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Old 04-13-2015, 07:20 PM
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Wow...just...wow

Last year at this time I was drunk. My daughter probably had to entertain herself so mommy could be left alone with her beer. My energy levels are finally starting to get better and tonight, without even thinking about it, I was on the swing set with my daughter. For a long time. We played, ran with the dog, laughed at the chickens...it was effortless and something I regretfully neglected to do with her, especially the last 3 years. Tonight before bed she said "mommy, thank you for playing with me and making me laugh". My heart broke and was overwhelmed with joy all at the same time. I will not allow myself to wallow in the past. I could very easily if I wanted to, but there is no time. Life is short and if spirit gives me tomorrow, I ask for the guidance to live in the now, like today. I just wanted to share. Sobriety is extremely rewarding. Extremely.

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Old 04-13-2015, 07:23 PM
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Your post warmed my heart, Jennifer.

Just beautiful, thank you for sharing.
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Old 04-13-2015, 07:25 PM
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Beautiful! Thank you!
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Thanks for sharing!
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That is so touching and beautiful - bless you Jennifer.
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Old 04-13-2015, 07:45 PM
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Awesome post Jennifer. Thank you for sharing.
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It makes it all worth it, doesn't it? What a great post. Thank you!
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This made me smile & warmed my heart...Thank You Jennifer
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That's just wonderful countrygirl. ..nice heartwarming post. There are so many benefits of sobriety. Thank you.
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Old 04-13-2015, 08:12 PM
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Awesome share, Jennifer!!

Here's to many more "wow!" Days!
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Lovely post. So happy for you!
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These are the gifts sobriety gives us. I'm so happy for you & thrilled beyond words for your sweet little girl.

Great job!
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Great post Jennifer

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Its a cold and its a broken hallelujah.
 
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Thank you for sharing this beautiful story. Very inspirational.
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Old 04-13-2015, 08:41 PM
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Awesome! Makes the struggle worth while. Can't make up the time I lost with my kids. Spent Sunday with my grandsons though kicking the ball around and giving them tractor rides. Wouldn't have been trusted to do this if I were still drinking. Life's too short to waste it drinking for sure. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-13-2015, 08:52 PM
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Such an awesome post. Our children can warm our souls in so many ways. every moment with them is a treasure.
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Wonderful gift for your daughter.
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Alcohol just destroys all the wonderful little things in life.

Thanks for the happy story
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Old 04-13-2015, 10:03 PM
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What lovely and beautiful words to read before I sleep. Thank you, and brava!
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