Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

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Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Dan2000 » Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:17 pm

:D Please add to this list.......... Words and their Acronyms.......


ISM... I see myself, I sponsor myself

SOBER... Step one before early recovery

SPONSOR... Sober person offering newcomers suggestions on recovery

STEPS...Solutions to every problem sober

NUTS... Not using the steps

GOD...Good orderly direction

HOPE... Happy our program exists

KISS... Keep it simple sweetheart

PROGRAM... people relaying on God relaying a message

BIG BOOK... Believing in God beats our old knowledge

SLIP... Sobriety losing it's priority

HALT... Hungry, angry, lonely, tired

ASK... Ass saving kit

FEAR... Face everything and recover

EGO... Edging God out

DENIAL... Don't even know I am lying

FINE... Frustrated, insecure, neurotic, emotional

ACTION... Any change to improve our nature
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Brock » Sat Jun 18, 2016 3:47 am

CRAP….Carrying resentments about people.
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Reborn » Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:36 am

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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Noels » Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:29 pm

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Postby ezdzit247 » Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:32 pm

Noels wrote:ODAAT - One day at a time.


Thank you, Noels!
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Noels » Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:56 am

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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby 4thDimension » Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:36 pm

"Relationship"

Really extraordinary love affair turns into outrageous nightmare sobriety hangs in peril


Probably to paraphrase. Credit to Mickey Bush.
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby tyg » Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:26 pm

These are great guys :lol: Here are a few more:

AA = Attitude Adjustment
DETACH = Don't Even Think About Changing Him/Her
FEAR = Failure Expected And Received
HOPE = Humor, Optimism, Patience, Effort
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem, Sober
TIME = Things I Must Earn
YET = You're Eligible Too
~The secret to the AA program is the first three words on page 112~
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Dan2000 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:16 pm

H.O.W....Honesty...Openmindedness...Willingness

Fear has two acronyms:

FEAR... Forget everything and run

or

FEAR... Face everything and rise...................The choice is yours.
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Postby Barbara D. » Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:55 am

FEAR: False Events/Emotions Appearing Real.
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Postby kdub720 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:49 am

Thanks for posting the list. I constantly go to meetings and have no idea what they are talking about as they ramble on using all these acronyms. I picked many up over time, yet this list has made things more clear.
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Postby Dan2000 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:22 am

GPS....God Positioning System
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Noels » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:07 pm

A member shared a really good one the other day but I cant quite remember it. I think (but could be mistaken) it was HOW and then HOW turned around. Can anyone remember that one please? It was brilliant! Also THINK. Cant remember that one either.
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby KrisF » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:28 pm

I think (no pun intended) I've heard think = Thoughtful, Honest, Intelligent, Necessary, Kind

My faves (sorry if I'm repeating any ):
QTIP - quit taking it personally
Wait - why am i talking ?
Waist - Why am I still talking?
Action = Any changes to improve our nature
EGO - edging God out
Denial-Don't even noticing i am lying
Faith- Follow along in the healing
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Re: Words and their Acronyms....A clever bunch we are!

Postby Noels » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:08 am

ABC - Accept, Begin, Continue.
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