Topic: Celebrating 1700 Days Sobriety
Member # 25238
| Posted: 10:59 AM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Memory and hope; one looks backward, and the other forward; one is of today, the other of tomorrow.
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." (Joseph Campbell)
Posts: 2833 | Registered: Aug 2009 | From: Where a river runs through it
Member # 25560
| Posted: 11:07 AM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Me-BS-60-Can't tell you how painful it was to change this number!
Damn autocorrect is responsible for the silly errors, sorry!
Posts: 3253 | Registered: Sep 2009 | From: In my head
Member # 16237
| Posted: 12:05 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Posts: 1344 | Registered: Sep 2007
Member # 30024
| Posted: 12:30 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Congratulations! That is something to be very proud of. Lovely picture, too. Very happy for you, you are strong and brave. Woot woot!
BW (me) 50ish FWH 50ish
Married 34 years, 3 children
d-day 3/10 LTA (4 yrs./fucking & flirting)
"Oh, why do my actions have consequences?" ~ Homer Simpson
"She knew my one weakness: That I'm weak!" ~ Homer Simpson
Posts: 9401 | Registered: Nov 2010 | From: The Great White North USA
Member # 27148
| Posted: 1:25 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Don’t get to the end of your life and find that you lived only the length of it; live the width of it as well.
Posts: 2605 | Registered: Jan 2010
Member # 31528
| Posted: 2:09 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Congrats!!! That is awesome!!!
Posts: 33716 | Registered: Mar 2011
Member # 36622
| Posted: 2:11 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Awesome!!! Keep being the hope!!!
fWS 36 (SurprisinglyOkay)
A whole bunch of shit that got a lot worse before it got better.
"Knowing is half the battle"
Posts: 2527 | Registered: Aug 2012
Member # 16590
| Posted: 2:40 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Good for you!!! Congratulations!!!!
Me: BW - I'm much too young to feel this damn old
Him: FWH - Midlife crisis with a pathetic porn wannabe
D-Day: August 2004; Lots of false R until February 2005.
It takes all kinds of kinds....Miranda Lambert
Posts: 3211 | Registered: Oct 2007 | From: So Calif
Member # 39170
| Posted: 2:52 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
That's great! Congratulations
Me: BS (32)
Him: WH (31)
Married 3 years.
Confessed to PA April 21 2013.
DS (6), DS (18 months)
Aug 30 2013 He gives me back his ring with an ultimatum: "Get over it or get out".
Status: Done like dinner
Posts: 277 | Registered: May 2013 | From: The frozen North, eh?
Member # 34722
| Posted: 4:30 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Congratulations! HUGE accomplishment!
Finding what life could have been....... Why didn't I see it?
Posts: 2180 | Registered: Feb 2012 | From: the Other Side
Member # 31240
| Posted: 6:22 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Thanks for sharing. Congratulations!
fBH (me) - 65+, fWW (her) - 65+, Married 45+, together since 1965
DDay - 12/2010
Recovered, not yet fully R'ed
I share my own experience because it's the only experience I know, not because I'm a good model.
Posts: 9725 | Registered: Feb 2011 | From: Chicago area
Member # 27325
| Posted: 7:07 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Fantastic!!! That is quite an accomplishment :-)
Posts: 1332 | Registered: Jan 2010
Member # 14866
| Posted: 7:36 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Way to go!!!!
Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Posts: 51429 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
Member # 26970
| Posted: 8:20 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
I'd post that b/w Orson Wells clapping sequence if I knew how!
..where's Hufi Pufi when you need him??
[This message edited by somanyyears at 8:21 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)]
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 42 yrs (together 47)
18 yr LTA with bf
Posts: 4099 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: the sad state of affairs
Member # 15300
| Posted: 8:27 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Age: 64..ummmmmmm, no...............65....no...oh, hell born in 1947. You figure it out!
"I could have missed the pain, but I would have had to miss the dance." Garth Brooks
Posts: 7105 | Registered: Jul 2007 | From: Toronto, Canada
Member # 6850
| Posted: 9:10 PM, December 22nd (Sunday)|
Awesome!!! You should be very proud of yourself.....HUGS
You can't reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday's junk.......Louise Smith
Posts: 4819 | Registered: Apr 2005 | From: Ontario
Member # 33338
| Posted: 9:55 PM, December 23rd (Monday)|
I remember when 5 days seemed impossible,and then somehow I made 5 years. What????
Congratulations. Keep it up.
Him, 40 (JMSSC)
married 17 years. In R. We are making it. The past does not define who we are today.
Posts: 2654 | Registered: Sep 2011 | From: South Carolina
Member # 37879
| Posted: 1:03 AM, December 25th (Wednesday)|
Me: 36 fWGF He: 35 BBF and my heart
Together 17 yrs. "You were sick, but now you're well again, and there's work to do."
Posts: 502 | Registered: Dec 2012 | From: home with my heart.
Member # 10552
| Posted: 1:13 AM, December 25th (Wednesday)|
Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light. ~ Yogi Bhajan
Posts: 15359 | Registered: Apr 2006 | From: Now an AZ girl
Member # 41686
| Posted: 6:15 AM, December 26th (Thursday)|
That's Awesome News!!! Keep it up!
BH(me) | fWW
2 Kids - Married 2002
D-Day TT & EA | D-Day #2 PA
Posts: 352 | Registered: Dec 2013
Member # 34755
| Posted: 8:09 AM, December 26th (Thursday)|
That is fantastic!!!! Way to go, I'm so happy and proud of you!
BS - Me
DDay 1 - Jul 11
DDay 2 - Jul 12
R Dec 12
Former 80s Icon wishful thinking
Posts: 2031 | Registered: Feb 2012
Member # 19258
| Posted: 3:18 PM, December 26th (Thursday)|
But that's just a lot of water
Underneath a bridge I burned
And there's no use in backtracking
Around corners I have turned
“Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.” -foulton oursler
Posts: 8404 | Registered: Apr 2008
Member # 31468
| Posted: 6:39 PM, December 26th (Thursday)|
Together 9 yrs
Status: Divorced 4/27/11
Above all, be the heroine, not the victim. - Nora Ephron
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling
Posts: 4365 | Registered: Mar 2011 | From: Texas
Member # 14917
| Posted: 7:10 PM, December 26th (Thursday)|
Yes! So happy for you!
Now, faith is being sure of what you hope for and certain of what you cannot see. Heb 11:1
I done been through the pain and the sorrow the struggle is nothing but love. Maino
Me: Divorced BS 49
DS22, DD19, DS17
Posts: 1287 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Massachusetts
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