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by Shadowlad
14 Oct 2019 11:11
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 10801
Views: 602781

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

Good morning roadies <:)> A dry one here so looking forward to using my bike to get around to appointments today. A horse would be better :D Hello Macintosh, i like your poster. Progress is everything, well done on what will be 35 days now, that is over a month AF. Hopefully this is bringing you cla...
by Shadowlad
13 Oct 2019 23:33
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Late lounge (& other non-UK locations...)
Replies: 32872
Views: 768384

Re: Late lounge (& other non-UK locations...)

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;)? ;)?

Night night xx
by Shadowlad
13 Oct 2019 23:16
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Three P's: Practical, Purposeful, Pleasurable
Replies: 984
Views: 51917

Re: The Three P's: Practical, Purposeful, Pleasurable

Practical : Tidying, hoovering and mopping.

Purposeful : Exercise and above.

Pleasurable : Phone call from son, home made scones and cream, hot chocolate with whippy cream and marshmallows, maltesers. Swim and spa in evening.
by Shadowlad
13 Oct 2019 23:11
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3680
Views: 135621

Re: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?

Can't beat a duvet day i agree, not forgetting some choccies :)

Thank you Ruby, that's kind of you <:)>
by Shadowlad
13 Oct 2019 21:52
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3680
Views: 135621

Re: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?

Thanks Trojan, yours and TC's kind acknowledgements mean a lot :) <:)>
by Shadowlad
13 Oct 2019 17:41
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3680
Views: 135621

Re: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?

Grateful/happy/emotional

For my son's phone call today. Though he is so many miles away i felt closer to him than ever, and the conversation was mutually loving. Free of drugs, a mature version of the boy i once knew. Thought this day would never come. Feel complete.
by Shadowlad
12 Oct 2019 18:40
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1912
Views: 80782

Re: Running and Walking Club

Walk in the rain today. Only to the surgery and back (flu jab) but I went the long way to turn it into an hour's brisk walk. Better than nothing ;)? Hey well done for the brisk walk and not taking the more cushioned option of a taxi or bus lol. :lol: I accidently left daughter's favourite flamingo ...
by Shadowlad
12 Oct 2019 18:23
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13182
Views: 480827

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

I may celebrate this 5th year not sure how yet maybe a weekend away I was going to go away with a old friend but she has the on set of dementia and her husband brought her to stay my god the difference in her is unreal the spark has gone there's a vacant look she don't really make any form of conve...
by Shadowlad
12 Oct 2019 08:11
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Late lounge (& other non-UK locations...)
Replies: 32872
Views: 768384

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by Shadowlad
12 Oct 2019 08:07
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Late lounge (& other non-UK locations...)
Replies: 32872
Views: 768384

Re: Late lounge (& other non-UK locations...)

Good morning <:)>

Its a dry one here so far, shall i/shan't i put washing out ? Ah the indecision !

Hoping there are some eggs and soldiers left as they look just the thing this morning, yum. :)

Have a good Saturday TC and all :\:
by Shadowlad
11 Oct 2019 22:24
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 2019 Challenge
Replies: 1901
Views: 43911

Re: The 2019 Challenge

#64 :\:
by Shadowlad
11 Oct 2019 22:19
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 10801
Views: 602781

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

Hey Cowboy <:)> Its ok, you have posted and been so honest, it was such a sincere and painful post for you to write. Its good you are here though, and that gives lots of hope that you will soon be back on your feet. . Not sure where I'm going, what I am going to do or where I am going to post Well y...
by Shadowlad
10 Oct 2019 19:53
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 10801
Views: 602781

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

That's great you can enjoy your books again TC and i relate entirely to loss of concentration with reading. Yes proper books and music sounds nice ;)? Reading seems to help with restlessness late at night too, if i take a book to bed. It might only be one page read but its really grounding somehow, ...
by Shadowlad
10 Oct 2019 19:32
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Three P's: Practical, Purposeful, Pleasurable
Replies: 984
Views: 51917

Re: The Three P's: Practical, Purposeful, Pleasurable

Practical : voluntary work.

Purposeful : Above and a walk through park.

Pleasurable : Being with nice people at v.work. Homemade lasagna and garlic bread. Walk along wooded path in park with lots of squirrels. Pet cuddles :)
by Shadowlad
10 Oct 2019 19:21
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3680
Views: 135621

Re: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?

Time we came to your park Ruby, how lovely an otter ;)?
by Shadowlad
10 Oct 2019 18:57
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 10801
Views: 602781

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

\:)/ Congratulations on that promotion Pinks and i'm glad it is going well for you. The nicest thing about being AF is that we can really discover our true potential, and feel true pride in doing so. Well done friend, i'm sure there are many more good things to come your way as time goes by. Its all...
by Shadowlad
10 Oct 2019 17:19
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13182
Views: 480827

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Great to see you Jo :\: And you are getting close to 5 years sober that is brilliant ! Its been quite a journey for you at times with your health, with bereavement and with your daughter's health but here you are doing great. Good to see you back <:)> PS. Are ducks your replacement addiction now lol...
by Shadowlad
09 Oct 2019 17:11
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1912
Views: 80782

Re: Running and Walking Club

Ah well done for cutting the grass. My grass is so long that i thought there was a dead animal sunken in the middle of lawn yesterday :o I crept closer wondering who or what it might be but it was just one of our cats made a nice new bed sound asleep ! He looked quite funny on inspection :lol: