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``*•.♥ Ann ♥...How are You? I hope Your Monday has been Great! I think this Team can help You too! We are here to Give You support! One day at A time is A good place to Start!
Congrats to You on Your DAY ``*•.♥ ONE ♥ !!!!! I wish You many, many more!
You can Enjoy A Healthy and Sober Life with Happiness! Something alcohol will never give You!
Great words on the Quote! "Believe in Yourself!" It Is A Great Power within You!

I am happy to See that You have already posted on the Team Chat!
Ask Any question, You will get Feedback from one of Us! Everyone on this Team is very knowledgeable. Make Sparkfriends, and do some Happy Chatting!!!!!

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HI ANN............. WELCOME TO THE TEAM................ THIS IS A AWESOME TEAM WITH SOME WONDERFUL MEMBERS.... AND ALL THE SUPPORT YOU NEED.... DROP INTO THE CHAT.............. BEST OF LUCK ON YOUR JOURNEY......... EVERY DAY IS A NEW DAY.......... ON THE ROAD TO BEING HEALTHY AND ENJOYING YOUR SOBRIETY...... emoticon

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Hello - My name is Ann and I am grateful to have found this team. Sometimes it is hard to remember that I am not the only person in the world who struggles with alcohol. I think this is the group to help me. I have to remember that I can only take this one day at a time. I can't wait to meet everyone and make this journey awesome!

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emoticon -----Curlyhead.........A Truly Nice Intro by You!

I can remember when I took my first Sip!
Immediately I loved the Buzz and feeling that Alcohol gave me.

I always imagined drinking in Moderation, and tried to on many occasions.
I stopped drinking 3 times before...
I Quit Drinking alcohol in 2007.....I value My Life!


All the Best to You.....I wish You long lasting Sobriety in all of Your Days!
You can have the Most enjoyable Life without A drink of alcohol.





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I love this team! It's so great to meet new people who are so much like me. I cannot drink in moderation so I've finally gotten the message: I cannot drink at all. That's just an everyday thing. It's amazing how my health has improved now that I'm not putting that toxic stuff into my body.

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CURLEYHEAD1 -- I too have tried moderation in the past and always wondered, why the heck can't I do this. Why do I have this problem. Why can't I have this enjoyment like all the rest? Guess it's one thing that was not meant to be for me. I know my family enjoys my company so much more when I don't drink. I was drinking to excess every night and feeling it the next day. Now, I wake up refreshed and ready to start the day. I actually enjoy my drive to work, the sunrise, the mountains the birds.

Good luck on your sober path, and I am right there with you!!

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Here is the intro thread, so thought I should post my background. Started drinking in my teens. Parents didn't drink so can't blame it on that nor on friends. It was my own foolish choice to start. Stopped completely after marriage when I found I was pregnant. Then didn't get the taste for it again for years. Wish I never started back up. There are many reasons why I got drinking more and more, then got to where I couldn't drink in moderation anymore, but the fact remains that I currently cannot/will not drink in moderation. That's why it's a problem. Have been enjoying sobriety for 18 days and it feels like longer. I don't know why I waited so long. This life is so much better.

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HI JUDY............... WELCOME BACK TO THE TEAM AND SPARKS........ YOU HAVE TAKEN THE FIRST STEP ON YOUR HEALTHY JOURNEY............. BEST OF LUCK... emoticon

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12/27/11 9:51 P

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Welcome Judy! It will be good to get to know you. Glad you're here!

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Hi ❤ Judy ❤
It's great to See You back with Us!
There You Go!!!
Awesome Words~~~~~~~New Determination!
Onward You Go.....to An enjoyable ~~2012 Happy New Year~~ !

emoticon .....I'll see You over at the Chat thread on Wednesday emoticon

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Welcome back Judy. We are all here to support each other in our quest to stay sober and healthy.
We hope to see you and Keegan on the "chat" thread. We get to know each other a bit better there.
Here's to a happy and healthy new year!!
Leslie

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12/27/11 12:45 P

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Hi to everyone. I am back. I was a member of SparkPeople a while ago and to this group and left due to many reasons. I am back again with a new determination!!!

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HELLO KEEGAN............ WELCOME TO THE TEAM.................. THIS IS A GREAT TEAM AND EVERYONE IS AWESOME......... THERE IS ALL KINDS OF SUPPORT...... YOU JUST NEED TO POST AND CHAT....... COME JOIN IN OUR CHAT........... LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING TO KNOW YOU BETTER.........

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emoticon to the Team.¸¸.··.Keegan !!
It's great to meet You!! You've come to the right place to post Your thoughts!
We'll get to know and give You support!! That's great that you have tried to Stop drinking.
We'll do our best to help you achieve some alcohol freedom, and A sober Life!

I am guessing that You don't have A Spark Page yet. They can be and are A helpful tool, while You are on the site. It's Your choice to have one or not.

I'm Cyndy the team leader. If You have any questions or need help. Just ask.
We will do our best to help You with it.

I wish You awesome Sobriety, Health and Fitness !!!!!
And do have A nice~~~Thanksgiving Day!!!



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Hi, Keegan! I'm new here, too, and in some ways, I'm in the same boat. These gals on this team are *awesome*! Let's help each other develop some good, healthful habits! God bless you on your journey!

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Welcome Keegan! Best wishes on your journey here. I'm looking forward to getting to know you.

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We all welcome you, Keegan, and hope that you find life without alcohol as fulfilling as we all have. You will get support and encouragement here, especially during the holidays when sobriety can be a challenge at first.
As I told Donna, below, in my welcome, we have not all chosen the same path to sobriety. But, we all cherish our days without alcohol to solve our dilemmas.
Good luck,
Leslie

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Hello All!

I'm extremely excited to be on this site and with this team. I'm 27 and drink too much. I know this by the money I spend, the days I am layed up in bed, and the number of times I have stopped drinking. I am definitely looking for a place to pose on a regular basis so I can get some extra added "umph" to kicking this habit along with other ones that are hurting my life. I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving, and I look forward to getting to know everyone.

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Welcome to this team Donna,
We have already befriended each other so I will enjoy getting to know you on this team too. I'm with everyone else. 10 years ago this coming March I took my last drink and knew after years of "experimenting" with other techniques of "control" that I could NEVER take another sip. I am an alcoholic and even a sip activates the craving and I'm off the the races. It is very personal how you chose to remain sober or alcohol free. For me, A.A. has been an amazing design for living a happy and peaceful life. All my days are not trouble free, for sure, but I can now chose to take healthy actions that keep me from using alcohol to solve my problems. Alcohol was only a symptom of so many other things in my life that needed changing.
Sobriety is a wonderful way to live, and we welcome you to this team. The members here are open minded, positive, and very supportive.
Woo Hoo to you,
Leslie

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Hello Donna !!!
I'm Happy that You found our Team!!!
Congrats to You! You almost completely Quit drinking for Almost A Year!!!
Wow! You almost had One whole Year of Sobriety! Complete sobriety with no slips!
It happens!
You can Start all over again and this Time don't take another Sip!
Nothing is worth Drinking again.

Yes I know how it goes. The Best alternative is Don't drink.
Going Out to dinner, A play, and Restaurant.....doesn't have to include drinking.
If Your Husband drinks. He can help You, by not drinking around You.
If the temptation is too strong for You, then don't be around places where there is drinking.
Eventually, You will be able to Go places where Alcohol is served and You will not crave A Drink.
Because You are Alcohol Free....and Living Sober!!! You will Feel Better and Different!!
And You will Enjoy A Great Life!!!

Your Health does Improve Greatly by Not drinking. Lost Weight, No hangovers, No pass outs, and no more of those Splitting Headaches.

There are No Good excuses to Start Drinking again, after You Quit!!!
No sliding back. Go Forward with Your Sobriety!

I want You Stay on This Team So when Can cheer You on to A Awesome Alcohol Free Life!!
You can Definitely Have one!

Life isn't Simple. We learn to Live Healthy. We learn to Cope with our Life.

Make Sure You have A little Time for Yourself everyday. Write down how You feel
Write down what is Great in Your Life, Write Down what You need to Improve on.
Then Tackle it. One Task at A time.
Write Down why You want to Drink....Write Down why You Won't Drink!
Are You Happy?
Why Are You Sad?
This is My Best answer.....
Have A wonderful Time!!!
Read....There are Great Articles and Info on the Site!!!

There Is A Alcohol Free Days Thread to Post on!!! Post on It how Many Sober Days You have in A Row!!!
I go by there to check on Everyone. And Post my AF days too!!!
Goodies once A month. I look forward to Seeing You All around the Threads!!!
And to Know You!!!
Drop on By the Chat!!! Come Say HI....and for added Support? Let Us know how You're doing?!!!
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HI HOPE2GETHEALTHY................ WELCOME TO THE TEAM............. I STOPPED TASTING LONG AGO......... I FIND ONE LEADS TO TWO....... AND SO ON......... YOU HAVE TO LOOK UP TO WHATEVER HELPS YOU TO KEEP CLEAN......... IT'S A HEALTHIER LIFE AND THINGS GO A LOT MORE SMOOTHLY............ BEST OF LUCK ON YOUR JOURNEY......... LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING TO KNOW YOU.......... DROP IN TO THE CHAT........ emoticon

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Welcome! When it comes to alcohol I just don't have any ability to practice "portion control." It's gotta be total abstinence. That's what works for me. This is a great team. It'll be great to get to know you.

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Hello, new friends!
SO happy I found you. I *completely* quit drinking for almost a year, and the pounds flew off! Then my life got super stressful again... and I returned to my bad habits. Well, as you can guess, the fat came right back. I'm SO frustrated, and angry with myself now. Just this past Saturday, for example, my hubby and I were given the (rare!) opportunity for a date night. We got a sitter for dinner in town and a play after. I had ONE martini to unwind and get ready... which led to another... which led to a glass of wine... and finally sake at the Japanese restaurant! I didn't get drunk or anything like that, but I seriously drank TOO MUCH-- which is NOT good for my health-- AND I packed on the calories!!! I didn't intend to overdo it... but... well, you know how it goes sometimes!
I have simply GOT to find some alternative, *healthful* ways to soothe my nerves and relax. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. God bless!


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Hi Jess! Welcome!!!!

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Hi • ˚ ˚ •。Jess...
It's Great to Meet You --- I am glad You came on Down and became A member of our Team!!!

Yes we are Lucky. Drinking all those calories add up fast. 7 calories per gram.
It can be A real menace.....but not any more
Make Yourself comfortable and share Your daily adventures with Us!!

Real Bud girls with Cowboy Hats in your link!
The only thing I am fond of any more ----Budweiser, is the Awesome Clydesdale Horses!!!

FYI !
There is A AF thread that You can post on. It's for Accountability of your Days Sober. If You'd like to do that. A Sobriety Calculator is nearby. With A Thread right below it.

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Hi Jess,
I'm so glad you chose to join this team. We are a great group of healthy minded, non-drinking folks who are very supportive of one another.
We are so anxious to get to know you.
Leslie in California

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HI JESS.............. WELCOME TO THE TEAM........... IT'S GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US..... DROP IN TO OUR CHAT ANY TIME......... WE ARE ALL HERE FOR THE SAME REASON..... AND IT'S GREAT TO BE CLEAN..... WHO NEEDS THE EXTRA CALORIES..... WAY TO GO ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS............ LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING TO KNOW YOU BETTER......... emoticon

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I had to join this team as soon as I saw the delightful name!

Looking forward to getting to know and grow with you.

Aren't we lucky we don't need to deal with the menace of alcohol calories! I tell you, the REAL Bud Girls don't look like Bud Girls!

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Welcome Joe! (I'm a little behind in my sparking!)
Can't wait to see you on the other threads!

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Thanks you two! Day 3 now ( i won't post that anymore over here but on the proper thread). Just wanted to make sure you know I appreciate the well wishes!!

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HELLO............ JOE................ WELCOME TO THE TEAM............. emoticon ON YOUR 1 DAY SOBER........... THIS IS A GREAT TEAM......... WITH LOTS OF WONDERFUL PEOPLE GOING THROUGH THE SAME THING......... BUT GETTING SOBER AND STAYING SOBER IS A GREAT FEELING........... ALL THE BEST OF LUCK TO YOU......... I HOPE WE SEE MORE OF YOU AND LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING TO KNOW YOU BETTER..... emoticon

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Hi Joe and Welcome to the Team!!!

That is A Great thing!!! Still some cravings hanging around. To Quit totally You need to Live it!

Abstinence is the Only way!!! Definitely not to ever drink again. Sure Partying and Drinking seems Cool to do. The consequences are not.

We can Still Live Happy without all the Numbness and Highs and Lows of it. Drinking does nothing Great for our Body in Excess.


You can have A Sober Life!!! Filling the Voids with Something else You do enjoy. I know You have heard it One Day @ A Time....Many times. It is all about Living Everyday without a Drink and not having to want it. Not the passing out from it. The Waking Up to It.

It is all Inside of You. That Monster hangs around in the Corner waiting for You to get weak and Give in.

You can fight it and get rid of it. All You have to Do Is Live Your Days Sober!!! You have to want it Very Much!!! You know what You have to do. Avoid the Alcohol. Stay away from the friends that drink until You are strong enough. If that little Addicting Voice rears it's Ugly Head, You can't dwell on it. No What If''s??? No more only one won't matter! No Just this time! Yes NO You won't Drink!


It's Cool to Say I Don't Drink!!!!!


I Noticed on Your Spark Page That You Run!!! Congrats to You on Your Fitness!!!

Your Endorphin High will Be even Better without Alcohol ever again Inside of You!!!

You Can Do It!!!!!!
A.A. was A tool for Me in my Early Sobriety. It Can be helpful for many! You come away from there with some knowledge. But at the same time you can decide on what kind of Sobriety is the Best for You.

A.A. I don't follow the steps or am really involved with it. But I still go to A meeting once in A while. It's A Good thing!!!

Alcohol is Tough one for Our Spouses. My Husband went through some Hell emoticon with Me. I am now the For Real Me. Not the Phony Drunk person that would start fights and embarass him.

I wish You Many Many Awesome Sober Days!!!!! The Happiness I Now Have!!! I Wish for You!!!

Everyone on This Team is AWESOME!!!! If You need anything...Ask any of Us for some Support. We will do our best and Give it to You!!!

There is A AF thread that You can post on. It's for Accountability of your Days Sober. If You'd like to do that. A Sobriety Calculator is nearby.....A Thread right below it.

Congrats on Day ONE!!!!!
Come on By and Say Hello on the Chat Thread....!!!



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Hello, I am an alcoholic.

My drinking has been drastically reduced the last few years, but I cannot seem to put it away. I frequently go a month without drinking (started this year off 5 months sober) but no matter what, the monster returns.

I *WANT* a sober life, but I cannot seem to achieve total Sobreity. It causes much stress on my marriage and makes me have to lie to people i care about.

I have been to AA and have found it useful. I probably should go back but I am a child of the internet and love Sparkpeople. Hoping to get to know some of you better, and enjoy many sober days with you.

Today is day 1!


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✫✫✫Lindsay and emoticon to the Team!
You quit drinking ~~ Congrats!!

You mentioned that you are a daughter of someone that drinks. Alcoholism tends to be passed down.

Stopping completely would be good for you to do. But you haven't decided on that decision.

We are here to give ~~Support....on whatever you decide to do!!!


There is "A" "Alcohol Free Days" ~~Thread to post on.....Post Your Days in a row of no drinking.
If You do want to continue on with Some abstinence....and Sobriety!!!


I am glad to see You.....Try a Life of Living Healthy and Sober!!!
A Great thing for You and also Your Family......A beautiful ~~Life it can be!!


All the Best with Your Blogging!!! Come by the Chat thread any time, for some added Support.....Come on by....Just to Say Hi....and say what's up with You!

I will read a few more of Your Bloggs.

If You need Any helpful tips.....Just Ask!!! Me and Anyone of Us on the Team!
We will do our Best to answer! Everyone is Great and Supportive!!

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HELLO............... LINDSAY............... WELCOME TO THE TEAM............... THIS IS A AWESOME TEAM........ AND ALL THE SUPPORT YOU MAY NEED........ I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST IN YOUR SOBRIETY....... YOU DESERVE IT........... COME ON OVER TO THE CHAT THREAD AND JUMP RIGHT IN.......... HOPE TO SEE MORE OF YOU AND GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER. emoticon

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Hi,

My name is Lindsay. I'm a married mom of 2, great career, etc, and I have a drinking problem. I just quit drinking on Monday. I really don't know what my ultimate goal is yet as far as that goes...as for now, I just want to be able to stop. I've watched it take more and more control over my life and just can't continue. I am also the daughter of an active alcoholic who started out with a similar 'evening drinking habit' that I have. I will be blogging about my journey on my SparkPage and am hopeful. On Monday, August 29, 2011, I hopefully changed my life, my children's lives, my marriage, and my future forever.

Thanks all.

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welcome to the team!

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“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” - Maria Robinson
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HELLO............ SU5HIP3NGUIN...... emoticon TO THE TEAM....... emoticon ON QUITTING DRINKING............ GLAD YOU FOUND US........ THE SUPPORT IS GREAT...... AND YOU WILL MEET SOME WONDERFUL PEOPLE ALONG YOUR JOURNEY........ BEST OF LUCK ON YOUR SOBRIETY AND LIVING A HEALTHIER LIFE STYLE....... HOPE TO SEE MORE OF YOU AND GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER....

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Thank you. I know I'll need all the support I can get.

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Hi and emoticon to The Team
✫*¨*.¸¸.✶*¨`*.✫*¨*. ✫*¨*.¸¸.✶*¨`*.✫*¨*. Jennifer *****!

A Great decision.....You already made up Your mind!
Perfect.....! Then this will be Your Sobriety Date. Every year on this Day at 10 p.m. .....You can celebrate Your Sobriety! ..... emoticon
Good Girl.........You will have no leftovers of any alcohol to tempt You!

I'm Cyndy........It is Great to Meet You! Our Team is awesome...You'll love them! We Support each other. We are here to Support You................We have been there too! Any questions or Help........just ASK....! We will do our Best to Help YOU!

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Hello everyone. It's time for me to get real about my drinking, and, since I'm starting SparkPeople, I thought there was no better time than to deal with it. It's encouraging to know there is a team, like this one, where I can discuss my successes and my failures. I figure there's no time like the present so my official "quit" date is today, June 19th, 10pm.
Anything I have left at bedtime is going down the drain.


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Welcome to the team! Cyndy was one of my favorite SparkFriends even before she started this team. She's got great energy and optimism, doesn't she? I joined because I agree with her ideas that Living Above the Influence doesn't have to be so darn serious. We can support each other through our struggles and have some fun along the way. The members of this team are some of the most inspiring people I've ever met. Yay Team!

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HELLO............ LEAH.............. WELCOME TO THE TEAM............... IT'S GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US.......... YOU WILL MET SOME WONDERFUL PEOPLE ON THIS TEAM........... SO MUCH SUPPORT........... LIKE EVERYONE ELSE HAS MENTIONED.......... DROP IN TO THE CHAT THREAD.......... GET TO KNOW EVERYONE.......... WISHING YOU ALL THE LUCK ON YOUR JOURNEY TO LIVING A HEALTHIER LIFE STYLE......... emoticon

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Hi Leah!!

Welcome to the team! I am fairly new myself, but I can assure you that you are joining a remarkable group of people!

Congrats on making the decision to take care of yourself, you will find a lot of support here, regarding alcohol addiction as well as health, fitness and weight loss issues!

Can't wait to chat with you in our chat board!

Nicole.

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Leah~ I'm glad you are here. This is a great team. Very kind and understanding and they treat you like a real friend. I've been on this team for a while and feel at home here. I hope you grow to feel the same way
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Hi Leah....
It is Great to Meet You! Good for You! I hope Your life is getting better. Best to You on your getting healthy and losing some of the baby weight too! There You Go! A Great attitude you do have. Feeling Good about yourself. makes each day a litttle better!
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I'm new!!

I joined this team because I quit alcohol about 3 months ago on account of my husband being an alcoholic, it destroying our marriage and me not wanting to be a part of his freight train of destruction. I used to drink most every weekend with him before pregnancy and afterword at least a few times a month but now I don't drink anymore.

It's helped me drop some weight by giving it up which ''sparked'' my interest in focusing on myself rather than him and his problems and now I am on a journey to lose all my baby weight (daughter is 1 year old and I'm still carrying about 25 lbs grr) look good and feel good about myself!!!

I won't make it into a bikini this summer but maybe next :)

so... HI EVERYONE!

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Hi *Everyone*
Just In Case You Haven't Introduced Yourself To The
Team. emoticon Introduce Yourself Here. Tell Us
A Little About You. And How We Can Help You On This
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I'm Cyndy The Team Leader. And Have Been Sober For
Over Three Years. I'll Have Four Years On March 31st
2011.

Join In And Have A Great Time! We Have Been There
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