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CamC23 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 6 minutes ago
PoppyRainbow has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Morning lovelies,I think I’m a bit like you Catherine, I’m not a big people person either, I’ve never been one for lots of friends and this has become more and... 6 minutes ago
Cool Runner has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Good morning Istas and thank you all who replied to my cry of help. Your responses have helped me so much. I honestly thought I was drowning yesterday but I'm f... 13 minutes ago
BlueAngel posted a comment on New to Soberistas
Hey, well done and welcome! I am just over 4 years sober and honestly it's just a part of who I am now. It certainly doesn't take over my life, and is not a dai... 13 minutes ago
Randomjellybaby has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Feel crap today😒 Maybe it's the weather? Guess can't be walking around in a permanent happy AF bubble cloud all the time!Anyway I still remain committed today t... 19 minutes ago
PachouliPepper has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Cool Runner...Heartbroken for you. PM me anytime. So sorry for your loss. 19 minutes ago
Lubbieloo has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Morning everyone Philly I love love that you say you have now realised you are also part of your why. I took me probably the 2 years AF to understand how import... 24 minutes ago
Wildfire posted a comment on Dark Day
Hi there ,You are very early days ar this new life.It is understandable that your sleep pattern is disrupted,dont expect too much from yourself. Try to eat nour... 27 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Enough, loving the certs especially the one about breathing in the good things and the "yes" one for the tenners - brilliant! 34 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
ICARUS congrats on your soberversary!! Lizzie1967 you're not far behind...coming up to your year!Jack_a_line well done on 100 days today!!PLR-x on six months, s... 36 minutes ago
Cool Runner posted a comment on Restless legs
I suffer really badly from this. I thought when I stopped drinking it would improve but its gotten worse. I have taken all sorts of medication eg quinine table... 38 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi Sunnie,Check your emails (and your spam/junk folder) as Sean (Sobertistas) who posts the boards every day keeps track of all the day ones and sends an email... 38 minutes ago
Annabelle_5 has posted the blog Looking back over my blogs here
And v encouraging to see that A) I CAN do sobriety long termB) I am SO much happier when I do.I couldn't sleep last night as drank 3/4 of a bottle of prosecco d... 38 minutes ago
Sunnie has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi can anyone tell me when you find out what team you are on 😁xx 42 minutes ago
Jazzabelle posted a comment on Dark Day
Hi Minnie, in those early days I felt very down, crying a lot. I booked myself into therapy and still go every two weeks. Stopping drinking is the start. Feelin... 42 minutes ago
PLR-x has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hey guys, I’ve been away for a while, but I am still here. I hope you’re all doing ok. Well done to all on the boards!! I am 6 months AF today, it doesn’t feel... 49 minutes ago
Sunnie has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning all , WOW look at all you lot on 10 days massive well done that is the shitty 10 out the way you are all doing brilliant . Talking of shitty another bad... 53 minutes ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to all the mothers today especially SoberMimi from Team Namaste on 20 months AF. 53 minutes ago
Icarus12 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick 🦆as heading out the door on our mini break. Congratulations to all on the Namaste Strong and Milestoners boards today 🎉🎊🎊 Jackaline 💯 days, amazing, treat... 55 minutes ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Namaste your day has come around again and what a board!!!!!.9 tenners. Manchester Bee, JacquiLou, Startingafresh, Cookie1, LongSommer, Jonti, Mountain Man... 55 minutes ago
Redsedge has posted the blog South Wales meet up
Redsedge1 second agoHi there - myself, Carys Flarys and Halo are meeting up at The National Botanical Garden of Wales on Saturday 15 August and would be delight... 58 minutes ago
Piseag has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I, Piseag, do hereby give my word, that I do now make aSolemn binding pledge, that I will reject alcohol inAll its guises. I join this crusade and my initialtar... 59 minutes ago
Redsedge has posted in the forum discussions South Wales meet up
Hi there - myself, Carys Flarys and Halo are meeting up at The National Botanical Garden of Wales on Saturday 15 August and would be delighted if other Islas an... 1 hour ago
Dressingroom has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning all. Day 66/100. Sending positive thoughts and good wishes to you all. 1 hour ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI for day 102. Will be back later. NO brain-battering booze for me today. 1 hour ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Look at all the tenners Manchaster Bee, Cookie1,JacquiLou, Startingafresh, AnneGirl, Mountain Man, Scotlass, Jonti, LongSommer, Congratulations to you all. 1 hour ago
ManchesterBee has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning! Day 10!!! Congratulations to all the Namaste Strong team and Thank you so much for the support. I'm really greatful for you all. I will not drink... 1 hour ago
TinaDarling24 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Happy Tiger Tuesday all! Congrats to Namaste Strong and all of the monthers! Icarus with one year - fantastic! Jack_a_line 100 days - fabulous! 1 hour ago
soberista123 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 1 hour ago
LeonaC has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QCI I will not drink today! Day 16/100..still feeling strong. Going for dinner tonight and I just said I’m taking the car as I need to stay focused. Now everyon... 1 hour ago
gifttome has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning all, congratulations to the Namaste Strong Team, great numbers 👍 👏! Keep up the good work!Painting Girl, I hope you are feeling okay today, you sound to... 1 hour ago
Soberista has commented in the forum discussions August Together
❤   Please email me at sean@soberistas.com if there are any errors or omissions 1 hour ago
Smugde posted a comment on Summertime Sadness...
Dearest Pop 6 months AF - congratulations , you are amazing, your determination to not drink despite your poor heart being broken and those bloody hormones, sho... 1 hour 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... 1 hour ago
vince posted a comment on Day 28
It's a great read ❤ 2 hours ago
Ali_191 posted a comment on New to Soberistas
HI Markus, you commented on my blog yesterday so we are both in the same boat in terms of our day 1's. Hope you stick with the site, I have found it really rea... 2 hours ago
Turn_the_corner has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Have become the Destroying Angel. Beautiful but deadly. 2 hours ago
Sarah_347 posted a comment on Restless legs
Yes! Terrible restless legs sometimes! I hate it! I use the Calm app and listen to the ocean waves soundscape. It seems to work x 2 hours ago
Sarah_347 posted a comment on Naltrexone and an unsupportive OH
Sorry I can‘t be helpful on this but I guess it’s about looking until you find the right way forward. Good luck x 2 hours ago
Sarah_347 posted a comment on Day 9
You sound wonderfully positive and really only you can do this for you anyway. My OH was tacitly cynical at first but now he’s on a diet - he’s diabetic - and m... 2 hours ago
vince posted a comment on Summertime Sadness...
Sending a big hug babes. First, huge congratulations on your 6months, and so sorry that you're feeling so down, apart from the break up, hormones are b@#$*rds.... 2 hours ago
AnnaNova has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Goodmorning everyone. Just a quick message as I am getting ready for my trip to the Netherlands tomorrow, finally visiting my mother and brother, which I haven'... 2 hours ago
Positivitea has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning and congratulations to everyone celebrating today 🥳QACI - still here and everything going well 😊 2 hours ago
vince posted a comment on Digital Detox
Take care snowdrop❤ 2 hours ago
vince posted a comment on Day 1. 14 stone 5. Enough
Right Ali, get back to basics, one day at a time. Forget about the weight for now, concentrate on one thing. Today you will not drink. Check your toolbox, what... 2 hours ago
Fernandosclams has commented in the forum discussions August Together
From the very start I was a binge drinker. I would drink into oblivion, take the edges off but then keep going until i almost escaped myself....the girl who did... 2 hours ago
Jayne_17 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
11 days in and feeling great. Feels different to the countless other times I have tried to cut down or quit. Quit it has to be for me. 😊 2 hours ago
Mamie has commented in the forum discussions August Together
So......it appears that Hodditt hasn't filled out the thing to give her the "online " result! We must await the postman!!! "Mum....I'm as stressed as a ham... 2 hours ago
Jonti has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to all of you who have reached a milestone today, you are an inspiration to me 2 hours ago
AnnaNova has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Cogratulations Icarus12 with your one year soberversary, that is so wonderful. Like you we are all proud and thank you so much for all the support you give here... 2 hours ago
AnnaNova has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
jack_a_line, congratulations with your 100 days! You did it and you should be very proud. I hope you will pledge for the next 100 days but first just enjoy toda... 2 hours ago
Fernandosclams has commented in the forum discussions August Together
I woke early this morning knowing I wanted to pen an intro which I have done and I’ll send in a minute but I want to say to you Cool Runner how terribly sorry i... 2 hours ago
pipaluk posted a comment on Day 1. 14 stone 5. Enough
Well done on day 1!You are not useless and fat, I have just lost 6 stone to get to where you are now and feel fantastic. I had numerous tries of dieting and giv... 2 hours ago
Slayer88 posted a comment on Podcasts Are Very Helpful
thanks for the recommendation, I will give this a try. I have been listening to How I Quit Alcohol by Danni Carr this week. She is 2 and half years sober and ha... 2 hours ago
EllaP has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick check in, day 6 for me. I stuck to my self care plan last night and felt so much better for it. Last Tuesday I did drink, i was on my way home from an exe... 2 hours ago
Phillybear has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Good morning all from a raining again part of green Ireland , Good luck to HODDITT today on her exam results 🤞🤞STRAWBS thinking of you today xx FOUR can’t wait... 2 hours ago
Philipc has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning everyone,, quick quack, had my ambient dog walk, think it's going to be a hot day again🌞, off to poo pick the horses in a bit and then back to do my cou... 2 hours ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Ridingthewaves Here is the link to Lucys webinar where she speaks about the stages of sobriety:https://soberistas.com/video/how-to-make-your-sobriety-last-throu... 2 hours ago
AlysR has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Morning lovelies,Cool Runner sending you love and my sincere condolences. My heart goes out to you. Please stick close and we’ll do our best to support in any w... 2 hours ago
Taking_charge posted a comment on Dark Day
Hi Minnie, sorry to hear you have had a rough couple of nights/mornings. I can only speak from my own experience, but I certainly had some dark days early on, p... 2 hours ago
CamC23 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 6 minutes ago
PoppyRainbow has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Morning lovelies,I think I’m a bit like you Catherine, I’m not a big people person either, I’ve never been one for lots of friends and this has become more and... 6 minutes ago
Cool Runner has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Good morning Istas and thank you all who replied to my cry of help. Your responses have helped me so much. I honestly thought I was drowning yesterday but I'm f... 13 minutes ago
BlueAngel posted a comment on New to Soberistas
Hey, well done and welcome! I am just over 4 years sober and honestly it's just a part of who I am now. It certainly doesn't take over my life, and is not a dai... 13 minutes ago
Randomjellybaby has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Feel crap today😒 Maybe it's the weather? Guess can't be walking around in a permanent happy AF bubble cloud all the time!Anyway I still remain committed today t... 19 minutes ago
PachouliPepper has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Cool Runner...Heartbroken for you. PM me anytime. So sorry for your loss. 19 minutes ago
Lubbieloo has commented in the forum discussions August Together
Morning everyone Philly I love love that you say you have now realised you are also part of your why. I took me probably the 2 years AF to understand how import... 24 minutes ago
Wildfire posted a comment on Dark Day
Hi there ,You are very early days ar this new life.It is understandable that your sleep pattern is disrupted,dont expect too much from yourself. Try to eat nour... 27 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Enough, loving the certs especially the one about breathing in the good things and the "yes" one for the tenners - brilliant! 34 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
ICARUS congrats on your soberversary!! Lizzie1967 you're not far behind...coming up to your year!Jack_a_line well done on 100 days today!!PLR-x on six months, s... 36 minutes ago



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