Topic: Celebrating 4 Years Sobriety Today!
Member # 25238
| Posted: 7:26 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Four years ago today, I made the decision to change and embrace sobriety, cold turkey!
With much love & support from my husband -- thank you!
[This message edited by looking forward at 10:12 AM, April 27th (Saturday)]
Memory and hope; one looks backward, and the other forward; one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Together more than 49 years.
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." (Joseph Campbell)
Posts: 3197 | Registered: Aug 2009 | From: Where a river runs through it
Member # 33338
| Posted: 8:02 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Congratulations! I'm 4 months away from 5 years, God willing. I am proud of you.
[This message edited by HFSSC at 8:08 AM, April 27th (Saturday)]
Me, 50. (How did THAT happen??)
Him, 42 (JMSSC)
married 20 years. In R. We are making it. The past does not define who we are today.
Posts: 3881 | Registered: Sep 2011 | From: South Carolina
Member # 26531
| Posted: 8:09 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Me: BSO - 48
Him: FWSO - 71
DS - 15
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"
Posts: 25867 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
Member # 16024
| Posted: 8:25 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Congratulations Lookingforward! Good for you!
I have been watching your journey with much admiration and respect.
“Empathy has no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of “you’re not alone.” ~ Brene Brown
Posts: 54915 | Registered: Sep 2007
Member # 27148
| Posted: 8:47 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
[This message edited by Chrysalis123 at 8:47 AM, April 27th (Saturday)]
Someone I once loved gave me/ a box full of darkness/ It took me years to understand/ That this, too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver
Posts: 4365 | Registered: Jan 2010
Member # 25395
| Posted: 9:26 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
I am so proud of every person who accomplishes sobriety. Congratulations!
DDay: August 23, 2009
Together 16 years.
Posts: 1800 | Registered: Sep 2009 | From: not toronto anymore
Member # 38984
| Posted: 9:41 AM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Good for you! Congrats.
Silly Slut, husbands are for wives - get your own man B*tch!
Posts: 114 | Registered: Apr 2013
Member # 32204
| Posted: 12:02 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
You should be so proud of yourself - congratulations!
...having had a mum who just couldnt get sober and eventualy drunk herself to death I know how hard it is
Posts: 18 | Registered: May 2011
Member # 20150
| Posted: 12:26 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
I just re-read your H's poem in your profile.
*sigh: so beautiful*
You are treasured and deservedly so.
DDay: June 15, 2008
Mistakenly married Mr. Superfreak
20 years of OWs, WTF?
Divorced Dec 26, 2011
"Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget
to sing in the lifeboats". -- Voltaire
Posts: 20293 | Registered: Jul 2008 | From: Canada
Member # 31528
| Posted: 2:16 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
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Member # 30727
| Posted: 2:20 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Awesome!! Amazing, congratulations!!! Very happy for you :)
Posts: 1842 | Registered: Jan 2011 | From: The Ohio
Member # 16237
| Posted: 5:52 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
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Member # 14866
| Posted: 8:37 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Congratulations looking forward!!!!
Posts: 54405 | Registered: Jun 2007
Member # 19595
| Posted: 8:39 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
CONGRATS LOOKING FORWARD !!
That is huge !
Smile big and be proud !!
It's my life now, my choices, my mistakes to make and my victories to celebrate. His choices made me free of liars and betrayers in my life. That is priceless.
Posts: 20487 | Registered: May 2008 | From: Closer to where I want to be..
Member # 25001
| Posted: 8:54 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Congratulations! This fantastic news. Keep up the good work.
Me - BS, 40 (I'm not old...I'm vintage)
Two Wonderful children - DS11, DD8
Getting my ducks in a row for divorce... finally (4+ D-Days too many - listed in profile.)
Posts: 6121 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: In the darkest depths of hell!
Member # 30024
| Posted: 8:56 PM, April 27th (Saturday), 2013|
Congrats! You look wonderful and happy. Happy for you and your husband. woot woot!
BW (me) & FWH both over half a century; married several decades; children
d-day 3/10; LTA (7 years?)
"Oh, why do my actions have consequences?" ~ Homer Simpson
"She knew my one weakness: That I'm weak." ~ Homer Simpson
Posts: 12734 | Registered: Nov 2010 | From: The Great White North USA
Member # 8142
| Posted: 5:39 AM, April 28th (Sunday), 2013|
~XWH told me what I wanted to hear but he always did whatever he wanted to do~
Posts: 25785 | Registered: Sep 2005
Member # 26970
| Posted: 8:31 AM, April 28th (Sunday), 2013|
..wishing you continued success and determination for reaching your ultimate goals in life.
..The road is long..
with many a winding trail,
that leads us to who knows where..
who knows when.
It's a long, long road....
from which there is no return.
trust no other human- love only your pets
She isn't and never was who I thought..I can't believe who I married and what she did to us.
Married 44 yrs (together 49)
18 yr LTA with bff/lawyer.
. died from a brain tumor@57
Posts: 4865 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Ontario Canada
Member # 10552
| Posted: 10:03 AM, April 28th (Sunday), 2013|
WTG, looking forward!
Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light. ~ Yogi Bhajan
Posts: 15907 | Registered: Apr 2006 | From: Now an AZ girl
Member # 30877
| Posted: 7:25 PM, April 28th (Sunday), 2013|
So So very happy for you!!!
D-Day 10/28/10..almost admission 7/10 Reconciled. I was the betrayed
Posts: 1203 | Registered: Jan 2011 | From: arizona
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