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Old 08-13-2018, 09:56 AM
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There was no singing going on in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia that day!
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Old 08-13-2018, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Gilmer View Post
There was no singing going on in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia that day!
Tents and storms are an unfortunate pairing. I saw some of my relations over the weekend who had been clamping in Cornwall.

I am off to Bonnie Scotland on business tomorrow, I better back some sweaters and an umbrella.
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:29 PM
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I'm glad you made it back Bix

I get joy from lots of things - sunshine, watching kids play, a good book, a new song...and everyone of those joys knocks the fake euphoria of intoxication out of the park.

Give yourself the chance to experience real joy again Bix.

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Old 08-13-2018, 05:32 PM
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I am a superstar.....I got dressed, put on makeup and went out to meet a girlfriend....had a lovely lovely time.....proud of myself.
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:36 PM
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good for you Suze

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Old 08-13-2018, 05:50 PM
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Suze I'm so happy to hear that!!!
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:52 PM
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That's excellent, Suze!
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Old 08-13-2018, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by theVman31 View Post
...Any else notice pain and aches after getting sober?
Absolutely... Feet, legs, knees and hips mostly, but lower back too. I was running befoer I quit. It did get better but it took along time. I still have some trouble but much better than it was. Never have returned to running but I can still rock the treadmill when the mood hits.
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Old 08-13-2018, 07:09 PM
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I've been really achy and uncomfortable too. I'm not doing much about it though. I bet I could make more effort in the yoga department
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Old 08-13-2018, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by venuscat View Post
I am a superstar.....I got dressed, put on makeup and went out to meet a girlfriend....had a lovely lovely time.....proud of myself.
And you would’ve looked totally gorgeous! So proud of you ❤️❤️❤️
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:24 PM
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Alright, Suze!!! Rock on, chica!!!

I hope everyone is hangin' in there okay....think I'll make some Sleepytime tea and check in around SR before trying to get some sleep. Thanks everyone for being here!
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:12 PM
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Nice job Suze.
Have a good day in Scotland Sao.
Goodnight Purps.

Time for coffee and more coffee.
Bonne journée à tous
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Old 08-13-2018, 11:17 PM
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good, Suze
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:01 AM
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Cannot believe it's Tuesday.....now a week since I saw my husband, well 6 days really. No idea if he is alive, oscillating between panic, pain and anger. Tired of biting my check and aggravating my TMJ from the worry.....finally conscious of what so many people have been telling me for a long time....I have to look after myself.

Out of the blue, my older sister called last night....she had an instinct.....she said she just knew I was in pain. Gosh. I love her....anyway....I more or less told her except she still doesn't know we got married. That will be an interesting reveal, ha.

The last thing she said to me....echos of my mum....of course....was that love, you can't marry an alcoholic.....I said but I am an alcoholic....why should anyone be willing to marry me? I think she said good point or something. I was actually crying at that stage.

I have been looking at Dee's quote for years....



It has taken on a new meaning for me....even if this part is never OK, it is not the end of my life....not the end of my dreams and hopes.

No idea how I go on from here, but I will.
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:10 AM
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Originally Posted by theVman31 View Post
Time for coffee and more coffee.
It's always a good time for more coffee!
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:11 AM
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Indeed....about to have my second huge espresso.
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Time for coffee and more coffee.
It's always a good time for more coffee! I just bought some from Ethiopia, so you know it's good.
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:16 AM
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Yeah I can't really improve on my wisdom from back then but I will add that this place is full of alcoholics Suze and 99.99% of us are good people who do good for others and deserve good things to happen to them.

There's a world of difference between an alcoholic in recovery and an active alcoholic.

I try to surround myself with the first group and aim to help the latter

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^^^ That post meant the world to me D.....thank you. ♥
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