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Lacerta has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
Lying in my bunk on K’s boat listening to the rain, came down yesterday for the most pointless committee meeting. Seriously thinking of resigning, too many comm... 2 minutes ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning lovely peeps. Congratulations to the Sober Squad today 🎉🎉🎉 good going everyone. And Vespa on 16 (SIXTEEN) months 🎉🎉🎉. Whoop! Jazz I don't think you... 5 minutes ago
Nana Treen posted a comment on Day 37 - Got the Grumps
There's nothing more challenging than other people, Jean, except other people who also happen to be family too! It's not good to be without your antidepressan... 13 minutes ago
Susie57 has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Good morning lovely sticks,Thinking of you Em 😘Good luck with the house McL xHope the packing is going well Rachel. Belated congrats to my Soberlicious team mat... 16 minutes ago
Nana Treen posted a comment on evening calm 27-Feb-2020
I've never heard of a quahog chowder, but am well familiar with typos! I was a typist in the days before computers and word processors, typing legal documents... 19 minutes ago
SunflowerField posted a comment on 2 year soberversary blog!
Really lovely vlog thank you for sharing it and huge congratulations on your 2 years, its massive, look how far your come and it's a pleasure to be ok this site... 34 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on Day 37 - Got the Grumps
This made me smile Jean ! I know exactly what you mean , my OH has a glass of wine with his dinner and most of the time I am fine but sometimes I have to grit m... 43 minutes ago
pennyforthem has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
My wonderful Istas - Thank you for the supportive comments and ideas to get through my wobble and tough day yesterday. Sparkles, I did take your advice, pampere... 52 minutes ago
Faithfaery has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
McEhh l love the photos of Poppy. I just want to reach right in and stroke her! Flopsy I hope things work out for your DS. I'm pleased you're all in your new ho... 54 minutes ago
RachelBB has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Morning All - just checking in to see if any news from Emma? Hope you’re ok Lovely xxxMargaret it’s very time consuming check in on 2 threads - I think as long... 1 hour ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on For everyone here...🙏
I love this ! It makes absolute sense , thanks for sharing x 1 hour ago
squidbro has posted the blog evening calm 27-Feb-2020
Wow, must be tired. I almost wrote "evening clam" as a title.The detachment from fear of not having something like a drinkis pretty cool after drinking for a lo... 1 hour ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on Dry Days
Hi Ellen,No one will get fed up seeing your name pop up ! That’s why this site is great , we are all here for each other , wishing you a happy weekend 😊 1 hour ago
Villager58 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning everyone from a still soggy South West England. OH and I are going down to Cornwall for a couple of days, hopefully a bit of walking but more li... 1 hour ago
AlysR has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Morning lovely peeps,Emma sending love for this morning xMcL things seem to be moving along nicely for you. Yours will be sold quickly and before you know it, y... 1 hour ago
Phillybear has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Good morning all from a very wet part of Ireland ☔️Yesterday afternoon was beautiful here honestly we have a full set of seasons rolling into one day 🙄 SOBER SQ... 1 hour ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Flopsy 🐰🐰🐰 lovely to hear news from you and the bunlets. You've totally got this! I hope you're son will accept things soon and settle into the new life, making... 2 hours ago
SeekingSerenity69 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I am right there with you, LMB77. Day 19 for me tomorrow, and very broken sleep still. I had insomnia, off and on, before my drinking got out of control, thou... 2 hours ago
MrsP818 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
Flopsybunny has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hey all have missed ya! congratulations to everyone in Sober Squad today 🙌🙌🙌🙌and VESPA on 16 glorious months of freedom - 🙌❤️🙌❤️ Just awesome my friend xQuick u... 3 hours ago
LMB77 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning Day 21 for me. Today looks like a less stressful day which is needed! In work that is. I haven't slept well again. Has anyone any tips? I fall asleep fi... 3 hours ago
Morningwalker posted a comment on Dry Days
Hi Ellen, I’m glad you’ve felt the benefits of your AF days, that’s great. A word of caution, though, about interspersing them with ‘drinking days’. Most of us... 3 hours ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
@3038 - I think there's a long overdue discussion to be had about people who drink / drank during pregnancy. (not on here, in general I mean) @Margaret41 - that... 3 hours ago
Dana_13 has commented in the forum discussions Sober Sistas 2020 - A New Decade!
Two years, three months AF - I can honestly say it’s way easier being without alcohol than the first months and year! I really don’t ”crave” it anymore. Yes, th... 3 hours ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Congratulations Wren! 3 hours ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to everyone on The Sober Squad Team!  Congratulations Vespa!     ❤   Please Post Day 1 Resets and Pledges as the first line in your post ❤   Ple... 4 hours ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
ArchangelMichael, here ya go! 4 hours ago
four has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Wow MCL - that is lightening speed!!!! I wish i could move that quickly into a new home - we are going to look at selling our home as soon as kids move into th... 4 hours ago
yogalover has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi everyone,I'm back from my ski holiday and it was wonderful. I still love being sober, but I still get super tired sometimes. Could be age too, I'm 47.. @Brea... 4 hours ago
McEhh has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Just a few pics of Poppy the Poser before I turn in. 4 hours ago
ArchangelMichael has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
It’s upside down, but that’s life...this is the view from my lap tonight. sending all love! Sorry to be so brief, more tomorrow.❤️💕❤️Archangel Mike. 5 hours ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking in safe and sound. Long day. Have taken on extra project work at the office. Not my finest decision, especially in my self-proclaimed Year of No. Lots... 5 hours ago
Lacerta has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
Lying in my bunk on K’s boat listening to the rain, came down yesterday for the most pointless committee meeting. Seriously thinking of resigning, too many comm... 2 minutes ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning lovely peeps. Congratulations to the Sober Squad today 🎉🎉🎉 good going everyone. And Vespa on 16 (SIXTEEN) months 🎉🎉🎉. Whoop! Jazz I don't think you... 5 minutes ago
Nana Treen posted a comment on Day 37 - Got the Grumps
There's nothing more challenging than other people, Jean, except other people who also happen to be family too! It's not good to be without your antidepressan... 13 minutes ago
Susie57 has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Good morning lovely sticks,Thinking of you Em 😘Good luck with the house McL xHope the packing is going well Rachel. Belated congrats to my Soberlicious team mat... 16 minutes ago
Nana Treen posted a comment on evening calm 27-Feb-2020
I've never heard of a quahog chowder, but am well familiar with typos! I was a typist in the days before computers and word processors, typing legal documents... 19 minutes ago
SunflowerField posted a comment on 2 year soberversary blog!
Really lovely vlog thank you for sharing it and huge congratulations on your 2 years, its massive, look how far your come and it's a pleasure to be ok this site... 34 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on Day 37 - Got the Grumps
This made me smile Jean ! I know exactly what you mean , my OH has a glass of wine with his dinner and most of the time I am fine but sometimes I have to grit m... 43 minutes ago
pennyforthem has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
My wonderful Istas - Thank you for the supportive comments and ideas to get through my wobble and tough day yesterday. Sparkles, I did take your advice, pampere... 52 minutes ago
Faithfaery has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
McEhh l love the photos of Poppy. I just want to reach right in and stroke her! Flopsy I hope things work out for your DS. I'm pleased you're all in your new ho... 54 minutes ago
RachelBB has commented in the forum discussions February - S.O.S
Morning All - just checking in to see if any news from Emma? Hope you’re ok Lovely xxxMargaret it’s very time consuming check in on 2 threads - I think as long... 1 hour ago



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