starting again

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Re: starting again

Postby Blue Moon » Sun May 19, 2002 2:00 pm

Hi Doughgirl,<P>I need no reason to drink. I'm an alcoholic, therefore don't always have a choice when and where the desire for drink will come on strong at times. What did happen is I quit fighting booze. I can't beat it, but I had to accept that reality before I could work at recovery.<P>Every drunk was another little move towards Step 1. We drink because of struggles in life, and we try to quit because of struggles with drink. If I could control either drink or life I'd not need to recover on a daily basis.
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Re: starting again

Postby Clark » Sun May 19, 2002 3:11 pm

Welcome Doughgirl, happy to see you.<P>Perhaps it was not by chance that you found this site.
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Re: starting again

Postby Susan » Mon May 20, 2002 7:24 am

Hi ! Welcome to e-aa, and the forums. :) <P>Glad you made it back to Alcoholics Anonymous :roll:
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Re: starting again

Postby BrianC » Wed Aug 28, 2002 4:50 am

Hi doughgirl,<P>I, like you, just found E-AA last Friday from a search on Google. I find it an excellent adjunct to "fill in the gaps" between regular AA meetings. I have been amazed and grateful for the many posts and private e-mails I have received in only 6 days! The more often you log onto,and post to E-AA, the more response and involvement you will receive. And the content received from these great people on E-AA, with whom we both share a common bond, rival the input you receive at AA. This is surely not to imply you should forego AA in lieu of E-AA-definitely not. But at 4:00 in the morning, it surely is nice to know that E-AA is there.<P>Brian :D
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Re: starting again

Postby curtis s » Thu Aug 29, 2002 7:24 pm

Welcome dough girl<BR> Since you had five years you know that recovery is possible. It's nice to have you here. Keep coming and remember half measure avail us nothing.<P>Glad to har from Brian and Rosie also.<P>Curt
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Re: starting again

Postby BrianC » Fri Aug 30, 2002 5:08 am

Doughgirl,<P>How are things going?? I hope you are striving towards sobriety and recovery once again. Just think back to how you good you felt during those previous 5 years for motivation. And remember, we are always here for encouragement, support, and fellowship. "Work the E-AA" like you work the Steps. Let us know how you are doing.<P>Brian :)
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