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« on: January 25, 2014, 02:47:32 PM »

I've been drinking heavily everyday for 3 years (with the exception of a 2 week period in inpatient rehab about a year and a half ago) to self-medicate PTSD symptoms.  With our Lord's and St. Ephraim's help, I finally put the bottle down this last Wednesday, the 22nd.  Right now I am in the time window for the worst part of withdrawal and it is a painful nightmare.  Please pray for me.

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2014, 03:01:46 PM »

Prayers! Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2014, 03:33:17 PM »

Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2014, 03:40:15 PM »

Lord have mercy.

St. Michael, pray for us.
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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2014, 03:46:21 PM »

Lord, have mercy. Most Holy Mother of God, save us.
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2014, 04:17:10 PM »

Lord have mercy.
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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2014, 04:35:03 PM »

Lord have mercy
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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2014, 04:42:19 PM »

Lord have mercy.
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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2014, 04:53:13 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2014, 01:13:55 AM »

Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2014, 03:02:45 AM »

Lord have mercy.

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« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2014, 06:28:14 AM »

may God heal you and give you peace and courage.
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« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2014, 08:19:21 AM »

For the Servant of God recovering from alcohol addiction, Lord have Mercy.
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« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2014, 08:45:17 AM »

Lord, have mercy on MichaelofSN.
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« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2014, 11:44:04 PM »

All,

I went to the clinic today because of recurrent withdrawal symptoms, and was told I was experiencing the death throes of withdrawal.  It appears I am in the clear, and your prayers carried me through it.  Thank you very, very much for your prayers.

Your Brother in Christ,
Michael
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« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2014, 12:40:34 AM »

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« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2014, 02:59:53 AM »

Thanks be to God.

May He preserve you and grant you strength to fight against this temptation.

Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2014, 03:43:05 AM »

Continued prayers, Michael.

I assure you that this can be beaten.
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« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2014, 05:00:13 AM »

I have so much respect for you!

"Lord have mercy."


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« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2014, 06:25:46 AM »

Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2014, 06:40:13 AM »

Lord Have Mercy, may He guide you and give you the strength to keep away from alcohol.
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« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2014, 08:06:12 AM »

Lord Have Mercy Lord Have Mercy Lord Have Mercy
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« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2014, 01:34:20 AM »

All,

I went to the clinic today because of recurrent withdrawal symptoms, and was told I was experiencing the death throes of withdrawal.  It appears I am in the clear, and your prayers carried me through it.  Thank you very, very much for your prayers.

Your Brother in Christ,
Michael

Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Keeping you in my prayers.
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« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2014, 01:38:47 AM »

Glory to God.
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