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Discussion in 'Addictions & Substances' started by earthsteps, Jul 5, 2013.

  1. earthsteps

    earthsteps New to Christianity

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    Hello!
    My name is Laura and I am a cross-addicted Mom who has finally accepted God as my higher power. Now I can move on with the steps. I go to AA and NA meetings.

    My numbers: Alcohol (15 days), prescriptions (372 days), and bulimia (173 days).

    Looking forward to meeting you all!

    Laura
     
    We teamed up with Faith Counseling. Can they help you today?
  2. opengate07

    opengate07 Newbie

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    Hi Laura,

    It's nice to meet you. Your post is from July 5 and sounds like you are doing well being clean. I know it has to be a day by day process and I'm sure you are going to have the victory. My prayers are with you. Stay strong, stay Faithful and stay victorious. Have a great day.
    Tom
     
  3. Chaplain David

    Chaplain David CF Chaplain Staff Member Chaplain Supporter Recovery Team

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    Welcome Laura. Glad to hear you're going to AA & NA and staying clean and sober. Faith in a Higher Power who many of us call God is absolutely necessary for sobriety IMO. It was what turned me from slipping and sliding around to finally being able to stay sober. God bless you.

    Faithfully,
    Sacerote
     
  4. Cymro14

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    Last edited: Jul 15, 2013
  5. madison1101

    madison1101 Senior Veteran

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    Congratulations on your recovery. I'm also cross addicted, and go to AA for my recovery. My story is long, and includes a few relapses. In 2010, I was in in-patient rehab, and there, I surrendered my entire life, alcoholism and everything to the Lord, and have been released from the obsession to drink. God is good. He is faithful to keep me sober and sane.

    God bless.

    Hugs,
    Trish

     
  6. Cymro14

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    Last edited: Jul 22, 2013
  7. mark kennedy

    mark kennedy Natura non facit saltum Supporter

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    God bless you Laura, the first few months can be rough. All I can tell you for sure is if you are willing to do anything to recover there is a solution. Whatever happens just remember there's always someone at those meetings who has beat this. Reach out to them and believe me it helps.

    God be with you as you work through this program and just one more tidbit of advice. There is power in service so should be manage to make it through the early stages consider reaching out to others who still struggle

    Grace and peace,
    Mark
     
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