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Old 02-07-2013, 12:35 PM
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It has been exactly 2 months since I had my last drink! (so I guess that would make tomorrow my official 2 months sober day).

Sure, there are moments where I'll be at a bar for a show and I'd feel tempted to get a drink, but then I think "Meh... naw." It's a bummer though since it seems some of my friends and aquaintances don't want anything to do with me now that I stopped drinking, which I think is pathetic. I'm no different, I'm still stupid John The Drummer who yells "PANTURRUH!" at shows and shit like that. Oh well, I am happy with my life now

And for those wondering "OMGBBQ Y U QUIT!?", I have so much stuff going on this year, musically, recording 3 CD's, playing shows, possibly touring, and I want to be in the best shape as possible and focus on my health/music during any downtime I get, not focus on how drunk I can get. Plus I am a pussy and after one drink I feel sick

Anyway, woo go me!
*high five!* <3
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:49 PM
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More power to you John.
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:31 PM
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...some of my friends...don't want anything to do with me now that I stopped drinking...
These people are not your friends.

Congrats on making a healthy choice for your own good. Fuck the haters.
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:46 PM
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That's great, John. Keep up the good work!
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:11 PM
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I like to occasionally have a drink or two with good friends, but I have never needed alcohol to control my life or have a good time. Keep up the great work, John!
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:17 PM
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It has been exactly 2 months since I had my last drink! (so I guess that would make tomorrow my official 2 months sober day).

Sure, there are moments where I'll be at a bar for a show and I'd feel tempted to get a drink, but then I think "Meh... naw." It's a bummer though since it seems some of my friends and aquaintances don't want anything to do with me now that I stopped drinking, which I think is pathetic. I'm no different, I'm still stupid John The Drummer who yells "PANTURRUH!" at shows and shit like that. Oh well, I am happy with my life now

And for those wondering "OMGBBQ Y U QUIT!?", I have so much stuff going on this year, musically, recording 3 CD's, playing shows, possibly touring, and I want to be in the best shape as possible and focus on my health/music during any downtime I get, not focus on how drunk I can get. Plus I am a pussy and after one drink I feel sick

Anyway, woo go me!
Congrats dude. I know a guy who got sober a while back and most of his friends ditched him when he didn't want to drink and do drugs anymore. That's all that matters to some people, fuck em.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:31 PM
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My nigs Tyga and Kid Ink are gonna play UCR Heat Fest with Porter Robinson and Best Coast and some other peeps. FREE for me!
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:50 PM
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My nigs Tyga and Kid Ink are gonna play UCR Heat Fest with Porter Robinson and Best Coast and some other peeps. FREE for me!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaG5SAw1n0c

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Old 02-08-2013, 12:04 AM
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My nigs Tyga and Kid Ink are gonna play UCR Heat Fest with Porter Robinson and Best Coast and some other peeps. FREE for me!
get me a ticket so I can sing along to Best Coast with ya <3
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Old 02-08-2013, 01:26 AM
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I like to occasionally have a drink or two with good friends, but I have never needed alcohol to control my life or have a good time. Keep up the great work, John!
I just don't drink, ever. DethMaiden can attest to this.
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