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Foxman555
Foxman555
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Just a big hug, and a place in my heart for all the people that have helped me, we know how hard it is to stop, but to me the hardest bit is now, keeping off it, but I have this determination to do it, just a new life without thinking about alcohol, concentrating on all the good things in my life.

To all of you that have taken the time to message me, I thank you, love you folks xx

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h0b0

No one says it's easy but you appear to have the right attitude. Just focus on all the plus sides. Wishing you luck.xx

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vickyvickykk

You can do this! Best wishes.

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keithmoore

Hey you keep it up it is hard to stay off it but when you think what else you can do with the money its all worth it. You've encouraged me to stay off it this time we can do it together im sure (brothers in arms) stay strong

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Foxman555

That's good to hear, it is hard, but I've already put some money away that would have gone on booze, keep it up mate

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keithmoore

Will do I did it before and will do it again i saved money up to ill be going to amsterdam for a break i used to live there in the 80s im gonna go back and see my old haunts lol thats my goal anyway take care

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missunites

Hey congratulations, I've replied to you before and it seems like me the time was right for you. The hardest part I found was before I stopped and the panic of how would I cope, then it just happened and haven't looked back (that was over 3 years ago) Feel proud and stayed focused, a little tip is to think it will make you sick then even the thought of it will do the same. Good Luck xx

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keithmoore

Thankyou i cant wait to say its been 3 years ill have a better quality of life i know take care

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Foxman555

Thanks, every message contributes to me getting over this first hurdle, my determination is as stronger than it's ever been, it would be great to wake up and the 1st thought is alcohol.

Best wishes Jeff xx

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BSA-3
BSA-3
in reply to Foxman555

You can do it, honestly you can. Keep strong and focused,mate, and keep in touch because we're all old hands at it. Not easy, no, but so worth it, take care.

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to BSA-3

I'm just so determined, got my family hoping I can do it this time, I think continued drink, will kill me, everytime i go out now I collapse, I can't remember anything about it, I just end up in hospital, but they are not tuned in to drinkers so we all suffer being labelled with the worst alcoholic, if you ask them for help, they say they don't do detox, it has to be done by your key worker and they say it's down to the hospital, your in a no win situation, I think that played a big part of stopping, as well as my family, I want them to believe in me, and I don't enjoy it anymore, it's just a means to an end.

Regards Jeff

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BSA-3
BSA-3
in reply to Foxman555

You're in a win-win situation but it just doesn't look like it. You keep at it and you'll save your life, you'll gain a quality of life you'd forgotten existed but you'll also re-discover just how important your family's love is and you won't want to hurt them again, believe me. Stick with it, mate, take care

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Foxman555

Thanks, I do look at it and see it as a toxin, 10 days now, so onward and upwards.

Xx

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missunites

You can do it every day is another battle won, an some day you be able to go in a pub with friends and enjoy been sober and watching the antics around you ( fresh orange juice and tonic is my tipple when I go out) xx

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1football

One day at a time my man just say today you won’t drink then again tomorrow

Wish you all the best

Huw x

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Millie09
Millie09
in reply to 1football

Hello Huw, hope your recovery is going well. ..😊

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1football
1football
in reply to Millie09

It is Millie how are you getting on? X

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to 1football

Hi, I'm doing fine, it seems easy but I know just one upset or anything like that could make me lapse, but I'm not going to let it happen x

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Millie09
Millie09
in reply to 1football

That's great news huw , slowly but steady.

I am not too bad thank you for asking. So so pleased for chelle.

My mobility is not good and my sleeping is terrible, besides nausea etc.. but you know all about that. 😏. But .. im still here lol. X

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1football
1football
in reply to Millie09

You must keep fighting an try to keep your spirits up, yes super pleased for chelle hopefully if it went anything like mine it should be coming to an end soon x

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Millie09
Millie09
in reply to 1football

Yes i will do huw, oh i can't wait to hear that all went ok for her. You keep up the good work x keep in touch..linda

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Millie09

You take special care sweetheart, I'm heading In the right direction, keep in touch x

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Millie09
Millie09
in reply to Foxman555

Thank you, keep going.. yes ill stay in touch x

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missunites
missunites
in reply to Millie09

hi, sounds just like me that, I always say heyho I'm still here, a positive attitude goes along way.

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Foxman555

You have to be positive, there's so many people and things to do and meet, we have the choice, we beat this or it beats us, thanks for your message xx

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Paulwil

You will be some much happier. No need to plan your day around booze. You can plan enjoyable things, be spontaneous and have a life worth getting up for ib the morning. Don't look back Jeff

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Paulwil

I'm looking forward, a life without alcohol, all the temptation and stupid excuses to drink gone, it's stiĺl early days, but my determination stays with me.

Best wishes Jeff

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Millie09

Your most welcome jeff, any bit of encouragement keeps us on the straight and narrow,

Life 8s great without alcohol.. trust me your life begins right here..xx .all the best.. Linda

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Isabelle2

I remember I thought it would be impossible. But with the right support from professionals, family and groups it can be done. It will get better and you will reap the benefits. Promise!

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Foxman555

Thanks, just hearing that people have gone through this and come out better gives me so much hope x

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Smyally

Keep going Jeff. You’re doing well again. If you take it day by day then gradually those days turn into weeks and eventually into months. Good luck

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Mandy1983

Wishing you the world's most fantastic holiday with your spirit high on life.you show determination .no doubt youll be planning a break somewhere. Summer months are great for that much needed break to tranquil places.whatever you do this summer make sure you have some fun like waterparks or funfare, walking or climbing can really give you a buzz .There is so much to life you can enjoy just do that bungee jump jeff.Thoughts with you an love too.you inspire others to be strong as well.Bestwishes sent to our wingman LOL xx

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Mandy1983

Hmm not sure about a bungee jump though lol, hope you have a special holiday too xx

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Mandy1983

Haha ,yes it's great bungee jumping lol.you feel scared excited an free.im going in my chair today??? Southport with my grandsons they love it there it's all been done out xx Thank you .seeing the real drifters there in July in theatre IFF I'm well enough got the tickets an I'm so excited .keep your mind on fun stuff its worth the living for xxxxx

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Mandy1983

Hi let me know how your bungee jump goes, your braver than I am xx

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Foxman555

The real Drifters, kissing on the back row lol, I don't mind heights, been top of the Eiffel tower, looking over the balcony, you have great fun, sounds like you Will, great when you have something to look forward too, (not bungee jumping) 😂, you keep well and enjoy everything second xx

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Mandy1983
Mandy1983
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Thank you the bungee jump was does a few yrs back lol not this visit ah🤣😂😂😁.just a grandson time this time on funfair LOL. Ahh yes the infamous Eiffel tower. Love it .i just like fast ....race driving drag anything fast haha always have .I feel the need for speed even though I've really slowed down .I love it all .music ECT used to love dancing but can't now .my message was an inspiration for you too not forget how many fun things there are still in life for you to enjoy.no matter how old we get .we're as young as we want to be .have a great day yourself.Thanks.off I now go lol .😁😉

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Mandy1983

I've got 2 grandchildren jumping all over me, yes there are great times ahead, this is 10 days now, and I'm not going back, life feels better already.

Best wishes Jeff xx

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Mandy1983
Mandy1983
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Fantastic jeff so happy for you. I'm so happy you can feel the benefits already life's too precious isn't it xx you too xx

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Mandy1983

It's great to have my grandchildren in my life, my ex did everything she could to keep me out, now I see them all the time brilliant xx

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Hidden
Hidden

I think you are doing really well, Jeff, keep it up. Your family will be so proud. Take care Lynne

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Hi Huw

How are you doing? Hope you still feel as good, so pleased for you . Take care. Lynne

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Foxman555

Hi Lynne, I've now gone 10 days sober, it can be hard, but I'm determined to staying abstinent, and that's the way it's going to stay.

Best wishes Jeff xx

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Hidden
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Well done to you , Jeff. Keep up the good work. Take care Lynne

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Foxman555
Foxman555
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Thanks sweetheart x

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Hidden
Hidden

You are very welcome. Take care. Lynne

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Foxman555
Foxman555
in reply to Hidden

It's still going good, there's no going back to my bad days with alcohol x

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Foxman555
Foxman555
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You take care to x

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Hidden
Hidden
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Thank you.

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