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PoppyRainbow has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning lovelies, I have a horror show of a day ahead of me work wise so just hopping on here to say a massive well done and congratulations to our Sparkle... 2 minutes ago
eyeswideopen1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI on day 55, will have a read back through the thread later as must walk the dogs before work! Wishing everyone a peaceful, AF day x 3 minutes ago
Genie_2 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning All. QQ from me. Running late for the office again - I like to get in early before everyone else does and have a bit of admin time to sort myself out... 5 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on Day 8 ... Panic attack last night
8 days ! Great Kady , first week over ! Glad you slept well in the end ( and no hangover in the morning! ) 😊 5 minutes ago
Annabelle_5 posted a comment on What I love about sobriety!
Wonderful 🥰 5 minutes ago
Krissee has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 20 check in. Sleep still a problem. Struggling now with motivation. Maybe the novelty is wearing off? Or I'm so tired that I can't be bothered to think abou... 6 minutes ago
mutt196 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
2 years Sparkles. And your twin. Rose4me. AWESOME WORK !!!!!! Congratulations on your achievements. I think I needed to read your story this morning. I h... 7 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on 2.5 years
Wow ! 2.5 Years ! Congratulations 🥳, As time goes on my view on drinking is changing , I look forward to getting to your stage , great blog thanks x 7 minutes ago
Positivitea has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Welcome to the new pledgers and congratulations to everyone celebrating today!Cathrine so glad your DIL is okIndira great forward planning for warding off the w... 12 minutes ago
maggies81 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning - just checking in. A stress-y day at work yesterday, but thankfully able to walk away at 5 pm. Aiming for a better day today. : ) 12 minutes ago
Spiffy has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 16 and feeling good !BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Sparkles and Rose4me 2 whole years AF. Amazing.Thank you Sparkles For sharing your thoughts and ideas on how to... 13 minutes ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on Coping with the Pain
There is loads of good advice here xxxx it sounds like your OH wants you to drink a lot less which is great to have his support, but he is also a trigger and yo... 13 minutes ago
Daffodil-Lili has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 18 minutes ago
Embem posted a comment on The time I nearly died 21st July 2019
Wow Chel I had goose bumps reading your story. Stay close to this site. You are doing so well. Your life is precious. Xx 20 minutes ago
Kk77 has commented in the forum discussions July thoughts
Hi everyone and good morning.Glad to have found you all! 👋Thank you clams for hosting June and the brilliant players and looking forward to seeing through July... 21 minutes ago
PoppyRainbow posted a comment on Damn you, Soberistas!
Brilliant, I love this MrJones, thank you for posting it here....isn’t that damn 100 thread annoying...because of them I’ve been sober for 16+ months ! 😉🌈xx 21 minutes ago
Phillybear has commented in the forum discussions July thoughts
Good morning all from a dry 🤞🤞sun trying to get out part of Ireland have my nephews wee boy coming today I mind him 1 day a week over summer Wee bear and I love... 23 minutes ago
Villager58 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Sparkles congratulations on two years, I am so, so pleased for you. You are such an important part of this thread and an inspiration to everyone coming up beh... 26 minutes ago
KatG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I will try and find some nice af beers thank you Indira 29 minutes ago
Aquaholic has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking in at Day 4 - so far so good. Still have the determined feeling of never wanting to consume that poisonous substance ever again!Aqua x 29 minutes ago
KatG posted a comment on Try Try Try Again
wow just what I needed - I posted on the 100 day crusade as I have already had a relapse after only 3 days af but as you say that's 3 days more af than I have b... 31 minutes ago
Soberangel posted a comment on 2.5 years
Beautiful blog, heart felt. Well done x 39 minutes ago
MaxineR posted a comment on Day 4 cravings! Help
I hope you made it through yesterday Sunshine.When I first stopped almost 6 years ago now, every evening was a huge challnge because my mind expected me to drin... 40 minutes ago
Indira has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 7I'm feeling tired after a bad nights sleep. Tiredness has so often resulted in a slip for me, so I have put a guardrail in and promised to do something wh... 43 minutes ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on Day 8 ... Panic attack last night
Wow that must have been scary, well done lovely xx that’s a great idea to blog about all the good things in the first 100 days xxCSMxx 45 minutes ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on 2.5 years
Yayyyy 🎉🎉🎉 This is the first thing I read this morning, it’s wonderful to hear SFF xx I’m glad that the therapy is going well, you are very wise in the way you... 49 minutes ago
MaxineR posted a comment on Starting again
Tiredness is an outward, tangible sign that our bodies are being abused by alcohol. We deserve better for ourselves physically and mentally. It takes time but g... 51 minutes ago
Debbie1954 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning - the sun is shining. A lovely start to the daySparkles - congratulations on your 2 year soberversary. Lovely post - it has helped. I am struggling a... 53 minutes ago
Indira posted a comment on Damn you, Soberistas!
Yes, that damned accountability gets you every time! Thats the beauty of soberistas. Love the way you set out the alternative day that could have been. So g... 56 minutes ago
despicableme posted a comment on Damn you, Soberistas!
Hi mr Jones how do I join the hundred day thread? Sincere thanks 56 minutes ago
Indira posted a comment on A week already?!
Well done Paddling and happy sober Canada Day to you. xx 57 minutes ago
despicableme posted a comment on Damn you, Soberistas!
Awesome 58 minutes ago
KatG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I feel such a failure, 3 days af then a really bad day home working - over 300 emails in which need to be processed so last night ended up having a drink, half... 1 hour ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Happy Fursday! Here is little Sparkles playing the sock game with Papa. JoJo is watching Papa and purring patiently waiting for his turn to be petted and dote... 1 hour ago
Tandy has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning, Entering day 5/100 which is nice. Tandy x 1 hour ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
@Sparkles - beautiful post. Huge congrats on 2 years 💕 1 hour ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
To my lovely twinnie Rose4me 1 hour ago
Philipc has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning peeps, another AF day ahead👊, Crusaded through my trigger days, pleased with that💪,. Big big shout out to sparkles for a 2 year achievement 🎉🎉🏆🥇. Happy... 2 hours ago
Sparkles has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
So I’m a little early (about 3 hours) but I made it to two years AF.  Wow.  Really?!?!  Me??  Yup 😀.  It was impossible for me to image that this could really b... 2 hours ago
Eliza88 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
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Phoenix1313 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACIHome alone. DD left for father's. OH on a course.Quick check on here and then I'm going to try and blow away the cobwebs with a walk. Feeling a tad flat.Fre... 3 hours ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Vespa, that very positive news! It makes so much sense to have a regional bubble of sorts, or at least similar measures the states close to you. Let the booking... 3 hours ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 4 cravings! Help
Hi Sunshinejourney, Just allow the craving to be. Don't fight it. Tell it No thank you. It's your addiction brain talking, not you. Your the one fighting agains... 3 hours ago
FreedomWriter22 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi guys. End of day 4. My brain feels kinda foggy. Is this normal? I’m trying to embrace it - hoping it’s busy cleaning out the poison. Sweet dreams. 3 hours ago
Zeromerlot has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Just a quick read back - yes Mr Jones and Running girl those trips to the supermarket and the lure of the bottle shop - I zipped out last night for bread and mi... 3 hours ago
kady posted a comment on Day 44 / Day 1 Just NOT worth it!
You know the route this time, and how much it hurts to fall. 44 days is awesome. xx 4 hours ago
Hope123 has commented in the forum discussions July thoughts
3 am.....insomnia again.....Alys, I love the thought for the day and the thought that “You are more than enough’. I shall whisper that to myselfbwhen Inhear tha... 4 hours ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on 2.5 years
Congrats on 2.5 years!I am so grateful for the work I did in therapy on my relationship with my mum, as it allowed me to be with her in peace at the end of her... 4 hours ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on Day 8 ... Panic attack last night
Thats fantastic, breathing is so simple but so powerful 4 hours ago
Queen Bee has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I read back but don't have the energy to comment. Some good posts and congrats to the A team. I am in the thick of Quit Like a Woman and it is blowing my mind!... 5 hours ago
kady posted a comment on Day 3
Day 3s truly suck. May we never ever have another. Alcohol definitely does not help with achieving goals. 5 hours ago
kady posted a comment on Friday natter
Hi Wrankle. You’re in the UK right? I’m in the US. Have a great Zoom! 5 hours ago
Aimers has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 5 hours ago
kady posted a comment on Day 4 cravings! Help
sorry to be so late to this, Sunshine Journey. I'm not a wise sober one (yet!) but for me, the only thing that seems to be working is to not even entertain drin... 5 hours ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 8 ... Panic attack last night
Hi Kady,Awesome! Day 8!So Good to hear. Thank Goodness You were able to direct Your panic attack. Keep up the Good Work. Your doing Great. Sending Love ❣❤❣Cath... 5 hours ago
Copycat posted a comment on 2.5 years
Congratulations! I'm day 1 and looking for advice .. self care sounds pretty good to me! Thank you for sharing. 6 hours ago
Adele posted a comment on Great expectations?
I do think it’s odd to ask someone to bring drinks and not tell them that one of the 4 people won’t want alcohol! Have you considered calling them to say, Hey,... 6 hours ago
Vespagirl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Dang! The day got away from me and here I finally am. Enid, MrJones, Anasatazia, and all you brave warriors who kicked the WW's ass, WELL DONE. BR, totally u... 6 hours ago
MrJones has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello again. Just a quick check-in to check out. That's Day 68 done, and still alcohol-free - thanks to you lot and that blooming pledge. Now it looks like I mi... 6 hours ago
PoppyRainbow has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning lovelies, I have a horror show of a day ahead of me work wise so just hopping on here to say a massive well done and congratulations to our Sparkle... 2 minutes ago
eyeswideopen1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI on day 55, will have a read back through the thread later as must walk the dogs before work! Wishing everyone a peaceful, AF day x 3 minutes ago
Genie_2 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning All. QQ from me. Running late for the office again - I like to get in early before everyone else does and have a bit of admin time to sort myself out... 5 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on Day 8 ... Panic attack last night
8 days ! Great Kady , first week over ! Glad you slept well in the end ( and no hangover in the morning! ) 😊 5 minutes ago
Annabelle_5 posted a comment on What I love about sobriety!
Wonderful 🥰 5 minutes ago
Krissee has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 20 check in. Sleep still a problem. Struggling now with motivation. Maybe the novelty is wearing off? Or I'm so tired that I can't be bothered to think abou... 6 minutes ago
mutt196 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
2 years Sparkles. And your twin. Rose4me. AWESOME WORK !!!!!! Congratulations on your achievements. I think I needed to read your story this morning. I h... 7 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on 2.5 years
Wow ! 2.5 Years ! Congratulations 🥳, As time goes on my view on drinking is changing , I look forward to getting to your stage , great blog thanks x 7 minutes ago
Positivitea has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Welcome to the new pledgers and congratulations to everyone celebrating today!Cathrine so glad your DIL is okIndira great forward planning for warding off the w... 12 minutes ago
maggies81 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning - just checking in. A stress-y day at work yesterday, but thankfully able to walk away at 5 pm. Aiming for a better day today. : ) 12 minutes ago



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