I Will Not Drink Today Because..............

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I will not drink because it is a bad way to deal with emotions I need to embrace.

And it really is not that hard if one just observes it and does not take every little emotion serious.

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...it's day 11 - a nice prime number.
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Well done on double digits Neal.
Thanks Cowboy. We're doing ok, eh!?
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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...I have other plans.
These include: today the dozenth: a sober weekend and the fortnight milestone come Sunday.
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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I will not drink because I am playing tennis tomorrow and why would I want to play with a hang over and suffer!

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...I'm changing how I spend Saturdays.
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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It's day 14 - and it's been a long time since I was sober so long. I'm not messing up today.
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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...I strolled through the weekend sober and I'm not breaking my sober streak.
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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I will not drink today because ... well ... I just can't anymore. So many reasons.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain.

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I will not drink because each time I think about drinking I realize how totally useless it is!

It only hurts me in the end!

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Today is day 3 AF and I've not got this far since before Xmas.
I WILL get through today!
Addiction is giving up everything for one thing. Recovery is giving up one thing for everything.

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Yes you will BB. Well done.

I will not drink today because ... I feel good. Why ruin that with thinking I can improve on it with booze.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain.

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I will not drink because I don't need alcohol to give me false sense of reality.

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Thanks cowboy <:)>
My reason today isn't too far from yours -
I will not drink today because I'm enjoying waking up in the mornings, not feeling groggy
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...it's day 17 and, a prime number, and for some arbitrary reason prime numbers appeal to me.
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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I will not drink today because I like the feeling of accomplishment. Drinking is not accomplishment.
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Good one Cowboy!

I will not drink because I would loose focus if I did and I want to be always focused!

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I will not drink today because the proud/good/happy feelings of making it through the day without having a drink are so much better than the negative/guilty feelings I get if I do have one.
Addiction is giving up everything for one thing. Recovery is giving up one thing for everything.

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Good one BB.

I will not drink today because it's a beauty day and I want to enjoy the great outdoors.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain.

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...it would ruin a third weekend sober, carrying on into Sunday and hungover & hung down come Monday.

Instead, I'm going to lose myself in a novel I'm halfway through reading.

I'll get outdoors too Cowboy - out to the back garden to build a fire to read by in the afternoon.

Tea, sugar-free raspberry soda and AF beers will be my heady cocktail of drinks today.
"...all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it... and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?"

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Liking the sound of your plans there Neal.

I will not drink today because I'm hoping to have a fully sober weekend!
Addiction is giving up everything for one thing. Recovery is giving up one thing for everything.

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