Hellloooooo tribe.. back in civilisation having packed up our campsite this morning. Staying at my mums for one night then tomorrow we drive and then ferry home. In the door at midnight or thereabouts. Can’t wait to see the dog 🐶!! All went very well while camping. New Years Eve was ok, I didn’t love all of it because there were some in our group that were just getting absolutely hammered and I find it hard to relate when that’s going on.. but I floated around a bit, went for my lone campsite walk and saw some lovely party tents with fairy lights glowing and music playing.. had a big dance in our central ‘hub’ tent for our group with lots of kids and some adults and many many glow sticks.. then a 2-hour singalong with guitars leading up to midnight. I did @suek ‘s farewell and welcome rituals for 2018/19 during the day on new years eve and on new years day, sitting outside our tent with a cup of tea and scented candle burning.. and found them very lovely.. I really enjoyed the exercise of thinking over what had happened last year and what I hope might happen in the year ahead. Just love how that lady thinks. I’ve caught up on emails and have bombed our techie with feedback on this bloody ‘members feed not loading’ issue.. apologies to anyone who is experiencing that. Will let you know as soon as I hear anything. Seems that there is a temporary fix in toggling the show everything/new members/profile updates/updates button. But I’d like it to stop happening! There was so much booze around at the campground and I didn’t feel a tiny twinge like I wished I was having any. I am very very very happy to be sober. x
Beautiful and inspiring post, as always! oxoxox Thanks for being here, in spite of being long-term sober and having a busy family and work life!!! oxoxoxoxoxo I am always happy to see one of your updates pop up here, and have a content smile on my face reading them. At the airport in Chicago today, in fact. Waving over there down under to you lovely NZ guys! 2019 will be an epic year. oxoxo
Happy New Year. I can’t thank you enough for this site!!!!! December 10th was my 1 year soberversary and I cannot even begin to tell you all the joys this last year has brought me by being sober. I’m 52 years old and besides 4 pregnancies this is the longest I’ve gone AF. I honestly believe that it is bc of this site and all the like-minded folks sharing their raw vulnerabilities and thoughts and emotions that I finally broke through and released myself from the hell of booze. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I believe I asked once before but is there a way that we Americans can donate to this site?
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