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  1. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,971
    October 18, 2017, 6:05 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Staying SMART but mapping to the clinical DSM

    Started by ProHelp, October 7, 2017 10:49 AM
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  3. 4 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 8, 2017 7:44 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,015
    October 5, 2017, 8:40 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: 3,876
    October 4, 2017, 6:58 AM Go to last post
  5. My Good bye Letter

    Started by Peg1960, December 14, 2015 10:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 68,036
    September 26, 2017, 1:58 PM Go to last post
  6. Skipped the bottle of wine today

    Started by 1Free1, June 23, 2016 6:27 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 17,214
    September 26, 2017, 1:54 PM Go to last post
  7. Health: HOV. Heirarchy Of Values.

    Started by komoto, February 19, 2017 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,825
    September 26, 2017, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  8. First real test: passed!

    Started by BeingPresent, September 14, 2017 8:54 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 658
    September 26, 2017, 1:42 PM Go to last post
  9. Three years!!! Yes!!!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2016 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,771
    September 26, 2017, 1:39 PM Go to last post
  10. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,664
    August 8, 2017, 9:02 AM Go to last post
  11. Good Changes

    Started by seaves83, July 18, 2017 4:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 393
    July 18, 2017, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  12. small victory

    Started by empowered67, December 11, 2016 6:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,642
    July 8, 2017, 9:28 AM Go to last post
  13. New Year Gift

    Started by scubatiki, December 29, 2016 6:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,259
    July 8, 2017, 9:27 AM Go to last post
  14. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Jeffahag, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 5,448
    July 8, 2017, 9:26 AM Go to last post
  15. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,076
    July 8, 2017, 9:22 AM Go to last post
  16. Wink Two Years Siober... Yes, YES!

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 16, 2017 8:47 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,202
    July 8, 2017, 9:21 AM Go to last post
  17. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,024
    July 8, 2017, 9:16 AM Go to last post
  18. Thank You SMART Recovery -

    Started by JJWil18, March 19, 2017 7:53 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 7,490
    July 8, 2017, 9:15 AM Go to last post
  19. thank you

    Started by jackroush16, July 7, 2017 3:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 259
    July 8, 2017, 9:14 AM Go to last post
  20. Still sober 1 year

    Started by jackroush16, June 17, 2017 4:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,489
    July 4, 2017, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  21. 15 Years

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2017 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 870
    July 4, 2017, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  22. Congratulations

    Started by Im_Up_and_Down, July 4, 2017 3:13 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 210
    July 4, 2017, 3:13 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,936
    June 1, 2017, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  23. Well, I made it.

    Started by LunaCrist, September 25, 2016 2:55 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 7,982
    May 9, 2017, 5:27 PM Go to last post
  24. Thumbs up Improving the Peaceful Quality of Life

    Started by soberbmj6911, April 27, 2017 3:23 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,004
    May 9, 2017, 5:24 PM Go to last post
  25. Made It! One Year

    Started by n_g, November 27, 2015 7:07 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 13,942
    April 22, 2017, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  26. Really Happy About These Successes...

    Started by Amelialinea, March 11, 2017 9:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,498
    April 7, 2017, 3:10 PM Go to last post
  27. Smile Success can be yours.

    Started by NickiMarie, January 26, 2017 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,930
    February 27, 2017, 8:48 AM Go to last post
  28. So Close to the Cigar

    Started by trickie, February 5, 2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,242
    February 6, 2017, 9:49 AM Go to last post
  29. Is only been 10 months and...

    Started by shelly808, August 17, 2014 5:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 60
    • Views: 192,540
    January 25, 2017, 7:38 PM Go to last post
  30. Lightbulb Changed my life!

    Started by jonpc, August 18, 2016 11:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,820
    January 25, 2017, 7:36 PM Go to last post
  31. Cool A word of thanks and encouragement.

    Started by QCGuy, January 1, 2017 3:51 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,109
    January 9, 2017, 7:48 PM Go to last post
  32. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 4,157
    December 29, 2016, 7:03 PM Go to last post
  33. Even when my mother died

    Started by Gentoo, October 29, 2016 3:26 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 7,319
    December 14, 2016, 2:03 PM Go to last post
  34. "I'm a Champion for Choice! because......

    Started by momrox, November 7, 2016 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,104
    November 7, 2016, 9:52 AM Go to last post
  35. Following My Change Plan at Six Months Sober!

    Started by JoanofArc, November 6, 2016 6:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,412
    November 6, 2016, 7:40 PM Go to last post
  36. Celebrating Two Weeks of Sobriety!!!!

    Started by alxnlsn, October 18, 2016 8:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,474
    October 26, 2016, 1:42 PM Go to last post
  37. The 3 C's

    Started by BIGSLCN, July 18, 2016 9:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,334
    October 19, 2016, 10:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,013
    October 17, 2016, 2:50 PM Go to last post
  38. THREE years!

    Started by melliemoo, July 8, 2016 9:56 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 7,223
    September 15, 2016, 9:07 AM Go to last post
  39. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,199
    September 15, 2016, 8:32 AM Go to last post
  40. I was addicted to rage

    Started by Awely, August 18, 2016 9:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,265
    August 26, 2016, 5:36 PM Go to last post
  41. 6 Months Sober

    Started by MIMI79, May 27, 2016 6:52 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 9,368
    August 9, 2016, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  42. Smile Celebrating Ten Years Clean and Sober

    Started by Questor7, August 4, 2015 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 37,123
    August 9, 2016, 3:53 PM Go to last post
  43. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 9,100
    August 8, 2016, 8:00 AM Go to last post
  44. Pretty Good For Me

    Started by Delete, August 2, 2016 4:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,281
    August 3, 2016, 4:08 PM Go to last post
  45. Thoughts from the shower

    Started by BIGSLCN, July 13, 2016 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,865
    July 13, 2016, 5:44 PM Go to last post
  46. 5 Years Clean

    Started by jwg54, June 26, 2016 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,115
    June 29, 2016, 5:58 PM Go to last post
  47. do small success count?

    Started by MasterSkywalker, November 13, 2014 1:39 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 15,428
    June 24, 2016, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  48. Love The Freedom

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2016 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,452
    June 24, 2016, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  49. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,992
    June 21, 2016, 1:17 PM Go to last post
  50. Self Management

    Started by leo4068, March 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 6,031
    June 8, 2016, 7:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,944
    May 17, 2016, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  51. Two years sober and my 1 year SMART anniversary

    Started by jeff_kyle, May 10, 2014 2:31 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 12,109
    May 17, 2016, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  52. Hi! Gentoo is alive and kicking!

    Started by Gentoo, March 13, 2016 2:54 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 12,850
    May 12, 2016, 7:28 PM Go to last post
  53. New Day

    Started by Concha, May 4, 2016 8:33 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 5,138
    May 4, 2016, 9:56 AM Go to last post
  54. I never made it this far, until now.

    Started by sassy0ne, March 24, 2016 8:16 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 7,145
    April 17, 2016, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  55. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,908
    March 23, 2016, 2:52 PM Go to last post
  56. Smile 1 Year fast/slow

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2015 9:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 8,073
    March 13, 2016, 3:29 PM Go to last post
  57. Taking Stock

    Started by Kendoo97, December 20, 2015 9:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,787
    March 12, 2016, 8:04 AM Go to last post
  58. Managing thoughts, feelings, and emotions.

    Started by Jeffahag, July 8, 2015 5:40 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 9,866
    March 10, 2016, 8:20 AM Go to last post
  59. Finally Breaking Into Orbit

    Started by kramermjo, February 14, 2016 6:06 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 8,930
    February 18, 2016, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  60. Panic Attacks, Pills and Playing the Tape Forward

    Started by Questor7, February 13, 2016 12:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,580
    February 13, 2016, 4:12 PM Go to last post
  61. five months off of pot

    Started by Jeffahag, July 8, 2015 5:06 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 6,426
    February 10, 2016, 2:30 AM Go to last post
  62. Eight months off Marijuana

    Started by Jeffahag, October 9, 2015 2:53 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 9,141
    February 10, 2016, 2:08 AM Go to last post
  63. Extreme bad thoughts - Managing with SMART tools

    Started by Maerlande, January 27, 2016 9:09 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,190
    February 10, 2016, 1:50 AM Go to last post
  64. Sobergeddon

    Started by Fresh44, January 22, 2016 3:36 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,844
    January 22, 2016, 5:21 PM Go to last post
  65. Relapse Dreams. What SMART means to me.

    Started by lovestorms, December 13, 2014 5:38 PM
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 26,853
    January 21, 2016, 9:46 PM Go to last post
  66. Cool First Meeting

    Started by sober_scooter, January 19, 2016 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,546
    January 19, 2016, 9:47 PM Go to last post
  67. My One-Year Victory!!

    Started by AWalton789, October 16, 2014 8:41 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 12,563
    January 14, 2016, 4:42 PM Go to last post
  68. Last first year!

    Started by pookyjason, January 13, 2016 8:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,250
    January 13, 2016, 9:53 PM Go to last post
  69. Talking small success

    Started by TravelRN61, August 30, 2014 7:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 9,601
    December 29, 2015, 5:41 AM Go to last post
  70. My First 30 Days

    Started by emoney75, November 20, 2015 7:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,804
    December 12, 2015, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  71. If I can do it, I believe anybody can.

    Started by Ch2n, July 8, 2015 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 21,544
    December 8, 2015, 6:29 PM Go to last post
  72. Want to be completely sober

    Started by Graffix, October 7, 2015 6:39 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,188
    October 7, 2015, 6:39 AM Go to last post
  73. Cool 6 Months Sober - I Feel Awesome

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, October 6, 2015 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,799
    October 6, 2015, 10:56 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 7,526
    September 28, 2015, 11:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,224
    September 15, 2015, 1:56 AM Go to last post
  74. 1 year sober finally 3-20-14

    Started by sarah7072, March 30, 2015 9:57 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 21,256
    August 23, 2015, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  75. SMART 2 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 13, 2015 11:59 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,248
    August 18, 2015, 4:47 AM Go to last post
  76. Thumbs up A Great Success

    Started by NormalNobody, June 28, 2015 7:29 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 6,687
    July 30, 2015, 3:44 AM Go to last post
  77. The Desolation of Grog

    Started by Maerlande, July 9, 2015 4:57 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,373
    July 19, 2015, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  78. How much is my freedom worth?

    Started by df2, July 14, 2015 9:23 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,303
    July 15, 2015, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  79. Two years sober today!

    Started by melliemoo, July 9, 2015 9:55 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,610
    July 13, 2015, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  80. Finding myself through the storm

    Started by clomat76, July 7, 2015 8:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,548
    July 8, 2015, 4:08 AM Go to last post
  81. Face to Face Meeting

    Started by Kendoo97, July 7, 2015 9:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,495
    July 8, 2015, 4:06 AM Go to last post
  82. I chose life!

    Started by Azil, July 4, 2015 12:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,073
    July 4, 2015, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  83. My Journey,My Story,continued!

    Started by Peg1960, June 18, 2015 9:59 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,387
    June 20, 2015, 9:01 AM Go to last post
  84. WOW it's been three years.....

    Started by jripplinger, June 10, 2015 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,242
    June 14, 2015, 10:43 PM Go to last post

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