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Cathrine posted a comment on Meet my PIG
Hi HG,Thats funny! I actually thought that was your pet and I laughed. I love pigs. 😄😄What a great acronym. And so spot on.Thank You for this. 💕💗💕Cathrine 2 minutes ago
Lizzie1967 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Today I choose sober. 126/200 ♥️ 6 minutes ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 85 - It has passed , thanks for the support.
Hi GIAG, What a great first blog to read on a lovely SCS. Thanks for the happy news. Whatever you do,please don't feel embarrassed. Feel empowered. Flex those... 15 minutes ago
Angela-4562 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 15 minutes ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
All your news and photos are cheering me up this morning. Lacerta, those wonderful garlands and the even more wonderful food. As if I wouldn't spot the Heron El... 29 minutes ago
Rayraysober posted a comment on Pain
Thank you for your honesty. There is a lot going at the moment in the world. Sober we are even more affected by it all. You’re doing a great job. I think we put... 33 minutes ago
Rayraysober posted a comment on My latest blog on getting through Christmas sober...
Thank you Lucy xxx 40 minutes ago
Zephyr has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning, dear warriors. Many thanks for the birthday greetings yesterday. It turned out to be a really happy day. Simple, small pleasures, much gratitude,... 52 minutes ago
Cathy_1 has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
Lacerta!!!! Now I;m hurt! No, not really, but I do visit the Garland at Cotehele every year - and, if you;re down this way, I;m sure that there will be Wassaili... 59 minutes ago
peace posted a comment on Into the Unknown
I had never heard the song but your blog prompted me to listen to it. Yes! Sobriety connections for sure and now I really MUST see that movie!! https://youtu.be... 1 hour ago
Margaret41 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I usually rappel back down but sometimes I climb down. I’m at a climbing gym, so it’s all climbing walls. It’s really fun and a great workout. Someone really... 1 hour ago
MegDav posted a comment on Day 85 - It has passed , thanks for the support.
I wasn’t on the site yesterday so had to go back and read your previous blog. So glad you got through it. I went through a very similar thing around day 85, but... 1 hour ago
Tray74 posted a comment on Into the Unknown
AF badass for real!! I think I’d feel the same way you did about that gal. 1 hour ago
MegDav posted a comment on Meet my PIG
I love this! Immediate gratification! I used to be totally ruled by it and when you don’t feed it, it goes back to being a mouse! 💕💓 1 hour ago
MegDav posted a comment on Day 22 (this time around!) Fluffy Pink Cloud Moment
It’s amazing that you are having these straight talks and that they are going so well! Love this blog💕💓 1 hour ago
Tray74 posted a comment on Deja Vu 😔
Those days, that number, your AF time are all real. Draw on that. Unrelated, Buela is what my older son calls my MIL 💕 1 hour ago
Annabella has commented in the forum discussions 'Skinny Sista's'
Thank you WoHeLo. I shall bike ride next week and not let the tandem guy get to me.Welcome back BigJane. Ive had an exercise rest today as I felt so tired yest... 1 hour ago
EllieDee posted a comment on 30 days pink fluffy
Well done on 30 days! Ignore the voices in your head - I listened to mine after 3 and a half years AF and it’s taken a long time to get back on the AF horse af... 1 hour ago
Tray74 posted a comment on 30 days pink fluffy
Happy 30! Strong start with many obstacles in your first month. Way to conquer. KOKO 1 hour ago
It’s About Time posted a comment on Day 85 - It has passed , thanks for the support.
My OH was the same, thinking I don’t have a problem, until I told him about Soberistas. It came about by accident (he’s really paranoid about any type of social... 1 hour ago
FeelingIt has posted the blog Into the Unknown
If the title of this blog grabbed your attention, chances are your household is experiencing Frozen 2 mania and this song is stuck in your head for hours on end... 1 hour ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Margaret, this is not strictly AF related, but I'll phrase strategically. (not doing to rely on pm atm) :-) When you climb AF, do you repel back down, or is i... 1 hour ago
Tray74 posted a comment on Day 85 - It has passed , thanks for the support.
Good work! Good to hear you got through it! 1 hour ago
It’s About Time posted a comment on Such a Mood This Week!
Tina, even when you tell us about your bad mood and awful day, you manage to make me laugh! Do you know what a gift that is? I just hope that the good feelings... 1 hour ago
Pivoine has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I bloody love you lot. This is all. 1 hour ago
It’s About Time has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
Beautiful pictures, Lacerta! It all looks so festive! This may be a silly question, but do people decorate the outside of their home with Christmas lights in th... 1 hour ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Painting Girl, glad to see you post. I have a great deal of respect for your strength and commitment during these very difficult times.  You and your family are... 1 hour ago
Retiredandlovingit has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Greetings from soggy, damp GA. Took five hours to get back from my BFF's yesterday, should have taken four. It was quite a scary drive, heavy rain and a lot of... 1 hour ago
WoHeLo has commented in the forum discussions 'Skinny Sista's'
Morning Skinnies! Annabella - that tandem guy should find a new group - doesn’t seem the sort you’d hang with. Congrats on 1550 days! Fifth AF Christmas - wow... 1 hour ago
Turn_the_corner has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick quack and congrats to all the A-teamers today.Work Christmas lunch yesterday was a boozy affair, but to my surprise it was actually quite fun. Had some go... 1 hour ago
MegDav posted a comment on Such a Mood This Week!
I hate days like that. Just want to be left alone! So have a good hibernation over the weekend and start fresh on Monday! 💕💓 1 hour ago
Vespagirl has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning, tribe. It's pissing rain and STILL dark here in mid-coast Maine but your posts have lifted me right up. I'm in Jazz's cafe with that lovely coffee cu... 1 hour ago
MegDav posted a comment on Day 238, bad dream
So glad it was only a dream!!💕💓 2 hours ago
Margaret41 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
-April, You can do it 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽I look forward to reading that you made the whole ten days without a drop of poison!!-Milly, Yes, the first day is the hardest and i... 2 hours ago
MegDav posted a comment on Deja Vu 😔
So glad that you are back on this site and ready to try again. Going 3 1/2 years is amazing and now you see that the alcohol isn’t all that you thought it was.... 2 hours ago
MegDav posted a comment on Second Time Around
Welcome Debbie! So glad you made the choice to quit and that you joined this site again. I joined last April and I am so glad I did. Sobriety is such a better w... 2 hours ago
StayingAlive has commented in the forum discussions Dauntless December
This is bliss!  Sitting near a big log fire with a big pot of tea, after a proper breakfast, in a hotel in the lake district, looking out at snowy mountain tops... 2 hours ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
NewandWild I HEAR YOU SISTA, I've the same cognitive dissonance going on but choose to listen to the new true bit xxx 2 hours ago
Icarus12 posted a comment on Deja Vu 😔
Well done for being back here, count or dont count, whatever works for you and enjoy your Christmas with your family who will be so happy to have Buela with the... 2 hours ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
LMW, so nice to see your post! Thank you for tagging in and sharing your success and an update. Thanks for all of the support you've provide over the past mont... 2 hours ago
WoHeLo has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congrats to my fellow A-team members!! 💕 Thanks for the festive background Sparkles!! 💕 2 hours ago
Icarus12 posted a comment on Being Kind At Christmas :-)
Perfectly put, thank you Lucy.I couldn’t agree more This is a safe place for everyone, we’re all here with the same aim.And soooo many thanks to you as well for... 2 hours ago
Margaret41 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning threadsters and a giant, massive, enormous CONGRATULATIONS to my amazing, strong, brave, powerful, and all around fabulous warriors of the A Team!! I'm... 2 hours ago
S.c posted a comment on Deja Vu 😔
Well done .. i did same on holiday when i was 10mth af. Took me a year to stop again. Now 18mths af..Always interests me people who stop for long time and start... 2 hours ago
peace posted a comment on Bridge over Troubled Water
It’s been 2 years since I read these inspiring words from you, WCA, and again I feel renewed and self-actualized and ready to step into 2020 with more authentic... 2 hours ago
Lucy Rocca posted a comment on Being Kind At Christmas :-)
I think the point is quite clear - no derogatory comments no matter what a person's faith, race, religion, politics, age, beliefs, etc. If anyone would like fur... 2 hours ago
love_my_westie has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning all. Firstly I must apologise, as I said to Sparkles I would pop on at my 400 day milestone to thank everyone before I left. However on a positive note... 2 hours ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Pain
Thankyou for all your comments. They mean so much to me. It's bedtime here now. Today was another emotional one but I feel like tomorrow will be better. 💖😘 2 hours ago
FeelingIt posted a comment on Deja Vu 😔
I don’t think you spoiled anything! Your big number prior still counts AND now you have the added gift of knowing, truly knowing, that you prefer an AF lifesty... 2 hours ago
bellina62 has commented in the forum discussions Dauntless December
Great reading about all the names - tells me more, I think, than everyone's usual monthly intros. And Rachel you are definitely Pineapple in my mind now! Waitin... 2 hours ago
TinaDarling24 posted a comment on Being Kind At Christmas :-)
Can I add that some people are Jewish and there are atheists as well. Some people do not celebrate or like Christmas at all. If we're going to be sensitive to... 2 hours ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I had another very emotional day. Crying and snivelling during my run. 😓 And then such cognitive dissonance of going out socialising and the old, familiar part... 2 hours ago
Lucy Rocca has posted the blog My latest blog on getting through Christmas sober...
https://therestishistory.co/our-blog/2019/12/14/how-to-have-a-happy-af-christmas-xx I just posted a new blog after months and months of not writing! You can rea... 2 hours ago
Eliza_95 posted a comment on Being Kind At Christmas :-)
Thank you so much for pointing this out , am in total agreement , comments likely to offend have no place anywhere but especially in our caring group , sending... 2 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Self-kindness: a radical act
I love this Btc. Thank you. I found it very inspiring and full of empowerment. Congratulations on day 80. Amazing. 2 hours ago
vince posted a comment on 30 days pink fluffy
Go you🎉🎉🎉Incredibly positive, but also realistic. Congratulations on your 30 days, long may you ride the pink cloud❤ 2 hours ago
peace has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
Lacerta, I googled the Cotehele garland!! WOW!! It is a 60-foot-long garland made entirely of flowers grown on the estate! They dry them over summer in preparat... 2 hours ago
Eliza_95 has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
What beautiful garlands Lacerta , and the food just up my street ! Well its been hailing with added sleet here , missed most of it taking Lottie out . Its Elsie... 3 hours ago
Biba posted a comment on Being Kind At Christmas :-)
K. Got it. Will go read. Thank you 3 hours ago
FeelingIt posted a comment on 30 days pink fluffy
Sounds like an amazing 30 days! Just think what the next 30 might bring. Keep up the amazing work! 3 hours ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Meet my PIG
Hi HG,Thats funny! I actually thought that was your pet and I laughed. I love pigs. 😄😄What a great acronym. And so spot on.Thank You for this. 💕💗💕Cathrine 2 minutes ago
Lizzie1967 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Today I choose sober. 126/200 ♥️ 6 minutes ago
Cathrine posted a comment on Day 85 - It has passed , thanks for the support.
Hi GIAG, What a great first blog to read on a lovely SCS. Thanks for the happy news. Whatever you do,please don't feel embarrassed. Feel empowered. Flex those... 15 minutes ago
Angela-4562 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 15 minutes ago
Petal has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
All your news and photos are cheering me up this morning. Lacerta, those wonderful garlands and the even more wonderful food. As if I wouldn't spot the Heron El... 29 minutes ago
Rayraysober posted a comment on Pain
Thank you for your honesty. There is a lot going at the moment in the world. Sober we are even more affected by it all. You’re doing a great job. I think we put... 33 minutes ago
Rayraysober posted a comment on My latest blog on getting through Christmas sober...
Thank you Lucy xxx 40 minutes ago
Zephyr has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning, dear warriors. Many thanks for the birthday greetings yesterday. It turned out to be a really happy day. Simple, small pleasures, much gratitude,... 52 minutes ago
Cathy_1 has commented in the forum discussions NEW YOUNG AT HEART THREAD, SAME ETHOS.
Lacerta!!!! Now I;m hurt! No, not really, but I do visit the Garland at Cotehele every year - and, if you;re down this way, I;m sure that there will be Wassaili... 59 minutes ago
peace posted a comment on Into the Unknown
I had never heard the song but your blog prompted me to listen to it. Yes! Sobriety connections for sure and now I really MUST see that movie!! https://youtu.be... 1 hour ago



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