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Socks

It's been a while since I logged on. This is a new format, I hope I am posting correctly. i posted this 3 1/2 years ago, when I was one year clean. I am now 4 1/2 years clean, and mostly thanks to this group. i wanted to post this again. When you feel all hope is lost, it's NOT:

This summer I have a ton of socks. They are mostly white Hanes socks, the kind  you get in the packages of six. Most are too big for me. I want to throw them out, but they are brand new looking.
Ya know why I have so many socks? Because this time last year I was in withdraw. This time last year my feet and hands would drip sweat non stop 24/7. Any time I could muster the strength to go to the market I bought a pack of socks, as I was using I don't know how many pairs per day.
So now this summer I am here so happily looking at this drawer full of socks and so happy to know that I don't need them now. Wow have things changed form one summer to the next. Last summer I couldn't walk a half a block without feeling like I was gonna die, now I walk the dogs and enjoy it. Last summer was really the best gift I ever gave myself, or anyone. Last summer freed me and gave me this summer and all summers to come, and a lot of useless socks.
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hey girl good to see you ...GREAT to see you still clean!!!! thanks for posting...it makes my day to read success story and also makes all the long nights on here worth it  a big congrats to you
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Gnarly<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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so good to see you too, Gnarly! You were here with me when I thought i would never smile again.
I am doing great. How are you?
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Loved your story, made me smile, Congrats on the 4 1/2 years clean .
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Good to see you again!!!!  I loved that post when you first posted it.  Congrats on all your clean time!!!
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