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

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

Post by Luna_ » 08 May 2019 23:22

\:)/ \:)/ \:)/

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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 08 May 2019 23:32

SoberBoots wrote:
08 May 2019 07:37
Very happy/glad/proud to have reached my two year soberversary today
So happy for you Sally. \:)/ (::) \:)/

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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 12 May 2019 00:12

Depressed, I effing hate psychiatrists and their entourage, they can say what the f**k they like and people believe it (My GP), I'd tell him to get to f**k if I didn't need a reference for my driving licence and PIP applications. Seeing him again on Tuesday, my mood is fluctuating between anger and depression, apparently I have alcohol abuse disorder (alcoholic) and a chaotic lifestyle, god knows what that means, I have several voluntary jobs and I'm studying Sociology.

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Post by SoberBoots » 12 May 2019 10:42

Sounds awful Moira - infuriating to be labelled like that.
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 12 May 2019 13:26

SoberBoots wrote:
12 May 2019 10:42
Sounds awful Moira - infuriating to be labelled like that.
Hi Sally, the labels bad enough but I doubt I'll get the right treatment for my mania, I read 2 really bad reviews about this psychiatrist online, I'm waiting till I see him on Tue and I'm going to add my own.

I've got a really busy week and all I want to do is lie in bed.

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Post by Cowboy » 12 May 2019 14:14

Well I am happy this Mothers Day to be sober of course. I'm taking my 80 year old mother to visit her big sister. There was a time not so long ago that I would be hungover and doing this under protest. Today and thanks to my sobriety I can say with complete honesty that I am looking forward to it.

So .... I am happy and thankful to have all the wonderful women in my life.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain.

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Post by Pork » 12 May 2019 15:06

Happy - exercise
Happy - gardening
Overall happy 😃
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 12 May 2019 22:49

I'm grateful for propranolol, feeling so much better after taking it.
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 14 May 2019 22:29

Grateful for the sunshine and warm weather, just wish I'd spent more time outside today (and yesterday).
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Post by Pork » 15 May 2019 14:52

Happy 😃 booked in for next tattoo 😃

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Post by Luna_ » 15 May 2019 20:51

Grateful for one more sober day ;)?
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 15 May 2019 21:46

Grateful for a great day out on the barge with my artlink client, the weather was great and it was very relaxing. Hope I get this client again in the future, she's a real blether.

Stressed, writing an email to a Professor of Psychiatry to try and get a second opinion on my Bipolar.

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Post by Spats » 16 May 2019 06:32

Stay cool Ruby, take time out and go back to it later. <:)>

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Post by Spats » 16 May 2019 06:42

Grateful for being busy all week - I’m not finding excuses to get out of the house every day and ending up doing mindless shopping :oops: Meeting/talking with people all the time :)

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Post by SoberBoots » 16 May 2019 07:42

I'm quite down in the mouth at the moment. May's a strange month - so beautiful, but also holds the death anniversaries of three of my immediate family, two by suicide. There's something painful about the contrast which in the first few years I found very hard to cope with (and drank copiously). This year it feels difficult again. And there;s all the job interviews I've had, which are tiring and depressing when I don't succeed! So, I know I'll get through it, but I am a bit depressed, and probably in reaction my ME's affecting me and I feel exhausted. I struggled a bit with last night's gratitude practice because of this, but grateful for glorious weather and my physical health.
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Post by Shadowlad » 16 May 2019 10:44

SoberBoots wrote:
16 May 2019 07:42
I'm quite down in the mouth at the moment. May's a strange month - so beautiful, but also holds the death anniversaries of three of my immediate family, two by suicide. There's something painful about the contrast which in the first few years I found very hard to cope with (and drank copiously). This year it feels difficult again. And there;s all the job interviews I've had, which are tiring and depressing when I don't succeed! So, I know I'll get through it, but I am a bit depressed, and probably in reaction my ME's affecting me and I feel exhausted. I struggled a bit with last night's gratitude practice because of this, but grateful for glorious weather and my physical health.
Sally <:)> I get what you mean about your grief and the painful contrast with this beautiful month at present. It must feel so conflicting and sad, empty almost, even though we are experiencing such beautiful songbird sounds and glorious sunshine at present. I can only imagine that losing close family members through suicide must be an ongoing myriad of emotion. Also putting so much work and effort into your interviews and not getting the desired outcome must be so demoralising, and the ensuing exhaustion with your ME. I hope that you can get plenty of rest and commend yourself for the sheer effort you are making despite your difficulties with ME and PTSD. Take care Sally thinking of you to today <:)> xx
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Post by Shadowlad » 16 May 2019 11:06

I am grateful today for having started some voluntary work at a young carers centre and am meeting some very inspiring people (all ages, disabilities, cultures and professions). It is a stark contrast to the isolating i was doing back in the winter and feels good to be connecting with people again and being useful :)
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Post by Cowboy » 16 May 2019 12:51

Good one Shadow.
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Post by SoberBoots » 16 May 2019 17:35

Nice going Shadow, connection meaning and purpose are the point of life I believe.
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Post by Shadowlad » 16 May 2019 18:11

Thanks Cowboy <:)>

Hope my post to you was not too heavy Sally ? Took me ages trying to find the right words to empathise with you but maybe it came across wrong. I'm sorry if it did. The lack of acknowledgement kind of makes me feel hesitant, and lose confidence in responding when people discuss feeling down on the open forum... x
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