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Dry January... Who's In?

Discussion in 'Alcohol' started by Dominica, Dec 27, 2018.

  1. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    We appreciate you, too, Arthur!

    Also, I fixed that message you screwed up. :)
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  2. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    Thank you
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  3. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @True concern it is a difficult situation to be in.... you want to be there for your family, but are powerless to keep your uncle out... and that def sucks. i wish i had some great advice... acceptance will help YOU.... so you don't have to go around with all that rage... you only have power over so much...

    i pray that your uncle will go. GO!! on his own accord, wherever.. but not at your place anymore. that's my prayer.

    i'm so glad you are here. you have such a good heart... don't let anger squash it ;)

    big hug to you!!!
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  4. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

  5. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    It might... but I'd like to believe that those who complete Dry January may notice more positive things about their abstinence and perhaps cut back or maybe even quit... At least, this is my hope.
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  6. Joshstillclean

    Joshstillclean Community Champion

    I just realized I was in dry January of 2019 and didn't know it. But I was in. And dry may too. I'm gonna come up with a catchy name for all of em.
    Like next month I'm starting no juice July.
    I'm currently in junkie free June
    Idk, I'm gonna come up with catchy names phrases.
    I do like no juice July.
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2019
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  7. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

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  8. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    I failed the last one:(I will not fail the next
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  9. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    How about Dry July?? ;)

    Do the best you can... it's a journey, remember?

    Hope you are having a great day!
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  10. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    Progress, not perfection. :)
  11. Joshstillclean

    Joshstillclean Community Champion

    Those two go together well.
    I'm on day three of Dry July now. I actually just turned down an invitation to a party tonight because I know there will be drinking there. Even though I know I wouldn't drink, I don't trust myself around a lot of people smoking pot. I just don't. I can easily see myself giving in to that.
    So i'm at home for the holiday. First time in a very long time and thats ok with me.
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  12. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    Sounds like a great decision, @Joshstillclean. Recognizing your limitations/triggers is a huge part of staying clean. Sometimes, it's just not worth taking a chance. Proud of you!
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  13. Joshstillclean

    Joshstillclean Community Champion

    There's this also. And it didn't occur to me until right now...
    So I decided to share it because I know a lot of people will be partying tonight and having some drinks, smoking some weed....
    HANGOVERS SUCK! And its the middle of the week. Don't know about everybody else but I gotta work a half day tomorrow.
    So for everybody that gets drunk tonight...I told ya so.
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  14. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    Well I'm in other than I drank on July 1st so I think I'm disqualified
  15. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    Glad you made that choice... I'm likely to be home too!! Not much into celebrating the fourth... Good for you for day 3 :)
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  16. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    Nope... just start for July 2... :)
  17. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    Won't be me. I hate drunk me. haha. I hate hangovers. ;) I am with you on encouraging others to think twice before drinking... or smoking... play the tape through!
  18. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    Ok from July second I'm in
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  19. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    I won't be drinking,in fact I'm not sure what I will be doing but the 4th of July is my favorite holiday. I can't help it I just love this beautiful place called America,which is probably why I follow politics and understand what party is playing what game for their own benefit, All parties do this sad pathetic thing just some more than other's, however as a nation we have always fought for something, freedom,civil rights,women right's, etc,so for me what we are currently experiencing as a nation is no different and when its all said and done we should be stronger for it.

    Sorry for getting a bit political, I mean no offense
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