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Missed it by that much!
« on: May 05, 2018, 05:13:45 pm »
I forgot my sobriety anniversary, it was yesterday.  :laugh: 

32 years without a drink.  :)

To anyone else following this path, stay the course. It's your life. You control it, your demons don't.

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2018, 05:20:05 pm »
I forgot my sobriety anniversary, it was yesterday.  :laugh: 

32 years without a drink.  :)

To anyone else following this path, stay the course. It's your life. You control it, your demons don't.

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@Devlyn    Congratulations are definitely in order for you...  that is a big accomplishment for sure....   not only do you feel better but you feel better about yourself.   
.... and look at all the money you have saved ....   go celebrate with friends, but only with food, ice cream and candy... hmmmm, chocolate sounds right to me.

Again, congratulations, it is difficult thing to quit drinking for sure...
... it takes a massive amount of determination and willpower.

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2018, 06:07:29 pm »
Thanks!  ;D

The first few years were bad, as time went on it got easier. I make wine now, I cook with it and give it away, but I drink none of it. I'm not interested in the buzz. I swish and spit to see what I've brewed.  :D

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2018, 06:56:47 pm »
Congrats, that's a great accomplishment. Alcohol controlled my life once too, mostly just weekends.

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2018, 07:05:32 pm »
Hooray!

I'm going on 22 years without a drink.
Lucky for me I hate alcohol :p
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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2018, 07:43:13 pm »
OMG, how awesome Devlyn!  Congratulations and many may you have many more.  Almost 22 years for me, it is an incredible feeling :)
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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2018, 07:54:16 pm »
Thanks and congrats to all of you, too.  :)

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2018, 08:17:47 pm »
omg I'm a newcomer compared to all you old sober people. I only have 19 years since my last drink. I almost said to hell with it about 4 years ago when the told ma again that my cancer had come back and that it was inoperable. I didn't have that drink though.

  Congrats Devyln and the rest of you old timers.

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2018, 08:21:39 pm »
Old timers? 

Although I must admit the 32 years of sobriety is starting to clash with all these 29th birthdays I keep having.  :laugh:

Glad you didn't take that drink.  :)

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2018, 08:47:32 pm »
That’s amazing Devlyn. A real accomplishment. Well done
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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2018, 09:12:42 pm »
Thank you, Donna!  :-*

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2018, 10:08:32 pm »
Great looking dress and picture
December 2015 noticed strange feelings moving in
December 2016 started to understand what my body has been telling me all my life, started wearing a bra for comfort full time
Spiro and dutastricide 2017
Mid year 2017 Started dressing and going out shopping etc by myself
October T 14.8 / 456
Came out to my wife in December 2017
January 2018 dressing androgenes and still have face hair
Feb 2018 Dressing full time in female clothing out at work and to friends and family, clean shaven and make up
Living full time March 1 2018
March T 7.4 / 236
April 19th eligard injection, no more Testosterone
June 19th a brand new freshly trained HRT and transgender care doctor for me. Only a one day waiting list to become her patient 😍

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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2018, 10:10:55 pm »
Well, thank you again!  :)
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Re: Missed it by that much!
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2018, 10:59:00 pm »
Congrats Dev it is a major accomplishment. I used to drink and do cocaine. I also kept my smoking in the closet as I only smoked on the way to work and on the way home. When you spend 4 or more hours on the road, you need something to do. I quit 30 years ago. It was a bad time for me. lost my wife, mom and dad in short order and I tried to self medicate. Then we had a baby. I never expected to be a Dad. As a family we went to Huntington Beach. My Son who had only been walking a couple weeks which of course I was not there for. Well we put him of the walking path and he started running. That was my aha moment when I realized what a gift I was given. My son became my higher power that night and I quit everything cold turkey. I actually thought it would be hard but it really wasn't.

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