I have people ask me how long I was sober before I was back to normal. I had to realy think about what normal was for me. I had been drinking and drugging so long, that it had become my normal. Not drinking was abnormal for me and it showed for a long time in my new sobriety. Tomorrow 7-13-11 is 3 years clean and sober for me. That includes nights and weekends too. My life is nothing today as it was 3 years ago. I don't have the same value system as back then, and my old friends haven't hung around either. I guess I have become a pooty parper, as I don't act like a fool anymore. I also am not 10 foot tall and bullettproof . I am more emotionaly stable than before. I am not as big a drama queen as I used to be. (small drama queen) For where I am today I have many people to thank here on DS. I am lucky to call most of them my friends. Thanks for the best half of my life. Randy
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