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Postby RichC » Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:15 pm

Made a few posts already and I suppose I should say hey there.
My name is Rich and I Am An Alcoholic.
Been sober for seven years four months.
I started when I was too young to remember experimenting with beer I took from the fridge with my friends.
Really hit it hard when I went in the service and drank heavily for 24 years.
Each and every weekend I was catatonic.
In between any chance I got.
I am a binge drinker.
Start and stop when I literally pass out.
I finally had enough and went into treatment of my own accord.

Well that was seven years and four months ago and I don't regret a single minute since.

I say I "am" and binge drinker because I know if I pick up a single drink I will be on that path to destruction all over again.
I do have a great support base within my family and a sponsor with 30 years under his belt.
We do not converse much but he will always be there if I need him.
Sponsors like that are hard to come by.
It is a commitment to the 12 steps, and belief in myself that keeps me together.
My Higher Power watches over me and when I let him comes through every time.
Catch that key words?
Let Him...

Well I wanted to say Hey and I have.
I will lurk around and when my HP slaps up side the head even comment now and then.

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Postby Dallas » Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:34 am

Welcome to the site Rich, and thanks for sharing!


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