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Beith posted a comment on Reality
I've just had to honest with myself about that one or two glasses thing too - it just doesnt work out like that. You are right it has to be none - and quitting... 2 minutes ago
mogsie has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Funch you are a Horse crazy I have now 5 Horses we are taking over, I am a horse too. My plan for the Horses is to round them all up, do a general post that app... 2 minutes ago
takingmylifeback posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Gorgeous blog, a perfect end to my day, thank you lovely friend ❤️ Xxx 5 minutes ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
Sending love to you Strawbs. I know you've tried everything several times now. But what happens when you broach the subject after he's been sober for a week+ in... 11 minutes ago
Mumofthree has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Yay- HAG day! Congratulations to all my fellow hope and glorias and the milestoners and thanks to Mr Jones for your fab ongoing support.Albyryan, I know what yo... 13 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot has posted the blog Oral gratification
I love being sober.  I love getting to the end of an evening and remembering what I’ve done with my time.  I’m still a bit tired and grumpy nearly every bloody... 15 minutes ago
Beith has posted the blog Day 2 with a test!
Day 2 - done, although I have eaten my own body weight in food. Particularly fruity malt loaf and cheesy balls.A family zoom for a special birthday - I had som... 15 minutes ago
Faby-1 posted a comment on Life after alcohol
What an awesome post. Congratulations to you and your partner. X 16 minutes ago
Jackie’s Henry has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Any night, any where, sounds good.... 18 minutes ago
AlysR has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Evening all you metal/tigers/ox/yang/rising stars!Loving the Mystic Mogsie stuff. TTC glad that the test is negative. Getting your butt back to bed with a cuppa... 20 minutes ago
mogsie has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Funch more than happy to, it keeps me busy, I thought I had you down? Got a few to do so it may be a couple of days, keep you in suspense! It is such a fun thin... 21 minutes ago
Strawbs posted a comment on One year today
Many congratulations! Xox 21 minutes ago
Circle posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Your blogs always feel like a big warm hug bellina! Love it xx 24 minutes ago
Strawbs posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Fabulous read my dear friend! Strawbs xox 25 minutes ago
Saffy565 has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
There was an announcement on the news today that the pubs here are to stay shut for another week. My initial reaction was "oh shit that means he can't get to t... 31 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on The Blues
Excellent visualisation and planning, jj. Let us know how the dinner goes. I bet you nail it! As you say, you know you can do it because you've done it befor... 45 minutes ago
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Mellingtonboot posted a comment on One year today
Thank you so much for this blog. This is where I want to be. Many congratulations on your year and for your self-forgiveness. No more shame! x 47 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Struggling Today
Clear your house of booze, blast loud music and/or walk.off cravings and just do not pick up that drink is my advice! You control the hand that lifts the glass.... 48 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Oh, this is gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing xx 50 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Reality
Trying to imagine what job you have. If you are a wine critic or sommelier that's going to be incredibly tough! Might need to think about re-training. Anything... 51 minutes ago
Mairigold247 posted a comment on One year today
I love the peace you have found, thanks for the encouragement x 52 minutes ago
BabyOnyx posted a comment on Day 1 again
Welcome back Soberato 🙏 One day at a time friend 😘 54 minutes ago
Mairigold247 posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
This is love poetry, sweet sunshine and the scent of honeysuckle all at once! Thank you for sharing the joy of being sober x 54 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on The Blues
You haven't failed. You're learning. Life is cyclical and each time you go around this track again, some wisdom is gained, and more determination. Perhaps this... 56 minutes ago
BabyOnyx posted a comment on Reality
RubyDoo, hi 👋 That's a Tough one, having an addicted brain, wanting to stop drinking And being surrounded by wine day in & out 🤔. At the beginning of my jou... 58 minutes ago
FullofHope has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi, everyone! I haven't been around lately because I haven't felt well at all, respiratory symptoms with profound fatigue. I think it's all because of poor air... 58 minutes ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Sorry for the sideways shot. It’s a tree full of parakeets. There seem to be lots of them around at the moment. 1 hour ago
funch has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Mogsie those are detailed reports!!! Amazing. If you have time I'm 2nd June 1978, born at 3pm. Sorry not to share your birthday Wander! 1 hour ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Hi all, having popped up a couple of weeks ago I’ve then not managed to get back since! I just had a bit of a scroll back. I love your beautiful autumnal pictur... 1 hour ago
BabyOnyx posted a comment on One year today
Faby, hi 👋 HAPPY SOBERVERSARY 🥳🎆💪🙏😘!!!I also came from an alcohol-infused, Chaotic home, and a Large Part of my AF journey has included Letting Go of past pain... 1 hour ago
Bubble_11 has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Hello Peeps. Had a lovely day with OH. This is our second day spending time together and hopefully tomorrow too. 3 days of reconnecting. We haven’t done anythin... 1 hour ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
More colour on my walk today. Also this sign in my local cafe, where I called for breakfast this morning, rather uplifted me. Got to be David Tennant for me, al... 1 hour ago
Teresa_22 posted a comment on The Blues
You are absolutely right, saying that you "just won't". To-ing and fro-ing, in life or "just" in your head is exhausting. And it doesn't lead anywhere. Or rathe... 1 hour ago
Lubbieloo has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Happy hump day peepsEmma glad Mike's test came back negative. You made me smile at the vision of you going in full hazmat to fix mum's telly🤣😂 Annabel I'm not s... 1 hour ago
KeepStrong posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Fantastic Bellina! Thank you for sharing your euphoria! 1 hour ago
BabyOnyx posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Bellina, Happy Tears for You and Thank You for sharing your natural HIGH with Us 😍🤗🙏!!! 1 hour ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Carrie, what lovely pictures.  The little stream looks magical and I squeal with the animals! Annabel, I LOVE Strawb’s commission painting for you!!!  ♥TMLB, th... 1 hour ago
Ravenswick has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Ahh, now a Naturewatch Zoom sounds like it’s possible...so come on folks, when works for you? I’m guessing evening Uk so as to work for those in the Americas? W... 1 hour ago
Mylove posted a comment on The Blues
Go for it!remember that thoughts are just thoughts...not commands. You dont have to do something just because your addiction suggests it x 1 hour ago
Mylove posted a comment on One year today
I’m really glad you are finding the strength to look at all the things that caused you so much sadness. It’s no surprise a lot of us tried to find solace in alc... 1 hour ago
Faithfaery has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI. Tried to log on all day to keep up the good habit of twice a day, but I was so busy in work. Went for dinner with family to a pub. I wasn't tempted at all... 1 hour ago
Beith posted a comment on Reality
I've just had to honest with myself about that one or two glasses thing too - it just doesnt work out like that. You are right it has to be none - and quitting... 2 minutes ago
mogsie has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Funch you are a Horse crazy I have now 5 Horses we are taking over, I am a horse too. My plan for the Horses is to round them all up, do a general post that app... 2 minutes ago
takingmylifeback posted a comment on I AM SO HIGH RIGHT NOW
Gorgeous blog, a perfect end to my day, thank you lovely friend ❤️ Xxx 5 minutes ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions My partner drinks and it's a problem
Sending love to you Strawbs. I know you've tried everything several times now. But what happens when you broach the subject after he's been sober for a week+ in... 11 minutes ago
Mumofthree has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Yay- HAG day! Congratulations to all my fellow hope and glorias and the milestoners and thanks to Mr Jones for your fab ongoing support.Albyryan, I know what yo... 13 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot has posted the blog Oral gratification
I love being sober.  I love getting to the end of an evening and remembering what I’ve done with my time.  I’m still a bit tired and grumpy nearly every bloody... 15 minutes ago
Beith has posted the blog Day 2 with a test!
Day 2 - done, although I have eaten my own body weight in food. Particularly fruity malt loaf and cheesy balls.A family zoom for a special birthday - I had som... 15 minutes ago
Faby-1 posted a comment on Life after alcohol
What an awesome post. Congratulations to you and your partner. X 16 minutes ago
Jackie’s Henry has commented in the forum discussions October Nature Watch
Any night, any where, sounds good.... 18 minutes ago
AlysR has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Evening all you metal/tigers/ox/yang/rising stars!Loving the Mystic Mogsie stuff. TTC glad that the test is negative. Getting your butt back to bed with a cuppa... 20 minutes ago



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