• R51 posted a new activity comment 2 days, 13 hours ago

    Prayed for you sweey @KathleenN

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 4 days, 12 hours ago

    I miss her too!!

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 4 days, 16 hours ago

    I am proud of you too!

  • R51 posted an update 4 days, 17 hours ago

    Getting ready for a large snow storm hitting us US northeasterners. No more are the days of hitting up the liquor store and stocking up. I used to get all my liquor and keep it outside in the snow. Instead – guess what I did – went to the grocery store and got all my veggies and fruits for my healthy juicing I’ve been doing since January 1st. I…[Read more]

    • Lovely! How many of us are going to hold onto our New Years resolutions?! Mine started 24 weeks ago, barely a drop of sugar since. Why am I not totally transformed?!!! I do think my skin is improving, and quite a few kilos down, but really, should be way, way more 🙁

    • Awww @R51. Must feel nice NOT being overly concerned about the booze supply lasting out the storm. Kp us posted you’re safe.

    • @r51 I hope it’s not too bad. I’m on the west coast but you all get it pretty good. You’ve inspired me to juice, I shall get my makings at the store today. I have always been a big juicer but I keep reading how many calories it is blah blah blah. I need the veggies! Stay safe and I don’t know why your booze in snow sounded “fun” to me but I will…[Read more]

    • Ooh you too ! Keep safe! Have to say the vision of snow chilled wine was a cute mental pic!! ❤️❤️😂😂

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 4 days, 17 hours ago

    Thanks for sharing that @reena. Have a great weekend. Be sure to get your milk and bread as I’m pretty sure we aren’t going anywhere for quite some time.

  • R51 posted an update 5 days, 18 hours ago

    Meeting my eldest daughter for lunch today. She saw me at my WORST many, many times. By the grace of God – and help from you all and this site she will never ever ever see mama drunk again. I’m tearing up now thinking of the horrors I put her through. She turned out wonderful with a happy man, home and career so I know it wasn’t all bad. In fac…[Read more]

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 5 days, 19 hours ago

    Haha. I feel like a newbie too. I logged out of this site and had to log back in and felt a twinge of angst remembering when I joined this site a year and half ago as a real truly newbie. Day 270 is AWESOME.

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 5 days, 19 hours ago

    Oh darling, I’m sorry about that. Make today about YOU!!! You are strong enough to pass by that liquor store and go home empty handed. Do you have time today to get yourself a manicure? Only 1/2 hour and maybe $12-15 with tip. Get a coffee or tea somewhere and do something to celebrate this sober day. You rock. I’m excited to hear how tom…[Read more]

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

    This is a random question @KathleenN. Were your kids aware of the physical abuse?

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

    I also thank God for listening and acting on all my desperate pleas. Sober life is the life I always wanted and I celebrated one year of it in December. Keep enjoying your clear headed. Openings @JR.

    • JR replied 1 week ago

      @r51 – So wonderful….1 year is fabulous. xoxox Glad you are here.

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

    I’ll be praying for you today and this evening.

    • Yes @R51 they knew. I wrote a far too personal reply to you and have deleted it. Thank you for your concern. I’ll get there! XO

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

    Stay strong my friend and stay the course. Sounds like you mentally and emotionally have yourself wrapped around your plans, have your support team in place, and of course, you always have us! Keep us posted and when feeling weak or lonely know that we are always here for you. (Even if you can’t check in with us we are still with you offering y…[Read more]

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

    Good for you for recognizing your raw emotions and feeling them. Not every day is a good day but our worst day sober is still better than our best daymdrunk!!! Keep on keepin’ on. You’re doing great!

  • R51 posted an update 1 week ago

    Getting settled into my new place. Still some unpacking left to do but now that I’m living Af my SuperDrive on booze tendencies are gone and I know I will get to them eventually. Before while drinking I would have loaded up on lotsa bottles and blasted through and got it all done by now. I also would have woke up hubby during his sleep to yell a…[Read more]

    • Not today Satan ✋🏻 Yes u remain true 2 your sober self. We aren’t super human, we get tired (alcohol just masks this) & we cba somedays but what we are doing, staying sober, is good enough & it’ll certainly do most days! The boxes can wait. It’s just stuff 😉

    • Winner replied 1 week ago

      Yay! ❤️

    • Awesomeness, yes one thing booze can do is hide tiredness, doesn’t mean it’s not there, allow the body to do its natural thing and you will get there. The rest is plus plus plus x

    • Exciting! Unpacking sux anyway so take your time xxx

    • reena replied 1 week ago

      did you downsize? @r51, are you far away now? Great attitude, and you are amazing.

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

    I’ll be praying for you

  • R51 posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    Finished a 7 day cleanse and I feel great. My goal for January is to go to the gym every day. Every day. No excuses. So far so good. My thought process is that after going 7 days a week for a month then thereafter going “only” 4-5 days won’t seem so bad. Lol. Oh the trickery it takes sometimes. It’s amazing tho how much more energy I have without…[Read more]

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week, 5 days ago

    Glad you’re coming around @reena. I think the wind is starting so settle down a bit here thankfully bc I have lots of errands today. Keep healing and resting my dear friend.

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 1 week, 6 days ago

    I will be praying for you today sweetie. I truly believe in the power of prayer and that’s what you need today. While you’re balled up safely in your cocoon today please pray for yourself and read some Psalms. And drink tea, lots of broth and fluids. Keep yourself warm and just rest today. And rest in The Lord. He will carry you through today. Hugs.

  • R51 posted a new activity comment 2 weeks ago

    I can relate so well to you @kjpeche and @sobermommy1013. I do not keep my counted days showing. I know my last drunk date but seeing the little orange box (when I started here it was in the top right corner) was hard for me to watch for many reasons. In the beginning I was being so diligent and putting in sooooo much claw clenching gut…[Read more]

  • R51 posted an update 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    I love starting a week with no regrets, no back pedaling, no apologizing, no ruminating, no super dehydration, no bloating – dang -still have the “bloating” but at least not from liquid poison. Lol. Have a wonderful week my dear friends!

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