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Old 10-12-2018, 12:25 AM
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Weekender Thread 12-15 October 2018

Hi There!

I'd like to welcome anyone new to SR and new to this thread.

Weekends can be a tough time, and that's what this thread is about - support.

We also share bits and pieces of our lives and the things that are important to us, or make us laugh..anything that makes the journey a little easier

If you've never jumped into a weekender thread before - no time like today...do it now!


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In! Hi Dee!
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:26 AM
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Thanks D for the new weekender.
I'm in for the weekend and more....
It's work from home today so I got my firewood delivered.... Lots of work for the weekend

Have a great day weekenders.
Because it's Friday too
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Me too. Have a great weekend everyone.
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And thanks D for all support and well wishes. Bill
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Good morning all.

And hello Kid50, good to see you here!

I’m definitely in. First autumn cool front finally managed to push through and bring a couple days of low humidity weather perfection.

Best weekend wishes for everyone.
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Hi, weekenders.

I am in.

It's a gorgeous and very warm Octsober day here.

I've just had a great session with my therapist.

Congrats on the shotgun, Hawkeye!

Here's a song for you and every weekender.

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Yay, shiny new Weekender.

Friday here. Every day is Friday so this day as a drinking day is no different than any other. I was not a weekend-only drinker, not from the very beginning. Well, that's why I'm here.

In the early days of sobriety it's a real effort to break the habits. I made sure to get outside for a walk every day. I listened to calm instrumental Classical music on Pandora. I bought whole foods and prepared all my meals. Washed dishes.

Making new routines and keeping busy and not reacting to outside events were all important parts of my early sobriety. I read up on anxiety and how to deal with difficult people and anything else I could think of that I knew I needed to work on.

Days added up. I started feeling better. Not right away, but peace came.

In for a sober weekend.
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Welcome to Weekenders Kid50!

Great post bim!

It's been a lousy week at work but this Vietnamese soup I had at lunchtime almost made up for it. There is so much garlic in it that people are going to avoid talking to me all weekend, worth it though.
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The soup looks great, Sao.
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I'm sorry it's been a rough week, Sao.
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Man, that looks delicious. Moar garlic, I say.

I roast my own garlic and use it daily.

Wrap three heads of garlic, whole, in aluminum foil.
Place directly on oven rack.
Bake for 30 minutes at 350*F
Let cool.
Peel and place cloves in a jar.
Pour enough olive oil into the jar to cover cloves.

Ta da.

Keeps in the refrigerator for as long as I need it to - usually a couple months. Bonus is that the olive oil becomes garlic oil that I use for sauteeing or for tossing with cut up potatoes and then roasting them. Mmmm.
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"Best roasted garlic. Three for the price of two. Helps with vampires too"
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Glad to be here. I'm a big fan of Munster rugby. Their playin tomr in European champions cup. so if they win I'll be hitting the cookie jar hard.
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