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Postby lowgroove » Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:19 pm

Hello. This is my 1st Forum. I have been sober, dry anyway 1 year on Jan 21st. I did my 90 meetings in 90 days, and I attend AA at least 4 times a week. I'm 43 and have been an alcoholic my whole adulthood. I've always isolated, and I've never had any hobbies. The only thing that has changed in my life is I'm now sober. I am so thankful for AA and the freedom that I have today, but don't take advantage of my new freedom. I'm looking forward to reading, learning, and opening up. Thx
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Re: Hello

Postby avaneesh912 » Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:32 pm

I did my 90 meetings in 90 days, and I attend AA at least 4 times a week.

Welcome to the forum. Have you started working the 12 steps of AA yet? Our book talks about that alone will permanently fix the problem. Working the 12 steps helps us have a different outlook upon life. If you have not, start now.
Show him, from your own experience, how the peculiar mental condition surrounding that first drink prevents normal functioning of the will power (Alcoholics Anonymous, Page 92)
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Postby kenyal » Sat Feb 01, 2014 5:08 pm

Well done on starting a new life, and welcome here.
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Postby ann2 » Sat Feb 01, 2014 11:14 pm

Welcome :)

So glad you found us, and thanks for posting! Great to read you. Congratulations on a year, that's outstanding! Clap clap clap :D

Hope to read more from you, and please ask any questions, let us know if there's anything we can help with.

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Re: Hello

Postby Squawking Hawk » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:21 am

Welcome to the forums and congratulations on one year sober.

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Postby PaigeB » Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:31 am

1 year! Awesome! Monumental! I never thought I could go a DAY! I did it too - and have made more than a year! I haven't found it necessary to take a drink since August 1, 2009 and I am grateful to AA for my sobriety!

Glad you are here!
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Re: Hello

Postby Lali » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:24 am

Congrats on 1 year! That is awesome! Stick close to the program and keep doing what you are doing.
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