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by Shadowlad
20 Dec 2019 21:58
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3906
Views: 153245

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

Hello friends <:)> Spats i'm sorry too to hear about Blackie. He sounds like he was a wonderful pet and he had the best 2 years with you <:)> Ruby xx Just read your post above i'm sorry you have been struggling so much. Please do pm when you feel so bad, even though i haven't been posting as often l...
by Shadowlad
08 Dec 2019 22:35
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Positive Thinking and Positive Thoughts
Replies: 111
Views: 13843

Re: Positive Thinking and Positive Thoughts

I love this, its very motivating thank you ! ;)? <:)>
by Shadowlad
08 Dec 2019 22:33
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.
Replies: 7271
Views: 328626

Re: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.

I love hugs Ruby :)

Take care and hang on in there xxx
by Shadowlad
08 Dec 2019 22:29
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Three P's: Practical, Purposeful, Pleasurable
Replies: 994
Views: 56300

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

Cheers John lol ;)? <:)>

Hope you are keeping well xx
by Shadowlad
08 Dec 2019 22:28
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 2019 Challenge
Replies: 2347
Views: 65844

Re: The 2019 Challenge

Brilliant Luckychap ;)?

I turned 50 back in September and have loved every minute so far !

# 64 ;)?
by Shadowlad
08 Dec 2019 22:26
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3906
Views: 153245

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

Grateful : To be sober and have a rebuilt a good and useful life. Sad/angry : Went to a party and some things were said about my son. Felt like a knife in the gut, nobody likes to have their offsprings criticised even if there is some truth in it. Proud : I think i handled the remarks in a level hea...
by Shadowlad
08 Dec 2019 22:15
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 11148
Views: 659338

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

Hi roadies <:)> , That is interesting about the confident, beautiful and admirable lady Winkler, to find out that she is living the 12 steps. It must be hard to imagine her with a previous drink problem, which will not have been very pretty in the throes of it. I often look at admirable famous peopl...
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 19:57
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: Depression, Bipolar and Other Personality Issues.
Replies: 7271
Views: 328626

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: 7271
Views: 328626

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: 994
Views: 56300

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: 2347
Views: 65844

Re: The 2019 Challenge

# 64 ;)?
by Shadowlad
07 Dec 2019 17:42
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Just want to share.
Replies: 4985
Views: 235301

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: 2020
Views: 90327

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: 4985
Views: 235301

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: 13454
Views: 526521

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: 2347
Views: 65844

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: 2020
Views: 90327

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: 16816

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: 3906
Views: 153245

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: 13454
Views: 526521

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