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  1. Four Years into a Different Life

    Started by LobsterTank, July 18, 2019 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 9,346
    October 19, 2020, 9:37 PM Go to last post
  2. 6 years, 10 months and 11 days, or thereabouts

    Started by CallMeDave, January 4, 2020 7:13 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,672
    October 16, 2020, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  3. SEVEN and not counting

    Started by QCGuy, December 30, 2019 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,247
    October 16, 2020, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  4. 3 years

    Started by MylesPS, May 15, 2020 8:33 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,333
    October 16, 2020, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  5. Two Years

    Started by Rich_T, August 2, 2018 3:11 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,241
    October 16, 2020, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Sponsor needed!

    Started by Croc, August 9, 2020 6:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 607
    October 16, 2020, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  7. Celebrating 15 years of sobriety

    Started by Questor7, August 8, 2020 8:04 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,034
    October 16, 2020, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  8. Five by Five in the Tank

    Started by LobsterTank, July 12, 2020 9:13 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,833
    October 16, 2020, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  9. Smile 23 years in recovery! :-)

    Started by Timothy1996, August 19, 2020 7:30 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 503
    October 16, 2020, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  10. 2 months and 2 weeks

    Started by RAB1828, August 31, 2020 9:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 637
    October 16, 2020, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  11. Smile 14 Days clean thanks to SMART

    Started by mdj, January 28, 2020 3:07 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,947
    October 16, 2020, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 31,424
    October 16, 2020, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  13. Enjoying my sobriety 5 years and some change

    Started by Richierich313, September 6, 2020 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 522
    October 16, 2020, 10:14 AM Go to last post
  14. My Success

    Started by larrycooper, September 4, 2020 7:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 388
    October 16, 2020, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  15. 9 years abstinent (clean)

    Started by jwg54, July 19, 2020 10:20 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,920
    October 16, 2020, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  16. two years since my last bet

    Started by chossy, July 18, 2020 10:24 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 758
    October 16, 2020, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  17. I'm From...my life story in under 5 minutes

    Started by Questor7, August 29, 2020 7:31 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,664
    October 16, 2020, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  18. March 7, 2020, 1 year alcohol-free!

    Started by Elky, March 7, 2020 10:25 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,969
    October 16, 2020, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  19. My success today is registering to have a day one tomorrow

    Started by ConaldP, September 4, 2020 12:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 235
    October 16, 2020, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  20. Smile Intro... 23 years clean

    Started by Timothy1996, August 4, 2020 5:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 421
    August 6, 2020, 7:09 AM Go to last post
  21. Intro... 23 years clean

    Started by Timothy1996, July 29, 2020 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 199
    July 29, 2020, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  22. My 4th of July Experiment

    Started by Questor7, July 2, 2020 4:57 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,830
    July 13, 2020, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  23. Continued abstinence following bereavement

    Started by RDelbridge, May 10, 2020 3:21 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,444
    June 22, 2020, 5:44 PM Go to last post
  24. I did it!!

    Started by avalouwho2, October 15, 2019 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 6,675
    June 20, 2020, 2:24 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,432
    June 11, 2020, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  25. Starting my 4th....

    Started by RebornMe, May 22, 2020 1:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,333
    June 7, 2020, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  26. Talking Kicked Heroin 14 months ago!

    Started by mchristakos, May 29, 2019 5:57 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 6,036
    May 17, 2020, 6:03 AM Go to last post
  27. 7 Years Sober Recently.

    Started by MTMassey, March 31, 2020 4:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,083
    May 7, 2020, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  28. Two months today

    Started by newday5, November 28, 2019 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,206
    April 24, 2020, 6:13 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,023
    April 18, 2020, 5:20 AM Go to last post
  29. 14 months on the 19th

    Started by ironworker68, April 7, 2020 4:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 744
    April 7, 2020, 4:38 PM Go to last post
  30. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Arne, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 26,924
    March 23, 2020, 1:34 PM Go to last post
  31. One Year Today without a Bet

    Started by chossy, July 14, 2019 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,875
    March 21, 2020, 6:43 PM Go to last post
  32. SMART Tool Belt Has Changed My Life.

    Started by Oskar, February 24, 2020 4:13 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,341
    February 29, 2020, 6:38 AM Go to last post
  33. Lightbulb 58 Months Abstinent From Alcohol

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, February 19, 2020 5:46 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,805
    February 22, 2020, 6:29 PM Go to last post
  34. A Not So Perfect High - 5 years later

    Started by Questor7, December 27, 2019 2:58 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 5,452
    January 10, 2020, 8:34 PM Go to last post
  35. 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: 1
    • Views: 2,380
    January 4, 2020, 6:44 AM Go to last post
  36. 2 Months tomorrow

    Started by 500wlincoln, November 25, 2019 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,637
    January 1, 2020, 7:58 PM Go to last post
  37. Time flies...

    Started by GJBXVI, January 22, 2014 8:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 12,637
    December 31, 2019, 6:44 PM Go to last post
  38. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 41,399
    December 29, 2019, 9:13 PM Go to last post
  39. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 28,001
    December 28, 2019, 1:21 PM Go to last post
  40. 6 Years!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2019 6:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,078
    December 27, 2019, 8:31 PM Go to last post
  41. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 9,625
    November 17, 2019, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  42. New Year Gift

    Started by scubatiki, December 29, 2016 6:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,511
    November 17, 2019, 9:57 PM Go to last post
  43. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,996
    November 17, 2019, 9:49 PM Go to last post
  44. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 16,108
    November 17, 2019, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  45. Smile 7+ Years. Thank you, SMART!

    Started by kale, October 26, 2019 12:19 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,363
    November 5, 2019, 4:32 PM Go to last post
  46. Sober Time

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2018 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 9,402
    October 15, 2019, 9:40 AM Go to last post
  47. My story

    Started by GaryGregg, August 29, 2019 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,137
    September 27, 2019, 6:41 AM Go to last post
  48. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 21,541
    September 26, 2019, 6:16 AM Go to last post
  49. SIX years today!

    Started by melliemoo, July 9, 2019 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,732
    August 29, 2019, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  50. Committed, or maybe should be? Haha.

    Started by Billabong, July 10, 2019 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,672
    July 17, 2019, 7:29 PM Go to last post
  51. Tuning-in

    Started by Monicadele13, July 15, 2019 8:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,828
    July 16, 2019, 2:22 PM Go to last post
  52. Years

    Started by lynn50, July 1, 2019 6:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,353
    July 16, 2019, 2:17 PM Go to last post
  53. Leave No Veteran Behind

    Started by lynn50, July 15, 2019 8:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,635
    July 15, 2019, 8:37 PM Go to last post
  54. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,538
    June 27, 2019, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  55. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 9,669
    June 27, 2019, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  56. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 11,823
    June 27, 2019, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  57. Fortunate

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2019 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,412
    June 26, 2019, 9:05 PM Go to last post
  58. small victory

    Started by empowered67, December 11, 2016 6:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,063
    June 2, 2019, 8:24 PM Go to last post
  59. Intro

    Started by mountainrock, May 31, 2019 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,038
    May 31, 2019, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  60. May is "anniversary month"

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2019 1:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,783
    May 23, 2019, 2:43 AM Go to last post
  61. My New Normal

    Started by aliwash, May 7, 2019 2:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,382
    May 9, 2019, 5:28 AM Go to last post
  62. 1,000 days today

    Started by Rich_T, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,404
    May 3, 2019, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  63. 1 year, 3 months and 8 days

    Started by Fused, March 12, 2019 8:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,766
    April 30, 2019, 7:12 PM Go to last post
  64. 60 days and counting!

    Started by giorgia, April 17, 2019 2:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,499
    April 19, 2019, 5:41 PM Go to last post
  65. The Lone Capitalist Carries On

    Started by TheLoneCapitalist, March 31, 2019 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,714
    April 1, 2019, 1:01 PM Go to last post
  66. 30 day mark.....bittersweet

    Started by Dlennon120, November 5, 2017 1:06 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,321
    March 13, 2019, 5:42 PM Go to last post
  67. moving day

    Started by HarryBro, January 18, 2019 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,054
    March 11, 2019, 5:06 PM Go to last post
  68. Thumbs up Over 100 days sober!

    Started by Mike_sill, April 25, 2018 9:01 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 9,387
    March 11, 2019, 5:04 PM Go to last post
  69. Time to get back to a healthy body and mind

    Started by BeachFreak, December 27, 2018 7:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,042
    March 11, 2019, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  70. My One-Year Victory!!

    Started by AWalton789, October 16, 2014 8:41 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 21,222
    March 11, 2019, 4:56 PM Go to last post
  71. She believed she could so she did!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,553
    March 11, 2019, 4:51 PM Go to last post
  72. Self Management

    Started by leo4068, March 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 12,164
    February 21, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  73. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 11,274
    February 21, 2019, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  74. 3 years and 5 days alcohol free today

    Started by figs, December 30, 2018 12:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,104
    February 21, 2019, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  75. 7 Years and Counting

    Started by Valene, January 17, 2019 6:42 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,377
    February 21, 2019, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  76. Cigarette-free

    Started by Morti13, October 6, 2018 8:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,867
    February 21, 2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  77. My Good bye Letter

    Started by Peg1960, December 14, 2015 10:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 114,605
    February 14, 2019, 7:17 PM Go to last post
  78. Extreme bad thoughts - Managing with SMART tools

    Started by Maerlande, January 27, 2016 9:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 11,821
    January 1, 2019, 8:59 PM Go to last post
  79. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 24,931
    January 1, 2019, 8:48 PM Go to last post
  80. So Close to the Cigar

    Started by trickie, February 5, 2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,333
    January 1, 2019, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  81. 6 months clean and serene

    Started by Rahale74, September 4, 2018 4:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,436
    January 1, 2019, 8:35 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,129
    January 1, 2019, 8:33 PM Go to last post
  82. Red face One Year Today NO DRINKEE

    Started by Frontierdave07, December 24, 2018 2:03 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,298
    December 31, 2018, 7:13 PM Go to last post
  83. Well, I made it.

    Started by LunaCrist, September 25, 2016 2:55 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 22,470
    December 16, 2018, 2:02 PM Go to last post
  84. Three years today

    Started by LunaCrist, September 23, 2018 3:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 6,679
    December 16, 2018, 1:49 PM Go to last post
  85. Smile Two Years Sober

    Started by Amelialinea, November 12, 2018 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,876
    December 15, 2018, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  86. One small step for me, one giant step for my recovery

    Started by mhkc, October 30, 2018 4:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,724
    October 31, 2018, 8:10 PM Go to last post
  87. Cool 5+ years - Thank you SMART

    Started by kale, December 16, 2017 6:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 8,890
    October 29, 2018, 8:44 PM Go to last post

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