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Old 06-25-2018, 07:32 PM   #151
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What an awesome read. I myself have also thought about quittin cold turkey. Iíve been saying Iím gonna quit for years but it only lasts a couple of weeks. Your story really inspired me sir. I myself donít want to go the AA route, I just want to battle it myself. I rarely drink during the workweek but as sure as the weekend is here or on my days off I go on a binge like all day and night. Iíve been fortunate that my wife has stuck with me thru all Iíve put her through with my drinking, and I feel like this time is the last time that I will say Iím quitting because I really look foreword to quitting. I myself have consumed alcohol since my high school years and I think enough is enough. Wish me luck.
Man thatís great to hear. Iím another friend pulling for you! If I can help in any way let me know.
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Old 06-25-2018, 07:48 PM   #152
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Man thatís great to hear. Iím another friend pulling for you! If I can help in any way let me know.
Thank you sir, I will truly keep you in mind.
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Old 06-25-2018, 07:49 PM   #153
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What an awesome read. I myself have also thought about quittin cold turkey. Iíve been saying Iím gonna quit for years but it only lasts a couple of weeks. Your story really inspired me sir. I myself donít want to go the AA route, I just want to battle it myself. I rarely drink during the workweek but as sure as the weekend is here or on my days off I go on a binge like all day and night. Iíve been fortunate that my wife has stuck with me thru all Iíve put her through with my drinking, and I feel like this time is the last time that I will say Iím quitting because I really look foreword to quitting. I myself have consumed alcohol since my high school years and I think enough is enough. Wish me luck.
God bless you brother. There are some really fine people on this site that I know would be more than willing to lend a hand....or just an ear. Please please I urge you to stick with it young man.
As a father of a son who struggled with addiction, eventually losing the battle, I pray you make the choice to fight it. Life is worth it my friend.
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Old 06-25-2018, 07:50 PM   #154
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Sounds like you've made your mind up! This thread is a perfect example of what your life will be like without alchohalism! Hang tough, we're pulling for ya!
Thank you very much sir, Iíve said I was quitting before but this time I really want to make it happen. Thanks for your support.
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Old 06-25-2018, 07:52 PM   #155
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God bless you brother. There are some really fine people on this site that I know would be more than willing to lend a hand....or just an ear. Please please I urge you to stick with it young man.
As a father of a son who struggled with addiction, eventually losing the battle, I pray you make the choice to fight it. Life is worth it my friend.
Thank you k you very much sir. Iím glad I finally admitted my problem, and thanks to all who have responded.
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Old 06-25-2018, 10:54 PM   #156
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Thanks for bumping this again, Graysonhogs, and kudos to you on your journey!



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What an awesome read. I myself have also thought about quittin cold turkey. Iíve been saying Iím gonna quit for years but it only lasts a couple of weeks. Your story really inspired me sir. I myself donít want to go the AA route, I just want to battle it myself. I rarely drink during the workweek but as sure as the weekend is here or on my days off I go on a binge like all day and night. Iíve been fortunate that my wife has stuck with me thru all Iíve put her through with my drinking, and I feel like this time is the last time that I will say Iím quitting because I really look foreword to quitting. I myself have consumed alcohol since my high school years and I think enough is enough. Wish me luck.

You got this, buddy! Lots of good folks here pulling for you!
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Old 06-26-2018, 09:44 AM   #157
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What an awesome read. I myself have also thought about quittin cold turkey. Iíve been saying Iím gonna quit for years but it only lasts a couple of weeks. Your story really inspired me sir. I myself donít want to go the AA route, I just want to battle it myself. I rarely drink during the workweek but as sure as the weekend is here or on my days off I go on a binge like all day and night. Iíve been fortunate that my wife has stuck with me thru all Iíve put her through with my drinking, and I feel like this time is the last time that I will say Iím quitting because I really look foreword to quitting. I myself have consumed alcohol since my high school years and I think enough is enough. Wish me luck.


Iím only a PM away if you need to talk. You have to figure out ďwhyĒ youíre drinking to excess. Once I did that, it became much easier to stop. I was not someone who could have a couple of beers at night. Not even close. Good luck to you.



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Old 06-26-2018, 09:50 AM   #158
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I still love this post.

You all can do it - just one day at a time. If necessary, one hour at a time. You got this!
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Old 05-15-2019, 07:25 AM   #159
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Year 9 in the books. God is great. Life works way easier for me these days. My drinking days seem like a 100 years ago, but vigilance is the key. I am still ashamed of some of the things I did and people I hurt back then, but all I can do is keep living my best life now. A lot of people have forgiven long ago, and it's finally time to forgive myself. I am not that man anymore.
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Old 05-15-2019, 07:39 AM   #160
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Congrats!! Its in the past now. Live in the present & future!
Good Luck!
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:35 AM   #161
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Congrats! Keep it up, this is very inspiring!
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:37 AM   #162
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Congrats Sir!
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:30 AM   #163
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Great, great accomplishment.

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Old 05-15-2019, 10:35 AM   #164
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Thanks for the read. Some bravery there, to tell the story. Thank you for sharing. KJ
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Old 05-15-2019, 07:47 PM   #165
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Thank you k you very much sir. Iím glad I finally admitted my problem, and thanks to all who have responded.
Hey brother, how are you doing with your walk. Still strong?

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Year 9 in the books. God is great. Life works way easier for me these days. My drinking days seem like a 100 years ago, but vigilance is the key. I am still ashamed of some of the things I did and people I hurt back then, but all I can do is keep living my best life now. A lot of people have forgiven long ago, and it's finally time to forgive myself. I am not that man anymore.
Atta boy Grayson! One day at a time brother.
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Old 05-15-2019, 07:57 PM   #166
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Another year in the books. Nice job. I hope to have 26 years August 1. Never let your guard down!

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Old 05-15-2019, 08:52 PM   #167
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Another year in the books. Nice job. I hope to have 26 years August 1. Never let your guard down!

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Old 05-15-2019, 10:33 PM   #168
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Powerful testimony! Thanks for sharing
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:47 AM   #169
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awesomeness
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:09 AM   #170
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Thanks guys. And as always, Iím here if anyone needs to talk


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Old 05-16-2019, 12:49 PM   #171
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thank you for sharing your story
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:57 PM   #172
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Congratulations and well done. Many of men are not as strong as you, but hopefully this post will encourage them.
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:43 PM   #173
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My number one regret is my sons having to be around it. That still bothers me and probably always will. If there is a silver lining is that they see the drastic change from before to after.
Says a lot this is your biggest regret.

I unfortunately had a front row seat to see people drink themselves to death, and it is much worse. This is a teachable moment, good for you to reach out to the TBH family as well as your own. Dont be ashamed of who you were, be proud of how much you have grown!
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:51 PM   #174
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Year 9 in the books. God is great. Life works way easier for me these days. My drinking days seem like a 100 years ago, but vigilance is the key. I am still ashamed of some of the things I did and people I hurt back then, but all I can do is keep living my best life now. A lot of people have forgiven long ago, and it's finally time to forgive myself. I am not that man anymore.
Happy birthday Brother. Iíll hit year 7 on the 25th. Congrats man.
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