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calmseas has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking in sAFe tonight. I feel so very shattered tonight. My DS who is 8, screamed at me, "why does no one ever think I tell the truth." He was so angry, and... 1 minute ago
Cathrine has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi All,Congratulations to My Wonderful Team! Awesome AF. Thisisme... Congratulations on 150 Days. It's a Wonderful Amount of Days! Thank You so very Much for m... 31 minutes ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
Such a great post, very inspiring. Congrats on 700 days! 45 minutes ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
LeChatNoir (and Jayne_17) - I've got more to say on the subject of "sexy stationery". I don't know if I'd go so far as tosay hat stationary can be "sexy", but i... 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 3
Hi Aqua,It's Good to See You. Sounds like Your ready to get back to it. Those days of feeling the beat down of alcohol will be over soon. You can do this. You h... 1 hour ago
LeChatNoir has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Evening All! Wow, so much great, positive news in the thread tonight! Mr.J, a huge congratulations to you for being selected MotM. Well deserved. I love reading... 1 hour ago
Ann_18 posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
Congratulations on your 700 days. I admire your ability to be able to put in to words what you feel and what you have learned. You did a wonderful job. Thank yo... 1 hour ago
madcatlady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hey loves quick zoom from bed,congrats big thanks to my lovely awesome af family,and Namaste strong family too,,I needed reminding of reasons why I am.sober 1 hour ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
AnnaNova - a special thank-you for my cake!Mutt196 - that's so like the Wine Witch to suggest you celebrate by self-poisoning when you get a clean bill of healt... 1 hour ago
Luiza has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
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NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congrats Mr Jones! Well deserved MOTMSo funny - I think every single MOTM says the same thing about getting the PM from Lucy. I know my heart dropped a bit too... 2 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello everyone. Thank-you everyone who has congratulated me on being Member of the Month - and to everyone who suggested me for it. What follows is not false m... 2 hours ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on First Day of my journey
Welcome, you can do this. Just stay close and trust that as long as you don’t drink everything will work out. That should be your number 1 priority for now. xx 2 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Lovely messages
OMG; that’s amazing! Sobriety is the gift that keeps giving X 2 hours ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on Lots to love myself for...
Great job!! 💕 2 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
Congratulations on 700 days and thank you for the inspiring blog. Sobriety is non negotiable x 2 hours ago
Lizziego posted a comment on Owning it
This is a brilliant affirmation of why we are here. I am struggling to accept the darkness and regrets drinking has brought to my life. Reading how you say that... 2 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Owning it
Bookmarked x 2 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Owning it
Paddling, another amazing blog. Your last paragraph brought tears to my eyes. Your gratitude just shines through. Keep going sober queen 👑 2 hours ago
Kittybleu posted a comment on grief in sobriety
Hello,Think of the lovely memories you both had, I’m sure he’s there in spirit keeping you company. Thinking of you x 2 hours ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
700?! you are amazing!! So well done and thanks for the wise words! Xx 2 hours ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on Owning it
I love this! Alcohol takes so much and promises everything. Xx❤️ 3 hours ago
tea_lover posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
Thanks for this and huge congrats on 700 days!! 3 hours ago
tea_lover posted a comment on Owning it
Wonderful. I feel your determination through your words xx 3 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
This photo is breaking all the rules. I didn't take it, and I don't think it was taken in December (or even November). But... when you wrote about going for a w... 3 hours ago
tea_lover posted a comment on Alcohol made me feel whole again
A brave and inspiring blog. Well done on starting to work through this, be gentle with yourself in the process. Sending you a huge hug xx 3 hours ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Thanks @mogsie - my OH's family are scottish from around Aberdeen 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Congrats Cathrine on 500 days! 3 hours ago
MyTurnnow has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi All, Checking in a having fun reading your posts. I get a giggle out of the slang from your side of the pond "cheeky fecker??" Anyway, I shall only choose A... 3 hours ago
HighSpiritsWithoutTheSpirits has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking in before bed. Day 53/100. huge congratulations to Siana58 on hitting 💯days today!! And to Catherine for 500.. I’m in awe! 3 hours ago
mogsie has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Hi all, Is it my wifi or does anyone else have to wait forever to get on the blogs? Have had a wee read back, goodness everyone seems so busy and I thought wher... 3 hours ago
takingmylifeback has commented in the forum discussions Christmas Advent - The Gift an AF life!
Hi lovesI received such a wonderful treat today - Soberista flowers from our lovely Kate. I shed a tear when I opened them! 💜🧡💚Other than that no news, content... 3 hours ago
Strauss has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Just a qaci..well done team AwesomeAF n awesome result cathrine on 500 days...that seems such a far off dream,🤔...well done to mr Jones on motm ..you are always... 3 hours ago
Rosebud_6 posted a comment on Owning it
Loved this so much paddling, especially" 1 was just a joke" so true x 3 hours ago
AFletic has commented in the forum discussions Christmas Advent - The Gift an AF life!
Thank you SA for hosting last month and for the thoughts for each day...And to Four for taking on this tricky month and thinking of such a clever theme! Both yo... 3 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
Hello - I am still here! I've just had a very busy four or five days On Thursday I had a long phone conversation with a friend in Ireland whom I haven't seen fo... 4 hours ago
CosmoFluff posted a comment on Running away from my blogs, and not counting days
Thank you everyone for all the replies! I did come back to read them this time even if took me a while to pluck up the courage! I'm not sure why I find it hard... 4 hours ago
Frances posted a comment on Owning it
Really good blog Paddling, it will inspire many. Thank you x 4 hours ago
Frances posted a comment on Lots to love myself for...
You’ve been there, done it, got the tee shirt, Karriebee, so get it on, your tool box out, read the manuals and keep reporting to head office (here!). Good luck... 4 hours ago
Frances posted a comment on First Day of my journey
There’s nothing to add to what’s already been said. Sobriety is there for the taking - taking that first step and marching on through whatever stands in the wa... 4 hours ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
I'm here, reading, listening, nodding. If we were in the same room you'd see it. I've no words. I'm ready for my leaba. May he curtain poles stay in place! Nigh... 4 hours ago
Jofree posted a comment on grief in sobriety
He is still cheering you on, with u always in your heart x 4 hours ago
AnnaNova posted a comment on Counting Days, yes or no?
I think that counting the days is really not that important but it keeps me focused. I am at day 65 or 66 today. My first AF was February 9 and I had one slip s... 4 hours ago
Daisydink posted a comment on Connect on Instagram?
Oh well done on 9 days, I’m just behind you at day 8 and just found you on IG and sent a request 😊 5 hours ago
Manicmondays has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Evening all. Congratulations team AwesomeAF. Really well done Cathrine on 500 beautiful af days, what an achievement. As many have said your caring supportive p... 5 hours ago
Jofree posted a comment on Advent Calendar
Good plan, I will be with you on the journey and look forward to your posts x 5 hours ago
Karenf has commented in the forum discussions Christmas Advent - The Gift an AF life!
I'm in and will have a think. Thank you SA for hosting November x 5 hours ago
AnnaNova has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations for the Awesome AF and the milestoners.Well done Siana with your 100 days! Well done.A special shout out to my fellow Panda's and New Years reso... 5 hours ago
AnnaNova has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Mr. Jones, congratulations being MotM and so well deserved. You are such a great support for us all and an awesome TL.That really deserves a cake! 5 hours ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to all of team Awesome AF, especially Siana on your 100 days! Congratulations to the many monthers too x 5 hours ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Wow I pop in and what do I find?... The lovely Cathrine on 500 days and Mr Jones MotM! Two threadgends reaping the rewards of their hard work. You are both such... 5 hours ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
Here we are again! Jackie, look at that little Robin in the dark. Love it! Hi Foxy, ha that name brings back memories, not all good. I like what you say about j... 5 hours ago
amber-88 posted a comment on Lots to love myself for...
So my question is what happened at that concert!! Lol - only joking I can imagine..... Well done you, wow that's a lot of grief, suffering, hard work you've de... 5 hours ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Funch congratulations on 11 months sorry I missed you earlier. Yes TTC No 1 sounds good. A bit of gentleness and empathy goes a long way.I hope Lucy Love reco... 5 hours ago
Tates has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Cathrine - super congratulations on your amazing achievement! 🌟MrJones - am so pleased for you, you deserve the honour ⚡MrJones - am so pleased for you, you rea... 5 hours ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
@TTC - def go with kindness! 💕 It will help. 5 hours ago
calmseas has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking in sAFe tonight. I feel so very shattered tonight. My DS who is 8, screamed at me, "why does no one ever think I tell the truth." He was so angry, and... 1 minute ago
Cathrine has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi All,Congratulations to My Wonderful Team! Awesome AF. Thisisme... Congratulations on 150 Days. It's a Wonderful Amount of Days! Thank You so very Much for m... 31 minutes ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
Such a great post, very inspiring. Congrats on 700 days! 45 minutes ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
LeChatNoir (and Jayne_17) - I've got more to say on the subject of "sexy stationery". I don't know if I'd go so far as tosay hat stationary can be "sexy", but i... 1 hour ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 3
Hi Aqua,It's Good to See You. Sounds like Your ready to get back to it. Those days of feeling the beat down of alcohol will be over soon. You can do this. You h... 1 hour ago
LeChatNoir has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Evening All! Wow, so much great, positive news in the thread tonight! Mr.J, a huge congratulations to you for being selected MotM. Well deserved. I love reading... 1 hour ago
Ann_18 posted a comment on Playing it forward at 700 Days
Congratulations on your 700 days. I admire your ability to be able to put in to words what you feel and what you have learned. You did a wonderful job. Thank yo... 1 hour ago
madcatlady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hey loves quick zoom from bed,congrats big thanks to my lovely awesome af family,and Namaste strong family too,,I needed reminding of reasons why I am.sober 1 hour ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
AnnaNova - a special thank-you for my cake!Mutt196 - that's so like the Wine Witch to suggest you celebrate by self-poisoning when you get a clean bill of healt... 1 hour ago
Luiza has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago



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