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  •  AA definitely didn't work for me (1+ / 0-)
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    Thestral

    Magik Jeebus Fairy Godfather in the Sky always answered my prayers, but the answer was always "No".

    Rational Recovery did infinitely more for me. For one thing, they actually give suggestions on what to do when tempted*to fall off the wagon, more practical than pray Magik Jeebus Hiyer Power will do all the work for you.

    It will be hard work, but you can learn pracitcal, useful skills from others.

    Best of good fortune to you!

    * speaking of temptation, read this for a hearty, bittersweet laugh

    Don't let millionaires steal Social Security.
    I said, "Don't let millionaires steal Social Security!"

    by Leo in NJ on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 01:59:06 PM PDT

    •  The key is to practice good habits instead of bad (1+ / 0-)
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      Chitown Kev

      ones long enough for them to become habits. 28 days at a minimum, but then it becomes as easy as a habit.

      Don't let millionaires steal Social Security.
      I said, "Don't let millionaires steal Social Security!"

      by Leo in NJ on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 02:02:17 PM PDT

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