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    Cool 10 Years Sober and "Smober"

    Thank you, SMART Recovery! Today I am officially 10 years sober and "smober"! I quit both the booze and the smokes on the same day. It seems like another lifetime ago that I was poisoning myself. I am truly grateful to be on this healthy path. I wish everyone well on their personal journey.

    By the way, I found SMART Recovery in 1999. I relapsed numerous times prior to to 2011(I hate the phrase, "chronic relapser"). "Never quit trying to quit.

    - Gster

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    Congratulations Gster on that 10 year gift to yourself and those around you
    What got me sober was trying to get sober. Often when I lapsed, picked up, drank, I FELT thoroughly beaten. I thought at that time "there is no hope for me" Yet, when I had recovered from that thought just a little, I thought "I'll have another go!" It was a few little sparks, rather than a flame, that got me here!

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    “Never quit trying to quit!” I find that very motivating.
    Well done Gster you have proved that I too can be 10years sober in the future, wtg!
    I used to have an addictive behavior,
    but I choose not to act that way anymore”


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    Thank you Gordon and CC.

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    Keep up the good work!

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