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

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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 05 Jul 2019 00:07

Proud/happy, my interview went well and I'm starting volunteering with Crisis (the homelessness charity) in a couple of weeks, managed to persuade a few businesses to take their collecting cans too. \/

Unhappy, need to go back to the dentist, my filling's fallen out. :evil:
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Post by SoberBoots » 05 Jul 2019 07:52

Great news about the volunteering!
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Post by LuckyCat » 05 Jul 2019 10:02

Grateful for the sunshine, an interesting job and delicious freshly picked raspberries from the garden! YUM! Also for friends who still want to see me even after I've been in self imposed social hibernation for months and ignoring my phone etc. Lovely people on here who take the time to offer support and kindness even though they must have a lot going on themselves. My two sweet, loving cats. Catching up on sleep last night after a few days overwork and undersleep and waking up today feeling rebooted.

Grateful for a lot today.

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Post by SoberBoots » 06 Jul 2019 14:31

Grateful that I still have my Mum- I'm on my way back from a stay with her. And super grateful that I'm sober - I deal with her so much better.
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Post by LuckyCat » 06 Jul 2019 15:04

Grateful for the pleasure of a good book, the fun I had with my friends and their baby today...the fact that they mowed my jungle lawn!! They are goddamn SAINTS. They insisted it was a fair deal that I look after baba while they did that - let me tell you it was NOT :lol2:

Happy I got to see my bestie yesterday.

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Post by Rachel » 06 Jul 2019 18:37

I don’t know what to think/ feel about this, but Google sent me a notification saying something like look what you’re were doing on this day in 2012’. Well on this day in 2012 I was on the verge of my last relapse :? Funnily enough when I clicked there were no pics ;) I suppose sad and grateful. (Grateful be sober that is. Although quite glad no pics too!)
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Post by SoberBoots » 06 Jul 2019 22:38

That is an odd one Rachel. I hate those Facebook anniversary reminders and keep meaning to find out whether it's possible to turn them off.
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Post by Lush4life » 07 Jul 2019 07:55

I met and old drinking/ school friend while walking around the market yesterday (hadn't seen her in best part of 5 years)
I was happy to see her said hello, however she looked straight through me, again I said hello, at that point I thought maybe I'd said something to upset her during our drinking days and she hadn't forgiven me.
One final attempt I said her name, she stopped looked at me properly and I said Lorraine, it's me Kim!!
To say she was gob smacked would be an understatement, she just didn't recognize me , admitted during that time I have allowed my hair to go grey naturally (I like it tbh) but I think was more the healthy weight I gained (was very thin) and hopefully now I looked fairly healthy.
I did tell her ,without going into details that am in my 5th. Year of sobriety, she seemed surprised but happy about this.
Anywhere it made me feel good so I thought I'd share this with you 🙂
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Post by Topcat » 07 Jul 2019 08:40

Lush4life wrote:
07 Jul 2019 07:55
it made me feel good so I thought I'd share this with you
Hey, nice one Kim ;)?
Lush4life wrote:
07 Jul 2019 07:55
I thought maybe I'd said something to upset her during our drinking days and she hadn't forgiven me.
That struck me. Isn't it amazing how we automatically think we maybe said/did something that we don't recall because we were too far gone at the time? Thank goodness there's no more chance of that eh? <:)>
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Post by Lush4life » 07 Jul 2019 08:50

Topcat wrote:
07 Jul 2019 08:40
Lush4life wrote:
07 Jul 2019 07:55
it made me feel good so I thought I'd share this with you
Hey, nice one Kim ;)?
Lush4life wrote:
07 Jul 2019 07:55
I thought maybe I'd said something to upset her during our drinking days and she hadn't forgiven me.
That struck me. Isn't it amazing how we automatically think we maybe said/did something that we don't recall because we were too far gone at the time? Thank goodness there's no more chance of that eh? <:)>
Hopefully there's not anymore chance of that TC , but yes I spent so much time/energy saying sorry, feeling sorry, always assuming the fault must be mine, but have learnt since being sober, that fault definitely wasn't always mine; plenty of times it was though :oops:
These days hopefully I'm accountable for my actions;
Not least cos I can remember them, and apologize if I've done/said something wrong, those times though are now few and far between; even if my ole man wouldn't necessarily agree....
I know different 8-)
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Post by Topcat » 07 Jul 2019 10:02

Lush4life wrote:
07 Jul 2019 08:50
I know different
;)? (::)
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 07 Jul 2019 21:53

That's funny, I got blanked by an ex today, was wondering if it was because I was holding Jim's hand, even though we're not a couple anymore, luckily I gave him a call and he just didn't see us.

Today I'm grateful to be sober.
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Post by Shadowlad » 09 Jul 2019 10:13

Happy to be home after a pleasant stay with family.

Grateful for these kind and generous family members who always make you so welcome xx

Very grateful for my daughter as ever. Feeling the love today, lol.

<:)> <:)>
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 10 Jul 2019 00:58

Shadowlad wrote:
09 Jul 2019 10:13
Happy to be home after a pleasant stay with family.

Grateful for these kind and generous family members who always make you so welcome xx

Very grateful for my daughter as ever. Feeling the love today, lol.

<:)> <:)>
There's nothing quite like your own bed, I was like that a couple of weeks ago, even though I love my sister to bits, I love getting home.

Happy, had a chilled out day watching the tennis and I'm halfway through my sociology essay.
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Post by Shadowlad » 10 Jul 2019 15:50

That's true, sinking back into your own bed is heaven, especially when we adopt the starfish position lol ;)?

Well done on your essay Ruby, tennis i would rather play than watch, even though am crap at it ! :oops:
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Post by Trojan » 10 Jul 2019 20:08

Shadowlad wrote:
10 Jul 2019 15:50
... especially when we adopt the starfish position lol
So that's what it's called :)

Happy to be coming to the end of a major design project that's been several years in the making :D
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 10 Jul 2019 23:17

I used to attempt to play tennis too shadow, I think all that running would kill me now. (w)

Congratulations Trojan, well done. \:)/

Today I'm grateful to have got out walking, it was much better than forecast.
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Post by Shadowlad » 11 Jul 2019 07:24

Trojan wrote:
10 Jul 2019 20:08
Happy to be coming to the end of a major design project that's been several years in the making
Excellent Trojan, that deserves some celebrating, a nice weekend away or something ? ;)? <:)>
Ruby&Tilly wrote:
10 Jul 2019 23:17
I used to attempt to play tennis too shadow, I think all that running would kill me now. (w)
I can relate :lol:

HAPPY to be up and refreshed at 6 am ! After an hours swimming yesterday evening and cycling around i slept properly for once \:)/
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Post by Ruby&Tilly » 12 Jul 2019 00:23

Glad you got a good sleep shadow, I was up at the crack of noon. :D

Grateful for a good life most of the time (when that b'stard of a quack doesn't meddle with my meds).
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Post by SoberBoots » 12 Jul 2019 07:55

Grateful my job, which is really very interesting. I got very good feedback for something I did earlier in the week and am feeling a lot more confident than when I started a month ago.
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