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MegDav posted a comment on Winds of Change
I love that expression you used, the great pause. Although there has been so much sadness because of it, there is much to be said for this time of quiet in our... 14 minutes ago
Cathrine posted a comment on My husband's mistress
Hi Mellingtonboot,Your Self Confidence/Self Worth is what Stands out For Me. There are many marriages out there that are monogamous and yet one or the other par... 20 minutes ago
MegDav posted a comment on Recapturing sobriety after a fall
So glad this AF journey is going well for you. Making a plan and knowing that you will blog about it afterwards really helped me so much. Best wishes💕💓 20 minutes ago
Cathrine posted a comment on A Spooky Story
Hi LuckyNN,Great Blog! The best part of remembering is that Its a Memory! Living Option 1 is living Your best Self! Xx 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Recapturing sobriety after a fall
Hi Jean, 18 Days us Great! Good for You. It's nice to hear that Your finding Your Groove much quicker, and that You made a plan and thought it through.Sending L... 1 hour ago
Ann_18 posted a comment on One year today
Happy Soberversary! You have captured your thoughts well. Thank you for sharing 1 hour ago
NicoleLynn has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 1 hour ago
calmseas has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking out sAFe for the night. A full sober weekend. Meditated, had some of my homemade chicken soup to warm me from the inside, and now in my nice soft flann... 1 hour ago
LeChatNoir has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Night all! Four solid weeks AF for me today! Realized another perk just a few moments ago as I tucked into bed.... I've had the same glass of water on my bedsid... 2 hours ago
Rainbowgirl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Well done to the Squaddies today, especially Mr Jones on 6 months and Stripey on those tough 10!Big thank you to all of you and the panda people for helping me... 2 hours ago
Rachel_89 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Just checking in still AF xx 3 hours ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on Winds of Change
Beautiful Catherine. I too have had some lovely insights during “the great pause”, I like that term! Stay well xxx 3 hours ago
Queen Bee has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking in for the night. Congratulations MrJones on 6 months! Fantastic and well done. 🎉🎂🌸Daisy4LC - Good job coming back. You are not messing anyone about, y... 3 hours ago
Stripeyslippers123 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Goodnight all, end of day 10AF x 3 hours ago
Liberty2020 posted a comment on Rock Bottom and How It’s Helped Me
You’re doing amazing 🙌🏼🙌🏼 Thank you sharing your story. It’s very inspiring xxx 3 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Evening all. Thanks to everyone who's congratulated me on my 6 month milestone today. Thanks so much for the balloons and cakes, Jayne! Gifttome - unfortunately... 3 hours ago
Manicmondays has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Lucy unchained welcome. Please know that we are all here for you. Tell us how you are doing. Well done ClaireAnn and Meirthig. Fullofhope I really hope you are... 4 hours ago
Shimla has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Its been a good day for me today. Did some decluttering, watched a good film...The Trial of the Chicago Seven and best of all a zoom call with some Pandas 🐼 🥰👍.... 4 hours ago
Startingafresh has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Qaci - Miss SC , that’s really interesting about yoga. I definitely feel I need to get more tools and if that helps then brilliant.Ejss, I was the same. I stopp... 4 hours ago
Liberty2020 posted a comment on One Year (and a couple of days)
What an open, honest, raw post. Thank you for sharing 💓 i identified with so much of it. My former OH was utterly livid with me throughout my addiction. He kick... 4 hours ago
Spiffy has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick quack !Tucked up in bed with my Gardeners World magazine.This AF life just gets better by the day. ☺️Night Night everyone xxx 4 hours ago
Screenjean has posted the blog Recapturing sobriety after a fall
I’m 18 days into my regained sobriety today, feeling pleased that it seems like starting over again is going well.  My fall did set me back to day 1, but the AF... 4 hours ago
ClaireAnne has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 7 ...a whole week! Yippee 😊 4 hours ago
Startingafresh posted a comment on A Spooky Story
Most definitely Option 1. Enjoy your restful sleep x 4 hours ago
Screenjean posted a comment on Winds of Change
A beautiful blog, Cathrine. It's so good to hear from you, and to hear that you're doing so well. May the winds of change carry you to wonderful new places.... 4 hours ago
Mamie has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Afletic.....I bloody love love love this picture....you look amazing!!!!!! Alys......where are you??????? X 4 hours ago
AFletic has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
PoppyR - I share your guilty pleasure so I bought two ex-Strictly dresses! A latin dress worn by Kate Silverton (me wearing it in a competition last year below!... 4 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Thanks, Joy - I'll look into that. We lived for three years in Dornoch, which was apparently the last place in Scotland where a witch was executed by burning (t... 4 hours ago
Wander-1 posted a comment on One year today
Faby, what moving and inspiring words. Forgiveness takes such courage. And love. And kindness. And time. Big respect to you xx 4 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Now I've uploaded my pictures, I can comment on other people's posts!Peace - great to have you back here. I do understand about limited time if you're a teacher... 4 hours ago
bombayshmombay posted a comment on 4 years....And The Greatest Gift Of All.
Gorgeous love it. Congrats xxxx 4 hours ago
Sarah Jay posted a comment on My husband's mistress
Wow Mellington,,Ive just read your blog 3 times to make sure I was reading correctly! You are an amazing woman, unbelievably tolerant, can you share some of th... 5 hours ago
Miss_SC has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Ahh, a week early!!! Day 93 (not 100). Thanks everyone.Life super busy now, when did I ever have the time for downing wine of an evening, or the messy head the... 5 hours ago
Jackie’s Henry posted a comment on Winds of Change
Lovely to see you again, as usual I only see kindness and a glow coming from your words, take care Catherine x 5 hours ago
Ejss has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 42/100 - haven’t checked in for a while - finding I’m so much more interested in things in general that I’m keeping busy. I wrote a super long post earlier... 5 hours ago
madcatlady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Qaci,on sofa with a flatulent 🐱funny how it's still cute!Went for run today,cinema.and mum in law visit,bed soon zzzz 5 hours ago
Joy6323 has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
MrJones, I am wondering if your witches coffin is similar to one on the east Fife coast where a woman of the village was declared to be a witch and died in jail... 5 hours ago
MegDav posted a comment on Winds of Change
I love that expression you used, the great pause. Although there has been so much sadness because of it, there is much to be said for this time of quiet in our... 14 minutes ago
Cathrine posted a comment on My husband's mistress
Hi Mellingtonboot,Your Self Confidence/Self Worth is what Stands out For Me. There are many marriages out there that are monogamous and yet one or the other par... 20 minutes ago
MegDav posted a comment on Recapturing sobriety after a fall
So glad this AF journey is going well for you. Making a plan and knowing that you will blog about it afterwards really helped me so much. Best wishes💕💓 20 minutes ago
Cathrine posted a comment on A Spooky Story
Hi LuckyNN,Great Blog! The best part of remembering is that Its a Memory! Living Option 1 is living Your best Self! Xx 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Recapturing sobriety after a fall
Hi Jean, 18 Days us Great! Good for You. It's nice to hear that Your finding Your Groove much quicker, and that You made a plan and thought it through.Sending L... 1 hour ago
Ann_18 posted a comment on One year today
Happy Soberversary! You have captured your thoughts well. Thank you for sharing 1 hour ago
NicoleLynn has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 1 hour ago
calmseas has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking out sAFe for the night. A full sober weekend. Meditated, had some of my homemade chicken soup to warm me from the inside, and now in my nice soft flann... 1 hour ago
LeChatNoir has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Night all! Four solid weeks AF for me today! Realized another perk just a few moments ago as I tucked into bed.... I've had the same glass of water on my bedsid... 2 hours ago
Rainbowgirl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Well done to the Squaddies today, especially Mr Jones on 6 months and Stripey on those tough 10!Big thank you to all of you and the panda people for helping me... 2 hours ago



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