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Old 03-17-2019, 09:25 AM   #1
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Hello all; Eighteen years today. This is NOT about me. I've taken an annual liberty to post my sobriety date since Shelly had the Barn, to inform and or remind everyone that help is a phone call away. Also now a days the internet can be used. I've had great responses over the years. A young man posted some years ago that he wasn't an alcoholic but had one in the family and how the disease affected them. There is also help available for people in this situation. I wish you all a productive and uneventful day, Craig.
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Old 03-17-2019, 09:56 AM   #2
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Onya!
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Old 03-17-2019, 10:33 AM   #3
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Congratulations on 18 years! No small feat given the outside influences. You have exercised great control!


I commend you!


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Old 03-17-2019, 10:38 AM   #4
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Good for you! Congratulations.
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Old 03-17-2019, 10:53 AM   #5
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Congratulations, 18 years in todays world is quite a milestone!
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:02 AM   #6
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My deep respect.
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:11 AM   #7
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CONGRATULATIONS CRAIG ! ! ! !


I'll have 31 in a few weeks.


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Old 03-17-2019, 11:29 AM   #8
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Good for you. Just think of how much money you have saved and how much healthier you are because of your sobriety.
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Old 03-17-2019, 01:39 PM   #9
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Craig, I join you, had my last drink on March 17 1986, 33 years sober, I guess I just had to build some fatheads. Thank God.
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Old 03-17-2019, 02:15 PM   #10
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I'm with you in 10 days on 18 years. Putting the word out there can definitely help others along way.
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Old 03-17-2019, 03:58 PM   #11
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That's great, congratulations.
My only addiction was smoking cigarettes, and it was very difficult for me to kick that addiction about 35 years ago.
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Old 03-17-2019, 04:30 PM   #12
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I'm very lucky, my only addiction has been early Fords. We all struggle with that one.

Well done to you fellas that have had real problems to deal with.

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Old 03-17-2019, 04:36 PM   #13
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Congratulations
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Old 03-17-2019, 06:48 PM   #14
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Congratulations! Six years tomorrow for me.
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Old 03-17-2019, 07:10 PM   #15
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Way to go fellas keep at it.
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Old 03-17-2019, 10:14 PM   #16
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Good luck to you and all the others. I don't drink and people seem surprised. My answer typically is to say that others in my family has done enough drinking to last us all for a while.
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Old 03-17-2019, 10:26 PM   #17
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I always tell people I'm on the wagon. Then I wait for someone to ask how long it's been, but nobody ever does. This June will be 41 years for me. Congrats to us all.
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:45 PM   #18
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Congratulations to all of you. Drinking to excess never really appealed to me as it would take a week for me to feel 100%. And as my dad told me when I was a young man I wouldn't need booze or drugs in my life to act like an idiot as I was perfectly capable of doing it sober. My wife's father stopped in '74 just about when I started hanging around. I guess he thought I was a DT. He just turned 95 years old. Maybe he's still hoping I'll disappear!
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Old 03-18-2019, 12:49 AM   #19
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Congratulation to you and everyone who has had the courage to persevere. Mike
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Old 03-18-2019, 06:29 AM   #20
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congratulations! it is tough to do and tough to avoid going back. applaud those who have quite alcohol and cigarettes.
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