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April_16 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Qaci - good morning or afternoon or evening all! Loving the quick read back and look forward to diving in some more tomorrow. Spent the last three days in Tenne... 9 minutes ago
PLR-x posted a comment on I did day 1!!
Well done! Keep blogging! 13 minutes ago
It’s About Time posted a comment on I did day 1!!
Congratulations, Laura! I look forward to reading more of your blogs! 😊 15 minutes ago
Willy-Wagtail posted a comment on Feeling low😕
Don‘t know what to say Dee. That’s really hard. Big hug, WWxxx 15 minutes ago
Strawbs posted a comment on I did day 1!!
well done! 19 minutes ago
Willy-Wagtail posted a comment on Time out???
Sending hugs, Dee 💜💚💜 20 minutes ago
Michelle_132 has commented in the forum discussions Sober Sistas 2020 - A New Decade!
Hello, friends. 5:27 am here. Way too early for me. I’m working the early shift this week. 7-330, except I plan on doing 630-3 today. My work is flexible when I... 39 minutes ago
Annabel_11 has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
QACI (I think). Congrats Awesone AF today, Manch ⭐ Carrie ⭐ Kitty ⭐ Looby ⭐ and belated congrats to OO7 on 300 days (may have done this already!)Wren and Robin... 49 minutes ago
pippa_12 has posted in the forum discussions shame
hanging my head in shame and feeling terrible. Only made 3 days. Starting on day 1 again. Am so ashamed of myself. 57 minutes ago
0range-chalk has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
It's so good to be back, enjoyed reading back, welcome to the newcomers, this really is a fast moving but fabulous place to be. Congratulations to all on Awesom... 1 hour ago
Demeter has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Morning all,OC, good to see you again. Sorry to hear about the diverticulitis – sounds horrible!Bubble, what a shock. Wishing your sister’s FIL a steady recover... 1 hour ago
Ruthy83 posted a comment on I did day 1!!
Not going to be scrolling past! Congratulations on a hangover free morning xx 1 hour ago
Jackie’s Henry posted a comment on I did day 1!!
‘“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”Good on you, let the journey begin..... 1 hour ago
TJ has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Poppy rainbow, popped on to catch up and read your beautiful post, brought a tear to my eye, made me smile and also made me aware that we have to live in the mo... 1 hour ago
Rodley posted a comment on “I’m not very much help, am I?”
Well done, I am happy for you. It will make a huge difference to family time. Xx 1 hour ago
PaintingGirl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning everyone. Fab boards X day 11 off for full on day of meetings then to The Priory for our first family counselling which think is a big step. Imagine wil... 2 hours ago
Jackie’s Henry posted a comment on Black and white thinking
So pleased you are being kind to yourself, your writing will surely help all of us with the guilt and that black and white thinking.....hope the storms fade awa... 2 hours ago
overthewall posted a comment on Black and white thinking
This is thought provoking and constructive. Great blog. Thx. Onwards and upwards! 2 hours ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Claree I hear you.....I kind of avoid the main blog page because it makes me feel sad when I see so many struggles whereas the thread seems so positive somehow... 2 hours ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning (again) .I'm liking the discussion of our past drinking habits.....Sparkles,TTC, Hockeymum.....I identify with so much. I basically felt like a fraud in... 2 hours ago
Wren44 has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
morning everyoneThank you so much for all the lovely congratulations yesterday - it really does feel like a shared celebration. Without you all, I wouldn't be h... 2 hours ago
Notout has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning, just checking in at the beginning of day two. Thank you for the warm welcome, I’m glad I‘m here. I know this is going to be really tough so it’s good t... 2 hours ago
MissySMT posted a comment on Where to start
Morning Nanof4 and welcome!You're definitely in the right place. Get to know your way around this site as there are loads of sections to help including inspirat... 2 hours ago
Claree has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi!170 days. It has just flown, and I am so grateful to all of you on this thread for keeping me connected. Lizzie1967, I think I’ll stick around here, mostly l... 2 hours ago
MichelleBu posted a comment on Nearing the 1 year mark
Thank you for your story it gives me real encouragement for the future. I am on day 70 and still having to concentrate hard on not drinking but you have helped... 2 hours ago
Sarnia has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning allQACI - although I’ve read back, thanks for the bio’s and support.N&W - I ❤️ Your positive comments about that first drink - I’ve added it to my d... 2 hours ago
Caravanner has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning Istas,QACI.Up extra early this morning,busy day ahead. Shopping,hospital visiting to see my sister,Women’s club AGM this evening, followed by Hotpo... 2 hours ago
Laura-lunar has posted the blog Ps...a fab book to recommend...
It's not quit lit BUT its absolutely amazing for looking at yourself, relationships, attachments, why we do what we do..."How To Get Over A Boy" by Chidera Egge... 2 hours ago
Laura-lunar has posted the blog I did day 1!!
I did day 1! Wahoo! I reached out, I focused on what worked well when I achieved nearly 6 months last time and it all paid off. God it was difficult and of cour... 2 hours ago
PaintingChange has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Read these wise words a while ago.. sharing for all those struggling with BATTAP (Being All Things To All People) 💕 2 hours ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to the Awesome AF team , two of you half way there and three tenners, well done all.And Congratulations also to the monthers.LMB, congratulation... 2 hours ago
April_16 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Qaci - good morning or afternoon or evening all! Loving the quick read back and look forward to diving in some more tomorrow. Spent the last three days in Tenne... 9 minutes ago
PLR-x posted a comment on I did day 1!!
Well done! Keep blogging! 13 minutes ago
It’s About Time posted a comment on I did day 1!!
Congratulations, Laura! I look forward to reading more of your blogs! 😊 15 minutes ago
Willy-Wagtail posted a comment on Feeling low😕
Don‘t know what to say Dee. That’s really hard. Big hug, WWxxx 15 minutes ago
Strawbs posted a comment on I did day 1!!
well done! 19 minutes ago
Willy-Wagtail posted a comment on Time out???
Sending hugs, Dee 💜💚💜 20 minutes ago
Michelle_132 has commented in the forum discussions Sober Sistas 2020 - A New Decade!
Hello, friends. 5:27 am here. Way too early for me. I’m working the early shift this week. 7-330, except I plan on doing 630-3 today. My work is flexible when I... 39 minutes ago
Annabel_11 has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
QACI (I think). Congrats Awesone AF today, Manch ⭐ Carrie ⭐ Kitty ⭐ Looby ⭐ and belated congrats to OO7 on 300 days (may have done this already!)Wren and Robin... 49 minutes ago
pippa_12 has posted in the forum discussions shame
hanging my head in shame and feeling terrible. Only made 3 days. Starting on day 1 again. Am so ashamed of myself. 57 minutes ago
0range-chalk has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
It's so good to be back, enjoyed reading back, welcome to the newcomers, this really is a fast moving but fabulous place to be. Congratulations to all on Awesom... 1 hour ago



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Renewing My Sobriety Vows By Lucy Rocca


I wrote a post a while ago about commitment versus motivation, how the former trumps the latter for long-term sobriety (motivation will always run out but true commitment can’t be shaken). It dawned on me recently just what a fragile thing that decis...

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I wrote a post a while ago about commitment versus motivation, how the former trumps the latter for...

The 4 Emotional Stages of Sobriety By Lucy Rocca


I stopped drinking in April 2011, embarking on a journey that began in the early hours of one spring morning and which has taken me on a convoluted and emotionally turbulent ride, finally allowing me to climb off into a place that resembles...

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I stopped drinking in April 2011, embarking on a journey that began in the early hours of one spring...

The Importance Of Taking Ownership Over The Language Of Our Story By Katie Jones


Relapse. Lapse. Slip. Powerless. Self-Empowered. Disease. Disorder. Can never. Will Never. Never have to. Alcohol Free. Sober Curious. Sober.  Alcohol misuse. Alcohol abuse. Alcoholic. Addict. Dry. Recovery. Recovered. Words shape our...

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Relapse. Lapse. Slip. Powerless. Self-Empowered. Disease. Disorder. Can never. Will Never. Never hav...

LOST AND FOUND A Short Story By Jacqueline Gregory


For as long as she could remember, Alice had been trapped in a never-ending game of Whack-A-Mole: if she focussed on exams, she stopped exercising and got fat; looking after a sick mum left her with nothing to give to her partner, so she was alone ag...

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For as long as she could remember, Alice had been trapped in a never-ending game of Whack-A-Mole: if...

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