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Be-the-change posted a comment on Sober Superpowers Engage
Super powers indeed! I hope you find s window to breathe and look after you when the dust settles. Remember to use those super powers of kindness and organisati... 14 minutes ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to everyone on The A Team!  Congratulations to our Monthly Milestone Achievers!     ❤ Please remember to post regularly   and re-pledge  for the... 1 hour ago
Happyfrank has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 196 Emotional
Hi Katie, Im so sorry that your feeling so... feeling.Something I do that may seem alittle silly,I sit quietly for a few minutes and I focus on the feelings, t... 1 hour ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
My eyes are getting heavy. It felt great to have a slightly more leisurely read-back than I was able to during the week. Time to post and focus on drifting off... 1 hour ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Welcome Milly!  With the 13th of December as your Day 1 AF, that puts you in the Sober Superstars team with Soil as your team leader & mentor JHappy Birthda... 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Pain
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four has commented in the forum discussions Dauntless December
loving the names... keep em coing.I got Dochas and Demeter mixed up.... was thinking Demeter was Irish for Hope, but it was Dochas. Now i will think of Greek G... 1 hour ago
Michelle_132 has commented in the forum discussions Sober Summer Sistas 2019
Hello, friends. Mk - Thanks for the compliments. I try to stay positive but I get depressed too, especially this time of year. I’m so sorry you are dealing wit... 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on First Day
Hi Babdoodle,Congratulations on day 1.Good for you for making this positive change! Have fun at your Chritmas get together. You got this!💕💗💕Cathrine 1 hour ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Day 196 Emotional
I've been super emotional as well. Hang in there. X 2 hours ago
Robin13 posted a comment on 500
Congrats! You are amazing. Thank you for sharing your story and for always being so supportive of all of us! 2 hours ago
Robin13 posted a comment on 300 days... my box set trilogy
Amazing, Poppy. And CONGRATULATIONS! 2 hours ago
Robin13 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Happy Friday, all! April, you got this. You have packed your tool box. Believe in yourself. I agree with BR, bring a quitlit book or audio book . Even if... 2 hours ago
BrainFix40 posted a comment on Day 84- I don’t think I can do this .
You are in the "shady eighties" phase.. hang in there.. get too 100, then see how things feel. My guess is they'll be better. Hang in there and stay close!! 2 hours ago
BrainFix40 posted a comment on Pain
Gut wrenching post, N&W. the booze lies, has lied to us. And addiction is so very strong and painful. I had MANY nights where I did not do well by my... 2 hours ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hey. Happy Friday. Checking in to read-back. Glad to be on the thread. It's a great way to end the work week. April, have a great trip. Wishing you comfort and... 2 hours ago
PreciousLife posted a comment on First Day
Well done on deciding now is the TIME not next year. I know so often it is a day at a time but this time next year you’ll be looking down the barrel of your sec... 2 hours ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Pain
That is so dreadfully sad, Cathrine. So glad you could help your friend. It's a lot to carry for you too. Thankyou for sharing that Xxxx 3 hours ago
Anastasia has commented in the forum discussions Sober Summer Sistas 2019
Wow....I'm really sorry you are going through this MK. It sounds familiar to me. I went through this with my youngest, Erica. She abused alcohol and ADD meds... 3 hours ago
April_16 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick check in before I head out for a cruise to Mexico. No wifi for this girl so I won't be back for 10 days. At that time, though, I will report back that I... 3 hours ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
TTJB - love the sharks, and such a great story of connection! ChoccyShake - congrats on 100 days! 3 hours ago
marykathleen has commented in the forum discussions Sober Summer Sistas 2019
I wish we lived closer too Anastasia . No I M not decorating .jenny got angry that I have was doing things with Chris . this was before his spiral downward . So... 3 hours ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Pain
Hi New,First of all I don't think you need to apologize for anything. We are all very different ppl and I think once one gets that understands that what you say... 3 hours ago
Ej282 posted a comment on Just Hit Rock Bottom
Dear Annie. My heart goes out to you. There but for the grace of something go so many people, myself included. The pain of loss is hard to bear and alcohol is a... 3 hours ago
kula posted a comment on Political trigger
Have a good night my lovelies. 🌺🌺🌺🌺 3 hours ago
Ej282 posted a comment on Near miss
Well done. We are building good strong sober muscles! I have organised a girls' night out for next Friday and made sure I checked which restaurants had good AF... 3 hours ago
3038 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations Choccy Shake! Flopsy Bunny, you are very strong. I know things will work out. Have a great AF weekend everyone! 4 hours ago
Be-the-change posted a comment on Sober Superpowers Engage
Super powers indeed! I hope you find s window to breathe and look after you when the dust settles. Remember to use those super powers of kindness and organisati... 14 minutes ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to everyone on The A Team!  Congratulations to our Monthly Milestone Achievers!     ❤ Please remember to post regularly   and re-pledge  for the... 1 hour ago
Happyfrank has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 196 Emotional
Hi Katie, Im so sorry that your feeling so... feeling.Something I do that may seem alittle silly,I sit quietly for a few minutes and I focus on the feelings, t... 1 hour ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
My eyes are getting heavy. It felt great to have a slightly more leisurely read-back than I was able to during the week. Time to post and focus on drifting off... 1 hour ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Welcome Milly!  With the 13th of December as your Day 1 AF, that puts you in the Sober Superstars team with Soil as your team leader & mentor JHappy Birthda... 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Pain
1 hour ago
four has commented in the forum discussions Dauntless December
loving the names... keep em coing.I got Dochas and Demeter mixed up.... was thinking Demeter was Irish for Hope, but it was Dochas. Now i will think of Greek G... 1 hour ago
Michelle_132 has commented in the forum discussions Sober Summer Sistas 2019
Hello, friends. Mk - Thanks for the compliments. I try to stay positive but I get depressed too, especially this time of year. I’m so sorry you are dealing wit... 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on First Day
Hi Babdoodle,Congratulations on day 1.Good for you for making this positive change! Have fun at your Chritmas get together. You got this!💕💗💕Cathrine 1 hour ago



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