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by Shadowlad
01 Dec 2019 16:13
Forum: Relapsing
Topic: Plan ahead, be aware of dangerous situations
Replies: 274
Views: 33047

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: 2020
Views: 90333

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: 33047

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: 33047

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: 2020
Views: 90333

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: 16816

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: 2020
Views: 90333

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...
by Shadowlad
18 Nov 2019 22:12
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13454
Views: 526530

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

:lol: ;)?
by Shadowlad
18 Nov 2019 22:07
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3906
Views: 153247

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

Sammie wrote:
17 Nov 2019 20:57
I’ve just recently relocated to Portugal and am loving the longer summer
Hey that's great Sammie, a beautiful place too ! I hope you will be very happy there :) <:)>

Martha, what a luxurious feeling fresh bedding is, i love it too ;)? <:)>
by Shadowlad
18 Nov 2019 20:00
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: NOTICE BOARD
Replies: 5226
Views: 327022

Re: NOTICE BOARD

Huge congratulations Fiz ! 1 year AF today ! Well done !

\:)/ (::) \:)/ <:)>

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<:)> <:)>
by Shadowlad
18 Nov 2019 19:50
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone
Replies: 13454
Views: 526530

Re: Beyond the 1 Year Milestone

Hey fiz ! sorry this is late in the day but huge congratulations ! on your special 1 year milestone ! \:)/ (::) \:)/ <:)>

A warm welcome to you :D
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by Shadowlad
17 Nov 2019 10:33
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Late lounge (& other non-UK locations...)
Replies: 33045
Views: 843487

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

Wow what a beautiful fire and fire surround TC. Pure luxury and with some delicious hot chocolate to sit and gaze into the fire with ! ;)?

Hope you are well and all here \:)/
by Shadowlad
17 Nov 2019 10:29
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3906
Views: 153247

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

Hi Sammie \:)/ <:)> Wish it was sunny here, lol ! Happy to say that despite the recent deaths of my ex client and very dear friend I’m still AF and SF (::) Hi Spats, was really sorry to read your previous post of your bereavements. Just wanted to say that and to say absolutely well done on the no dr...
by Shadowlad
17 Nov 2019 10:12
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 11148
Views: 659343

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

people with an addiction are actually strong willed, rather than weak willed, because they will go to any lengths, be resourceful, to feed their habit. So I guess I can apply that strong will to turning things around. Baby baby steps. Yes i so agree with this ! And look at all the intellectual and ...
by Shadowlad
15 Nov 2019 18:22
Forum: Sobriety Challenges
Topic: The 2019 Challenge
Replies: 2347
Views: 65850

Re: The 2019 Challenge

# :\:

Hiya Trojan and John ! \:)/

And of course hi to everyone else, hope all are well xx
by Shadowlad
15 Nov 2019 18:13
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: Legal Problems And Drink.
Replies: 138
Views: 15159

Re: Legal Problems And Drink.

Hi Ruby. I have to renew my licence on a yearly basis because of a medical problem. Initially it was because of my alcoholism 7 years ago. With alcohol problems they ask you on the medical form to declare when you last drank. If you are not alcohol dependant they like you to have 6 months free of al...
by Shadowlad
14 Nov 2019 19:42
Forum: Physical and Mental Health
Topic: What Has Made You Happy/Angry/Sad/Proud/Grateful Today?
Replies: 3906
Views: 153247

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

Totally understand Ruby <:)> Its horrible when your difficulties are undermined or dismissed by those who are supposed to provide professional help. They are not all the same though, and i pray that some good support comes your way. It often comes from our peers, and not always services xx
by Shadowlad
14 Nov 2019 19:21
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 11148
Views: 659343

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

Hi Trojan and Leslans ! You two posted around the same time lol ! <:)>
by Shadowlad
14 Nov 2019 19:18
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 11148
Views: 659343

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

Hi roadies, just dropping by to send lots of good wishes and encouragement to Scarlet, Cowboy, Leslans and anybody who might be reading and struggling. Keep moving forward, its just for a day, and most importantly you are not giving up ! Take good care <:)> <:)>

love nicky xx