Fifth Week Sober
By stayingclean
3/22/2013 8:54:16 PM
Today marks my fifth week sober. I say that with caution. Whether it is five weeks or five years, the most important thing is that each day I am planning ahead and managing my impulses and staying away from all pathways that may lead me back to sin. Five weeks is great, but I am also striving for quality of those days not just the quantity.

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you on your personal journey. I know its tough out there but as Pres. Kimball said there is no "royal road" of repentance but we are promised the Lord is with us every step of the way.


Woo hoo!    
"Keep it up :)"
posted at 05:13:11 on March 23, 2013 by Anonymous
keep working    
"Great work keep working,"
posted at 16:32:19 on March 23, 2013 by mike81
posted at 21:57:57 on March 23, 2013 by maddy
"You are right MIKE81. It is "work.""
posted at 16:47:42 on March 24, 2013 by stayingclean
"me too. I'm almost 6 weeks....that is very long sobriety for me. What working for you the most? YOu said plan your day? I am definitely taking it "one day at a time"..........."
posted at 11:15:43 on March 26, 2013 by marie sober

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"You lived with your Heavenly Father in a premortal life. You were there with Him. Your spirit knows what it is like to live in celestial realms. You can never be truly happy in an uncelestial environment. You know too much. That is one of the reasons that for you, wickedness never can be happiness. What a great thing it is to decide once and for all early in life what you will do and what you will not do with regards to honesty, modesty, chastity, the Word of Wisdom, and temple marriage. "

— Larry W. Gibbons

General Conference October 2006