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  1. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 15,094
    May 11, 2019, 7:32 PM Go to last post
  2. Exclamation From Addict to Atheist by Cody Earp

    Started by cearp12, December 12, 2018 9:19 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,650
    May 11, 2019, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  3. My New Normal

    Started by aliwash, May 7, 2019 2:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 363
    May 9, 2019, 5:28 AM Go to last post
  4. My Story

    Started by idavidi, November 14, 2018 2:40 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,223
    May 8, 2019, 1:22 AM Go to last post
  5. 1,000 days today

    Started by Rich_T, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 302
    May 3, 2019, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  6. 1 year, 3 months and 8 days

    Started by Fused, March 12, 2019 8:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 802
    April 30, 2019, 7:12 PM Go to last post
  7. 60 days and counting!

    Started by giorgia, April 17, 2019 2:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 415
    April 19, 2019, 5:41 PM Go to last post
  8. The Lone Capitalist Carries On

    Started by TheLoneCapitalist, March 31, 2019 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 559
    April 1, 2019, 1:01 PM Go to last post
  9. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Arne, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 14,579
    March 26, 2019, 8:52 AM Go to last post
  10. 30 day mark.....bittersweet

    Started by Dlennon120, November 5, 2017 1:06 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,404
    March 13, 2019, 5:42 PM Go to last post
  11. moving day

    Started by HarryBro, January 18, 2019 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 663
    March 11, 2019, 5:06 PM Go to last post
  12. Thumbs up Over 100 days sober!

    Started by Mike_sill, April 25, 2018 9:01 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,352
    March 11, 2019, 5:04 PM Go to last post
  13. Time to get back to a healthy body and mind

    Started by BeachFreak, December 27, 2018 7:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 785
    March 11, 2019, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  14. My One-Year Victory!!

    Started by AWalton789, October 16, 2014 8:41 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 16,874
    March 11, 2019, 4:56 PM Go to last post
  15. She believed she could so she did!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,041
    March 11, 2019, 4:51 PM Go to last post
  16. Self Management

    Started by leo4068, March 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 9,204
    February 21, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  17. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 7,103
    February 21, 2019, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  18. 3 years and 5 days alcohol free today

    Started by figs, December 30, 2018 12:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 737
    February 21, 2019, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  19. 7 Years and Counting

    Started by Valene, January 17, 2019 6:42 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,431
    February 21, 2019, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  20. Cigarette-free

    Started by Morti13, October 6, 2018 8:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,854
    February 21, 2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  21. My Good bye Letter

    Started by Peg1960, December 14, 2015 10:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 93,088
    February 14, 2019, 7:17 PM Go to last post
  22. Skipped the bottle of wine today

    Started by 1Free1, June 23, 2016 6:27 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 62
    • Views: 33,982
    January 12, 2019, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  23. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 7,056
    January 11, 2019, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  24. Extreme bad thoughts - Managing with SMART tools

    Started by Maerlande, January 27, 2016 9:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 8,315
    January 1, 2019, 8:59 PM Go to last post
  25. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 18,231
    January 1, 2019, 8:48 PM Go to last post
  26. So Close to the Cigar

    Started by trickie, February 5, 2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,166
    January 1, 2019, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  27. 6 months clean and serene

    Started by Rahale74, September 4, 2018 4:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,741
    January 1, 2019, 8:35 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,103
    January 1, 2019, 8:33 PM Go to last post
  28. Red face One Year Today NO DRINKEE

    Started by Frontierdave07, December 24, 2018 2:03 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,146
    December 31, 2018, 7:13 PM Go to last post
  29. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 14,136
    December 18, 2018, 5:18 PM Go to last post
  30. Sober Time

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2018 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,990
    December 16, 2018, 2:07 PM Go to last post
  31. Well, I made it.

    Started by LunaCrist, September 25, 2016 2:55 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 16,401
    December 16, 2018, 2:02 PM Go to last post
  32. Three years today

    Started by LunaCrist, September 23, 2018 3:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,161
    December 16, 2018, 1:49 PM Go to last post
  33. Smile Two Years Sober

    Started by Amelialinea, November 12, 2018 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 799
    December 15, 2018, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  34. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 6,689
    December 15, 2018, 2:27 AM Go to last post
  35. One small step for me, one giant step for my recovery

    Started by mhkc, October 30, 2018 4:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 826
    October 31, 2018, 8:10 PM Go to last post
  36. Cool 5+ years - Thank you SMART

    Started by kale, December 16, 2017 6:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,819
    October 29, 2018, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  37. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 26,272
    September 3, 2018, 2:41 PM Go to last post
  38. 5 Years Clean

    Started by jwg54, June 26, 2016 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,422
    August 16, 2018, 2:51 AM Go to last post
  39. Talking 1096 Days Abstinent From My DOC

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 6, 2018 3:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,686
    August 16, 2018, 2:49 AM Go to last post
  40. One Year sober today!!

    Started by JCBUSA, July 24, 2018 5:42 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,135
    August 16, 2018, 2:47 AM Go to last post
  41. 5 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 10, 2018 4:02 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,681
    August 16, 2018, 2:45 AM Go to last post
  42. Two Years

    Started by Rich_T, August 2, 2018 3:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,292
    August 5, 2018, 2:18 PM Go to last post
  43. 5+ years sober

    Started by chark, April 17, 2018 7:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,912
    July 24, 2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  44. SMART Recovery Has Empowered My Sobriety

    Started by KPBond, July 9, 2018 2:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,490
    July 9, 2018, 9:24 PM Go to last post
  45. Celebrating year one

    Started by MylesPS, May 14, 2018 9:53 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,696
    July 8, 2018, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  46. 2nd Anniversary

    Started by RebornMe, May 15, 2018 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,638
    May 29, 2018, 2:29 AM Go to last post
  47. Two Years Sober

    Started by JoanofArc, May 9, 2018 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,583
    May 28, 2018, 2:44 AM Go to last post
  48. 1 year as an On Line SMART facilitator...

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2018 8:58 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,996
    May 23, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  49. "I'm a Champion for Choice! because......

    Started by momrox, November 7, 2016 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,909
    May 18, 2018, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  50. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,355
    April 22, 2018, 9:02 PM Go to last post
  51. Saturday Morning Inspiration

    Started by Just_Jim, March 1, 2014 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 14,285
    April 13, 2018, 3:50 AM Go to last post
  52. 6 months sober

    Started by mercarmya, March 12, 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,674
    April 9, 2018, 4:41 AM Go to last post
  53. Wink Two Years Siober... Yes, YES!

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 16, 2017 8:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,318
    April 8, 2018, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  54. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 10,194
    April 3, 2018, 12:35 AM Go to last post
  55. Sober 1 Year on January 2, 2018

    Started by EliseC1, December 30, 2017 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 5,036
    April 3, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  56. Small but impactful victory on the way!

    Started by gudetama, March 30, 2018 1:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,149
    March 30, 2018, 1:36 PM Go to last post
  57. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,535
    March 7, 2018, 12:43 PM Go to last post
  58. A sober life is a better life

    Started by NoTrumpAce, October 25, 2017 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 7,701
    January 31, 2018, 8:50 PM Go to last post
  59. 34 Years

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2018 7:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 8,261
    January 25, 2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  60. My Journey to SERENITY!

    Started by Supax, November 22, 2017 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,157
    January 14, 2018, 7:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,361
    January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM Go to last post
  61. Today I celebrate 4 Years!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2017 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,054
    December 22, 2017, 2:31 AM Go to last post
  62. Smile 3 YEARS! Thank You

    Started by GHR, November 30, 2017 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,248
    December 14, 2017, 6:06 PM Go to last post
  63. First real test: passed!

    Started by BeingPresent, September 14, 2017 8:54 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,750
    November 6, 2017, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  64. 4 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 8, 2017 7:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 6,649
    October 26, 2017, 9:49 AM Go to last post
  65. Two Years getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 15, 2017 3:08 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 15,373
    October 4, 2017, 6:58 AM Go to last post
  66. Health: HOV. Heirarchy Of Values.

    Started by komoto, February 19, 2017 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 7,523
    September 26, 2017, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  67. Three years!!! Yes!!!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2016 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 6,567
    September 26, 2017, 1:39 PM Go to last post
  68. Good Changes

    Started by seaves83, July 18, 2017 4:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,799
    July 18, 2017, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  69. small victory

    Started by empowered67, December 11, 2016 6:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,807
    July 8, 2017, 9:28 AM Go to last post
  70. New Year Gift

    Started by scubatiki, December 29, 2016 6:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,115
    July 8, 2017, 9:27 AM Go to last post
  71. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,823
    July 8, 2017, 9:22 AM Go to last post
  72. Thank You SMART Recovery -

    Started by JJWil18, March 19, 2017 7:53 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 14,616
    July 8, 2017, 9:15 AM Go to last post
  73. thank you

    Started by jackroush16, July 7, 2017 3:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,730
    July 8, 2017, 9:14 AM Go to last post
  74. Still sober 1 year

    Started by jackroush16, June 17, 2017 4:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,752
    July 4, 2017, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  75. 15 Years

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2017 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,506
    July 4, 2017, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  76. Congratulations

    Started by Im_Up_and_Down, July 4, 2017 3:13 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,465
    July 4, 2017, 3:13 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 8,264
    June 1, 2017, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  77. Thumbs up Improving the Peaceful Quality of Life

    Started by soberbmj6911, April 27, 2017 3:23 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,151
    May 9, 2017, 5:24 PM Go to last post
  78. Made It! One Year

    Started by n_g, November 27, 2015 7:07 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 20,404
    April 22, 2017, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  79. Really Happy About These Successes...

    Started by Amelialinea, March 11, 2017 9:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,326
    April 7, 2017, 3:10 PM Go to last post
  80. Smile Success can be yours.

    Started by NickiMarie, January 26, 2017 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,790
    February 27, 2017, 8:48 AM Go to last post
  81. Lightbulb Changed my life!

    Started by jonpc, August 18, 2016 11:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,996
    January 25, 2017, 7:36 PM Go to last post
  82. Cool A word of thanks and encouragement.

    Started by QCGuy, January 1, 2017 3:51 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,733
    January 9, 2017, 7:48 PM Go to last post
  83. Even when my mother died

    Started by Gentoo, October 29, 2016 3:26 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 12,229
    December 14, 2016, 2:03 PM Go to last post
  84. Following My Change Plan at Six Months Sober!

    Started by JoanofArc, November 6, 2016 6:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,082
    November 6, 2016, 7:40 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,764
    October 17, 2016, 2:50 PM Go to last post
  85. THREE years!

    Started by melliemoo, July 8, 2016 9:56 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 13,731
    September 15, 2016, 9:07 AM Go to last post

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