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Old 07-10-2018, 12:05 PM
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Iím definitely a good time Grandma!
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Old 07-10-2018, 12:06 PM
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How do they get the gators out of the pool?
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Old 07-10-2018, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by biminiblue View Post
I realllllllllly shouldn't have eaten all those cookies, it makes me manic on the forums. Imma try to be quiet now.


I think I got that gif from you originally Bim, but it's too funny not to re-use
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:10 PM
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:12 PM
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Gilmer View Post
How do they get the gators out of the pool?
Very. Carefully.

I guess you haven't watched those critter removal/Florida shows, eh?

In case anyone doesn't know...my humble suggestion is to NOT Google "alligator gifs."

You're welcome.

I got "a" refrigerator. Not the one I picked out when I drove out there because I couldn't reach them by phone. (Recycle appliances place - they are busy and apparently very short-staffed. I was on hold for 18 minutes. I can drive there in 15.) The one I had was practically brand new. This one not so much. I'm not that pleased, but I have to have a refrigerator. One that doesn't screech. I dunno. Next time I'll buy one brand new. Not sure saving $200 was really worth all this.

Would not do again. Live and learn, eh?
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:55 PM
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Congratulations to France!

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These creatures are known to be frequent Ďguestsí in our new surroundings.

Could be worse I guess (actually this is fake - someone performed a bit of photoshopery but it amused me)
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Old 07-10-2018, 02:20 PM
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Congratulations, Vman!
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Old 07-10-2018, 04:17 PM
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CaptainHaddock, now I understand your username!

I just watched the Tintin movie!
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Old 07-10-2018, 05:07 PM
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Captain Haddock- ACTING THE GOAT? My parents once dumped me at an Uncle's place for 2w so they could have a holiday. No kids, married- no TV. I spent 2w reading Tintin books and killing flies. I got up to about 500 one day.

Thanks for the queries..I understand the mechanism of depression ebuf to know when I gets it...and I usually push myself harded to do stuff...this sometimes backfires with migraines, but I hate just doing nothing.

Our lovely Suze- whose enormous heart is so transparent and huge- she cannot wear it on her sleeve, but carries it around with a forklift.(:-)>
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Old 07-10-2018, 08:22 PM
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Ohh. Just got a 'database error' and SR seemed to be down for a few minutes. Looks Ok now. Phew!
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Old 07-10-2018, 08:22 PM
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During our weekly meetings, we have people from Canadian, United States and British sites on the line. Once, during a normal and serious discussion, I apparently said something that was a dirty phrase in the UK language and had the British boys tittering for the rest of the call. I didn't know what was going on until after the call when I was brought up to speed by e-mail.
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Old 07-10-2018, 08:49 PM
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Hey everyone. Loving the cat gif andyh! Gave me a good giggle this morning which I needed

Having a down few days, my counsellor has been off sick so had no counselling for a week and the surrender high has dimmed somewhat and been feeling down for a few days and a bit bored. Sat in my room with the curtains drawn, should be in group class now but really don’t want to see anyone, can’t even be bothered to have a shower and get dressed! We had a new chap come in who clearly needs to be in a psychiatric facility who’s detoxing from heroin. He’s not well, very rude in a sexual way, shouts and rants, talks to you 2 inches from your face etc. Everyone has tried really hard to show compassion but he really needs more specialist care and a controlled psychiatric environment right now. The impact is most of the clients have sectioned off into little cliques, no-one sits in the communal area much anymore so there is no-one to talk to. There were 6 people I had got to know and started to open up to and be comfortable around but one by one over the last week they have all been moved to another house offsite (as the rehab is full) so they are not here as much and go back straight after the evening meal. I am missing them, the ones left here are a little too young for me to open up to much to. I feel quite lonely.


Hopefully this feeling will pass soon. Take care everyone.
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:04 PM
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(((MantaLady))) So glad you checked in! Yeah that dude sounds like a creep....maybe a shower would help you feel a little better, then you could go from there? We're here with you! So sorry you're feeling lonely. Sending lots of hugs your way
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:05 PM
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I’m sorry, MantaLady.

I hope the heroin guy gets transferred, and I hop someone new comes in with whom you feel at ease.
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:39 PM
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I hope tomorrow is better ML

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Old 07-11-2018, 01:11 AM
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Morning morning weekenders.
Well come to the weekender when you get lonely Manta. There is usually someone online.

MB you OK. ?
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Congrats on the France win Vinny, no win for me on the sweepstakes. 🙄
Good luck to England tonight she says bucking the Scottish trend.
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Manta, thanks for letting us know what's going on. I hope you are able to keep busy and work on what you can by yourself. I live alone and am not working right now so I get the lonelies, too.

Congrats to France. Is World Cup still going?


Annnnnd, I'm up - woke up at 2:30AM. The "new" refrigerator hasn't stopped running since it got here. It doesn't seem like the refrigerator part is very cold. This one probably needs to go back too. I'll stop the refrigerator updates now, because it's annoying even to me.
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Hey everyone. Loving the cat gif andyh! Gave me a good giggle this morning which I needed

Having a down few days, my counsellor has been off sick so had no counselling for a week and the surrender high has dimmed somewhat and been feeling down for a few days and a bit bored. Sat in my room with the curtains drawn, should be in group class now but really donít want to see anyone, canít even be bothered to have a shower and get dressed! We had a new chap come in who clearly needs to be in a psychiatric facility whoís detoxing from heroin. Heís not well, very rude in a sexual way, shouts and rants, talks to you 2 inches from your face etc. Everyone has tried really hard to show compassion but he really needs more specialist care and a controlled psychiatric environment right now. The impact is most of the clients have sectioned off into little cliques, no-one sits in the communal area much anymore so there is no-one to talk to. There were 6 people I had got to know and started to open up to and be comfortable around but one by one over the last week they have all been moved to another house offsite (as the rehab is full) so they are not here as much and go back straight after the evening meal. I am missing them, the ones left here are a little too young for me to open up to much to. I feel quite lonely.


Hopefully this feeling will pass soon. Take care everyone.
Oh love....that sounds awful.

Surrender can feel pretty powerful when you really make that intitial decision, and even though some things get in the way of that, that powerful feeling stays...it changed for me......morphed into acceptance that became my very close friend. If that makes sense.

I hope you had a shower and went for a walk.....I am betting you are not the only one staying in their room feeling lonely right now.....get out there.....maybe someone you can chat with will cross your path. ♥♥
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