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by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 19:57
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.
Replies: 7241
Views: 317663

Re: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.

Have some more hugs Ruby <:)> <:)> :) Its not too long till the 18th and if you get on quetiapine it usually helps a lot with sleep. I used to be on that a few years ago but on a different one now. A friend of mine is on a low dose of quetiapine after a breakdown this year and she is doing well on i...
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 17:59
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.
Replies: 7241
Views: 317663

Re: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.

Ruby <:)> <:)>

Will the private psychiatrist start you off on a medication then write to your doctor ? xx
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 17:55
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Three P's: Practical, Purposeful, Pleasurable
Replies: 992
Views: 54599

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

Hi John and Martha \:)/

Practical : Got up after 2 hours sleep, did a few jobs, went to V. work.

Purposeful : Forced myself to do the above, especially fulfilling commitment to help out at Christmas Fayre.

Pleasurable: Socialising and helping at the fayre. Speaking with my new man ! \:)/
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 17:44
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 2019 Challenge
Replies: 2172
Views: 57615

Re: The 2019 Challenge

# 64 ;)?
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 17:42
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Just want to share.
Replies: 4922
Views: 227624

Re: Just want to share.

Thanks Winkler ;)? Its been a good day after a slow start !
Winkler wrote:
07 Dec 2019 11:53
I am happy today, did an Xmas do with no booze and it was fine! I enjoyed some of it even :)
;)? \:)/ <:)>
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 11:42
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1972
Views: 86380

Re: Running and Walking Club

Hi everyone <:)> The weather here is windy and rainy most of time Ruby. Still getting out for little walks despite this, its good to get the exercise as TC says ;)? Pickles i hope you are alright my friend, do take care, gorgeous autumn picture btw ! <:)> xxx Ruby how you feeling love ? Is your low ...
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 11:37
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Just want to share.
Replies: 4922
Views: 227624

Re: Just want to share.

Hi guys, Working hard on the self care atm. Supposed to be helping out at a Christmas fayre today 11 am till 3 pm but have been awake half the night. :roll: Also feeling hormonal so have rang to say i will help for the last two hours. I hate letting people down but i suppose these are the times we h...
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 11:28
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13306
Views: 505314

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Brilliant Jo ! 5 years sober today ! Well done ! \:)/ (::) \:)/ (::) <:)>

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Just like Jo's place xx
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Have a super 5th anniversary Jo, you have done brilliant and kept going through all your trials. Here's to the next 5 years and more ! ;)? \:)/

xxxx
by Shadowlad
04 Dec 2019 17:29
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 2019 Challenge
Replies: 2172
Views: 57615

Re: The 2019 Challenge

Hiya :\:

Is number 50 available to change to TC ? xx
by Shadowlad
01 Dec 2019 16:35
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1972
Views: 86380

Re: Running and Walking Club

How nice Ruby ;)?

I know what you mean about the garden TC, same here ! xx
by Shadowlad
01 Dec 2019 16:32
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Life Improvement Workshop
Replies: 158
Views: 16338

Re: Life Improvement Workshop

I need to cut down on screen time too, especially internet browsing, which is like an endless rabbit hole :shock: Have you found yourself with a lot of extra time since doing this? So true about the endless rabbit hole ! Yes, by having an internet detox i found far more time, got a lot of things do...
by Shadowlad
01 Dec 2019 16:24
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3819
Views: 145627

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

<:)> 's for all here

Happy: Went to the Christmas fair at our local park with daughter and our friend who currently lives with us. Treat them both to fresh cream cakes and hot chocolate in the posh park cafe afterwards. Happy girls and a friendly festive atmosphere :) xx
by Shadowlad
01 Dec 2019 16:19
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13306
Views: 505314

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Yay Blifter ! \:)/ (::) <:)>

Always good to hear from you and fantastic on your four years AF ! xx

Did someone mention roast dinner and crumble ? Yes please :D
by Shadowlad
01 Dec 2019 16:13
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations
Replies: 274
Views: 32152

Re: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations

:D :D :lol2:

You guys are the best. Thanks for the good wishes and humour <:)> <:)>

....and the good advice !
by Shadowlad
30 Nov 2019 19:35
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1972
Views: 86380

Re: Running and Walking Club

That sounds great TC \:)/ ;)?

Its been so clear today i bet it was lovely views across the hills. There was an amazing sunset on the prom today. Enjoyed a bracing walk up the prom with my man friend until we chickened out and went to the nearest cafe to warm up !

xxx
by Shadowlad
30 Nov 2019 19:30
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations
Replies: 274
Views: 32152

Re: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations

Hello friends <:)> Thank you so much for your lovely helpful words Ruby, Sally, Trojan, TC and Leslans, i really appreciate it :) The date was a complete success we have had a lovely afternoon together and are going to carry on seeing each other :D \:)/ I realise now that i completely blew this up i...
by Shadowlad
29 Nov 2019 19:11
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations
Replies: 274
Views: 32152

Re: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations

Yep, totally believe in planning ahead and being aware. Soooooo. The girl who stated she is very happy being single has got a date tomorrow with a nice chap :? The subject of drinking has come up and he was a initially bit surprised that i won't be bringing the new year in with champagne or anything...
by Shadowlad
29 Nov 2019 18:57
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1972
Views: 86380

Re: Running and Walking Club

Thanks Pickles, ;)? <:)>
by Shadowlad
29 Nov 2019 18:55
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Life Improvement Workshop
Replies: 158
Views: 16338

Re: Life Improvement Workshop

I’m looking forward to getting my turn with the book :) Has anyone else read it? No i haven't read that Trojan, have you read it now and how did you find it ? Feeling quite chuffed here that i have managed to make some changes recently to improve physical and mental health. I have reduced refined s...
by Shadowlad
29 Nov 2019 18:39
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Running and Walking Club
Replies: 1972
Views: 86380

Re: Running and Walking Club

Hi guys <:)> Hope all runners and walkers are well xx Another lovely sunny day here and made the most of it. Good stuff TC. I went on the road trip with daughter and ended up at the Forest of Bowland. It was a lovely sunny day too but then got very cold as the sun went down. Much like today ! phpuVh...