On 5/02/15, I finally got sober after many years of thinking about it and hundreds of Day 1's. I can't believe how wonderful life is without alcohol. I feel like I'm truly learning, living and growing for the first time. I'm lucky to have a great family, husband, work, a cat and a dog who support me 100%.
Congratulations on five wonderful years sober man. That’s just unbelievable. And yet here you are!
I love reminders of that shitty last day. I never want to go back there, ever, ever.
Here’s to the next 5 years and all the ones after that too.
Absolutely spot on. This is what this next stage of recovery is all about. It’s not about drinking or not anymore, that’s gone. It’s about how you want to live life that is what the real work is. Loving that you don’t have to start a holiday with an elderly man with a rotten, stinking hangover any more. That’s just the BEST!
Hey @Ro, 643 is such a cool number, made even more so by a good night’s sleep. What is that I wonder? haha, can’t complain too much, I’ve managed a couple of fair nights recently.
You’re spot on about the body keeping score. It never forgets anything we do to it. We think we got away with it, then bam.
May the good sleep last!
Goodness, time just keeps marching on and nek minit, it’s been weeks and weeks since you’ve visited your buddies on Living Sober! So what’s been happening? I’ve got a new job, visited Bali, been getting on with studies and life in general. All is good in sober Temperance land.
I see lots of new members which is bloody wonderful. Welcome here -…[Read more]
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