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Posted by: Dodsworth June 5, 2018, 9:35 AM
I would like to thank Pirate, sky, idgie, and everyone else on here who has talked with me over the last ten years on here. Wow, been coming around this board for TEN years. Crazy. Today I have 3 years sober and it’s really quite unbelievable to me. I probably don’t deserve it but somehow I am here with a 2 yr old daughter, a job, a place to live and I woke up today sober with a clear head, didn’t have to remember where I was or what I did the night before, no bruises or bloody feet this morning, no shame, no sickness...just gratitude.

Thanks guys..

Posted by: pirate June 5, 2018, 1:58 PM
CONGRATULATIONS ! SO PROUD OF YOU!

Posted by: skg June 5, 2018, 3:54 PM
God is good. Congratulations, Bud.

Posted by: idgie June 27, 2018, 8:20 AM
belated congratulations! Hard to believe where the years go isn't it?

Wonderful just wonderful to hear your continued success Dods, I used to pray and hope that you would get it one day - and now you have! so happy for you
Idgie

Posted by: matt June 27, 2018, 8:43 PM
Wow I bet thats feels NICE. I tried to do the taper with beer...12 10..8..6..4..2.. nothing got clean for a week then some bull s*** would happen then BOOM back to VODKA..YAY!! Panik attacks shame guilt etccc.etcc..etcc..

Posted by: 24Gordon July 12, 2018, 1:06 PM
Wow, Adam, YOU are definitely a miracle and I'm so glad to see you finally quit fighting it. Thank you for coming and sharing your ES&H. I always prayed for you as well.

All my love,
Stacey

Posted by: tryingtokeepthefaith September 26, 2018, 6:13 PM
Congrats! May I ask how you did it? What finally brought you to the point of quitting? How old were you?
Sorry for so many questions. I have a young adult son who I am praying will finally stay on the sober road. It has been a long excruciating road.

Posted by: Dodsworth June 5, 2019, 9:44 AM
Sorry just saw this.

How did I do it? Hmmmm. I had to get to a point where to continue drinking was far too painful than to stop. I went to AA, prayed, got a sponsor, went to treatment (again), and I’m probably just lucky up to this point.

I was 32 when I got sober.