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    • shaggydoo
    • By shaggydoo 30th Jan 18, 2:46 PM
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    shaggydoo
    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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    • ElusiveLucy
    • By ElusiveLucy 5th May 18, 9:59 PM
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    ElusiveLucy
    Thanks for all the advice. Telephone interview arranged for last thing on weds. Pain coz I go away on Saturday. Hope it won't give them too much chance to look at other people

    On taxi duty tonight so an unusual AT Saturday for me and up to 3/9
    What goes around comes around.....I hope!
    • cathybird
    • By cathybird 6th May 18, 7:13 AM
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    cathybird
    Morning all, 4/21 for me please.
    No. 15 in Save 12K in 2018. 3,428.97/12,000
    2017: 12,978.51/12K 2016: 20,880.11/15K 2015: 25,464.86/10K
    July AFDs: 16/21. 2018 AFDs: 169/260. 2017: 306/252
    Mortgage 1/6/18: 46,436.38. 45,150.00 Paid off: 1,286.38
    • maggiem
    • By maggiem 6th May 18, 8:11 AM
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    maggiem
    Thanks for the welcome back. I agree with your comment Honeybear re age and drinking - anyone else see Ambulance this week? Having got days 1 and 2 started I did have a drink Thursday and a Friday but nothing yesterday so 3/15 please. I am going to have something to drink today then onwards and upwards next week I hope.
    Good luck with the telephone interview Elusive Lucy. Hope it goes well, can be hard when you can't 'see' the other person so miss out on the non-verbal feedback. Fingers crossed !!!129310;
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 6th May 18, 9:27 AM
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    Honey Bear
    6/31 please, Baileys.
    Keeping it AF
    • Itisme
    • By Itisme 7th May 18, 12:05 AM
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    Itisme
    2/11 please
    • cathybird
    • By cathybird 7th May 18, 7:03 AM
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    cathybird
    Morning all, 5/21 for me please. Such good weather for the bank holiday, round London way anyway!
    No. 15 in Save 12K in 2018. 3,428.97/12,000
    2017: 12,978.51/12K 2016: 20,880.11/15K 2015: 25,464.86/10K
    July AFDs: 16/21. 2018 AFDs: 169/260. 2017: 306/252
    Mortgage 1/6/18: 46,436.38. 45,150.00 Paid off: 1,286.38
    • Paspatur
    • By Paspatur 7th May 18, 8:05 AM
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    Paspatur
    Hello all
    Ended April on a paltry 8/30 due to not being AF on holiday (AF beer is banned where I was!)
    2018 total to end of April 86/265
    May target is 20 and am currently on 1/20

    Had a fantastic holiday and although not AF all drinking was moderate
    Need to get some AF beer and get back on track now
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 7th May 18, 8:42 AM
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    Honey Bear
    7/31 please, Baileys.
    Keeping it AF
    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 7th May 18, 9:16 AM
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    lonelyrat
    It's how we all feel at the start, but it can work if you stick with us and it. Good luck.
    Thank you! Been keeping my motivated hat on this bank holiday. Was gloriously sunny up here in Scotland yesterday and it was my biggest test so far I think. Was very tempted to make cocktails in the sun but I abstained and had squash and fizzy water instead. Just keep telling myself how good I'll feel the next day and how nice it is to have a clear head.

    It's very early but am confident I'll end the day on 7/31
    Total Debt: 625 / 7266.93
    Outstanding Debt: Virgin CC 625
    Weight Loss:14.9kg/ 45kg
    • maman
    • By maman 7th May 18, 12:01 PM
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    maman
    Thank you! Been keeping my motivated hat on this bank holiday. Was gloriously sunny up here in Scotland yesterday and it was my biggest test so far I think. Was very tempted to make cocktails in the sun but I abstained and had squash and fizzy water instead. Just keep telling myself how good I'll feel the next day and how nice it is to have a clear head.
    Originally posted by lonelyrat

    That's a very good plan. Well done!


    I'm back from a weekend wedding. Not sure about whether to be AF today as it's a rare sunny Bank Holiday so will hold off declaring.
    • Paspatur
    • By Paspatur 8th May 18, 6:41 AM
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    Paspatur
    2/20 for yesterday please
    • Baileysonice
    • By Baileysonice 8th May 18, 8:43 AM
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    Baileysonice
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    May 2018


    = Take Off

    = 7 Days

    =14 Days

    =21 Days

    =28 Days
    = May...SORTED

    = Target Achieved

    = Overachiever


    Arkers /12

    Barny1979 6/24

    Baileysonice 4 /15

    cathybird 8/21

    CuppaTea 6/17

    doingitanyway 8/27

    ElusiveLucy 4/9

    fatrab 9/31

    Glenda /25

    Honey Bear 10/31

    Itisme 2/11

    lonelyrat 9/31

    maggiem 4/15

    maman 4/10

    Paspatur 4/20

    pollyanna24 1 /19

    sukeyboo 6/14

    Wanna Bee Free /10

    wishus 4/18





    Everyone Welcome! It's never too late to join....

    Please highlight your AFDs in Red

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    Last edited by Baileysonice; 10-05-2018 at 11:26 AM.
    • maggiem
    • By maggiem 8th May 18, 9:05 AM
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    maggiem
    4/15 for yesterday. Pleased to be feeling a little more in control. I am going to a bbq tonight so not sure if that will be AF but if not there's also Thursday to come.
    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 8th May 18, 9:28 AM
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    fatrab
    Morning! 8/31 and 37/90 for today please! Struggled a little bit yesterday as the weather was nice and I knew Mrs fatrab was having a few drinks with her dinner, but I had to take the car as the trains were disrupted and we couldn't risk being stranded in Glasgow so that removed the option to drink thankfully.


    The rest of the month is going to be very quiet so hopefully no temptation and Mrs fatrab wants to lose weight and has agreed to not drink too.


    Hope you all had a great weekend! My body clock is still trying to adjust from the nightshift on Saturday so I missed most of the sun!
    You can have results or excuses, but not both.
    July targets - 28 AFDs, 31 TAFDs
    New challenge from 10th July - Lose 1 pound per week for 10 weeks!
    • sukeyboo
    • By sukeyboo 8th May 18, 9:38 AM
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    sukeyboo
    4/14 for today please Baileys
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 8th May 18, 9:51 AM
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    Honey Bear
    I think I was very lucky never to have associated drinking with the sun coming out. Because I only ever drank in the evenings and mostly it was red wine with dinner, I was never tempted in the way that a lot of people are. Does it help that the sun's now gone away?!!

    8/31 please, Baileys.
    Keeping it AF
    • cathybird
    • By cathybird 8th May 18, 11:06 AM
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    Morning all, 6/21 for me today please

    Does it help that the sun's now gone away?!!
    Originally posted by Honey Bear
    Not really, because now we need a drink to cheer us up
    No. 15 in Save 12K in 2018. 3,428.97/12,000
    2017: 12,978.51/12K 2016: 20,880.11/15K 2015: 25,464.86/10K
    July AFDs: 16/21. 2018 AFDs: 169/260. 2017: 306/252
    Mortgage 1/6/18: 46,436.38. 45,150.00 Paid off: 1,286.38
    • maman
    • By maman 8th May 18, 12:11 PM
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    maman
    The sun's still shining here!


    I resisted last night but not sure about tonight. I might be celebrating or drowning sorrows.


    You must be psychic Baileys as you gave me an AF day yesterday without me even telling you!


    Still on 3/10 AFDs.
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 8th May 18, 1:53 PM
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    doingitanyway
    Helpful to read of peoples reactions to drink when the sun is out I definitely wanted a glass of very cold wine but it was okay as I told myself I could have it but was choosing not to.

    8/27
    please Baileys
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    • Baileysonice
    • By Baileysonice 8th May 18, 4:11 PM
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    Baileysonice
    Fatrab's



    Fatrab 38/90

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    Last edited by Baileysonice; 09-05-2018 at 9:48 AM.
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