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4 year soberversary!

Discussion in 'Sobriety Tips and Inspiration' started by lonewolves, Aug 19, 2018.

  1. lonewolves

    lonewolves Community Champion

    August 17th, 2014, was the last night I had a drink. I am so completely shocked and proud of myself for making it this long without even a sip.
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    Like most addicts, I have serious self-hatred issues, and somehow manage to undermine all of my accomplishments, BUT NOT THIS TIME!! I am so proud of myself, and won’t allow my demons to ruin this for me.
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    Being alcohol-free has not always been easy, but with a lot commitment it is definitely possible. Even when those around you may never understand! These last few years I have been so open about being a non-drinker. So much so that I have friends who make fun of me for one of my catchphrases being “I don’t drink”. I say that phrase so often that people must get annoyed, BUT I DON’T CARE! I just worked at a grocery store for almost 2 years, and even though I have said my catchphrase repetitively, my bosses still got me a bottle of wine for Christmas last year. I don’t know where I’m going with this post, but I’m just happy.
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  2. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    HAPPY SOBERVERSARY!!!!!!I AM SO PROUD OF YOU :):)o_Oo_O:):):D:pYAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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  3. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    I'm happy now today too just because your so happy,I know that doesn't make sense but its the truth and like you "Today"is 7 month's and though I don't have a catchphrase,I may have to borrow yours because 7 month's today "I don't drink either"
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  4. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    Happy Soberversary! That's wonderful and I'm so proud of you! I bet it DOES feel good! Being a non-drinker is something to be proud of...for sure!! Thank you for sharing your journey here with us! <3
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  5. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    @lonewolves... Big kudos and congratulations to you on your 4 years of sobriety!!! That's a FABULOUS accomplishment and I'm really proud of you!!

    @True concern... Congrats to you on your 7 months!!! I'm super proud of you, too!!!

    You're both an inspiration for others here in this community!!! :)
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  6. Cametobelieve0202

    Cametobelieve0202 Community Champion

    That’s just wonderful! Congratulations! I’m sure you’ve posted your story on here before but I’d like to hear it! We have been sober almost the same amount of time. And it sounds like your drug of choice was alcohol. Am I right? It would seem we have a lot in common. Anyway if you want to share your story with me I’d love to hear it!!
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  7. lonewolves

    lonewolves Community Champion

    Sometime this weekend I will sit down and write it out! I did it once on here, but I have no idea where it would be :). Is your story somewhere on here as well?
  8. Cametobelieve0202

    Cametobelieve0202 Community Champion

    I’m sure it is somewhere but same as you I would have no idea where. I’ve been going posting relatively regularly on here since February so it’s probably buried way back. I think you’re the person I commented on a few months back that we have a lot in common. Same age, same drug of choice, same amount of time sober both had an ill parent. Anyway yeah if you’ve got time soon I’d be excited to hear it! I know ALOT of addicts/alcoholics but very few with that many similarities.
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  9. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

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