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Back on Day 2 and need to talk..
08-14-2012, 10:52 PM #211
just wanna jump on the band wagon with my congrats!
just had a thought..
we're all 'ON' the wagon, so to speak...aren't we? lol
well...6 mos on the wagon!
ur doing great!
i can't believe u were sitting where i am now..when i first started 'lurking"..
you have no idea how much that helps me out..
puts it into a different perspective for me.
thank you for ur sobriety.
not only did u help urself..but u helped me too.
08-18-2012, 10:39 AM #212
Thank you all so much....all of your words seriously mean so much to me. Reid, I'm sorry to hear you are going through a rough time....I'll be thinking of you and hoping that it passes soon....
I'm so happy to be where I am....and I also realize that I have a long way to go. So many more goals to be reached....not only in my sobriety "timeline", but just in life in general. A long time ago in my thread I said that no one is guaranteed a happy, content life just because they stop pills. They have to work for it. I believe that now more than ever. If I don't fill my life with things that make me happy, fill those holes, etc., then I can easily slip back to my old ways. That was my problem to start with I think....I was just waiting for this "happy" life to instantly appear, and when it didn't, I found something that would simulate it for me. So I'm just going to keep working at it, and hopefully good things will come my way because of it...
A question....I'm not on here all that much so I think I might have missed something....is Robert taking a break? I haven't seen his name on any threads lately......
08-18-2012, 10:43 AM #213
08-19-2012, 06:32 AM #214
just catchin' up here..
God bless you, girl!! you 'sound' soooo good!
i followed your thread since near the beginning, and i remember
the struggles you faced..
your story will be/is such an inspiration to sooo many..
i pray for all the best for you.. strength, determination, peace, faith, hope and love..
may they all be yours in abundance!
P - R - A - Y - E - R
When life gets too hard to stand...KNEEL !
09-19-2012, 09:07 AM #215
Hi all, just wanted to check in! On September 14th I hit my 7 month mark. If you would have told me a year or two ago that I could go 7 months, I would have said you were crazy. It feels so nice to be entering a new season (my favorite, Fall!) clean and sober and just enjoying life. And 7 months later I'm FINALLY starting to see a little light at the end of the tunnel as far as the finances, so that's been good.
I hope all my old friends are doing well....and that anyone who is starting out and might be reading this can realize that there IS a better life without pills in it....
09-19-2012, 09:28 AM #216
Congrats on 7 months Moon!!! proud of you.. Thanks for checking in! All my best, Reid
09-19-2012, 10:55 AM #217
Originally Posted by moon6748
Proud of you, Moon! Seven months clean is awesome. I fully expect to hear back soon that you have a year! God bless.
I am not a dr. My statements are based on years of experience and related education. Consult with the professional of your choice regarding matters of concern.
09-19-2012, 12:23 PM #218
Thank you for checking in Moon! So glad to hear you are doing well. My father always has to remind me of the day. I just don't even count them anymore to be honest. I don't lose sight of the problem I had though and keep fighting daily. Hope everyone else can do the same. Peace
Quotes that keep me going:
"Do you have another day 1 in you?"
"If not now, when?"
“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.”
Clean as of 02.03.2012