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by Pebbles
05 Feb 2019 20:28
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: General Support and Chat
Replies: 12864
Views: 494767

Re: General Support and Chat

Hi folks :\: I have not been on here in a very long time! BE was the final piece in the jigsaw and helped me to pack in drinking nearly 7 years ago. I recently spoke in person to someone who has gone through the 12 steps and been sober for decades and he was blown away by how much support I got on h...
by Pebbles
28 Sep 2015 09:07
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13022
Views: 408201

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Hi everyone \:)/ I thought I would pop by quickly, say hello and say my thanks to the board ;)? That's me 3 years, never could have done it without everyone on here. Even though I don't post anymore I am forever grateful, I would have never believed it possible. If I can do it anyone can do it! Stil...
by Pebbles
25 Sep 2014 18:55
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13022
Views: 408201

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Hi Pickles! Hello everyone \:)/ Just popping in quickly to say hello, was thinking of BE today and how amazing you all are. I am still AF have not had a drink since I joined almost 2 years ago. It's still a mental battle though even after all this time. But things are so much better without the horr...
by Pebbles
11 Nov 2013 09:46
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Three Week Challenge
Replies: 9966
Views: 274988

Re: Three Week Challenge

Jed, great to see you doing so well!! Big hugs <:)>
by Pebbles
10 Nov 2013 07:31
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13022
Views: 408201

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Congratulations Joop!!!! Fantastic work what an amazing year you've had!! Well done hope you have a great day <:)> ;)? \:)/ (::) \:)/

Hello everyone else \:)/ glad to see you all doing well xxxx
by Pebbles
27 Sep 2013 17:33
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Thanks so much guys <:)> Seriously could not have managed without this place and all of you. I have tried SO many times before and never managed to stick to it. This place and reading all your experiences allowed the penny to finally drop, I hope for good Well done to you too Chick \:)/ congratulati...
by Pebbles
27 Sep 2013 17:16
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Made it \:)/ I can totally see why I slipped this time last year, work is a total nightmare at this point in the year. Anyway guard is still up. Can't say Ive not thought about having a drink over the last couple of weeks but this time round I know this will pass and I will be happy, sane and sober ...
by Pebbles
17 Sep 2013 07:31
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Congratulations Pickles!!! I am so proud of you \:)/ (::) \:)/ What an amazing achievement you have done fantastically! You are always such a support and encouragement to everyone <:)> My dog is a wee terrier cross, terrier is right he is a holy terror but very loveable. He is going to be my hillwal...
by Pebbles
06 Sep 2013 16:18
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Hi everyone :D Sorry if I worried anyone I didn't realise it's been such a while since I posted. I am still going strong. The reason for my absence is that I got a little puppy which has been keeping me busy!! I have wanted a dog for years and now I finally have one! If I was still drinking I would ...
by Pebbles
11 Aug 2013 10:09
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Joop, congratulations, fantastic stuff \:)/ (::) <:)> Good luck with your sailing, hope you have a great time! Hope everyone else is well! Good to see you ST, Pickles, Lima, Rachel, not sure who else is here these days... I'm away walkabout again too, last trip before work goes crazy for a while. In...
by Pebbles
08 Aug 2013 20:56
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

P.S Wilbers I found the first 5 weeks the worst then I felt a real improvement so you are almost over that big bump. That was just me but I remember that being a real turning point, it was the hardest for me!
by Pebbles
08 Aug 2013 20:54
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Wilbers I felt like that too but it has got a lot better as time went on. I felt like I was going off my head and my moods were all over the place. I think the PAWS thread is good reading, I felt like there were definite highs and lows. Some really difficult times then it would pass and get much bet...
by Pebbles
08 Aug 2013 20:48
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The First 7 Days
Replies: 79050
Views: 2454068

Re: The First 7 Days

There is a lot of strength and determination on this thread which is very inspirational. I just wanted to pop by and say good on you all, you are all on the road to getting booze and all the horrible stuff that goes with it out of your lives. For those of you who are back here after doing some AF ti...
by Pebbles
23 Jul 2013 13:46
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Happy Birthday Miss Joanne \:)/ \:)/ \:)/ (::) \:)/ \:)/ hope you have a lovely day. Hi Joopster <:)> it is a bit like being veggie isn't it. It's just not something we do anymore out of choice. I choose not to put that sh*t in my body!! You guys are all brave putting it on Facebook! I am quietly pr...
by Pebbles
22 Jul 2013 13:49
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Well done Andy \:)/ \:)/ \:)/ (::) \:)/ \:)/ \:)/
by Pebbles
22 Jul 2013 13:48
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Hi everyone, Hi Pickles, sorry I've been rubbish at posting :oops: Just a quick check in, I am still going strong. Great to read you are all doing well too and enjoying this AF life we have chosen. I think it *might* be starting to feel like normality at long last. When I think of this time last yea...
by Pebbles
20 Jul 2013 22:42
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13022
Views: 408201

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

A MASSIVE WELL DONE on your year Rachel!!! You are a super star!! Amazing stuff. <:)>
by Pebbles
06 Jul 2013 07:48
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Congratulations ST!!! Can you believe we made it here? Very well done to you <:)> Sun is shining, I'm away off out for a run. I have been having drinking dreams, lots this week, I have only had the odd one here and there before now. Thanks to knowing all you lot have them too it's not worrying me. T...
by Pebbles
02 Jul 2013 07:11
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Yes CONGRATULATIONS Jen \:)/ \:)/ \:)/ (::) (::) (::)

What an amazing achievement on your one whole year!!

Hope you have a lovely day!

Everyone else have a good Tuesday too! ;)?
by Pebbles
01 Jul 2013 23:07
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 9001
Views: 286513

Re: The 1 Year Milestone

Good evening everyone :D Ah yes Jen, Ben Vrackie that's near Pitlochry that one. It's great fun and totally addictive :shock: but at least it's a good thing to be addicted to. Picnic at the top and chance to take some photos too which I enjoy. I still have tonbillions to do. I'm only on number 24! P...