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With the exception of about 4 months, I've been sober for just over two years. I went to a rehab after getting a DWI, stayed sober for 1.3 and then took a 3 month hiatus before getting back on the wagon, which I fell off of again, and got back up on it. Right now I'm about 2.5 months. I'm just happy I was able to pull myself backup again, prior I'd been on at least a 10 year stretch drinking daily, tried multiple times but alas, I was at a loss.
I am out in Leesburg, Va.

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There is a meeting near me that meets in the park. We all stand in a large circle at least six feet apart, three times a week. It's the only noontime meeting still happening in the area. I'm about to head out to it now.
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I woke up late today, so you have me beat today. I know this quarantine is making it hard for some people, no meetings to attend. There are online meetings, and you should have some phone numbers of friends to call to have one on ones. Everybody says “it gets better”, and it really does. Don’t focus on putting together a long streak of sobriety, if you focus on today, and do it again tomorrow, they add up all by themselves.
We have been meeting around here outside at a church, and at a member's house in his backyard. He has two acres.

Really intense how I need these meetings!

Also zoom is better than nothing
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7 years down still who knows how many left in front of me. when my journey started i hadn't realized how many people i would meet on my journey not just independents but clubbies as well that are on the same road that i am. i hope that yall are doing good and maybe one day we will run into each other. until then keep up the great work.
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Where in Ohio are you? I'm in Cheviot (just outside Cincinnati). There are quite a few other forum members in this state.
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I'm just north in Lebanon area. Just moved here from out west. I like it besides all the rain as of late.
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Get used to the rain; it does that a lot here, compared with the western states. Once this Lockdown is over, I'm going to try to get another Meet & Eat organized. Then, you can join a bunch of us for a (Hopefully) good meal and some good conversation.
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Yeah I'm down. Hopefully I have my sporty done by then. Lebanon just closed down one of the main roads for people to eat on the street from the local restaurants. Where there is a will there is a way.
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