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Re: Trigger 20 Aug 2019 16:19 #342980

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Thanks! Truth is that years and years ago, I was in a 12-step program and was sober for up to almost two years. Long story short, not true for so many years and I have recently decided to try again. While it has been less of a struggle to stay sober this time, I KNOW that that yetzer hara is always there and is super patient. All I need is one misstep and the Old "Friend" (ie, the yetzer hara) will be there to "help" me along. 

Knowing I can write here is a big help and thank you all for that!
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Re: Trigger 20 Aug 2019 15:36 #342977

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Glad to see your streak is still going. Keep it up! and keep us posted.

Re: Trigger 20 Aug 2019 15:32 #342976

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Thanks for sharing your trigger with us, it helps us all remember that we all need each others help around here, and it inspires us to reach out in times of need. We all have these struggles around here, (most of us are just to embarrassed to admit:) ) and the courageous and honest ones like you are the ones that really succeed. 
Keep it up! Hatzlucha!!!
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#49
What you did yesterday does not define you for today. What you did yesterday is done already, but how you will be today is still in your hands, so use it wisely!
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Re: Trigger 20 Aug 2019 14:38 #342972

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Thanks! Means a lot to me. Yasher koach!

Re: Trigger 20 Aug 2019 14:05 #342971

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Thanks for posting that.  Know that we are behind you and davaning for your success.
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Eikev-Dvar Torah

wishing you all a wonderful day!!

https://guardyoureyes.com/media/kunena/attachments/2149/eikev-5779.pdf
Last Edit: 20 Aug 2019 13:14 by yechidah.

Re: Mixed feelings 20 Aug 2019 10:05 #342963

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Issac, 

I love that parable of the bike riding! Thank you so so much for the positive feedback!  

Re: Mixed feelings 20 Aug 2019 10:03 #342962

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Thank you so much for the positive feedback!

Do you have a suggestions for celebrating success? I need help in this area.... 

Thank you!!! 

Re: enough is enough! 20 Aug 2019 08:01 #342960

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sorry ,that was not my intent(i just tried the cross eye thing and i know what you mean)    this is the closest  form of cross eyes that i could find in the emoji  arsenol
For an explanation on my choice of username and avatar see my first post
Last Edit: 20 Aug 2019 08:04 by sleepy.

Re: enough is enough! 20 Aug 2019 07:42 #342959

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sleepy wrote on 20 Aug 2019 07:37:

i-man wrote on 20 Aug 2019 07:24:
I'm doing very good B'H
This week due to ccircumstances Im particularly vulnerable, (that doofus yetzer horah had me being lazy about contacting a gye friend about these circumstances)
I did slip a little tonight,  but nothing like what I did 3 weeks ago,  so...slip aheen slip aher and vayter we go ...the same way when you slip on ice and flail around comically upon gaining your balance you wont go on to purposely fall on it , oy the "chidushim" the brain comes up with late at night..

you should see my posts on the public chat ,sleepy(3:36 AM )

I did - it made my head hurt like when you cross your eyes 

Re: enough is enough! 20 Aug 2019 07:37 #342958

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i-man wrote on 20 Aug 2019 07:24:
I'm doing very good B'H
This week due to ccircumstances Im particularly vulnerable, (that doofus yetzer horah had me being lazy about contacting a gye friend about these circumstances)
I did slip a little tonight,  but nothing like what I did 3 weeks ago,  so...slip aheen slip aher and vayter we go ...the same way when you slip on ice and flail around comically upon gaining your balance you wont go on to purposely fall on it , oy the "chidushim" the brain comes up with late at night..

you should see my posts on the public chat ,sleepy(3:36 AM )
For an explanation on my choice of username and avatar see my first post

Re: enough is enough! 20 Aug 2019 07:24 #342956

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I'm doing very good B'H
This week due to ccircumstances Im particularly vulnerable, (that doofus yetzer horah had me being lazy about contacting a gye friend about these circumstances)
I did slip a little tonight,  but nothing like what I did 3 weeks ago,  so...slip aheen slip aher and vayter we go ...the same way when you slip on ice and flail around comically upon gaining your balance you wont go on to purposely fall on it , oy the "chidushim" the brain comes up with late at night..
Last Edit: 20 Aug 2019 07:30 by i-man.
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sbj wrote on 19 Aug 2019 15:56:

Lubavitcher Rebbe and Chassidut, I think
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Trigger 20 Aug 2019 06:47 #342954

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Am alone at home right now...THAT is a major trigger for me. Am sober for 15 days (first time prob in 15 years!) and just need to check in and say that I am struggling to make it easier...thanks all!
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