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Re: SOBRIETY 15 Jun 2015 02:02 #256841

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Amen Ken Yehi Ratzon!

Re: SOBRIETY 15 Jun 2015 02:16 #256842

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Most chasanim and kallos , and their parents, have special kavanos as they get ready to walk down the aisle and start building a Bayis Neeman BYisrael. I also will have kavanos that I can remain Tahor and will think of all of you are on this wonderful site not just during the walk to the chupah but throughout the simcha.

Re: SOBRIETY 15 Jun 2015 02:40 #256843

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yiraishamaim wrote:
I stand by my original post "I wish I could invite you..."

In my situation taking EVERYONE and EVERYTHING into account at this time, I believe it beat to keep my anonymity. Perhaps this will change in the future.
It appears from the posts "most" of you understand this.

We all do not have the same situation etc.

There has been no lack of honesty here or anywhere on my posts.


T'was just a joke. ...oilam too serious here. ...don't worry so much
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GYE Handbook | Gibbor's Insights | GYE FAQ - Thanks Skep and DMS123456789 White Book | Big Book (Alcoholics Anonymous)

If one gives up at the first sign of a struggle, he is really not ready to be successful."
"Tryin' and doin' are two different thin's - tryin' is hopin'; doin' is succeedin'.
"The right thin' to do and the hard thin' to do are usually the same."


Disclaimer: I am not a cheerleader; B"H, there are many on the site. I am here to change myself, and with God's help, by some mistake, I might even help change others.

MY POSTS ARE NOT WRITTEN AS A MODERATOR UNLESS EXPLICITLY STATED.

Re: SOBRIETY 15 Jun 2015 02:47 #256845

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My fault - should have realized. The written word and its lack of reflective tone can sometimes be misleading.

Will try to be lomed zechus more

Re: SOBRIETY 15 Jun 2015 03:03 #256847

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each night, everyone should drink one woodford, one macallan 18 and one heineken, and this way, they will be yotzei for some gye simcha.
My email: thenewme613@hotmail.com
My threads:
GYE Handbook | Gibbor's Insights | GYE FAQ - Thanks Skep and DMS123456789 White Book | Big Book (Alcoholics Anonymous)

If one gives up at the first sign of a struggle, he is really not ready to be successful."
"Tryin' and doin' are two different thin's - tryin' is hopin'; doin' is succeedin'.
"The right thin' to do and the hard thin' to do are usually the same."


Disclaimer: I am not a cheerleader; B"H, there are many on the site. I am here to change myself, and with God's help, by some mistake, I might even help change others.

MY POSTS ARE NOT WRITTEN AS A MODERATOR UNLESS EXPLICITLY STATED.

Re: SOBRIETY 15 Jun 2015 03:42 #256851

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Bottoms up!

Re: SOBRIETY 17 Jun 2015 05:15 #257013

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just had a couple of slips.

I read over my testimonial of 180 days and it got me back on track. It was close however.

Haven't been like this in months - YIKES!

Only by the grace of the Almighty did I not fall.

I need to learn more. I believe it is that change that would help me.

Just needed to say this and vent.
Last Edit: 17 Jun 2015 05:16 by yiraishamaim.

Re: SOBRIETY 17 Jun 2015 12:23 #257021

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Nice work! I'm always inspired by people who stay clean despite the slips! Thank you!
0% Tolerance and 100% Self-Forgiveness.

Lo ba-shamayim hi
Mellow out.

Re: SOBRIETY 17 Jun 2015 14:45 #257030

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Thanks for sharing and being honest!
Much Hatzlacha!

My Threads:
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Don't slip it hurts
Lions & Tigers & Internet, Oh My!

--"ולא המדרש עיקר, אלא המעשה"
--"To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing." Mark Twain
--"If, when you honestly want to, you find you cannot quit entirely, or if when drinking (or lusting), you have little control over the amount you take, you are probably alcoholic (or sexaholic)." AA Big Book P. 45. Parenthesis added.
--You hit rock bottom when you decide to stop digging.

Re: SOBRIETY 17 Jun 2015 15:14 #257034

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serenity - if I am not honest then there is no point.

Also its healthy for me to know I gotta keep on my toes
and continue to learn and grow.

I am very busy and I take for granted what I see I have no business taking for granted

Re: SOBRIETY 17 Jun 2015 15:16 #257035

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TalmidChaim wrote:
Nice work! I'm always inspired by people who stay clean despite the slips! Thank you!

TalmidChaim - thank you for taking something that was gnawing away at me, and making it a positive and motivational experience. (lemons into lemonade)

You guys are G-d sent.

Re: SOBRIETY 21 Jun 2015 22:06 #257323

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pischoshelmachat
I feel the same way. I feel so close to all my dear friends here and would love them at my simcha. Then maybe you are my brother, cousin, mechiten, or even son in law and really are at my simcha

All of your talk of my (future) son-in-law, or (present) father-in-law could be here on gye? And he might even be YOU, is starting to get me a little nervous. All of us here are striving to grow and that's nothing at all to be ashamed of, yet some of my past mistakes... well, they can be a little embarrassing if you know what I mean.
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Re: SOBRIETY 22 Jun 2015 02:42 #257335

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stillgoing wrote:
pischoshelmachat
I feel the same way. I feel so close to all my dear friends here and would love them at my simcha. Then maybe you are my brother, cousin, mechiten, or even son in law and really are at my simcha

All of your talk of my (future) son-in-law, or (present) father-in-law could be here on gye? And he might even be YOU, is starting to get me a little nervous. All of us here are striving to grow and that's nothing at all to be ashamed of, yet some of my past mistakes... well, they can be a little embarrassing if you know what I mean.


TZ anyone?
My email: thenewme613@hotmail.com
My threads:
GYE Handbook | Gibbor's Insights | GYE FAQ - Thanks Skep and DMS123456789 White Book | Big Book (Alcoholics Anonymous)

If one gives up at the first sign of a struggle, he is really not ready to be successful."
"Tryin' and doin' are two different thin's - tryin' is hopin'; doin' is succeedin'.
"The right thin' to do and the hard thin' to do are usually the same."


Disclaimer: I am not a cheerleader; B"H, there are many on the site. I am here to change myself, and with God's help, by some mistake, I might even help change others.

MY POSTS ARE NOT WRITTEN AS A MODERATOR UNLESS EXPLICITLY STATED.

Re: SOBRIETY 22 Jun 2015 04:58 #257343

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yiraishamaim wrote:
TalmidChaim wrote:
Nice work! I'm always inspired by people who stay clean despite the slips! Thank you!

TalmidChaim - thank you for taking something that was gnawing away at me, and making it a positive and motivational experience. (lemons into lemonade)

You guys are G-d sent.


Right back at ya
0% Tolerance and 100% Self-Forgiveness.

Lo ba-shamayim hi
Mellow out.

Re: SOBRIETY 23 Jun 2015 02:34 #257432

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I have not seen any posts from Shmeichel for a long time. Does anyone know why?

I miss him. I tried contacting him by e-mail but did not receive a response.
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