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Manicmondays has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations Squaddies and monthers. Running Girl 34 months is truly incredible and Icarus I’m so pleased for you at 16months.Gifttome I love the idea of a w... 6 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Day 156 : Coping Skills
Always love hearing from you at any stage. This blog does not sound silly at all! It's such a truth - we have to find what works for us and IGNORE all the outsi... 24 minutes ago
MyTurnnow has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good Moring / Evening to all. I choose only alcohol free beverages today! Congrats to everyone enjoying milestones - big and small today. 24 minutes ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
Very sorry to hear about this Ingi. Sending love and support. Addiction is stronger than love 🙁 39 minutes ago
bellina62 posted a comment on On Victimhood
Love this one Smoke . . . xx 44 minutes ago
Newleaf_2 posted a comment on IM NOT A POTATO - FIVE YEARS IN
Glad you didn’t insult potatoes, Koo. My favourite. Lovely blog - huge congrats on 5 great years x 45 minutes ago
Suenew posted a comment on IM NOT A POTATO - FIVE YEARS IN
Hello Kop. Nearly missed this but for featured blogs Such a clever blog as ever Fingers crossed for Manchester meetup. O and I hope you see this 46 minutes ago
Justus posted a comment on IM NOT A POTATO - FIVE YEARS IN
Big congrats on 5 years!! That’s a truly amazing accomplishment!! 50 minutes ago
pjmo has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 53 minutes ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations squaddies and monthers 🥳Five months Ravenswick!! 🙌 1 hour ago
Cup cake posted a comment on Channeling inner peace
I will definitely be trying this I’m a real stress head thank you 😘 1 hour ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol has posted the blog Channeling inner peace
I’m in the middle of re-reading a lot of quit lit again. It’s strange what bits and pieces stand out differently this time around. The things that helped immens... 1 hour ago
Teatotal has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi everyone especially the hope and glory crew led by the fabulous Mr J!!I came across something written by the Dalai Lama that I wanted to share. It puts life... 1 hour ago
Sheer has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
It has hit the news over here, Molls. It says 4000 acres in Silverado Orange County - frightening. Do hope you’re safe. She xx 1 hour ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on Restarting
Keep going, Ruthy, it WILL stick again. Those 300 jewel days are shining at you and telling you that you can have them back again. Be selfish and carve out so... 1 hour ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on Day 1 (Again)
Welcome, Jonah. Have you read This Naked Mind by Annie Grace? It's really helpful for resetting the mindset from "I can't have a drink" to "I choose not to ha... 1 hour ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on Toughest day yet
Good work, Ecrivaine, especially on only restricting yourself to "a couple of sweets" 😊. I hope you're very proud of yourself for staying in the moment and st... 1 hour ago
Circle posted a comment on Day 156 : Coping Skills
Aw you’d blog doesn’t seem silly at all I love it! Sometimes it’s the simple things. just a small difference, which create so much change. What brilliant habits... 1 hour ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on On Victimhood
I couldn't agree more, Smoke. Very well put, thank you x 1 hour ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on Kissing day 1 goodnight
Bit late to this party, but welcome! You've made exactly the right decision and you never have to do this Day 1 again 😊 Looking forward to hearing from you aga... 2 hours ago
Suenew posted a comment on Restarting
Hello again. You must really want this Glue yourself to this site and give it priority in your life. Good luck 2 hours ago
Jules2020 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Well done team SS, we’ve got this! 💪💪💪💪x 2 hours ago
Suenew posted a comment on Day 1 (Again)
Glue yourself to this site and have you tried Smart recovery? 2 hours ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on Advent Calendar - 3rd - Craving
Excellent advice! Thank you 😊 2 hours ago
Kitchenninja posted a comment on Kissing day 1 goodnight
Thanks for all your kind comments. Feel like I'm entering a whole new world so I will check the suggestions that people have made. 48 hours ago I was sinking sp... 2 hours ago
MrJones posted a comment on Friday Natter
I won't be able to make it tonight, Philippa, but I hope to join in next week. 2 hours ago
Amwest posted a comment on Advice Needed
Sending strength and courage Molly.You will get through this because you are being true to yourself. My advice now would be the same as when quitting alcohol,... 2 hours ago
Ravenswick has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
CSM FABULOUS NEWS!!!!!!!! 👏👏👏👏👏🌟🌟🌟🌟💕💕💕💕💕💕 Over the moon for you and the cottage sounds delectable, hope it lives up to its name. Have a wonderful weekend, we wi... 2 hours ago
Soberista has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
❤   Please post Day 1 resets and new pledges as the first line in your post ❤   Please email me at sean@soberistas.com or PM your Team Leader if there are any e... 2 hours ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Early days triggers, tiredness, and twats
You did Great amber!I have to admit... when mine were little their father Had to drive 4 hrs. Round trip to the snow to cut the tree. Truck always got stuck, wh... 2 hours ago
Running girl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello lovelies! Popping in to see I'm on 34 months today !! Whoop! Thank you Ravenswick and all for cheers! And huge congrats to my lovely buddy Icarus on 16 ro... 2 hours ago
healthyeverafter has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
Butterfly posted a comment on On Victimhood
Love it. Xxx 2 hours ago
DryLand has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Thank you for the beautiful certificates Debbie and huge love to the Sober Squad Istas for welcoming me so warmly. I’ve been on Day ten a few times already this... 2 hours ago
FierceandFree posted a comment on On Victimhood
Boy, howdy--are you ever right on about this!! Get angry is right, too. Claim your life and live it. Anger is just another feeling. It will dissipate. Use it as... 2 hours ago
Smoke posted a comment on Early days triggers, tiredness, and twats
Great post, Amber. Brings back memories 😊. Lots of triggers with parenting, right? But you nailed it! (and got a tree as well) 3 hours ago
Ingi23 has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
Ohh Joy thank you sooo much for your kind words. And yes you’re absolutely right, I need to make a plan.We always had the classic he works full time, I take car... 3 hours ago
SittingBoy has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Toughest day yet
I had some really toxic co worker issues around the beginning of covid. I wanted to drink AT her which just doesn’t work. What really helped me was to grab an A... 3 hours ago
HereForHelp has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
19/100QACI: I will not drink today. Peace and love to you all for the weekend ahead x 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Day 6
It’s crazy what little things can make sleep miserable! Glad it was just some caffeine and not the alcohol. Well done on day 6! 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Day 1 (Again)
Most of my recent day 1s I wake up with an overwhelming feeling, ‘’I never have to feel like this again...’ It’s been motivating me not to have that 1st drink... 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Restarting
It’s so cool that you now associate the holidays with great sober times!! That’s a fantastic start. I totally hear you on the stopping and starting, it’s been a... 3 hours ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
Oh CSM. I can sense the joy and relief in your words. So very happy for you! It has all come together. I'm smiling as I write this. Good news indeed and fish an... 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Early days triggers, tiredness, and twats
Oh man. Life with sweet little children!! Trying to make a great Christmas holiday and it’s never straight forward is it?? Well done for embodying the calm and... 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Day 156 : Coping Skills
This is so true!! Back to the basics. We completely forget to look after ourselves in the most basic ways when alcohol takes over. I used to drink at 4pm becaus... 3 hours ago
Candlestickmaker has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
Hi lovely nature people xx just a quick check in, glad you got out shopping Petal, that’s a lovely twinkly photo 💫 well done MrJ on MOTM that’s awesome, will we... 3 hours ago
nyaliv has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning all. Happy Friday. Day 12/100. I am loving the emphasis in the thread on self care this morning. It got me thinking. I have some chores to get... 3 hours ago
calmseas has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello All! Congratulations to the Sober Squad and all the monthers! Many amazing number and months to aspire to! Anastazia14- welcome back to the thread and I t... 4 hours ago
Joy6323 has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
Hi Ingi23, well done on not drinking. I am going through separation atm. Yes, finding empty bottles secreted here and there is very disappointing. As you say, t... 4 hours ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
Hello there,Well , I feel like I could do with a good dose of vitamins myself Sharna. Where has my energy gone? Think it must be this weather. Anyone got snow?... 4 hours ago
Four_Seasons_Spring posted a comment on 52 days
You're doing really well. Where are those leggings from? I love them. 4 hours ago
Embem posted a comment on Day 156 : Coping Skills
So happy to read this! Yay for naps and walks ;) I wish I could take a leaf out of your nap book but once I sleep I never want to wake up!So brilliant that you... 4 hours ago
HB Pencil posted a comment on Restarting
May I suggest you create a detailed visualisaction of yourself successfully long term AF (calm, relaxed, cheerful - you decide the details) and keep that vision... 4 hours ago
Manicmondays has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations Squaddies and monthers. Running Girl 34 months is truly incredible and Icarus I’m so pleased for you at 16months.Gifttome I love the idea of a w... 6 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Day 156 : Coping Skills
Always love hearing from you at any stage. This blog does not sound silly at all! It's such a truth - we have to find what works for us and IGNORE all the outsi... 24 minutes ago
MyTurnnow has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good Moring / Evening to all. I choose only alcohol free beverages today! Congrats to everyone enjoying milestones - big and small today. 24 minutes ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
Very sorry to hear about this Ingi. Sending love and support. Addiction is stronger than love 🙁 39 minutes ago
bellina62 posted a comment on On Victimhood
Love this one Smoke . . . xx 44 minutes ago
Newleaf_2 posted a comment on IM NOT A POTATO - FIVE YEARS IN
Glad you didn’t insult potatoes, Koo. My favourite. Lovely blog - huge congrats on 5 great years x 45 minutes ago
Suenew posted a comment on IM NOT A POTATO - FIVE YEARS IN
Hello Kop. Nearly missed this but for featured blogs Such a clever blog as ever Fingers crossed for Manchester meetup. O and I hope you see this 46 minutes ago
Justus posted a comment on IM NOT A POTATO - FIVE YEARS IN
Big congrats on 5 years!! That’s a truly amazing accomplishment!! 50 minutes ago
pjmo has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 53 minutes ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations squaddies and monthers 🥳Five months Ravenswick!! 🙌 1 hour ago



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