Sobriety (off topic or not)?


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Trad climber
Betwixt and Between Nederland & Boulder, CO
Jul 1, 2015 - 08:19pm PT
Almost forgot!

Five years today. Yay me, and stuff.
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Jul 1, 2015 - 08:52pm PT

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Jul 1, 2015 - 09:43pm PT
Yay Edge!

Social climber
joshua tree
Jul 1, 2015 - 10:05pm PT
1750 High Fives to ya Edge:)

Dr Sprock,,, How U dew'in??

Boulder climber
I'm James Brown, Bi-atch!
Jul 2, 2015 - 02:45am PT
doing fine, listening to Erik L from Edmonton, use to sleep in a dodge dart and drink horse piss,

360 tapes here for download>

Wesley P from Pompano is A#1 check it out,

have a great weekend,


Jul 31, 2015 - 01:02pm PT
16 days. Feels like 30.

I'm going to be honest, I feel like a worthless peice of sh#t.

Social climber
Elk Grove, California
Jul 31, 2015 - 01:16pm PT
I say this with all the love in my heart that I can muster and for someone who is obviously laying it out there, truth be told.
Sometimes feeling like sh#t obviously beats the alternative.
Truth is good too.
I think you know where I'm going with this.

Jul 31, 2015 - 02:00pm PT
Hey CRCG69,
Right now it's like learning to an incredibly challenging new job, on top of all the other stuff you have to do. We've all been there and felt that way. Be proud of the hard work you're doing. Own it!

some eastside hovel
Aug 3, 2015 - 03:54pm PT
^^^ Hello there brotha-man. :-D

Trad climber
Aug 5, 2015 - 02:09pm PT
Countdown to my 19th anniversary in three weeks. I remember back in early sobriety looking at the "old-timers" with 18 years with amazement, wondering how on earth they had been able to stay sober that long. Interestingly, it doesn't feel like it has been so long at all to me. I feel more like a bit over five years. Tie flies when you're able to remember it!


Trad climber
dancin on the tip of god's middle finger
Aug 5, 2015 - 02:15pm PT
i don't know. if i could
give a dip of advice to
a young, clean soul,

it might be something like this:

"don't f*#k with your chemical stasis.
because once you upset it,
you'll spend the rest of your life
trying to reattain it."

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Aug 5, 2015 - 04:08pm PT
Good job Edge! and happie. My 9th comming up aug 25th.
Woody the Beaver

Trad climber
Soldier, Idaho
Aug 15, 2015 - 11:58am PT
13 years today! Thanks for all the laughs over the years, fellow adventurers! Last year, i forgot to notice the anniversary until a nice young lady on the top of Mt. Borah pointed out the date! Thanks, Rachel! Cheers to all,


Social climber
Elk Grove, California
Aug 15, 2015 - 01:09pm PT
On Near Twenty Six Years Sober

I woke that day to some clarity.
It was as if someone woke me by dumping a wheelbarrow full of bricks onto my face.
The epiphany was,
I was in some serious sh#t with the family, the wife, the heart, the health, the mind, and my life.
The result?
I got help.
Am still learning that almost everything I need, I already have in the first place,
less the addictions and compulsions,
plus more than I could ever have dreamed of.
I discovered that most of my problems were of my own making.
The rest?
Itís just what happens to most of us along the way.
my sobriety date lives on in the infamy of my mind,
Thatís a good thing.
Plus the living sober reality of experiencing life.
Good experiences and bad experiences,
but still,
itís a life.
Oh sure there is always more to want out of life.
But who could expect more than living?


Aug 15, 2015 - 08:45pm PT
thanks for the stoke, hippielogger. after three weeks it got a LOT easier.

made it a whole month as of last thursday (i think?). i was at a friend's bbq tonight and i fell off the wagon in two ways. i had some ribs and a bacon wrapped stuffed jalepeno (i'm a vegetarian but it was tasty) and i made a jack-lemonade-tonic which i consumed. that was it though. i just finished my drink and went home. didn't even get that buzzed but still didn't get any urges to keep drinking. i'm pretty proud of myself for going a month, though. i had a really nice epiphany the other night while i was driving around and thought "it is not possible for me to get a dui right now."

Social climber
flagstaff arizona
Aug 15, 2015 - 09:25pm PT
Just checked my sobriety counter and I've 1 1/2 years tomorrow! Awesome life, chock-a-block full of "24 karat regular-people problems." It's marvelous when you don't bother to even keep track anymore. But I am gonna pick up that "whiner chip!"

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Aug 16, 2015 - 06:20am PT
I was about as tempted as could be, the last few days. There was a bad personal situation that I Coud have just numbed and tried to avoid with say a pint of vodka. But I didn't, and im feeing better just living through it.

Thank gawd for rock climbing!!!

I think climbing may be my 'higher power'

Sport climber
Sonora Ca
Aug 16, 2015 - 07:17am PT
Right on guys and gals!

Gym climber
A dingy corner in your refrigerator
Aug 16, 2015 - 10:28am PT
This just out, 33 days. Girlfriend no likey me drink. Hasn't been the first one . Gave it up, took it out of the equation. Feel better being a real person for her. She's ecstatic,I don't feel like sh#t some mornings, my mind feels clearer and I feel mature, go figure. Oh and my belly has shrunk ! I would sell any beer industry stock you hold before they get wind of this new development. For some reason I can't stay away from macaroni and cheese though, and chocolate. HELP !!!!

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Aug 20, 2015 - 08:19am PT
Nice work Penns!
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