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Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on The End of Judging Myself
It is so hard to shut down our inner critic. A helpful suggestion is to try talking to yourself as if you were speaking to a friend. Would you speak to anyone h... 6 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on OMG It Worked!!!
Yes!!!!! Look at you!!!! It’s amazing how much more you realize your own self worth when you quit drinking. Huge congrats on your new job and your raise!! 11 minutes ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Bukelan, happy happy days. So pleased to hear your news May he be out and about soon. 11 minutes ago
FierceandFree posted a comment on Day 393, day 9
A good thing for me about AF is how much more clearly I "see" things these days--and how much more intentional that allows me to be. As I read your blog--I see... 13 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on :) day 199
The beautiful thing about your new kitchen? You never have to associate with alcohol!!! I’m glad you splurged on a bouquet of flowers instead of a bottle of cha... 13 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Struggle and refocus
Well done on day 8!! I think it’s a great plan to get back to the simple pleasures and avoid getting caught in competing for accomplishment. Keep up the great w... 16 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Going it alone and the first Friday feeling
Well done getting through a Friday night!!! It is totally normal to mourn the loss of our friend alcohol. I’m sorry your OH packed up and left again. It is such... 20 minutes ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
I like that cheery picture Eliza. We seem to be living on cheese scones and different soups that T does. Carrot, parsnip and Ginger today. I might get him to tr... 21 minutes ago
Sonic has commented in the forum discussions SoberCorona
Biba first thing I did when I got out of bed was put “throw the curtains wide”. It reminds me of a cartoon theme tune. I am not sure if any of you remember ‘dog... 22 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Back again
Well done on 54 days!! It is a strange time to be going through currently. And you are justified in feeling sad and overwhelmed. You are also correct that drink... 25 minutes ago
peace has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Eliza, that photo with that little stone really touch a little spot in my heart this morning. Thank you ❤️ So sorry to hear about the woman in the local home, A... 26 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Day 393, day 9
I think it’s really hard for our significant others to realize that quitting drinking has changed us. It’s so hard to explain it to someone else. I hope you guy... 30 minutes ago
Running girl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
WHOOOO HOOOO BUKELAN!!!!!!🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 31 minutes ago
Eliza_95 posted a comment on One Year Sober
Lovely to read , Congratulations ! In my experience the second year is far easier , hope it’s the same for you xxxe 34 minutes ago
Soberista has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
❤   Please post Day 1 resets and new pledges as the first line in your post ❤   Please email me at sean@soberistas.com or PM your Team Leader if there are any e... 35 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on One Year Sober
Huge congrats on 1 whole year!!!! You should be so proud of yourself! 🎉 🎉🎉 36 minutes ago
Eliza_95 has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Funny Scoffy , I was just thinking ‘ I so wish I could wander round the supermarket ‘ , sad but true . The shopping our SIL did at Booths was perfect , but toda... 36 minutes ago
four has commented in the forum discussions April 2020 Acceptance and Solidarity
Margaret I sure hope so :) Masks are very very easy to sew. Mine actually look quite a bit like single bra cups hahaha. I have been perfecting the pattern now... 50 minutes ago
Wander_Mom has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Oh no Sunshine...sweet woman Im keeping you in my heart and prayers and spirit. I hope you and OH begin to heal. I’m so sorry youre feeling so terrible! We’re h... 57 minutes ago
Suenew posted a comment on One Year Sober
Well done lurker 57 minutes ago
McEhh has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Not yet a page in and I just have to say how delighted I am to read your news, Bukelan!!!! So, so happy to know your friend is healing. Wonderful update!And W... 1 hour ago
Molly_3 posted a comment on One Year Sober
Well done❤️ 1 hour ago
PoppyRainbow has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I’m joining the others on here already reading back with their cups of coffee feeling healthy having already done their Yoga with Adrienne or walked, or ran or... 1 hour ago
Suenew posted a comment on :) day 199
Well done you .my kitchen cupboards will get a clear out thanks to this lockdown. Wonder what I will find 1 hour ago
Sunshine123 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi all QACI ... well we are in self isolation now both my OH and I have symptoms of CV -19 so basically I’ve been sleeping and feeling awful for 3 days! On the... 1 hour ago
KittySweets has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Well done FF. Keep busy and try to Facetime people. Love that pic JillyG 😂 Bukelan that is the best news- so happy for you. Thanks Catherine have a good day - K... 1 hour ago
Sheer posted a comment on Back again
Lucy wrote years ago in one of her books that some days it’s just a case of putting one foot in front of the other and trudging on. That you’ve got to 54 days i... 1 hour ago
Faithfaery has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations HaGs and monthers!🌟🌟🌟Bukelan that is wonderful news about your friend. Struggling a bit emotionally, living on my own and not seeing my friends.... 1 hour ago
Escoffier has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Good Morning all, I’m thinking of baking a Victoria sponge cake for the Queens televised address tomorrow. I’m also going to get my good tea cups out and make i... 1 hour ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Here's a giggle .....for our friends across the pond, 'chips' =fries x 1 hour ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Bukelan that's the best news I've heard in , what seems like, bloody ages ! Thank heavens xxx 1 hour ago
Jackie’s Henry posted a comment on OMG It Worked!!!
So pleased for you ... 1 hour ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on Intensity
I hope that you are feeling better today. I can relate but I'm just trying to mix it up- not listen to so much news, get outside, exercise, cook and BREATHE....... 1 hour ago
Vanessa_3 posted a comment on Struggle and refocus
Wishing you all good things ahead xx 1 hour ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on Day 232 - time to move on
You are really doing so well, being able to identify what is really going on. Taking care of yourself is paramount, hanging on to his crap is useless. It will g... 1 hour ago
Cathrine has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to Hope and Glory Team 💕👏🤩🥳Ladybird... 460 days is Amazing !Whimsy... Congratulations on 250 glorious AF days.Soberswimmum... Halfway there!Cong... 1 hour ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on Would love to zoom
I would be open to that as well. catherinehalbert@me.com 2 hours ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on Feeling lost and alone
Awww butterfly, I am so sorry that you are having to deal with so much heartbreak right now. Life can be so hard and so unfair. I'm sending you lots of love and... 2 hours ago
Vespagirl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Thanks, Jilly and Rose, glad you enjoyed the cake analogy. Here's a very important thing I forgot to say: you WILL get to the point where,e except for little f... 2 hours ago
Fearnomore has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Molls, I feel for you, it is all so utter sh*t isn't it. Do you do Facetime and all that stuff? It is not the same though I know.....I dropped some food shoppin... 2 hours ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on The End of Judging Myself
Love all of the suggestions - think I'll try some of them too. xoxoKatie🥰 2 hours ago
Icarus12 posted a comment on The End of Judging Myself
Learning to accept and like ourselves is so important. I think we have to let go of all those past memories of being judged by others as not being good enough.... 2 hours ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on OMG It Worked!!!
Amazing TD!!!! You rock! Congratulations on your successful negotiations! Amazing the gifts sobriety can bring even in these hard times. xoxoxKatie🥳😘 2 hours ago
Icarus12 posted a comment on One Year Sober
Congratulations, you achieved a so much better life for yourself and how much better for your children as well 🎊 2 hours ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on :) day 199
Congratulations on 199 days and your new kitchen! So glad that you are embracing the idea to not be complacent. For me, that has been key. Loved reading your bl... 2 hours ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on Struggle and refocus
Congrats on day 8! One day at a time still works for me, especially right now. You can do this. xoxoxo💖Katie 2 hours ago
Adele posted a comment on OMG It Worked!!!
Fantastic news! So happy for you. 🥳 2 hours ago
Katie_41 posted a comment on Going it alone and the first Friday feeling
So sorry to hear about all of your added stress, that sucks. I'm really impressed that you can keep yourself together with so much going on. You are STRONG! Kee... 2 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on The End of Judging Myself
It is so hard to shut down our inner critic. A helpful suggestion is to try talking to yourself as if you were speaking to a friend. Would you speak to anyone h... 6 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on OMG It Worked!!!
Yes!!!!! Look at you!!!! It’s amazing how much more you realize your own self worth when you quit drinking. Huge congrats on your new job and your raise!! 11 minutes ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Bukelan, happy happy days. So pleased to hear your news May he be out and about soon. 11 minutes ago
FierceandFree posted a comment on Day 393, day 9
A good thing for me about AF is how much more clearly I "see" things these days--and how much more intentional that allows me to be. As I read your blog--I see... 13 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on :) day 199
The beautiful thing about your new kitchen? You never have to associate with alcohol!!! I’m glad you splurged on a bouquet of flowers instead of a bottle of cha... 13 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Struggle and refocus
Well done on day 8!! I think it’s a great plan to get back to the simple pleasures and avoid getting caught in competing for accomplishment. Keep up the great w... 16 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Going it alone and the first Friday feeling
Well done getting through a Friday night!!! It is totally normal to mourn the loss of our friend alcohol. I’m sorry your OH packed up and left again. It is such... 20 minutes ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
I like that cheery picture Eliza. We seem to be living on cheese scones and different soups that T does. Carrot, parsnip and Ginger today. I might get him to tr... 21 minutes ago
Sonic has commented in the forum discussions SoberCorona
Biba first thing I did when I got out of bed was put “throw the curtains wide”. It reminds me of a cartoon theme tune. I am not sure if any of you remember ‘dog... 22 minutes ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Back again
Well done on 54 days!! It is a strange time to be going through currently. And you are justified in feeling sad and overwhelmed. You are also correct that drink... 25 minutes ago



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