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    • shaggydoo
    • By shaggydoo 30th Jan 18, 2:46 PM
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    Cutting Down Alcohol Thread
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    • 30th Jan 18, 2:46 PM
    Cutting Down Alcohol Thread 30th Jan 18 at 2:46 PM
    Hi Guys,

    Sadly we lost our thread and I don't personally keep a private record of others AFDs so all data on the old thread is gone.

    I've decided I'm going to bow out for a while as I'm actually pretty busy here in RL. And my life is about to get really hectic as I'm moving home....Also it will be hard to have challenges if data is getting lost. Sorry guys.

    ....It's been great...maybe I'll be back in a few months...

    Ta Ta For Now.

    Shaggyx
    Last edited by shaggydoo; 30-01-2018 at 2:50 PM.
    What do we do when we fall? We get up, dust ourselves off and start walking in the right direction again. Perhaps when we fall, it is easy to forget there are people along the way who help us stand and walk with us as we get back on track.
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    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 3rd Mar 18, 10:10 AM
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    I've offered my services locally if anyone gets stuck, stranded, needs a tow or a jump start as we have two 4x4's and all the necessary kit, so there's another reason to stay sober.
    Originally posted by fatrab
    One of the surprising things about changing a longstanding habit like drinking is the opportunities it brings that hadn't occurred ot us before. People willing to turn out and give lifts to health service staff in particular here in the southwest have been been a godsend. Good on you and thank you.

    3/31 please, Baileys.
    Last edited by Honey Bear; 04-03-2018 at 9:13 AM.
    Keeping it AF
    • maman
    • By maman 3rd Mar 18, 11:16 AM
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    3/28 today please. Even though I've allowed myself a few days this month on which to consume, I have no notion at all for a drink. I opened the fridge when I got home last night to see what was needed and there's still 3 cans of beer in there since Xmas, my favourite brand too, and I just don't want one. Feels weird.


    I think I'll go and take them out and put them in the drinks cupboard
    along with all the other neglected booze!


    I've offered my services locally if anyone gets stuck, stranded, needs a tow or a jump start as we have two 4x4's and all the necessary kit, so there's another reason to stay sober.
    Originally posted by fatrab

    I don't know about you fatrab but the fact that the beer isn't cold would put me off having it in a s*d it moment. One of the things that confirms my cutting down is that I've got bottles of white not in the fridge (been there since well before Christmas). I wouldn't waste them by drinking them warm so they're strictly for planned drinking days.


    on the volunteering.


    I've had a bit of a sinus headache so really didn't fancy adding to it last night.


    2/10 AFDs please Baileys.
    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 3rd Mar 18, 11:47 AM
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    Yeah that's exactly my thinking. I haven't been tempted to drink them, but I definitely won't if they're at room temperature!

    The volunteering thing is something I did before when I worked in an area that flooded a lot. Not had anyone take up my offer yet but the weather isn't too bad here. Hopefully we're over the worst of it
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    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 3rd Mar 18, 11:49 AM
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    fatrab
    Hope you feel better today, I get them all the time. I have post nasal drip and regular sinus issues. I feel your pain!
    You can have results or excuses, but not both - Wannabe debt free by Dec 2022
    June's targets - Be 15st by end of month, 19/30 AFDs
    39 x 2 coins (#32)
    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 3rd Mar 18, 11:49 AM
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    3/23 please

    Hoping the thaw is on its way. xx
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • Paspatur
    • By Paspatur 3rd Mar 18, 6:17 PM
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    3/31 for tonight please
    • cathybird
    • By cathybird 3rd Mar 18, 6:57 PM
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    fatrab, from me too on the offers to help, there's a few people that have had a difficult time of it in this weather and it's very goodhearted of you. The snow has melted a lot round here today but it's still flipping chilly!! The BBC says it will be warming up over the next week, at least a bit.
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    • Itisme
    • By Itisme 4th Mar 18, 2:27 AM
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    2/10 please - had another AF day yesterday.
    • cathybird
    • By cathybird 4th Mar 18, 7:29 AM
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    Morning all, 4/21 for me please.
    No. 15 in Save 12K in 2018. 2,437.63/12,000
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    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 4th Mar 18, 9:10 AM
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    4/23 please

    Good morning all. Hope everyone is warm enough. xx
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 4th Mar 18, 9:15 AM
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    4/31 please, Baileys.
    Keeping it AF
    • Barny1979
    • By Barny1979 4th Mar 18, 5:29 PM
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    1/25 AFDs today please
    • CuppaTea
    • By CuppaTea 4th Mar 18, 5:42 PM
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    Finally off The blocks. 1/17 for me please.
    I'm dealing with stuff.
    • Baileysonice
    • By Baileysonice 4th Mar 18, 6:28 PM
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    Finally off The blocks. 1/17 for me please.
    Originally posted by CuppaTea
    Yeah well done Cuppa tea and Barny1979
    • Paspatur
    • By Paspatur 4th Mar 18, 7:28 PM
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    4/31 for tonight please
    Had a wobble earlier and nearly said sod it but when I thought about it I was just bored due to lack of usual visitors (snow) so I ditched the idea and kept busy instead
    Well done Cuppa tea and Barny1979
    • Itisme
    • By Itisme 5th Mar 18, 6:27 AM
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    Didn't drink yesterday, so 3/10 please.
    • cathybird
    • By cathybird 5th Mar 18, 7:26 AM
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    Morning all, 5/21 for me thanks.
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    • Wanna Bee Free
    • By Wanna Bee Free 5th Mar 18, 7:59 AM
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    Planning on 1/14 this evening and committing now to bolster my resolve later!
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    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 5th Mar 18, 8:29 AM
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    5/23 please

    Arranged to go to the pub tomorrow so unlikely to be AF tomorrow. But should do wed/thur/fri.
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 5th Mar 18, 8:43 AM
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    5/31 please, Baileys.
    Keeping it AF
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