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  1. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 938,692
    May 18, 2021, 4:16 AM Go to last post
  2. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 67
    • Views: 805,532
    January 15, 2022, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  3. My Good bye Letter

    Started by Peg1960, December 14, 2015 10:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 790,466
    February 14, 2019, 7:17 PM Go to last post
  4. Two Years getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 15, 2017 3:08 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 662,618
    October 4, 2017, 6:58 AM Go to last post
  5. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 291,457
    June 7, 2022, 5:33 PM Go to last post
  6. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 180,778
    October 16, 2020, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  7. Sober Time

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2018 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 162,828
    October 15, 2019, 9:40 AM Go to last post
  8. Thumbs up It took a while, but I FINALLY got it!

    Started by RisingTide, February 19, 2014 12:36 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 137,722
    March 26, 2015, 1:39 AM Go to last post
  9. Four Years into a Different Life

    Started by LobsterTank, July 18, 2019 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 121,648
    May 18, 2021, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  10. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Arne, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 121,076
    March 23, 2020, 1:34 PM Go to last post
  11. Two Years Sober

    Started by JoanofArc, May 9, 2018 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 117,276
    May 28, 2018, 2:44 AM Go to last post
  12. 5+ years sober

    Started by chark, April 17, 2018 7:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 108,783
    July 24, 2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Talking Kicked Heroin 14 months ago!

    Started by mchristakos, May 29, 2019 5:57 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 107,277
    May 17, 2020, 6:03 AM Go to last post
  14. Fortunate

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2019 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 104,405
    June 26, 2019, 9:05 PM Go to last post
  15. One Year sober today!!

    Started by JCBUSA, July 24, 2018 5:42 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 101,730
    August 16, 2018, 2:47 AM Go to last post
  16. I did it!!

    Started by avalouwho2, October 15, 2019 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 101,090
    June 20, 2020, 2:24 PM Go to last post
  17. Smile 7+ Years. Thank you, SMART!

    Started by kale, October 26, 2019 12:19 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 98,688
    November 5, 2019, 4:32 PM Go to last post
  18. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 96,144
    November 17, 2019, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  19. 1 year, 3 months and 8 days

    Started by Fused, March 12, 2019 8:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 94,939
    April 30, 2019, 7:12 PM Go to last post
  20. Smile Celebrating Ten Years Clean and Sober

    Started by Questor7, August 4, 2015 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 93,091
    August 9, 2016, 3:53 PM Go to last post
  21. 34 Years

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2018 7:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 91,992
    January 25, 2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  22. Well, I made it.

    Started by LunaCrist, September 25, 2016 2:55 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 90,735
    December 16, 2018, 2:02 PM Go to last post
  23. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 89,396
    January 1, 2019, 8:48 PM Go to last post
  24. Thumbs up Over 100 days sober!

    Started by Mike_sill, April 25, 2018 9:01 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 88,335
    March 11, 2019, 5:04 PM Go to last post
  25. 6 months clean and serene

    Started by Rahale74, September 4, 2018 4:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 88,231
    January 1, 2019, 8:35 PM Go to last post
  26. SIX years today!

    Started by melliemoo, July 9, 2019 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 87,224
    August 29, 2019, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  27. My One-Year Victory!!

    Started by AWalton789, October 16, 2014 8:41 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 86,987
    March 11, 2019, 4:56 PM Go to last post
  28. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 85,780
    June 27, 2019, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  29. The Lone Capitalist Carries On

    Started by TheLoneCapitalist, March 31, 2019 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 83,641
    April 1, 2019, 1:01 PM Go to last post
  30. SMART Recovery Has Empowered My Sobriety

    Started by KPBond, July 9, 2018 2:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 83,348
    July 9, 2018, 9:24 PM Go to last post
  31. One Year Today without a Bet

    Started by chossy, July 14, 2019 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 81,041
    March 21, 2020, 6:43 PM Go to last post
  32. small victory

    Started by empowered67, December 11, 2016 6:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 77,940
    June 2, 2019, 8:24 PM Go to last post
  33. Two Years

    Started by Rich_T, August 2, 2018 3:11 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 77,929
    October 16, 2020, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  34. 7 Years and Counting

    Started by Valene, January 17, 2019 6:42 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 77,276
    February 21, 2019, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  35. 2 Months tomorrow

    Started by 500wlincoln, November 25, 2019 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 76,437
    January 1, 2020, 7:58 PM Go to last post
  36. 5 Years Clean

    Started by jwg54, June 26, 2016 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 75,746
    August 16, 2018, 2:51 AM Go to last post
  37. She believed she could so she did!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 75,582
    March 11, 2019, 4:51 PM Go to last post
  38. A Not So Perfect High - 5 years later

    Started by Questor7, December 27, 2019 2:58 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 75,248
    July 1, 2021, 6:17 PM Go to last post
  39. 5 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 10, 2018 4:02 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 74,385
    August 16, 2018, 2:45 AM Go to last post
  40. My story

    Started by GaryGregg, August 29, 2019 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 73,935
    September 27, 2019, 6:41 AM Go to last post
  41. I hit FIVE years!!

    Started by Dee, November 23, 2014 1:58 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 72,759
    March 30, 2015, 5:40 AM Go to last post
  42. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 72,276
    February 21, 2019, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  43. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 72,088
    June 27, 2019, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  44. Three years today

    Started by LunaCrist, September 23, 2018 3:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 72,044
    December 16, 2018, 1:49 PM Go to last post
  45. 2nd Anniversary

    Started by RebornMe, May 15, 2018 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 71,564
    May 29, 2018, 2:29 AM Go to last post
  46. May is "anniversary month"

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2019 1:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 70,845
    May 23, 2019, 2:43 AM Go to last post
  47. A sober life is a better life

    Started by NoTrumpAce, October 25, 2017 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 70,554
    January 31, 2018, 8:50 PM Go to last post
  48. Celebrating year one

    Started by MylesPS, May 14, 2018 9:53 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 70,172
    July 8, 2018, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  49. Cool 5+ years - Thank you SMART

    Started by kale, December 16, 2017 6:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 69,982
    October 29, 2018, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  50. 60 days and counting!

    Started by giorgia, April 17, 2019 2:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 67,454
    April 19, 2019, 5:41 PM Go to last post
  51. Cigarette-free

    Started by Morti13, October 6, 2018 8:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 67,135
    February 21, 2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  52. 4 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 8, 2017 7:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 66,758
    October 26, 2017, 9:49 AM Go to last post
  53. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 66,648
    November 17, 2019, 9:49 PM Go to last post
  54. Self Management

    Started by leo4068, March 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 65,498
    February 21, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  55. Red face One Year Today NO DRINKEE

    Started by Frontierdave07, December 24, 2018 2:03 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 65,378
    December 31, 2018, 7:13 PM Go to last post
  56. Intro

    Started by mountainrock, May 31, 2019 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 65,187
    May 31, 2019, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  57. Talking 1096 Days Abstinent From My DOC

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 6, 2018 3:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 65,128
    August 16, 2018, 2:49 AM Go to last post
  58. 1 year as an On Line SMART facilitator...

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2018 8:58 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 64,945
    May 23, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 64,601
    October 31, 2018, 8:10 PM Go to last post
  59. Years

    Started by lynn50, July 1, 2019 6:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 63,993
    July 16, 2019, 2:17 PM Go to last post
  60. Two months today

    Started by newday5, November 28, 2019 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 63,801
    April 24, 2020, 6:13 AM Go to last post
  61. First real test: passed!

    Started by BeingPresent, September 14, 2017 8:54 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 63,775
    November 6, 2017, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  62. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 63,493
    November 17, 2019, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  63. "I'm a Champion for Choice! because......

    Started by momrox, November 7, 2016 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 63,234
    May 18, 2018, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  64. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 63,195
    June 27, 2019, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  65. 3 years and 5 days alcohol free today

    Started by figs, December 30, 2018 12:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 63,181
    February 21, 2019, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  66. Sober 1 Year on January 2, 2018

    Started by EliseC1, December 30, 2017 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 63,153
    April 3, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  67. Thank You SMART Recovery -

    Started by JJWil18, March 19, 2017 7:53 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 61,822
    July 8, 2017, 9:15 AM Go to last post
  68. Wink Two Years Siober... Yes, YES!

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 16, 2017 8:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 61,813
    April 8, 2018, 10:21 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 61,039
    January 1, 2019, 8:33 PM Go to last post
  69. Committed, or maybe should be? Haha.

    Started by Billabong, July 10, 2019 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 59,527
    July 17, 2019, 7:29 PM Go to last post
  70. So Close to the Cigar

    Started by trickie, February 5, 2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 58,995
    January 1, 2019, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  71. 30 day mark.....bittersweet

    Started by Dlennon120, November 5, 2017 1:06 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 58,876
    March 13, 2019, 5:42 PM Go to last post
  72. Hi! Gentoo is alive and kicking!

    Started by Gentoo, March 13, 2016 2:54 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 58,473
    May 12, 2016, 7:28 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 58,274
    January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM Go to last post
  73. Health: HOV. Heirarchy Of Values.

    Started by komoto, February 19, 2017 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 57,647
    September 26, 2017, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  74. My Journey to SERENITY!

    Started by Supax, November 22, 2017 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 57,546
    January 14, 2018, 7:06 PM Go to last post
  75. moving day

    Started by HarryBro, January 18, 2019 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 57,464
    March 11, 2019, 5:06 PM Go to last post
  76. 6 Months Sober

    Started by MIMI79, May 27, 2016 6:52 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 57,233
    August 9, 2016, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  77. Extreme bad thoughts - Managing with SMART tools

    Started by Maerlande, January 27, 2016 9:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 56,431
    January 1, 2019, 8:59 PM Go to last post
  78. Time to get back to a healthy body and mind

    Started by BeachFreak, December 27, 2018 7:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 55,540
    March 11, 2019, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  79. Made It! One Year

    Started by n_g, November 27, 2015 7:07 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 55,303
    April 22, 2017, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  80. Smile 3 YEARS! Thank You

    Started by GHR, November 30, 2017 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 55,196
    December 14, 2017, 6:06 PM Go to last post
  81. 6 years, 10 months and 11 days, or thereabouts

    Started by CallMeDave, January 4, 2020 7:13 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 54,270
    October 16, 2020, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  82. 1,000 days today

    Started by Rich_T, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 53,653
    May 3, 2019, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  83. Recovery from Food Addiction / Binge Eating

    Started by RobertaDa, March 4, 2014 6:54 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 52,973
    May 7, 2015, 12:31 AM Go to last post
  84. Saturday Morning Inspiration

    Started by Just_Jim, March 1, 2014 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 52,710
    April 13, 2018, 3:50 AM Go to last post
  85. do small success count?

    Started by MasterSkywalker, November 13, 2014 1:39 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 52,707
    June 24, 2016, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  86. Small but impactful victory on the way!

    Started by gudetama, March 30, 2018 1:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 51,506
    March 30, 2018, 1:36 PM Go to last post

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