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Some days you're the hammer, some days you're the nail

Old 06-15-2015, 03:00 PM
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Some days you're the hammer, some days you're the nail

Definitely the nail for the past few days. Work. Home. Some days it just feels like nothing is going right and it doesn't matter what I do... it is wrong either way. My attitude has certainly been reflecting it too and I just want to crawl under a rock somewhere until this passes.

It seems that, at any given point, something can pop up out of nowhere to remind you of everything that you tried to forget about with alcohol.
Grrr @ today!

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Old 06-15-2015, 03:14 PM
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Yeah, the AV will seize on any hope of getting succor. Tell it to shuddup.
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Old 06-15-2015, 03:36 PM
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Reminds me of something Ronnie Shirley would say

Better days ahead friend
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Old 06-15-2015, 03:47 PM
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Look at it as, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. You'll get thru this and there will be better days to come.
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Old 06-15-2015, 04:34 PM
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Sorry you are having such a rough time. I hope things will turn around, stay strong
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Old 06-15-2015, 06:43 PM
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Maybe a little post year funk!??! I have a little of it as well classmate.
Good news, we go through the jazzzzz of life, vent it out but don't drink over it!

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Old 06-15-2015, 06:55 PM
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I've had one of those days too...fighting with the boss, kids being kids, unexpected expenses...blah. I'm glad you came here instead of drinking. I take solace in knowing that I can deal with it all far better sober than hiding in a beer can.
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Old 06-16-2015, 01:06 AM
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Some days you're the bug and some days you're the windshield. I play a lot of poker and for me life is kinda like how poker is. Sometimes it doesn't matter what you do you win, and sometimes it doesn't matter what you do you lose. But if you keep doing the right thing over and over you will always come out a winner in the long run.
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Old 06-16-2015, 05:03 AM
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Thanks for your replies. As silly as it sounds, sometimes it really does help to hear that everyone has bad days.

I made it through the night and back at work now so I am going to suck it up and try to have a better day.
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Old 06-17-2015, 10:11 PM
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Am having a spell like that this week. These words help me out a lot - thought I'd share...

The version found written on the wall in Mother Teresa's home for children in Calcutta:

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway.

What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway.

Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway.

In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

-this version is credited to Mother Teresa

Hope your week gets better
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Old 06-18-2015, 07:31 AM
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Thank you so much for that. I really appreciated reading that today!!
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Old 06-18-2015, 08:25 AM
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Thanks Beccybean.. copied that.
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