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  1. "I'm a Champion for Choice! because......

    Started by momrox, November 7, 2016 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,246
    May 18, 2018, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  2. 1 Year

    Started by lynn50, August 15, 2014 11:27 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,969
    August 27, 2014, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  3. 1 year as an On Line SMART facilitator...

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2018 8:58 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,528
    May 23, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  4. Smile 1 Year fast/slow

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2015 9:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 12,621
    March 13, 2016, 3:29 PM Go to last post
  5. 1 year sober finally 3-20-14

    Started by sarah7072, March 30, 2015 9:57 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 26,894
    August 23, 2015, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  6. 1 year, 3 months and 8 days

    Started by Fused, March 12, 2019 8:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,838
    April 30, 2019, 7:12 PM Go to last post
  7. 1,000 days today

    Started by Rich_T, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,420
    May 3, 2019, 5:45 PM Go to last post
  8. Red face 10 years with SMART!

    Started by newsun, April 14, 2014 8:14 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 9,662
    August 18, 2014, 12:41 AM Go to last post
  9. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 11,324
    February 21, 2019, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  10. Talking 1096 Days Abstinent From My DOC

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 6, 2018 3:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 7,282
    August 16, 2018, 2:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,166
    January 1, 2019, 8:33 PM Go to last post
  11. Smile 14 Days clean thanks to SMART

    Started by mdj, January 28, 2020 3:07 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,061
    October 16, 2020, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  12. 14 months on the 19th

    Started by ironworker68, April 7, 2020 4:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 763
    April 7, 2020, 4:38 PM Go to last post
  13. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,034
    November 17, 2019, 9:49 PM Go to last post
  14. 15 Years

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2017 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,896
    July 4, 2017, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  15. 166,642,829 Seconds In and Counting

    Started by Dolphin, July 13, 2014 11:23 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 8,345
    July 15, 2014, 5:18 AM Go to last post
  16. 2 1/2 Years Later

    Started by Randy02769, July 9, 2014 9:09 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,809
    July 14, 2014, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  17. 2 months and 2 weeks

    Started by RAB1828, August 31, 2020 9:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 693
    October 16, 2020, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  18. 2 Months tomorrow

    Started by 500wlincoln, November 25, 2019 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,734
    January 1, 2020, 7:58 PM Go to last post
  19. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 9,707
    November 17, 2019, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  20. 2 years clean

    Started by NatickB, October 23, 2020 9:23 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 35
    October 23, 2020, 1:59 PM Go to last post
  21. 2 years sober today

    Started by BeachFreak, November 26, 2014 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 11,440
    November 27, 2014, 5:38 PM Go to last post
  22. 2.5 year sober

    Started by zima, July 23, 2014 11:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 9,003
    August 18, 2014, 8:45 AM Go to last post
  23. Smile 23 years in recovery! :-)

    Started by Timothy1996, August 19, 2020 7:30 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 528
    October 16, 2020, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  24. 2nd Anniversary

    Started by RebornMe, May 15, 2018 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,080
    May 29, 2018, 2:29 AM Go to last post
  25. 3 years

    Started by MylesPS, May 15, 2020 8:33 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,424
    October 16, 2020, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  26. 3 years and 5 days alcohol free today

    Started by figs, December 30, 2018 12:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,117
    February 21, 2019, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  27. Cool 3 years free and sober

    Started by maccaroo, October 24, 2014 6:34 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 7,447
    October 24, 2014, 6:40 PM Go to last post
  28. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,588
    June 27, 2019, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  29. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 9,733
    June 27, 2019, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  30. Cool 3 Years Today!!!

    Started by Gster, December 20, 2014 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 7,267
    March 26, 2015, 6:03 AM Go to last post
  31. Smile 3 YEARS! Thank You

    Started by GHR, November 30, 2017 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 6,796
    December 14, 2017, 6:06 PM Go to last post
  32. 30 day mark.....bittersweet

    Started by Dlennon120, November 5, 2017 1:06 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,372
    March 13, 2019, 5:42 PM Go to last post
  33. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
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    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 41,742
    December 29, 2019, 9:13 PM Go to last post
  34. 34 Years

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2018 7:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 10,803
    January 25, 2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  35. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 25,065
    January 1, 2019, 8:48 PM Go to last post
  36. 4 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 8, 2017 7:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 8,816
    October 26, 2017, 9:49 AM Go to last post
  37. 5 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 10, 2018 4:02 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,938
    August 16, 2018, 2:45 AM Go to last post
  38. 5 Years Clean

    Started by jwg54, June 26, 2016 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 9,371
    August 16, 2018, 2:51 AM Go to last post
  39. Cool 5+ years - Thank you SMART

    Started by kale, December 16, 2017 6:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 8,935
    October 29, 2018, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  40. 5+ years sober

    Started by chark, April 17, 2018 7:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 9,230
    July 24, 2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  41. Lightbulb 58 Months Abstinent From Alcohol

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, February 19, 2020 5:46 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,872
    February 22, 2020, 6:29 PM Go to last post
  42. 6 months clean and serene

    Started by Rahale74, September 4, 2018 4:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,485
    January 1, 2019, 8:35 PM Go to last post
  43. 6 Months Sober

    Started by MIMI79, May 27, 2016 6:52 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 19,432
    August 9, 2016, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  44. 6 months sober

    Started by mercarmya, March 12, 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,931
    April 9, 2018, 4:41 AM Go to last post
  45. Cool 6 Months Sober - I Feel Awesome

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, October 6, 2015 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 5,044
    October 6, 2015, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  46. 6 Years!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2019 6:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,132
    December 27, 2019, 8:31 PM Go to last post
  47. 6 years, 10 months and 11 days, or thereabouts

    Started by CallMeDave, January 4, 2020 7:13 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,853
    October 16, 2020, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  48. 60 days and counting!

    Started by giorgia, April 17, 2019 2:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,523
    April 19, 2019, 5:41 PM Go to last post
  49. 7 Years and Counting

    Started by Valene, January 17, 2019 6:42 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,402
    February 21, 2019, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  50. 7 Years Sober Recently.

    Started by MTMassey, March 31, 2020 4:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,130
    May 7, 2020, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  51. 7 years strong !!

    Started by caring_hands, June 30, 2014 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 15,888
    July 21, 2014, 5:43 PM Go to last post
  52. Smile 7+ Years. Thank you, SMART!

    Started by kale, October 26, 2019 12:19 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,428
    November 5, 2019, 4:32 PM Go to last post
  53. 9 years abstinent (clean)

    Started by jwg54, July 19, 2020 10:20 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,133
    October 16, 2020, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  54. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 21,770
    September 26, 2019, 6:16 AM Go to last post
  55. A Cautionary Tale

    Started by almuir, January 23, 2015 8:41 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,419
    January 24, 2015, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  56. A Fool's Tale

    Started by Eric22, August 6, 2014 9:07 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 13,465
    August 19, 2014, 11:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 6,198
    January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM Go to last post
  57. A Good Spaceh

    Started by komoto, November 27, 2014 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,399
    November 28, 2014, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  58. Thumbs up A Great Success

    Started by NormalNobody, June 28, 2015 7:29 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 9,623
    July 30, 2015, 3:44 AM Go to last post
  59. A Not So Perfect High - 5 years later

    Started by Questor7, December 27, 2019 2:58 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 5,597
    January 10, 2020, 8:34 PM Go to last post
  60. A sober life is a better life

    Started by NoTrumpAce, October 25, 2017 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 10,000
    January 31, 2018, 8:50 PM Go to last post
  61. Cool A word of thanks and encouragement.

    Started by QCGuy, January 1, 2017 3:51 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,178
    January 9, 2017, 7:48 PM Go to last post
  62. An Update from Gentoo!

    Started by Gentoo, July 7, 2014 1:57 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 8,034
    July 9, 2014, 7:35 PM Go to last post
  63. Celebrating 15 years of sobriety

    Started by Questor7, August 8, 2020 8:04 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,138
    October 16, 2020, 10:23 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 30,618
    July 2, 2014, 12:44 AM Go to last post
  64. Smile Celebrating Ten Years Clean and Sober

    Started by Questor7, August 4, 2015 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 54,307
    August 9, 2016, 3:53 PM Go to last post
  65. Celebrating year one

    Started by MylesPS, May 14, 2018 9:53 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 5,786
    July 8, 2018, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  66. Lightbulb Changed my life!

    Started by jonpc, August 18, 2016 11:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,264
    January 25, 2017, 7:36 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 10,521
    October 9, 2014, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  67. Cigarette-free

    Started by Morti13, October 6, 2018 8:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,900
    February 21, 2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  68. Committed, or maybe should be? Haha.

    Started by Billabong, July 10, 2019 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,731
    July 17, 2019, 7:29 PM Go to last post
  69. Congratulations

    Started by Im_Up_and_Down, July 4, 2017 3:13 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,209
    July 4, 2017, 3:13 PM Go to last post
  70. Continued abstinence following bereavement

    Started by RDelbridge, May 10, 2020 3:21 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,509
    June 22, 2020, 5:44 PM Go to last post
  71. Red face Continued success

    Started by gratefulliz, May 31, 2014 1:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 7,194
    June 12, 2014, 1:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 29,076
    November 24, 2014, 6:45 PM Go to last post
  72. Day 2199

    Started by tweedie, October 8, 2014 6:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,536
    October 8, 2014, 7:45 PM Go to last post
  73. do small success count?

    Started by MasterSkywalker, November 13, 2014 1:39 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 22,638
    June 24, 2016, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  74. Don't Call it Al!

    Started by Sarah_Says, March 23, 2015 3:36 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 8,012
    March 26, 2015, 1:31 AM Go to last post
  75. Educational Success

    Started by MaryMM, March 6, 2015 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,288
    March 9, 2015, 5:25 AM Go to last post
  76. Eight months off Marijuana

    Started by Arne, October 9, 2015 2:53 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 13,707
    February 10, 2016, 2:08 AM Go to last post
  77. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 16,261
    November 17, 2019, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  78. Enjoying my sobriety 5 years and some change

    Started by Richierich313, September 6, 2020 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 580
    October 16, 2020, 10:14 AM Go to last post
  79. Even when my mother died

    Started by Gentoo, October 29, 2016 3:26 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 14,793
    December 14, 2016, 2:03 PM Go to last post
  80. Extreme bad thoughts - Managing with SMART tools

    Started by Maerlande, January 27, 2016 9:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 11,871
    January 1, 2019, 8:59 PM Go to last post
  81. Face to Face Meeting

    Started by Kendoo97, July 7, 2015 9:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,822
    July 8, 2015, 4:06 AM Go to last post
  82. Finally Breaking Into Orbit

    Started by kramermjo, February 14, 2016 6:06 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 13,769
    February 18, 2016, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  83. Finding myself through the storm

    Started by clomat76, July 7, 2015 8:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,132
    July 8, 2015, 4:08 AM Go to last post
  84. Cool First Meeting

    Started by sober_scooter, January 19, 2016 8:25 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,636
    January 19, 2016, 9:47 PM Go to last post
  85. First real test: passed!

    Started by BeingPresent, September 14, 2017 8:54 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 8,290
    November 6, 2017, 10:16 PM Go to last post

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