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Old 07-02-2017, 01:56 PM
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I am in!

It is a little late but I want to make sure to make that commitment since it is a holiday weekend.

I hope everyone has a nice 4th. I am going to have a fire and cookout some hamburgers & hotdogs. Making a almond poundcake trifle too w/ strawberries.
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Old 07-02-2017, 02:00 PM
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[QUOTE=Venecia;6518498]Thank you, as always, for the great opener!

Some longer-term SRers may know this already, but MLD51 and I actually grew up less than 20 miles from one another. And western Wisconsin really is beautiful.

There are two U.S. regions I've never visited: New England and the Deep South. For different reasons, I'd love to experience both.

My independence from addiction is really a second start on life. I'm grateful everyday.

The tourism lure of New Orleans puts a heavy emphasis on drinking. And there's plenty to be had; I can see why it would be viewed as a potentially problematic place for a recovering alcoholic/addict to visit. Well, I'm pleased to report that I've been there three times: twice as a sober person and once, 20 years ago, before that. The second and third trips there were every bit as fun ... more so, perhaps, as there were no hangovers. I love New Orleans.

I bet you'll make it to New Orleans someday, Sao. In the meantime, here's a little treat from one of its all-time finest, Miss Irma Thomas:

Hello fellow Wisconsin'ites!
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Old 07-02-2017, 04:13 PM
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Midwest, Badger, you're late! (good to see you though).
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Old 07-02-2017, 04:20 PM
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I am in the worst bender of my life 4 days drinking two bottle of rose a day. I'm so scare I lost control and I can't stop. I'm done and so afraid to die this way I'm so afraid I can't help myself and god can't help me what now what agony oh god I'm in pain why you let me go this far I don't know....
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Old 07-02-2017, 04:39 PM
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Oh no. Soberandhealthy, you can get off that train now. Call someone to be with you, or even take you to ER. Please, don't let the crazy stay in control until you are unconscious.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:04 PM
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You need to either call a help line or get to the hospital SAH. The other stuff can be worried about later. Call emergency help if you can't get there yourself...this is truly a medical emergency.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:06 PM
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SAH, please take action and have faith that you will be able to get through this. There is always hope. Please go to an ER if possible.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:16 PM
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Hello fellow Wisconsin'ites!
Madison is a great city! In a previous job, I would go there half a dozen times a year or so. I only make it there every other year or so now, but enjoy it a lot!
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by argillaceous View Post

What I really want to do is get back to my botanical art. It's watercolor, which I've really struggled with, but I find that my time spent drawing and working with the watercolor is almost meditative--I love it.
I hope you get back to that, Argillaceous. Botanicals are so pretty!
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(((((((SAH)))))))
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:22 PM
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I had no one to help I have alinated every one my sister my mom. I had sharp pains on my left and I hope I die soon because dead is more kind than living like this.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:24 PM
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Please call for emergency help. You need to seek medical attention now.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:25 PM
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I tried everything nothing help I'm a drunk
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I hope you'll call someone for help SAH.

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Old 07-02-2017, 06:26 PM
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I don't want to die like this I don't
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:27 PM
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Who I have no one to call I'm alone
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:28 PM
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I'm a drunk too. But I don't drink anymore. You can quit too, but you need help now above and beyond what the internet can provide if you are in physical distress. Pick up the phone and dial emergency if you have no one there right now.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:29 PM
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My hearth is broken I didn't want this for myself but I lost
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:30 PM
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Who I have no one to call I'm alone
911 if you are in the US, or whatever your emergency number is locally.
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SAH, please call 911.

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