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Postby cornelia » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:45 pm

Hi. I've been in and out of AA a few years now, and I have the literature. I want to be in recovery to STAY, and as I see it, I need to deal with the lies/excuses I have always given myself that have typically led me back to drinking. I haven't had a drink since Friday. I am new to this forum, grateful to have found it...trying to get familiar with it and get my "land legs" around here. I know I am powerless over alcohol and that my life is unmanageable, and now on to the next step! Thanks for reading.
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Re: Checking In

Postby ann2 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:20 pm

Welcome Cornelia! Really glad you found us and thanks for posting! Hope to hear more from you -- big hugs from Sweden!

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Re: Checking In

Postby johnd » Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:39 pm

Welcome Cornelia,
Lots of Experience,Strength & Hope at this forum Glad you made it your in if you say you're in.
Looking forward to your questions and comments, so feel free. John D.
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Re: Checking In

Postby cornelia » Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:36 pm

Just want to thank yous for the welcome, and for your Hugs Ann2. Just a bit tired and edgy tonight, but questions and comments will be coming soon I'm sure. Thank you.
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Re: Checking In

Postby PaigeB » Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:57 pm

Welcome cornelia! Glad you are here and really love to hear your thoughts on things! No pressure... we'll be here!
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Re: Checking In

Postby cornelia » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:23 am

Thanks Paige!
I am feeling so good and grateful when I wake up, then get a little irritable and start eating everything in sight at 5 pm and after, as that was my daily "happy hour" that started the daily binges :roll:
I'm not going to a lot of f2f for a few reasons, mostly because of distance and finances right now, they are just too far away. I am reading the Big Book, and my 24 hr and Keep It Simple books daily. I have a few friends in other 12 step programs, one in OA, a couple in SA and they help a lot.

I have a workbook called A Gentle Path (to working the 12 steps by Patrick Carnes) and will start that this weekend, hoping it will help with the steps. I know finding a temp female sponser would help most in helping me with Steps so will just put that out here, and anywhere else I can find to put that out. I'm still getting used to this site and maybe I can join in some chats? Gulp? I did some reading on the first step put here recently which was very helpful

I appreciate Simplicity and don't like to overthink things too much if I can help it. Not sure if that will be a help or hinderance here, but it's all I've got right now. Wishing everyone a sober and healthy 24 hrs to come. Thanks
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Re: Checking In

Postby jakpar » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:38 am

hi Cornelia, welcome to eAA!
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Re: Checking In

Postby Tommy-S » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:32 pm

Welcome Cornelia.

E-AA has a Temporary Sponsorship available (if you haven't found it)... http://www.e-aa.org/form_sponsors.php

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