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by Hanna
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: 7 years ago....today
Replies: 3
Views: 442

7 years ago....today

Hanna Forums Long Timer Posts: 686 Joined: Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:04 pm Re: Chaos is in the house Post by Hanna » Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:16 pm Hi Chaos, your story sounds alot like mine. Lost my job and my license, dui, yet I continue to drink to stop the anxiety and embarassment. The drinking is only makin...
by Hanna
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: But We Aren't a Glum Lot ...
Topic: Happy New Year...
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Re: Happy New Year...

Happy New Year Tosh! I still come here to remember where I started. I was an alcoholic anxiety-ridden wreck! Today I am 6 yrs 6 months sober! Your words early on helped me a great deal, you said "if you drink things will get worse, if you don't drink you would be able to figure things out" I had a l...
by Hanna
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Sooo, how exactly DOES someone stop?
Replies: 17
Views: 6597

Re: Sooo, how exactly DOES someone stop?

The alcoholic has to realize this deep down within. He/She can't continue like this any longer. Once we hit that zone, we will be resurrected. Until then we will be fighting this war on our own. Thats the tragedy of this disease. That is exactly what happened to me. I woke up one Sunday morning and...
by Hanna
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:07 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: I'm Scared to Attend AA for the first time... should I be?
Replies: 9
Views: 4669

Re: I'm Scared to Attend AA for the first time... should I b

I could use some help and support but I'm worried about being judged. What can I do? How can I trust people I've never met! Hi Valerie, Each of us was once where you are now, we don't judge, we understand. Tell us about yourself, if you feel comfortable. We are here to help each by sharing our expe...
by Hanna
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:45 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Here we go again.
Replies: 18
Views: 7389

Re: Here we go again.

Welcome back Feeya. You can do this, keep in the forefront of your mind this feeling One of my closest friends past away on Sunday. I wasn't able to say goodbye because I was drunk and asleep while they rushed him to the hospital. That must never ever happen again. At 4 1/2 yrs sober, I still replay...
by Hanna
Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: Grateful for 31 years
Replies: 11
Views: 7160

Re: Grateful for 31 years

Congratulations Spirit Flower!
by Hanna
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: Happy 7 years Paige!!
Replies: 15
Views: 8271

Re: Happy 7 years Paige!!

Congratulations Paige! Thank you for being here when I showed up, you helped me to stay in the program.
Hanna
by Hanna
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: How to have this conversation with my mother?
Replies: 13
Views: 4875

Re: How to have this conversation with my mother?

Hello emeraldg, Consider assisted living facilities. I wish I had, after my mother moved in with me, my stress and anxiety went thru the roof, she too was very demanding of my time and attention, even though I had a husband and 2 very young children. Eventually our relationship deteriorated and I be...
by Hanna
Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:40 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Day 1 New to AA
Replies: 14
Views: 6021

Re: Day 1 New to AA

Congratulations on 24 hrs! I felt the same way at my 1 st meeting, like coming home! We are all in this together, one day at a time is how I got here, 4 yrs sober. I didn't think it was possible, I have never been happier in my life. Stay close to the program, you too will be amazed before you are h...
by Hanna
Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: One Month.
Replies: 12
Views: 3895

Re: One Month.

Congratulations Feeya! I remember when 1 hour seemed like an eternity, keep going and "you will be amazed before you are half way there!" It does keep getting better, I am happy for you! Hanna The Promises We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness. We will not regret the past nor wish t...
by Hanna
Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: The Family Afterwards
Topic: My adult daughter.
Replies: 27
Views: 23433

Re: My adult daughter.

That is wonderful news Clouds, thanks for sharing it with us. So happy for you and your family.
Hanna
by Hanna
Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Using the Steps for life on life's terms
Replies: 19
Views: 8124

Re: Using the Steps for life on life's terms

That was a beautiful story, it reminds me of all the gifts I would have missed if I picked up that next drink 4 yrs ago. Thank you for sharing.
Hanna
On a side note, happy to see Mike O
by Hanna
Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: being in Hospital
Replies: 8
Views: 5815

Re: being in Hospital

I will keep you in my prayers~
Hanna
by Hanna
Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: D.U.I.
Replies: 18
Views: 13868

Re: D.U.I.

I think the universe has decided to cut me off before I kill myself or someone. I felt the same way after my 2nd dui, I thank God every day I was stopped before I hurt anyone. I have read so many horrific stories about those who weren't as lucky as you and I to be stopped before we hurt or killed s...
by Hanna
Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: 7 Years Today
Replies: 23
Views: 12321

Re: 7 Years Today

Congratulations Tosh, what a wonderful day! I'm so happy you for you! Thank you for all the help you gave me when I got here, you told me early on "if you pick up a drink things will just get worse, if you don't you'll sort this out", I hung onto those words whenever I felt like giving up cause I fe...