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Saffy565 posted a comment on Day 2 of 100 - oh my!
I agree that is a part of you that says "you'll never etc....". I disagree that that is the rational part. The rational part knows that you want to stop drin... 5 minutes ago
happysnail has commented in the forum discussions Marching Forward
The absence of a new life while letting go of the old...so many things (weight, friend-groups) built around alcohol, even if you didn't know it at the time...le... 15 minutes ago
FitNSober posted a comment on Learnings from CBT
Thank you for sharing your experience! Those are amazing insights, and I'm so glad CBT has been helpful! 16 minutes ago
FitNSober posted a comment on Starting Day 5
YOU'VE GOT THIS!! Know that the first days are always the hardest, and you NEVER have to go through another day 5 again after today. Get through it sober, howev... 21 minutes ago
Jen7 has posted in the forum discussions Day 12
I finished my detox today and the hospital started me on acamprosate and don't know how but my liver fibro scan was ok !! And been referred for some counsell... 23 minutes ago
FitNSober posted a comment on Just say no
What a wonderful post with so many great insights! Congratulations on a getaway WELL DONE! The best part is that each time from here, it'll be easier because yo... 24 minutes ago
Jen7 has posted in the forum discussions Day 12
I finished my detox today and the hospital started me on acamprosate and don't know how but my liver fibro scan was ok !! And been referred for some counsell... 25 minutes ago
Saffy565 posted a comment on New again
You will get loads of help, advice and support on here. Talk to your GP about everything that is going on for you. He/she will know the best and safest way fo... 29 minutes ago
happysnail has posted in the forum discussions Feeling Snarky - 7 mos.
Feeling somewhat snarky today.  Exhausted at 7 mos.  The old world is falling away w/nothing emerging new to replace it.  Was going to hang out w/some of my old... 31 minutes ago
Saffy565 posted a comment on Learnings from CBT
Well done you on stepping out of the uncomfortable comfort zone and going for some CBT. Nothing bad happened, in fact quite the opposite. Keep up the good wor... 39 minutes ago
Annabella has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Hi allI'm sorry I'm so rubbish at keeping in touch. I get behind and then feel a bit apprehensive about posting as I can't reply to everyone.What s beautiful pi... 39 minutes ago
JonahJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
No booze. All good today. 44 minutes ago
Perdita has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Dont know why I didn’t post yesterday. I had a good day. Walked with a friend. Set myself a one hour challenge to paint a polyanthus in watercolour, a medium I... 45 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
For anyone who hasn't clicked on the above 52 minutes ago
Saffy565 posted a comment on Starting Day 5
It sounds like you have some unresolved issues. The fact that an annoying visit to the dentist derailed 6 and a half years of sobriety deserves some investigat... 54 minutes ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Loganberry, hello! There's a list of commonly used abbreviations in the document attached above under "... how this thread works please click here" MOTM is Memb... 55 minutes ago
Strauss has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick check in . No booze today. Day+240 Days Af ❤️. No cravings touch wood but totally fed up with lockdown.😞vaccine rollout here in Ireland extremely slow. M... 1 hour ago
Demeter has commented in the forum discussions Marching Forward
Quick pop on, reading & liking but ridiculously busy at work. Colleague has taken a month off & i seem to have been given her entire work load!!Great go... 1 hour ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Mutt196, congratulations on MOTM, looking forward to seeing your bracelet. x 1 hour ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Loganberry click on 'for more info on how the thread works' above and scroll down. There's a list of abbreviations (pages)Meanwhile, MOTM= member of the month.Q... 1 hour ago
Perdita has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I am still here. Another day sober. Looking forward to tomorrow. 1 hour ago
finding_my_best_self has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI - I will not drink today! Louper - that T is awesome :-) Congrats to everyone on the boards from Soberlicious! So many folks hitting their 10 day milesto... 1 hour ago
Perdita posted a comment on Early day counting strategy.
That makes sense to me 1 hour ago
Strauss has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick check in . no booze today..+240 days.. no cravings touch wood, ..but totally fed up of lockdown😔..vaccine rollout here in Ireland very very slow..mood Ok... 1 hour ago
KathleenAK49 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
It has been a while since I checked in. All is well (still sober), just frantically busy trying to teach both face-to-face and virtual at the same time. The kic... 1 hour ago
JoJoP has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Haven’t checked in for a good few days. I don’t want to drink and I am glad I am AF. I am not going to drink tomorrow 1 hour ago
Icanbeatthis has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 61, just pushing forward 1 hour ago
madcatlady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Plus not doing sweaty exercise or getting out for a walk...did yoga for low mood which was gentle...and pleased I did that at least...feeling lonely even tho zo... 1 hour ago
Saffy565 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Startingafresh that is one man's experience. There are loads on here who have had much better experiences and millions of people world wide who are happily AF.... 1 hour ago
Loganberry has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello, Day 4. Safe in bed 21.30, blanket on, cosy. Exhausted tbh. Was bit wobbly earlier, went for walk. Queen Bee got me on our team’s WA, thank you QB, can se... 1 hour ago
Krissee has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Had a feeble WW visit tonight which I was half expecting. Very long and busy day today at work and didn't finish till late. The temptation to then go for a quic... 1 hour ago
madcatlady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Feeling low but no booze thoughts...anniversary of friends death today...and funeral for singer I really like today..and have period and that affects my mood no... 1 hour ago
Blackpoolbelle posted a comment on Book Club
Jofree - I loved Giver of Stars, thought it was so interesting. Next on my library list is Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior - have you read it? 1 hour ago
Glitterberry posted a comment on Aggie has left the building .
Thanks Startingafresh , I have had lovely walks this week , no alcohol and feeling much better for it , Aggie is still firmly locked out ! 1 hour ago
Piseag has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QCI - 3 days soberWell done to all the Soberlicious Team - longing for some of these big numbers!Piseag3/100 1 hour ago
Startingafresh has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Margie Ellen I hope your okay and reach out if you feel wobbly 💕💕Mutt congratulations on MOTM, its certainly very well deserved and I love your posts and blogs... 1 hour ago
Tates has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations Soberlicious and monthers! Wonderful numbers from 800 to 10. Jazabelle and Faby_1 - truly inspiring xxIt is so heartwarming to see how people su... 1 hour ago
Saffy565 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Connie-K, don't stress, it's personal choice. Lots on here have used them in the beginning as a stop gap. I have a couple of beers and cider that have been in... 1 hour ago
Connie-K has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 18. Had a conniption earlier this afternoon.  Was reading some tweets and someone had posted an article about no-alcohol products.  I discovered that most b... 1 hour ago
Jazzabelle posted a comment on Happiness is a Journey Not a Destination
RG please write a book! Xx 2 hours ago
Jenza62 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning 🤗Day 2 and feeling human again.Today I will not drink. 2 hours ago
LizzieS has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Stay strong, MargieEllen! We're all cheering you on. It will be so good to get to the other side of this wobble. I'll bet you can do it. 2 hours ago
Maggie-j10 posted a comment on Early day counting strategy.
Thankyou will be trying 2 hours ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
MargieEllen7, are you doing OK? The fact that you've posted about the struggle should already weaken the WW. Lean on us if need be. Someone will be awake xx 2 hours ago
Junio posted a comment on Just say no
That sounds like an amazing weekend! Keep on keeping on! 2 hours ago
bellina62 has commented in the forum discussions Marching Forward
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAZBO!!!!! 2 hours ago
Dagney has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
HA! Louper, I love it!!! 2 hours ago
bellina62 has commented in the forum discussions Marching Forward
Apup - make sure you're eating - even if it's just a few cheese crackers. It can really take the edge off any urge. And view it like a wave - it can seem incred... 2 hours ago
Saffy565 posted a comment on Day 2 of 100 - oh my!
I agree that is a part of you that says "you'll never etc....". I disagree that that is the rational part. The rational part knows that you want to stop drin... 5 minutes ago
happysnail has commented in the forum discussions Marching Forward
The absence of a new life while letting go of the old...so many things (weight, friend-groups) built around alcohol, even if you didn't know it at the time...le... 15 minutes ago
FitNSober posted a comment on Learnings from CBT
Thank you for sharing your experience! Those are amazing insights, and I'm so glad CBT has been helpful! 16 minutes ago
FitNSober posted a comment on Starting Day 5
YOU'VE GOT THIS!! Know that the first days are always the hardest, and you NEVER have to go through another day 5 again after today. Get through it sober, howev... 21 minutes ago
Jen7 has posted in the forum discussions Day 12
I finished my detox today and the hospital started me on acamprosate and don't know how but my liver fibro scan was ok !! And been referred for some counsell... 23 minutes ago
FitNSober posted a comment on Just say no
What a wonderful post with so many great insights! Congratulations on a getaway WELL DONE! The best part is that each time from here, it'll be easier because yo... 24 minutes ago
Jen7 has posted in the forum discussions Day 12
I finished my detox today and the hospital started me on acamprosate and don't know how but my liver fibro scan was ok !! And been referred for some counsell... 25 minutes ago
Saffy565 posted a comment on New again
You will get loads of help, advice and support on here. Talk to your GP about everything that is going on for you. He/she will know the best and safest way fo... 29 minutes ago
happysnail has posted in the forum discussions Feeling Snarky - 7 mos.
Feeling somewhat snarky today.  Exhausted at 7 mos.  The old world is falling away w/nothing emerging new to replace it.  Was going to hang out w/some of my old... 31 minutes ago
Saffy565 posted a comment on Learnings from CBT
Well done you on stepping out of the uncomfortable comfort zone and going for some CBT. Nothing bad happened, in fact quite the opposite. Keep up the good wor... 39 minutes ago



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