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Newandscared posted a comment on I have got to do this
It's not ridiculous, every single one of us have been through this and know exactly how you feel.My husband is a big drinker, I thought that would be a huge hin... 2 minutes ago
JoJoP has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Great seeing so many AF. I am not going to drink today whatever happens. It won’t make it better. Thank you soberistas reading posts helps x 9 minutes ago
mutt196 posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
Hey paddling. I am literally hearing my own voice hear. I feel exactly the same way when I'm around my family. I feel a range of emotions that usually start wi... 10 minutes ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Qaci on my team Flying Free day. Just gonna do a few random shutoutsCongrats my lovely running mate @Breathrun on 650 big ones ! And look ar you @Newandscared a... 20 minutes ago
Frances posted a comment on Saturday Slump
If I’m anything to go by, you will feel unwell on and off for some time. I had excruciating headaches for weeks! We are all different, but those first weeks we... 21 minutes ago
Wildwoods19 posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
You've climbed one mountain and that's made you stronger for the next one. You could have given up and gone back to the start but you didn't so next time will b... 25 minutes ago
Bella 1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning just a quick check in, well done to one and all on your achievements 😃 I'm 58 days today never gone this long before so I'm quite proud of my self.... 27 minutes ago
Nell posted a comment on And now a first
Congratulations on 17 days, and I couldn’t put it better than Mylove. Hugs, xxx 27 minutes ago
Nell posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
I think this is one of the hardest situations you’ll ever face, and you came out the other side sober. There were SO many triggers for you. It’s one thing to sa... 34 minutes ago
Newandscared has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning and well done to all my fellow birds in Flying Free! Thanks QueenBee for all your posts and pics we appreciate it.I'm 90 days AF (shout out to MissG, my... 35 minutes ago
Freckles13 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
QACI Day 35. Probably one of the few glad to be in lockdown so I don’t have to find excuses to not have to socialise and face the relentless questions on why I’... 42 minutes ago
GIAG-53-06 posted a comment on Saturday Slump
Morning Zircona ,I actually wrote a blog in the first lockdown about zoom quiz’s my family had organised. I was extremely grumpy about the whole thing ( I am no... 51 minutes ago
Honeybuttercup has posted the blog I have got to do this
I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve woken up saying this... my life would be better without booze... but I just can’t stop. This week I’ve drunk 4.5 bottles... 57 minutes ago
Teresa_22 posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
Well done for sticking it out! Now you've done a major holiday and your family not just drinking, but drinking in spite of saying they wouldn't! It can't get mu... 1 hour ago
Gizzie_1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Belated thanks GeeMee for my lovely 300 day certificate. It’s superb. Since I’ve been cutting down on screen time, I lost track so today scrolled Back.I think i... 1 hour ago
Jazzabelle has commented in the forum discussions OK so we don't drink, now what?
Hi everyone 👋👋👋TTC I love those photos! 1 hour ago
Debbie1954 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Quick shout out to Flying Free and monthers. Well done everyone on the next milestone. Such support on here overnight. A fantastic place for love, support, enco... 1 hour ago
Ravenswick has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Mumofthree, we are going into a tough month but I’ve read and heard from so many people on long spells of being AF who were undone by a Christmas drink. It’s a... 1 hour ago
Samira posted a comment on First challenge
Thank you 1 hour ago
Kazbo has commented in the forum discussions No Surrender November
Hi everyone, just wanted to say congratulations to SA on 1000, that's absolutely fantastic 🎉🥳. Emma, glad to see mum is getting stronger and do hope your aunt i... 1 hour ago
Samira posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
Impressive!!! I hope you’re feeling very proud !!! It takes a lot of strength of character and a good deal resolve to do what you just did in the early days - a... 1 hour ago
Gizzie_1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Congratulations to Flying Free and all the monthers. Happy Advent everyone. 1 hour ago
Samira posted a comment on Saturday Slump
Well done you! one day at a time. There’s no need to think about forever right now. If you stick with it, I promise one day you’ll wake up and think “I never WA... 1 hour ago
Samira posted a comment on Reset
I’m reading Sober Diaries at the moment as well! Such good company.Any reason you don’t want to join the AF 100 thread now and will wait until December? 1 hour ago
Mazz has commented in the forum discussions No Surrender November
Good morning loves Wow massive congratulations SA 100 days 🎉🎊🎉wonderful way to end the month.Susie glad you enjoyed party, it sounds fun. Thanks for Nana tip th... 1 hour ago
Samira posted a comment on And now a first
Good for you! Well done on day 17!yes normal to feel tired in the early days. i think our poor body is trying to rebalance all of our hormones and brain chemis... 1 hour ago
MissG has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Helloooo Sunday!Dearest QB, love those little guys! Such dedication to have got up at 4.30 to bring them to life! Well done one and all, KOKO! 1 hour ago
gifttome has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Well done Flying Free Team....Great numbers!Day 132 af. I will not drink alcohol today.Christmas is fast approaching....I can imagine that those who are seduced... 1 hour ago
Ravenswick posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
I was really impressed when I read this - it’s been so sad to read of the lack of support from people’s friends and families recently. Silver lining that we can... 1 hour ago
Theonebigthing posted a comment on 434 days , a little catch up and hello 😊
Lovely blog Giag - you made me check and mine says 438 now, a day on from your blog - we are doing this :)I still get the WW visiting - it drives me mad - it co... 1 hour ago
Samira posted a comment on November 16th 2015. I had my day 1 five years ago today
“If you are here on this site then you know you need to do ‘something’ about your drinking.”A great quote which should resonate with those starting out. 1 hour ago
Emwaromida has commented in the forum discussions No Surrender November
SA congratulations on 1000 days lovely amazing.🥳🎉🎉🎉so happy for you . Xxx 1 hour ago
Lauraruth has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
now is this lichen . the golden bits . what are darker bits do you think xx 1 hour ago
Lauraruth has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
hall dale just off mill dale . where we had our porridge feast x 1 hour ago
GeeMee12 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning. Congratulations Flying Frees. Welcome Screenjean and Peace.don’t stay away too long Shadda. you brighten Up the boards.Gxx (in baTtle with cap Locks) 1 hour ago
Theonebigthing posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
Oh Paddler - I am so sorry it is a struggle that doesn't stop with the folk around you. Has your sister ever acknowledged her drinking issues? You are right - d... 1 hour ago
Lauraruth has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
dove dale in the early morning . dipper land x 1 hour ago
Lauraruth has commented in the forum discussions December Nature watch
love the quote Jackie and very much love the robin xxx the road less travelled indeed and what a wonderful road that is xxx 1 hour ago
mutt196 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello one and all. Big shouts to everyone on the boards clocking up another 10. And to the monthers. Awesome work peoples.To all of those struggling. Just reme... 1 hour ago
LivealifeS has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Morning all, just having first cup of tea waiting for the sun to rise. Thank you FNM for my name in lights and the flowers! I hope you and your son have a lov... 1 hour ago
Debbie1954 posted a comment on Day 48 and Hello 👋
You’re doing so well. Congratulations. Look forward to seeing your 100 day post. It definitely is a bumpy road but one very worth travelling. Debbie xx 2 hours ago
JennCollie has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Thank you QueenBee for the shoutout - 60 days for me today & I'm so happy to have got this far. My concern is I have been here before (longest run 90 days)... 2 hours ago
cheetahlife has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 2 hours ago
DryLand has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning! QACI on Day 5 x 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on Book Club
Can’t remember which Soberista recommended Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stewart but I got it on Audio and loved it.I’ve not read any fictional quit lit before but th... 2 hours ago
Mylove posted a comment on And now a first
You should be so proud of yourself for this. The first couple of weeks are the worst as it just so easy to tread your usual path.Now you’ve got some days under... 2 hours ago
jj45 posted a comment on
Very true. I think we all need time to just be. 3 hours ago
Fearnomore has commented in the forum discussions Young at Heart
Hope you have a lovely day, enjoy those foodie treats! You share the day with my youngest son who is 29 today, we are family Zooming at 11.30 to share present u... 3 hours ago
jj45 posted a comment on Parents
Take care of yourself. Being there in this situation seems like it requires an intension that you are able! Deep breathing always helps me stay a little calmer... 3 hours ago
jj45 posted a comment on And now a first
I think it’s our bodies adjusting to not having all the stimulants it pumps in to counteract the depressant of alcohol. Hopefully you can exercise and try to ge... 3 hours ago
jj45 posted a comment on Reset
So happy you are sage and sound content. Xo 3 hours ago
Jane888 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 3 hours ago
Paddlingupstreamwithoutalcohol has posted the blog A ‘dryer’ holiday
On the request of my sister for a ‘dry’ thanksgiving, we attempted to celebrate without alcohol. I hosted dinner at my house the first night. And there amongst... 3 hours ago
Shayona has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 4 hours ago
Zircona posted a comment on Reset
Sending positivity for your reset! I've been looking for what I want to read after Sober Revolution, I'll check out Sober Diaries, I've seen it recommended her... 4 hours ago
Cathrine has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Hello Istas and Sobros,Sorry to be so sporatic. Life has been busy for a bit... Good but Busy!Belated Congratulations to the Dream Team.Gizzie... 300 Amazing AF... 5 hours ago
Peaceful has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I, Peaceful, 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 and my initial t... 5 hours ago
BreathRun has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Checking-in for the night.QueenBee, sending you a huge hug this evening. I hope your cold resolves quickly. Thank you for all that your do for the thread and us... 6 hours ago
Screenjean has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
I, Screenjean, do hereby give my word, that I do now make aSolemn binding pledge, that I will reject alcohol inAll its guises. I join this crusade and my initia... 6 hours ago
cooperboy173 has joined Soberistas, say Welcome! 6 hours ago
Newandscared posted a comment on I have got to do this
It's not ridiculous, every single one of us have been through this and know exactly how you feel.My husband is a big drinker, I thought that would be a huge hin... 2 minutes ago
JoJoP has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Great seeing so many AF. I am not going to drink today whatever happens. It won’t make it better. Thank you soberistas reading posts helps x 9 minutes ago
mutt196 posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
Hey paddling. I am literally hearing my own voice hear. I feel exactly the same way when I'm around my family. I feel a range of emotions that usually start wi... 10 minutes ago
NewandWild has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Qaci on my team Flying Free day. Just gonna do a few random shutoutsCongrats my lovely running mate @Breathrun on 650 big ones ! And look ar you @Newandscared a... 20 minutes ago
Frances posted a comment on Saturday Slump
If I’m anything to go by, you will feel unwell on and off for some time. I had excruciating headaches for weeks! We are all different, but those first weeks we... 21 minutes ago
Wildwoods19 posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
You've climbed one mountain and that's made you stronger for the next one. You could have given up and gone back to the start but you didn't so next time will b... 25 minutes ago
Bella 1 has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Good morning just a quick check in, well done to one and all on your achievements 😃 I'm 58 days today never gone this long before so I'm quite proud of my self.... 27 minutes ago
Nell posted a comment on And now a first
Congratulations on 17 days, and I couldn’t put it better than Mylove. Hugs, xxx 27 minutes ago
Nell posted a comment on A ‘dryer’ holiday
I think this is one of the hardest situations you’ll ever face, and you came out the other side sober. There were SO many triggers for you. It’s one thing to sa... 34 minutes ago
Newandscared has commented in the forum discussions 100 DAY AF CRUSADE
Morning and well done to all my fellow birds in Flying Free! Thanks QueenBee for all your posts and pics we appreciate it.I'm 90 days AF (shout out to MissG, my... 35 minutes ago



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