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Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions January NatureWatch
I love the snowy pics. Thanks for posting them RW. Hi teatotal. Good to see you here.Glad you’re able to say ’no’ to some things Mr J so that you can get things... 4 minutes ago
Chris_219 posted a comment on ...and the fire still burns
Congratulations Wildfire, one year is amazing. You must be so proud of yourself for sticking with it and fanning the embers to keep that fire going and now you'... 4 minutes ago
Kazbo has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Hope you're having a wonderful day Bellina, happy birthday 🎂xx 4 minutes ago
mutt196 posted a comment on the bigger picture
Thanks guys. .. I feel very bloody lucky. To have stumbled on this site. To share space with you guys. To be inspired and share. It's a wonderful thing 🙏💃💕 x 5 minutes ago
Gobacktobefore has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 5 all went well have done two long dog walks (my dog is loving this!) and my OH hasn’t drunk today we’ve not mentioned it but it helps. so that’s the weeken... 9 minutes ago
Tates posted a comment on the bigger picture
Mutt, what a wonderful blog. I felt it was exactly me. Thank you x 12 minutes ago
Athena1981 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
30 days sober tomorrow!!! Can’t believe it! Thanks for everyones support so far xx 14 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on the bigger picture
What a lovely blog. I too am coming out of the fog into the light. Thank you xx 17 minutes ago
Carys_flarys has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI! Today could have gone 2 ways, it wasnt a great day, I really wanted to drop by the shop on the way home from a particularly stressful day in work and dog... 19 minutes ago
Brady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Former party animal, for me I had to clear all the alcohol out of the house of course I did that by drinking it. I won’t do well with alcohol free beer or wine... 24 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on Memories
You're so right, Susan; my family never drank at home either except at Christmas. It never occurred to anyone. And even after I left university in the 1990s m... 30 minutes ago
BossladyIT has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Goooooood morning my wonderful sister and brother ‘Istas. update....I was struggling MIGHTILY with staying sober, some of you may remember me being so frustrate... 31 minutes ago
evaguerriera has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI, still going strong. today I reminded myself how lucky we are that we do not have to drink again, as I was meeting with a friend who is trying to cut down... 44 minutes ago
KathleenAK49 posted a comment on AF Survival Guide
This post is on a permanent tab in my browser, it helps to read it often right now (AF 50/100). LadyDuckling nailed it. Thank you. 48 minutes ago
Newandscared has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Well done Pandas! And well done to everyone who’s stayed AF this weekend. I found it very tough which came out of the blue. Thought I was past strong cravings,... 1 hour ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on Day 28
Great work Aqua! You are in a really good place. Keep going :) 1 hour ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on the bigger picture
Beautifully said Mutt! 1 hour ago
Mazz has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Hi lovesJust reading backHappy birthday to Bell and Mamie hope you are having lovely days Love Mazz xxx 1 hour ago
Jackie’s Henry has commented in the forum discussions January NatureWatch
Welcome Teatotal, I hope one day to get to 5 miles every day, fabulous. Brilliant photo RW, you really do compose your pictures in such a way, that you want to... 1 hour ago
Petal posted a comment on ...and the fire still burns
So proud of you Wildfire and proud to call you a friend. Congratulations on your 1 year. A very encouraging blog , just keep trying as you say,never give up , y... 1 hour ago
KathleenAK49 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
AnnaNova, thanks for the milestones - so much work for you keeping us on track. Thank you, and way to go Pandas! I can't believe I made it to 50 days, and at th... 1 hour ago
Jod78 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 5/100 and keeping myself busy so feeling good. 2 dog walks and a run in the snow which was so refreshing and exhilarating! Only thing I wanted after all tha... 1 hour ago
JacquiW has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Am a proud panda AF190 days. Congratulations everyone on the boards 🐼 1 hour ago
Jayne_17 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to the Pandas 🐼 today and to all the monthers including me!6 months today and couldn't be more proud of myself. Thanks to everyone who sent word... 1 hour ago
Nana Treen posted a comment on Treat Friday!
Oops, not until next Friday! Must try harder xx 2 hours ago
peace has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
I’m thinking I need of photo of you and Monte in your walking gear-with the new wellies, Sheer!! It sound adorable to me!!! Molls you certainly are having perfe... 2 hours ago
Emwaromida has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Hello everyone, Missed lots of milestones Soberlicious 🎉🎉🎉All the fab month makers 🎉🎉🎉Wren 700 days lovely 🎉😊🎉❤️Amazing Rachel 🎉🐼🎉Lubbie🎉🐼🎉Icarus🎉🐼🎉& Mazz 🎉... 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on Day 36 - Forgive me.....
At least you weren’t seeing the priest through your rosy beer goggles! 🤣 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on Saturday chill time 💖💖
Perfect! 2 hours ago
Soberatlast posted a comment on Seconds Out Round Two
ABSOLUTELY. Wishing you a safe journey TT and I look forward to reading about your experiences along the way to 2022 🎉 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on Seconds Out Round Two
Congratulations on your 23 days and your strong will to succeed.Sounds like all the right reasons to me. Welcome x 2 hours ago
NYgirl123 posted a comment on Ready to tell my story
Such a brave blog! Thanks for writing your story. It’s so hard when it all stems from childhood but it’s great that you are aware and ready to fight. Xx 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on Acupuncture, decaf tea and alcohol
I know this much: Apart from alcohol of course, a little of what you fancy is good for your soul.I like the 80/20 theory: Try to eat/drink all good stuff 80% o... 2 hours ago
Miz posted a comment on Back Again
Faithfairy - I’m glad to be here for your 100 days 😃 Congratulations!Nana Treen - yes I do need to work out how to reset my thinking. Over 5 years of actively t... 2 hours ago
ratherbeswimming has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Happy Birthday to BELL and MAMIE!!!💐💐💐💐💐💐💐.Two beautiful AF badasses 💖💪🏼I hope you’re enjoying your special days 💖❤RBS 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on Ready to tell my story
Hi Pen,This all started long, long ago for you when you were a little girl. It may be a good idea to see someone professionally. You may be able to work through... 2 hours ago
Soberatlast posted a comment on Day 36 - Forgive me.....
You’ve got this missus - keep those inspirational blogs comin’ When you catch the priest can you ask if he’s got a cousin please 😉 x 2 hours ago
Emwaromida has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Happy birthday to two very special stick friends 🎉🎂🎂🎉❤️❤️Sending you both best wishes for your special day. Xx 😘😘 2 hours ago
0range-chalk has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
I think today was my equivalent of Blue Monday, the sameness of lockdown days hitting hard today for some reason. WW visited but kicked out the door into the sn... 2 hours ago
KatieSue58736 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI. 23/100. AF and KOKO. 2 hours ago
Dagney posted a comment on Acupuncture, decaf tea and alcohol
My doctor recommends steeping tea, then dumping the pot and steeping a second time for your drinking tea. She says there are a lot of chemicals in the tea proce... 2 hours ago
Bubble_11 has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Final Sunday Flyby. To say... Mamie and Bel. Xx 2 hours ago
Soberatlast posted a comment on Ready to tell my story
Dear PP. I’ve just done a long reply to you and lost it 😢. You have a family that obviously love you: get professional help and stay close to this site. You wi... 2 hours ago
Mary28 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi all!Congratulations to my fellow Pandas 🐼 and all on the boards xA big shout out to Vespa Girl 👏🏻 Pivoine and Anna Nova for looking after us 😘Day 340 here, I... 2 hours ago
Ailsy posted a comment on Ready to tell my story
Sending big hugs and lots of love ❤❤❤ we've got your back, and with the support of your family you can do this 👍👍xxx 3 hours ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on Seconds Out Round Two
Congrats on 23 days. A year is a great goal, and by writing here you will be able to notice and document the changes you feel. A year also gets you through all... 3 hours ago
treacmama87 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 1 reset, I Treacmama87 do hereby give my word, that I do now make a solemn binding pledge, that I will reject alcohol in all its guises. I join this crusade... 3 hours ago
Sciencegirl posted a comment on the bigger picture
Gorgeous! 3 hours ago
Rain1 has commented in the forum discussions January NatureWatch
I love the snowy pics. Thanks for posting them RW. Hi teatotal. Good to see you here.Glad you’re able to say ’no’ to some things Mr J so that you can get things... 4 minutes ago
Chris_219 posted a comment on ...and the fire still burns
Congratulations Wildfire, one year is amazing. You must be so proud of yourself for sticking with it and fanning the embers to keep that fire going and now you'... 4 minutes ago
Kazbo has commented in the forum discussions Joyful Jan
Hope you're having a wonderful day Bellina, happy birthday 🎂xx 4 minutes ago
mutt196 posted a comment on the bigger picture
Thanks guys. .. I feel very bloody lucky. To have stumbled on this site. To share space with you guys. To be inspired and share. It's a wonderful thing 🙏💃💕 x 5 minutes ago
Gobacktobefore has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Day 5 all went well have done two long dog walks (my dog is loving this!) and my OH hasn’t drunk today we’ve not mentioned it but it helps. so that’s the weeken... 9 minutes ago
Tates posted a comment on the bigger picture
Mutt, what a wonderful blog. I felt it was exactly me. Thank you x 12 minutes ago
Athena1981 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
30 days sober tomorrow!!! Can’t believe it! Thanks for everyones support so far xx 14 minutes ago
Mellingtonboot posted a comment on the bigger picture
What a lovely blog. I too am coming out of the fog into the light. Thank you xx 17 minutes ago
Carys_flarys has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI! Today could have gone 2 ways, it wasnt a great day, I really wanted to drop by the shop on the way home from a particularly stressful day in work and dog... 19 minutes ago
Brady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Former party animal, for me I had to clear all the alcohol out of the house of course I did that by drinking it. I won’t do well with alcohol free beer or wine... 24 minutes ago



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