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by Janet1855
Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Facing my Fears, rather than the "what if's".
Replies: 5
Views: 3213

Facing my Fears, rather than the "what if's".

So many times on my way into the office, after I'd sobered up...I realized, that I still had a lot to problems to face in cleaning up my life, and on the job. I would make myself walk up those stairs, and became willing to accept whatever came my way, but not without "what ifs", nameless fears, and ...
by Janet1855
Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: The Grapevine Magazine
Topic: Woohoo
Replies: 16
Views: 14071

Re: Woohoo

Wow, I am impressed, Paige. Great story, and I am sure it will help many others, as it did me. I am agnostic and have struggled with having a HP, as well...but instead of believing in nothing... I believe, that others believe in a HP, and although it cannot be proven... I believe "as if" there could...
by Janet1855
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to this forum, but not to AA.
Replies: 6
Views: 4297

Re: New to this forum, but not to AA.

"In life we have to deal with difficult people; someone difficult in A.A. is a great place to learn how to do that." Thank you for your reply Tosh. And I do believe you are right about "learning to deal with difficult people"...and isolation from the world and drinking ain't it ! And like you said, ...
by Janet1855
Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: A friends relapse
Replies: 13
Views: 12158

Re: A friends relapse

I have been in the same situation, more than a few times. And I also have been a relapser. And it is situations like this (having a friend relapse,) that I often have to turn to my fellow AA's, or to some of the tools I have learned through the program, because it is too easy for me to lose my way, ...
by Janet1855
Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to this forum, but not to AA.
Replies: 6
Views: 4297

Re: New to this forum, but not to AA.

Thanks puppy and all the rest for your input.
by Janet1855
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: Janet1855
Replies: 4
Views: 4423

Re: Janet1855

Thank you all so much! I too am so glad, that I found this forum. It has already shown to be helpful to me, and that is just from reading various posts. I need this site. Thanks again.
by Janet1855
Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to this forum, but not to AA.
Replies: 6
Views: 4297

New to this forum, but not to AA.

I'm so glad to have found this e-AA group. What a great supplement to my AA program! Where I currently live (in my old home town) there is but one AA meeting place, and it meets 3 days a week M.W. and F. at 7:00 pm. I try to go twice a week or more. Sundays and Wednesdays I go to a new Church, even ...
by Janet1855
Sat Oct 08, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: Janet1855
Replies: 4
Views: 4423

Janet1855

Sober again, since May 4, 2016.