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Allison_21 posted a comment on Rock Bottom and How It’s Helped Me
You are wonderful. Congratulations on your nearly 3 months sobriety! Please don't be hard on yourself for using the NHS - that's what they are there for. Keep g... 1 minute ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Two Days Difference
You can always say no to stuff if it seems like too much. People call in sick all the time. But sounds like you're feeling strong! X 1 minute ago
Allison_21 posted a comment on Love Sober Live Zoom Event This Saturday With Me!
This sounds great! I have just registered. XX 11 minutes ago
Allison_21 posted a comment on Benefits vs ..erm.. Non Benefits
Well done on day 31! I remember thing it was impossible to get anywhere near that as I'd become a daily drinker. I love your list of the benefits. Sleep is on m... 19 minutes ago
Philipc has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi all, I seem to be getting alot of private messages of fellow users, but none seem to show up on my message box, some one did say about beware of being scamm... 19 minutes ago
Ksonya20 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 22 minutes ago
Miss_J posted a comment on Treat Friday!!
So I treated to myself to some fancy pants multivitamin! They aren’t cheap but work at at about 3 bottles of wine worth so why not! I love the fact that they ha... 25 minutes ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Lovely positive thread tonight. Great to read all your posts. Calmseas well done, enjoy your bacon of hope.Running Girl, Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic on 1000 d... 25 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Touching base with my Tribe
It is such a bloody relief to be free. Preach it sister! Love you x 33 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Am I mad?
Not mad at all. The best time to start is today! Welcome. You can do this! 35 minutes ago
Running girl has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Oh you guys!!!!!I am welling up here from all the love and gorgeous congratulatory messages and memes and cakes and even dancing girls! Dancing girls! What's no... 46 minutes ago
Bealtaine posted a comment on Conspicuous sobriety – 650 days (almost!)
Úr a tour de force.... Love the lingo... Bottle shop.... U don't want to go back there what u want is gone.... 650 days now. X 51 minutes ago
Karenf has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
I think there has been lots going on SA! Too much to comment on but just sending a massive congrats to the lovely Running Girl on 1000 days. Well done lovely la... 52 minutes ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on Day 17: Tempted
That’s a great idea Cowgirl, keep going lovely, you’re doing great xxCSMxx 1 hour ago
Running girl posted a comment on Treat Friday!!
Treat Friday coincides with my 1000 day soberversary!! Chinese take away with the kids to celebrate 🥰Back to the body coach nutrition plan next week. Promise! 1 hour ago
Ravenswick has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Calmseas YESSSSS💪💕 NFA and slam her fingers in the window on the way out. 🥓 bacon of hope is definitely a thing - I need a meatless equivalent - probably toast... 1 hour ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on 30/100 Doesn't suit me
That’s brilliant Daisy, 30 days is smashing news xxCSMxx 1 hour ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Yes New you're correct ,it's Rose and Sparkles that share the same day count..... haven't I done well ?😂 Geez I think I'm having a senior moment.....no strike t... 1 hour ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on Touching base with my Tribe
Awesome BabyO, well done love, hope you feel a bit brighter soon with everything, KOKO lovely xxCSMxx 1 hour ago
Bealtaine posted a comment on Am I mad?
U won't know yourself if u knock it on the head Jenn. Coping skills increase as ur sleep improves. Self esteem. Confidence. Sounds like u have a stressful job s... 1 hour ago
Daisy4leafclover posted a comment on 30/100 Doesn't suit me
30 days Daisy!! Wow, keep on xx 1 hour ago
calmseas has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
The WW started her whispers, and I said, "bitch, please" and have begun preparing the "bacon of hope." NFA this time!! 1 hour ago
Candlestickmaker posted a comment on Alcoholic.
It’s difficult too because when you don’t drink it seems like it shines a spotlight on others and they can feel uncomfortable, so you’re actually dealing with s... 1 hour ago
ratherbeswimming has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Hello sticks! I just want to give you all a great big hug.... the support here is amazeballs!! Just wanted to catch up.... I'm on my work laptop, so not too m... 1 hour ago
Sheer posted a comment on Treat Friday!!
My sartorial style has gone downhill since Covid and I tend to stay in my walking/fitness gear all day. We’ve also gone back to real life Pilates and she leave... 1 hour ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol posted a comment on Am I mad?
This is the perfect time to quit. Because tomorrow will be another reason, another excuse. As many places are still closed and still on lock down world wide, th... 1 hour ago
DryLand posted a comment on Humbled
Brava hun. Been yo-yo-ing this year too - we just mustn't be too hard on ourselves. As perfectionist/over-achievers we do that anyway. Much love and we're al... 1 hour ago
funch has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Vespa, you've reminded me I need to get out for another wild swim!We're back to very high Tier 3 Covid restrictions from Monday...I go back to work that day aft... 1 hour ago
Annabel_11 has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
WARNING - LONG POST (COPIED MATERIAL)Hi Sticks Here are a couple of posts from 'The Psychology Mum' from SM. Although a lot of what she writes is common sense,... 1 hour ago
Annabel_11 has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Congrats Running Girl - 1000 Rainbow Roses for 1000 sober days! Yeah ! 1 hour ago
madcatlady has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick zoom,got my period so hoping lot of that is water😻...RG massive congrats🎉🎉🎂💚So been for a run,pinned my new rules on the fridge and had a day of pottering... 1 hour ago
AStóirìn has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI I will not drink alcohol today & I’ll try to read back later 🤦‍♀️ Dreadful time management. 2 hours ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Alcoholic.
I was thinking about this recently. I don't know if I could call myself an alcoholic. I feel like maybe I stopped before it really got to that stage. This could... 2 hours ago
Circle posted a comment on Am I mad?
Hi jenn I drank exactly as you, at least 4 cans of lager a night, pretty much every night, and sometimes 5 or even 6. Sometimes preceded by a couple of pints at... 2 hours ago
Frances posted a comment on Am I mad?
It’s a brave decision and one that you will never, ever regret. It’s not easy and you’ll have lots of doubts along the way but then after a few weeks you’ll fi... 2 hours ago
LovingLife posted a comment on Humbled
Wow, Paddling, I could feel your pain as I read your story this morning. It touched my own heart as I understand the feeling of disappointment of slipping back... 2 hours ago
Newbie99 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
Snowdrop0121 posted a comment on Benefits vs ..erm.. Non Benefits
Haha Daisy. I’m with you too. Happy sober Friday to you x 2 hours ago
Daisy_4 posted a comment on Benefits vs ..erm.. Non Benefits
So pleased for you Snowdrop - such an honest and well thought through blog. I am watching your progress with interest being just a day behind you. I don't run... 2 hours ago
Newleaf_2 posted a comment on Amazing story of hope
Lovely as always to hear from you, Petal. I love that idea that recovery and beautiful things can come from the most unpromising situations. Best wishes xx 2 hours ago
Jode posted a comment on Groundhog Day, except worse...
The first comment I can completely relate to. (That I’ve seen) It’s getting so boring! Every single thing you say is me To a T. I’ve been here “lurking” since 2... 2 hours ago
JillyG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Oops Vespa tells me her second soberversary was two days ago.....shows how out of touch I am on here :/. Never mind, good wishes and congratulations never come... 2 hours ago
Embem posted a comment on FRAZZLED
Well done to your lovely daughter! Perfect response and so very wise. You've got this. It can be really hard at times but SO not worth throwing away 2 years... 2 hours ago
CeCe22 posted a comment on Two Days Difference
I so agree Paddling....It's so much better this way!!! 2 hours ago
Kippe posted a comment on Groundhog Day, except worse...
Thank you for blogging this. I see so many parallels in our stories (though I've not blogged mine as I'm a coward!). Be brave & strong. You can do this and... 2 hours ago
Terrieg has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi everyone, day 47, funny how this far on you Can start to romanticise drink!feeling nostalgic for those past Friday nights!but No way I’m not drinking.just in... 2 hours ago
Pisdof has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Conspicuous sobriety – 650 days (almost!)
SO good to hear from you Clare! I’m so bloody glad you didn’t drink. It’s so hard some days. Ive been feeling down for weeks too, but the tide is gradually turn... 2 hours ago
Daisy_4 posted a comment on Am I mad?
You can do this and it is just the right time, because it will be a massive relief. No more worries about lingering aromas despite showering etc. no more plann... 3 hours ago
TheDuchess posted a comment on Alcoholic.
I’m an alcoholic CIAG. I didn’t start out on my life journey thinking how great it would be to be one, but from the age of 14 once I started to drink, I didn’t... 3 hours ago
Kazbo has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Congratulations to you Alys on 34 months, to team Flying Free for fab stats and a HUGE congratulations to you RunningGirl for your 1000 days.- amazing 👏 🎉🥳xx 3 hours ago
Bubble_11 has commented in the forum discussions Sparkly Sober October
Hello Peeps. Going to read back. RG go you girl on 1000 days. I felt the need for trees today so took myself to a Forest for a walk with the dogs. 💜💪👨‍🚒 to ever... 3 hours ago
Allison_21 posted a comment on Rock Bottom and How It’s Helped Me
You are wonderful. Congratulations on your nearly 3 months sobriety! Please don't be hard on yourself for using the NHS - that's what they are there for. Keep g... 1 minute ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Two Days Difference
You can always say no to stuff if it seems like too much. People call in sick all the time. But sounds like you're feeling strong! X 1 minute ago
Allison_21 posted a comment on Love Sober Live Zoom Event This Saturday With Me!
This sounds great! I have just registered. XX 11 minutes ago
Allison_21 posted a comment on Benefits vs ..erm.. Non Benefits
Well done on day 31! I remember thing it was impossible to get anywhere near that as I'd become a daily drinker. I love your list of the benefits. Sleep is on m... 19 minutes ago
Philipc has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hi all, I seem to be getting alot of private messages of fellow users, but none seem to show up on my message box, some one did say about beware of being scamm... 19 minutes ago
Ksonya20 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 22 minutes ago
Miss_J posted a comment on Treat Friday!!
So I treated to myself to some fancy pants multivitamin! They aren’t cheap but work at at about 3 bottles of wine worth so why not! I love the fact that they ha... 25 minutes ago
Enough has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Lovely positive thread tonight. Great to read all your posts. Calmseas well done, enjoy your bacon of hope.Running Girl, Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic on 1000 d... 25 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Touching base with my Tribe
It is such a bloody relief to be free. Preach it sister! Love you x 33 minutes ago
NewandWild posted a comment on Am I mad?
Not mad at all. The best time to start is today! Welcome. You can do this! 35 minutes ago



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