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  1. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 22,703
    February 20, 2020, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  2. Lightbulb 58 Months Abstinent From Alcohol

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, February 19, 2020 5:46 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 77
    February 20, 2020, 9:34 PM Go to last post
  3. Smile 14 Days clean thanks to SMART

    Started by mdj, January 28, 2020 3:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 638
    February 12, 2020, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  4. 1 year and 1 month

    Started by MISSOULAMAN, February 6, 2020 2:16 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 139
    February 10, 2020, 5:23 PM Go to last post
  5. 6 years, 10 months and 11 days, or thereabouts

    Started by CallMeDave, January 4, 2020 7:13 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,991
    January 28, 2020, 2:23 PM Go to last post
  6. A Not So Perfect High - 5 years later

    Started by Questor7, December 27, 2019 2:58 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,334
    January 10, 2020, 8:34 PM Go to last post
  7. I did it!!

    Started by avalouwho2, October 15, 2019 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,358
    January 10, 2020, 6:16 PM Go to last post
  8. SEVEN and not counting

    Started by QCGuy, December 30, 2019 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 776
    January 10, 2020, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  9. 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: 1,278
    January 4, 2020, 6:44 AM Go to last post
  10. Four Years into a Different Life

    Started by LobsterTank, July 18, 2019 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,092
    January 1, 2020, 8:14 PM Go to last post
  11. 2 Months tomorrow

    Started by 500wlincoln, November 25, 2019 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,090
    January 1, 2020, 7:58 PM Go to last post
  12. Time flies...

    Started by GJBXVI, January 22, 2014 8:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 11,121
    December 31, 2019, 6:44 PM Go to last post
  13. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 35,723
    December 29, 2019, 9:13 PM Go to last post
  14. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 21,494
    December 28, 2019, 1:21 PM Go to last post
  15. 6 Years!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2019 6:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 684
    December 27, 2019, 8:31 PM Go to last post
  16. Two months today

    Started by newday5, November 28, 2019 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 847
    November 30, 2019, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  17. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 7,630
    November 17, 2019, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  18. New Year Gift

    Started by scubatiki, December 29, 2016 6:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,338
    November 17, 2019, 9:57 PM Go to last post
  19. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,620
    November 17, 2019, 9:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 13,508
    November 17, 2019, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  21. Smile 7+ Years. Thank you, SMART!

    Started by kale, October 26, 2019 12:19 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,187
    November 5, 2019, 4:32 PM Go to last post
  22. One Year Today without a Bet

    Started by chossy, July 14, 2019 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,071
    October 28, 2019, 3:54 PM Go to last post
  23. Sober Time

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2018 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,328
    October 15, 2019, 9:40 AM Go to last post
  24. My story

    Started by GaryGregg, August 29, 2019 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,272
    September 27, 2019, 6:41 AM Go to last post
  25. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 15,513
    September 26, 2019, 6:16 AM Go to last post
  26. SIX years today!

    Started by melliemoo, July 9, 2019 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,650
    August 29, 2019, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  27. Committed, or maybe should be? Haha.

    Started by Billabong, July 10, 2019 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,215
    July 17, 2019, 7:29 PM Go to last post
  28. Tuning-in

    Started by Monicadele13, July 15, 2019 8:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 776
    July 16, 2019, 2:22 PM Go to last post
  29. Years

    Started by lynn50, July 1, 2019 6:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,150
    July 16, 2019, 2:17 PM Go to last post
  30. Leave No Veteran Behind

    Started by lynn50, July 15, 2019 8:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 719
    July 15, 2019, 8:37 PM Go to last post
  31. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,041
    June 27, 2019, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  32. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 7,367
    June 27, 2019, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  33. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 9,724
    June 27, 2019, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  34. Fortunate

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2019 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,399
    June 26, 2019, 9:05 PM Go to last post
  35. Talking Kicked Heroin 14 months ago!

    Started by mchristakos, May 29, 2019 5:57 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,330
    June 22, 2019, 1:56 PM Go to last post
  36. small victory

    Started by empowered67, December 11, 2016 6:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,516
    June 2, 2019, 8:24 PM Go to last post
  37. Intro

    Started by mountainrock, May 31, 2019 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,063
    May 31, 2019, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  38. May is "anniversary month"

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2019 1:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,440
    May 23, 2019, 2:43 AM Go to last post
  39. Lightbulb Smart is giving me hope

    Started by DaveyE221, May 19, 2019 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 961
    May 19, 2019, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  40. Exclamation From Addict to Atheist by Cody Earp

    Started by cearp12, December 12, 2018 9:19 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 9,505
    May 11, 2019, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  41. My New Normal

    Started by aliwash, May 7, 2019 2:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,374
    May 9, 2019, 5:28 AM Go to last post
  42. 1,000 days today

    Started by Rich_T, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,322
    May 3, 2019, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  43. 1 year, 3 months and 8 days

    Started by Fused, March 12, 2019 8:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,198
    April 30, 2019, 7:12 PM Go to last post
  44. 60 days and counting!

    Started by giorgia, April 17, 2019 2:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,444
    April 19, 2019, 5:41 PM Go to last post
  45. The Lone Capitalist Carries On

    Started by TheLoneCapitalist, March 31, 2019 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,581
    April 1, 2019, 1:01 PM Go to last post
  46. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Arne, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 21,391
    March 26, 2019, 8:52 AM Go to last post
  47. 30 day mark.....bittersweet

    Started by Dlennon120, November 5, 2017 1:06 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,816
    March 13, 2019, 5:42 PM Go to last post
  48. moving day

    Started by HarryBro, January 18, 2019 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,758
    March 11, 2019, 5:06 PM Go to last post
  49. Thumbs up Over 100 days sober!

    Started by Mike_sill, April 25, 2018 9:01 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 7,228
    March 11, 2019, 5:04 PM Go to last post
  50. Time to get back to a healthy body and mind

    Started by BeachFreak, December 27, 2018 7:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,898
    March 11, 2019, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  51. My One-Year Victory!!

    Started by AWalton789, October 16, 2014 8:41 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 19,086
    March 11, 2019, 4:56 PM Go to last post
  52. She believed she could so she did!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,266
    March 11, 2019, 4:51 PM Go to last post
  53. Self Management

    Started by leo4068, March 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 10,633
    February 21, 2019, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  54. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 9,203
    February 21, 2019, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  55. 3 years and 5 days alcohol free today

    Started by figs, December 30, 2018 12:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,901
    February 21, 2019, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  56. 7 Years and Counting

    Started by Valene, January 17, 2019 6:42 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,952
    February 21, 2019, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  57. Cigarette-free

    Started by Morti13, October 6, 2018 8:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,343
    February 21, 2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  58. My Good bye Letter

    Started by Peg1960, December 14, 2015 10:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 104,005
    February 14, 2019, 7:17 PM Go to last post
  59. Extreme bad thoughts - Managing with SMART tools

    Started by Maerlande, January 27, 2016 9:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 10,062
    January 1, 2019, 8:59 PM Go to last post
  60. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 21,912
    January 1, 2019, 8:48 PM Go to last post
  61. So Close to the Cigar

    Started by trickie, February 5, 2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,272
    January 1, 2019, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  62. 6 months clean and serene

    Started by Rahale74, September 4, 2018 4:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,960
    January 1, 2019, 8:35 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,732
    January 1, 2019, 8:33 PM Go to last post
  63. Red face One Year Today NO DRINKEE

    Started by Frontierdave07, December 24, 2018 2:03 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,836
    December 31, 2018, 7:13 PM Go to last post
  64. Well, I made it.

    Started by LunaCrist, September 25, 2016 2:55 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 19,336
    December 16, 2018, 2:02 PM Go to last post
  65. Three years today

    Started by LunaCrist, September 23, 2018 3:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,952
    December 16, 2018, 1:49 PM Go to last post
  66. Smile Two Years Sober

    Started by Amelialinea, November 12, 2018 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,693
    December 15, 2018, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  67. One small step for me, one giant step for my recovery

    Started by mhkc, October 30, 2018 4:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,791
    October 31, 2018, 8:10 PM Go to last post
  68. Cool 5+ years - Thank you SMART

    Started by kale, December 16, 2017 6:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,780
    October 29, 2018, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  69. 5 Years Clean

    Started by jwg54, June 26, 2016 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,779
    August 16, 2018, 2:51 AM Go to last post
  70. Talking 1096 Days Abstinent From My DOC

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 6, 2018 3:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,460
    August 16, 2018, 2:49 AM Go to last post
  71. One Year sober today!!

    Started by JCBUSA, July 24, 2018 5:42 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,179
    August 16, 2018, 2:47 AM Go to last post
  72. 5 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 10, 2018 4:02 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,305
    August 16, 2018, 2:45 AM Go to last post
  73. Two Years

    Started by Rich_T, August 2, 2018 3:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,376
    August 5, 2018, 2:18 PM Go to last post
  74. 5+ years sober

    Started by chark, April 17, 2018 7:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 6,735
    July 24, 2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  75. SMART Recovery Has Empowered My Sobriety

    Started by KPBond, July 9, 2018 2:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,550
    July 9, 2018, 9:24 PM Go to last post
  76. Celebrating year one

    Started by MylesPS, May 14, 2018 9:53 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,339
    July 8, 2018, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  77. 2nd Anniversary

    Started by RebornMe, May 15, 2018 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,851
    May 29, 2018, 2:29 AM Go to last post
  78. Two Years Sober

    Started by JoanofArc, May 9, 2018 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 6,603
    May 28, 2018, 2:44 AM Go to last post
  79. 1 year as an On Line SMART facilitator...

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2018 8:58 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,220
    May 23, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  80. "I'm a Champion for Choice! because......

    Started by momrox, November 7, 2016 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,011
    May 18, 2018, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  81. Saturday Morning Inspiration

    Started by Just_Jim, March 1, 2014 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 15,632
    April 13, 2018, 3:50 AM Go to last post
  82. 6 months sober

    Started by mercarmya, March 12, 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,754
    April 9, 2018, 4:41 AM Go to last post
  83. Wink Two Years Siober... Yes, YES!

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 16, 2017 8:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 6,492
    April 8, 2018, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  84. Sober 1 Year on January 2, 2018

    Started by EliseC1, December 30, 2017 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 7,235
    April 3, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  85. Small but impactful victory on the way!

    Started by gudetama, March 30, 2018 1:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,902
    March 30, 2018, 1:36 PM Go to last post
  86. A sober life is a better life

    Started by NoTrumpAce, October 25, 2017 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 9,105
    January 31, 2018, 8:50 PM Go to last post
  87. 34 Years

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2018 7:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 9,596
    January 25, 2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  88. My Journey to SERENITY!

    Started by Supax, November 22, 2017 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 5,454
    January 14, 2018, 7:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,131
    January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM Go to last post

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