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Hi all,

Hit 50 days of no drinking today – feeling absolutely great – nothing difficult about this at all at the moment.

I’m beginning to lose some weight as well due to a change of diet, and looking forward to getting back down to around the 68 KG mark this year.

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Hard to REboot if you never get to take your boots off...

I know, I know…I am mixing boot metaphors. But I am tired. Mixed metaphors are the best I can do. Keeping in mind that I work 12 hour shifts, working 9 out of 11 days is brutal. 352 more words


Developing your Winning Mindset: Strong as Iron

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn professional.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

I was going to use some really inspirational quote about how a winning mindset will bring you the world. 1,907 more words


Diving into Gratitude

“Trade your expectations for appreciation and the world changes instantly.” – Tony Robbins

In this day and age when political tensions run high and so many of us wish that we could change things, I like to remember that I can change the world (as Tony says) instantly, by simply letting go of my expectations of people, places and things and instead diving deep into the warm, wonderful world of gratitude. 53 more words


30 Weeks Sober

Today I am 213 days sober!

With every passing week and every lesson taught I become more comfortable. Comfortable in my decision to be sober and content with the unfolding of events, epiphanies, and insights gained in order to retake control over my life. 1,054 more words


Wow, I am changing!

I know I am in the early phase of recovery but I am going through awesome changes that motivate me every day. Some of them are..hmmm…unintentional. 404 more words


Still (relatively) Facebook-free

And it feels good.

I’ve been back and forth lately about posting–I know I should, but life gets in the way.

Sometimes (my) sobriety feels like the Blob, just a mass of heavy, hot water hanging around the Pacific, hugging me as if I’m the west coast.   793 more words