM

8. Thanks

The shitty shit going on in my life may still be shitty, but at least I wont be throwing up, or incapacitated by hang over.

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