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  1. I'm From...my life story in under 5 minutes

    Started by Questor7, August 29, 2020 7:31 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 14,900
    June 22, 2022, 8:01 PM Go to last post
  2. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 252,221
    June 7, 2022, 5:33 PM Go to last post
  3. Milestone!!!!!

    Started by tnob2020, June 5, 2022 5:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 577
    June 7, 2022, 4:35 PM Go to last post
  4. My greatest “Gift of Sobriety” to myself

    Started by C_C, June 3, 2022 2:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 499
    June 4, 2022, 7:53 AM Go to last post
  5. 41 Days Sober

    Started by TLC1969, May 31, 2022 3:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 481
    June 1, 2022, 4:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Life Beyond Addiction

    Started by C_C, May 6, 2022 3:27 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,241
    May 15, 2022, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  7. Six years and counting!

    Started by LunaCrist, September 29, 2021 3:15 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,842
    April 18, 2022, 4:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,123
    April 17, 2022, 9:18 AM Go to last post
  8. My 1st SMART Meeting, 10/29/2020!

    Started by C_C, October 29, 2021 4:33 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,692
    April 15, 2022, 8:21 AM Go to last post
  9. 2 years alcoholi free

    Started by Mathews52, September 3, 2021 2:26 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,652
    April 15, 2022, 8:14 AM Go to last post
  10. To surrender is to win.

    Started by Just_Jim, January 15, 2022 1:44 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,223
    April 15, 2022, 8:08 AM Go to last post
  11. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 67
    • Views: 661,904
    January 15, 2022, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  12. Cool 10 Years Sober and "Smober"

    Started by Gster, December 20, 2021 11:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,014
    January 4, 2022, 1:22 PM Go to last post
  13. New Year Gift

    Started by scubatiki, December 29, 2016 6:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 43,063
    January 4, 2022, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  14. Christmas 2021

    Started by C_C, December 25, 2021 11:16 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,549
    December 26, 2021, 9:53 AM Go to last post
  15. Now 13 years sober using SMART recovery

    Started by NoTrumpAce, November 9, 2021 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,475
    November 15, 2021, 5:25 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,607
    November 5, 2021, 5:44 PM Go to last post
  16. Smile 9 Months

    Started by ChrisTLynne, October 22, 2021 12:23 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,841
    October 25, 2021, 6:47 AM Go to last post
  17. 100 Days

    Started by Ujamaflip, January 2, 2021 9:33 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 14,367
    September 11, 2021, 1:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 8,361
    September 9, 2021, 9:05 AM Go to last post
  18. 16 Years Clean and Sober today - Woo hoo!

    Started by Questor7, August 4, 2021 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 12,111
    September 8, 2021, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  19. three years since my last bet

    Started by chossy, July 20, 2021 8:57 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,399
    September 3, 2021, 2:50 AM Go to last post
  20. Moved: The start or start again

    Started by Hines, July 13, 2021 12:12 PM
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  21. 19 Years

    Started by lynn50, July 1, 2021 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,412
    July 9, 2021, 2:53 AM Go to last post
  22. Its been so long since I popped by !!

    Started by caring_hands, June 30, 2021 9:10 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,429
    July 2, 2021, 7:25 AM Go to last post
  23. A Not So Perfect High - 5 years later

    Started by Questor7, December 27, 2019 2:58 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 65,077
    July 1, 2021, 6:17 PM Go to last post
  24. Thumbs up Golden Anniversary

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 7, 2021 9:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 6,561
    June 23, 2021, 1:12 AM Go to last post
  25. 6 months

    Started by FunfettiGiraffe, June 2, 2021 2:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,572
    June 4, 2021, 9:25 AM Go to last post
  26. 4 years

    Started by MylesPS, May 18, 2021 12:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,966
    May 31, 2021, 3:24 AM Go to last post
  27. Four Years into a Different Life

    Started by LobsterTank, July 18, 2019 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 106,184
    May 18, 2021, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  28. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 774,941
    May 18, 2021, 4:16 AM Go to last post
  29. Moved: Go you! - Second Time Around

    Started by ineedsobriety, May 14, 2021 11:51 AM
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  30. Moved: Well done you on progress! Everyday is a new day

    Started by Gpwelch, May 12, 2021 1:46 PM
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  31. 58 days!

    Started by Spiritualist, December 28, 2020 7:04 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 8,737
    May 1, 2021, 7:52 PM Go to last post
  32. Intro... 23 years clean

    Started by Timothy1996, July 29, 2020 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,633
    April 16, 2021, 2:21 AM Go to last post
  33. Continued Success

    Started by jwg54, March 5, 2021 6:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,340
    March 18, 2021, 1:15 AM Go to last post
  34. My New Life Success Journey

    Started by Morti13, January 23, 2021 2:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 10,039
    February 8, 2021, 2:40 PM Go to last post
  35. Celebrating 15 years of sobriety

    Started by Questor7, August 8, 2020 8:04 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 10,682
    February 2, 2021, 4:57 PM Go to last post
  36. Thumbs up So I found this today. At least it's a bit of sunshine

    Started by AlexC, August 21, 2019 11:39 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 42,261
    December 7, 2020, 6:04 PM Go to last post
  37. My Success

    Started by larrycooper, September 4, 2020 7:50 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,209
    December 7, 2020, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  38. About to Celebrate My Five Year Anniversary

    Started by Breathe_in, November 10, 2020 4:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,803
    November 29, 2020, 5:52 PM Go to last post
  39. Here's to a new future

    Started by B2B2, November 18, 2020 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 5,207
    November 20, 2020, 9:58 PM Go to last post
  40. Smile 23 years in recovery! :-)

    Started by Timothy1996, August 19, 2020 7:30 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,118
    November 3, 2020, 5:39 PM Go to last post
  41. Enjoying my sobriety 5 years and some change

    Started by Richierich313, September 6, 2020 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,518
    October 31, 2020, 5:19 PM Go to last post
  42. 3 years

    Started by MylesPS, May 15, 2020 8:33 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 9,415
    October 29, 2020, 8:28 PM Go to last post
  43. 2 years clean

    Started by NatickB, October 23, 2020 9:23 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,780
    October 23, 2020, 1:59 PM Go to last post
  44. SEVEN and not counting

    Started by QCGuy, December 30, 2019 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 41,081
    October 23, 2020, 7:35 AM Go to last post
  45. 6 years, 10 months and 11 days, or thereabouts

    Started by CallMeDave, January 4, 2020 7:13 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 47,276
    October 16, 2020, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  46. Two Years

    Started by Rich_T, August 2, 2018 3:11 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 66,548
    October 16, 2020, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  47. Sponsor needed!

    Started by Croc, August 9, 2020 6:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,562
    October 16, 2020, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  48. Five by Five in the Tank

    Started by LobsterTank, July 12, 2020 9:13 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 8,430
    October 16, 2020, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  49. 2 months and 2 weeks

    Started by RAB1828, August 31, 2020 9:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,783
    October 16, 2020, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  50. Smile 14 Days clean thanks to SMART

    Started by mdj, January 28, 2020 3:07 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 25,594
    October 16, 2020, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  51. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 159,463
    October 16, 2020, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  52. 9 years abstinent (clean)

    Started by jwg54, July 19, 2020 10:20 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 9,343
    October 16, 2020, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  53. two years since my last bet

    Started by chossy, July 18, 2020 10:24 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,483
    October 16, 2020, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  54. March 7, 2020, 1 year alcohol-free!

    Started by Elky, March 7, 2020 10:25 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 10,965
    October 16, 2020, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  55. My success today is registering to have a day one tomorrow

    Started by ConaldP, September 4, 2020 12:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,336
    October 16, 2020, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  56. Smile Intro... 23 years clean

    Started by Timothy1996, August 4, 2020 5:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,939
    August 6, 2020, 7:09 AM Go to last post
  57. My 4th of July Experiment

    Started by Questor7, July 2, 2020 4:57 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 22,655
    July 13, 2020, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  58. Continued abstinence following bereavement

    Started by RDelbridge, May 10, 2020 3:21 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 14,579
    June 22, 2020, 5:44 PM Go to last post
  59. I did it!!

    Started by avalouwho2, October 15, 2019 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 87,796
    June 20, 2020, 2:24 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 14,813
    June 11, 2020, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  60. Starting my 4th....

    Started by RebornMe, May 22, 2020 1:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,550
    June 7, 2020, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  61. Talking Kicked Heroin 14 months ago!

    Started by mchristakos, May 29, 2019 5:57 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 93,057
    May 17, 2020, 6:03 AM Go to last post
  62. 7 Years Sober Recently.

    Started by MTMassey, March 31, 2020 4:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,492
    May 7, 2020, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  63. Two months today

    Started by newday5, November 28, 2019 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 54,793
    April 24, 2020, 6:13 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 9,714
    April 18, 2020, 5:20 AM Go to last post
  64. 14 months on the 19th

    Started by ironworker68, April 7, 2020 4:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,316
    April 7, 2020, 4:38 PM Go to last post
  65. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Arne, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 107,315
    March 23, 2020, 1:34 PM Go to last post
  66. One Year Today without a Bet

    Started by chossy, July 14, 2019 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 66,726
    March 21, 2020, 6:43 PM Go to last post
  67. SMART Tool Belt Has Changed My Life.

    Started by Oskar, February 24, 2020 4:13 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 19,810
    February 29, 2020, 6:38 AM Go to last post
  68. Lightbulb 58 Months Abstinent From Alcohol

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, February 19, 2020 5:46 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 20,903
    February 22, 2020, 6:29 PM Go to last post
  69. 2 Months tomorrow

    Started by 500wlincoln, November 25, 2019 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 64,751
    January 1, 2020, 7:58 PM Go to last post
  70. Time flies...

    Started by GJBXVI, January 22, 2014 8:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 44,891
    December 31, 2019, 6:44 PM Go to last post
  71. 6 Years!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2019 6:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 40,471
    December 27, 2019, 8:31 PM Go to last post
  72. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 54,885
    November 17, 2019, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  73. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 57,615
    November 17, 2019, 9:49 PM Go to last post
  74. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 84,755
    November 17, 2019, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  75. Smile 7+ Years. Thank you, SMART!

    Started by kale, October 26, 2019 12:19 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 86,399
    November 5, 2019, 4:32 PM Go to last post
  76. Sober Time

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2018 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 142,155
    October 15, 2019, 9:40 AM Go to last post
  77. My story

    Started by GaryGregg, August 29, 2019 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 64,297
    September 27, 2019, 6:41 AM Go to last post
  78. SIX years today!

    Started by melliemoo, July 9, 2019 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 75,941
    August 29, 2019, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  79. Committed, or maybe should be? Haha.

    Started by Billabong, July 10, 2019 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 52,196
    July 17, 2019, 7:29 PM Go to last post
  80. Tuning-in

    Started by Monicadele13, July 15, 2019 8:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 44,393
    July 16, 2019, 2:22 PM Go to last post
  81. Years

    Started by lynn50, July 1, 2019 6:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 53,841
    July 16, 2019, 2:17 PM Go to last post
  82. Leave No Veteran Behind

    Started by lynn50, July 15, 2019 8:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40,935
    July 15, 2019, 8:37 PM Go to last post
  83. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 54,759
    June 27, 2019, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  84. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 63,189
    June 27, 2019, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  85. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 76,056
    June 27, 2019, 10:39 PM Go to last post

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