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Message Board > Recovery Milestones > 2 Years Sober/clean

Posted by: Persephone September 28, 2015, 9:58 PM
including nights and weekends!

My sobriety/clean date is September 25, 2013. I went to the local AA Clubhouse on the actually date ( the 25th ), but I waited to pick up my medallion until today. I wanted to celebrate with my home group, an amazing ladies group.

Sometimes I still can't believe it's real. But it is: two whole years! Now it's actually 2 years and 3 days!

If you are a woman, I can't stress enough the importance of finding a ladies group in AA/NA.

Posted by: marykat80 September 30, 2015, 1:15 AM
Congratulations girl...2 years!! :)

Posted by: Persephone September 30, 2015, 2:33 PM
Thank you Marykat!

Posted by: girltoday October 2, 2015, 6:13 PM
Congrats! 2 years is amazing. Keep Coming Back.

Posted by: Praying Butterfly October 10, 2015, 10:37 AM

Your a inspiration a true teacher :-)" Your story gives brings an Is "Hope" for anyone who's gotten a chance to check it out! I wondered""? - Is there a meaning behide" your user name "Persephone" ? (Unless it's your given name) -Just wondering iF so ? an you wouldn't mind sharing. :-)
A blessing having your support.

Lots of Hugs

Posted by: Persephone October 14, 2015, 2:14 PM
Hey Butterfly,

Thank you for your support and kind words. Everyday I am so grateful...

I am Greek, not 100% as I am a blend of North American immigration. But primarily, my least diluted ethnicity is Greek. And Persephone is also a play on my my given Greek name which sounds very similar. Persephone was the Greek goddess of the underworld. She was abducted by Hades, but gets to come out each Spring. The internet can explain it much better than I. But to me, it's a story of love, loss, redemption and ultimately peace with what is.

It's go to talk to you.

I wish you only the best.


Posted by: Praying Butterfly October 15, 2015, 9:29 PM

I did research your name awhile back before I ask of you.-Its very Unusual an I wasn't sure it's meaning to you.(iF any) The way you explained was spot on,it can be very deep other wise.

Many Blessings always

Posted by: Caro October 21, 2015, 8:53 AM
Congrats to you and I am new here and struggling, addicted to Percocet 10 9-12 a day, this is my 4th day clean on a long unsuccessful road, so I am praying that I can do this.

Words from one's like you that have success is an inspiration to me.

Blessings your way.