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Still here; still sober; still happy

Still counting days (137) and marvelling at the slow accumulation of time and life. Slow in a good way. Slow in a ‘savouring’ and worthwhile way. At a dinner party last week I had comfortably declined the wine that was … Continue reading

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Grateful

I read my sober blogs every day but feel so sated with peacefulness that I seem to have nothing of my own to share and don’t bother to check comments here.  Thank you all for your kind words on my … Continue reading

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Ninety Days

Feeling pretty grounded.  Feeling whole heartedly grateful and humble and relieved to be sober.  To have actually done what I know is the right thing. All is well with my life.  Bit of a road bump tonight: big – potentially … Continue reading

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Shared Stories

In real life I am not at all a sociable person.  As an only child solitude and self sufficiency are hard wired into my psyche.  Isolation was key to my drinking. But when I read blogs in which people share their … Continue reading

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Nine Lightbulbs

Still a bit fragile but sustained by the lovely blogs I read.  PrimroseP wrote about the pebbles in our shoes that hobble us on our journey and that really hit a chord with me.  I am a procrastinator par excellence … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

A thought inspired by the kind and perceptive comments on my last post.  By my reading of blogs like Letting Go. By a woman like Belle who spends her time freely helping.  By the sharing and empathy of all the … Continue reading

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