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by joey
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:24 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Recover (ed/ing) discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 20427

I am an alcoholic, and I'm also addicted to another substance, which I have been able to avoid by using the tools of AA. While using the other drug, my craving developed as the drug left my body, and disappeared as soon as I used the drug. My craving (Not my obsession) for alcohol didn't begin unti...
by joey
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:10 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Drinking and smoking problems
Replies: 5
Views: 2574

In 1997 i got addicted to codeine and it continued for 2 years.
Basically some people - like myself - have an addictive personality and for us everything worth doing will be worth overdoing and i'm not talking about just alcohol and drugs
by joey
Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: I'm finally winning!
Replies: 15
Views: 6695

Hey lucas, keep it up.

I have whisky, rum, and vodka at home but after 2 years of sobriety i feel I now have the ability to not be tempted. Well i do get the itch but then i think about where i could be if i took a drink again and that's how i manage to stay sober.
by joey
Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Social Drinking
Replies: 14
Views: 5038

Social Drinking

Hi, this is joey from Mumbai. Been sober since the 3rd of August 2006 . Joined AA in April 06 in hammersmith, London. Made several attempts during my drinking career to drink socially but failed on 99% of those occasions. Even after joining AA i wasn't convinced so aftger a 3 month break i decided t...