9 years sober today. A milestone

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Dear All,

Today nine years sober and proud of such an achievement. In my mind i have the thought that one drink is like poison and can kill me. Just the one drink not a good idea. I gave up after endless years of misery, lies, hiding bottles and had too much to live for. If I can do it so can you! I am always here to help anybody who asks for advice or guidance. Happy New Year to you all from Robin.

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    Congratulations, Robin!

    Always an inspiration. Always a help to others.

    Best wishes for the day and I hope 2022 brings lots of health and happiness for you.



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    great testimonial . there is always hope. this is a deep down strength for us all to understand. congrats on your many wonderful years devoted to sobriety.

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    Hello again Robin and well done! Yes, I am still battling the 'just one drink won't hurt' demon, but quite frankly, I am almost afraid of alcohol now. Sounds weird I know. All the best for 2022 from New Zealand.

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    Congratulations, Robin. I have found your posts inspirational over the years.

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    Well done Robin. In 20 mins (5pm) it will be exactly 15 years since my last drink. It hasn't been easy. Thank you for your support over the years.


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    Thank you friend. Amazing effort and you must be proud. 31st december 2022 will be 10 years since I had my last drink. Another great milestone!

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    Hi Robin and The Toad

    Sorry this is a bit delayed, but congratulations to you both on your achievements. Better late than never lol!

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      Great to hear from you Vicky Lou. Family well? You ? I hope so.

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      hi Robin

      Yes all good here thanks. Grandparent duties keep me busy. Glad to know you're well. Your twins must be growing up rapidly now.

      Take care

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    Congratulations Robin!

    It’s always good to learn about positive journeys. The first few days, weeks or months are the hardest when trying to quit. Would like to hear more about the struggles and how you overcame the demons during the early days.

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      Dear Abhinav,

      Thanks for your support. Read my reply 5 months ago on top!

      Another drink is like poison!!

      why are you here? What is your story?

      hoping to hear from

      regards Robin

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    Hi Robin,

    Good to see your posts again. You have helped me get through the odd days of 'just one drink won't hurt' over the last 15 years. Keep up the good work! Best wishes from a chilly New Zealand.

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      Thanks again for yr support. Big milestone 31st Dec 2022 and 10 years sober. Zero alchohol champagne or red wine zero. Keep well my friend. Rgs Robin

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