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    Peace Dove
    Community Builder
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sun May 23, 2021 12:10 pm

    Hi everyone,

    Congratulations @Alvarosyd and @Minnie mouse!!! Hat's off to you both. 8-)

    Those are all great things to look forward to @Alvarosyd. Kudos on not celebrating with a drink. Good job! :)

    Bravo @Minnie mouse, finally back to work. I'm really glad for you. :)
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    Lhiver
    Community Builder
    Posts: 142
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 9:59 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:33 pm

    Okay everyone, it's time for us to share 3 things we're looking forward to! remember these can be log term or short term. Really anything you're excited abut, no matter how big or small!

    I've been run down lately, so I'm looking forward to feeling better so I can go for a run!
    One of my friends has a new job, so I'm looking forward to being able to get them a nice gift to celebrate!
    I'm still slowly saving for a car, haha, so that's my long term thing I'm pretty excited about!

    @Spankypompay @dperry586 @Katiee @Simply me @Alvarosyd @Minnie mouse @Deyfhob @ScorpionPW @PnorkelPW @Peace Dove

    I'd love to hear from you guys! :D
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    Alvarosyd
    Junior Member
    Posts: 20
    Joined: Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:24 pm

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:05 pm

    That’s great to hear that you have a goal to work towards! New car feeling is such a good one!

    Im looking forward to:

    1. My interview this week for a promotion! Hopefully it goes well

    2. Paying off my credit card! One thing I have done since I stopped drinking is to go back to my statements and see how much money I spent on alcohol every weekend and I put that money towards my credit card which was used to buy a lot of that alcohol in the past. It’s almost paid off!

    3. Completing my 100th pilates class on Thursday next week!
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    Lhiver
    Community Builder
    Posts: 142
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 9:59 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:21 pm

    @Alvarosyd Thank you, I've never had a car before so I'm excited!

    Good luck with the interview, let us know how it all goes. A promotion is an amazing thing!

    That sounds like such a sensible way to manage your finances. It's also a really good way to see tangible change in your life since you've quit drinking. Good job on almost paying it off! That must be a fantastic feeling?

    also great job on 100 pilaties classes! that takes a lot of determination :D
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    Simply me
    Member
    Posts: 69
    Joined: Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:51 pm

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:07 am

    Great to hear about some future plans n achievements in the now folks, I'm doing this whole thang focusing on better ones when can....
    *aiming for a 'street curb exhibition' out the front of our place, saturday before my birthday, bout 6 months time, outside gallery structures n hoo ha...
    *set of stamps of alphabet n numbers i bought arriving for journaling, mayhap some pages in a zine?
    *my herb garden growing...
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    TheDees
    Moderator
    Posts: 150
    Joined: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:29 pm

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:18 am

    hey there, they sound great, i have three thing to look forward to too.... travel, travel and travel! ;-)
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    Minnie mouse
    Member
    Posts: 50
    Joined: Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:55 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:53 pm

    Looking forward to this metro lockdown to be over.
    Nice long weekend for me with good old Queens Birthday and RDO the next day, hopefully I can go visit my grandbabies
    Working bee day tomorrow at work with the whole crew, about 10 of us normally split in groups of 2, always makes a fun day.
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 153
    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:11 pm

    Great to hear from you again @Minnie mouse! :)

    That's great you have the extra long weekend.

    I am looking forward to being able to travel for work on Wednesday and be around some people, having a long weekend and having some extra time to make some music.

    How are you going with everything?
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    Lhiver
    Community Builder
    Posts: 142
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 9:59 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:10 pm

    Okay folks! Let's get thinking about what we're looking forward to this weekend!

    This week I've finished my final study placement, so I have a little more time for self care and work!

    I'm looking forward to getting in a few runs this week, I want to get my exercise routine back on track!

    I'm having dinner with friends I haven't seen in a while so I'm excited to catch up and see what's been going on for them!

    @StevenTum @Emma.H. @Tash83 @Simply me @Deyfhob @Alvarosyd @Spankypompay @PnorkelPW @Peace Dove @ScorpionPW

    I'd love to hear what you guys have on the horizons! :D
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    Simply me
    Member
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:30 am

    Heylo @Lhiver n folk,
    Wasn't quick enuff to catch the weekend, but I'll give it a go anyhoo...
    I'm looking forward to...
    *new washing machine being delivered today, so that the Himalaya's of dirty stuff may reduce
    *Yoga class on Tuesday night, double whammy as friend n i go together so get to catch up
    *stitching to a good audiobook this week....
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 99
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:45 pm

    @Simply me @Alvarosyd @Minnie mouse @Lhiver @ScorpionPW @TheDees love reading this.........thanks for sharing. As much as people talk about "A day at a time" if I don't have things on the horizon I get a bit lost and it starts to affect my general wellbeing

    What I'm looking forward to right now..........

    Having next week off work..........It's been 6 months at a new job and the last two months has been spent doing 50-60 hour weeks. It'll be a week with my daughter, some fun, some work around the house and some downtime

    Today is the winter solstace so I'm looking forward to the days getting longer and Spring getting closer

    Getting my exercise routine back on track and the feeling good that comes with it
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 153
    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:47 pm

    Im looking forward to...being able to work on site this week and spend some time with my colleagues, going out with some friends on the weekend (even though it's only Monday :roll: and having my sons birthday party on Saturday.
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 153
    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:51 pm

    I'm looking forward to the weekend and having some time to restore and see some friends. Also having a week to myself when my son goes for a holiday with my dad and being able to deliver peer worker training next week face to face!
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    Lhiver
    Community Builder
    Posts: 142
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 9:59 am

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:51 am

    I hope everyone's Saturday is off to a good start!

    There's a few things I'm looking forward to this weekend

    1. I have two essays due for uni, so I'm excited for those to both be finished this time next week!

    2. We've had no lights in my flat due to water damage and the electrician is coming today. I'm excited to have light again after 2 weeks haha

    3. I'm hoping we have a nice summer and am really looking forward to some warmer weather, just to help lift everyone's mood!

    @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Simply me @catsgotthecream @Shine01 @Spankypompay @Rattle36 @StevenTum @Katiee @Deyfhob @Minnie mouse @Starlee @Peace Dove I'd love to hear from you all! :D
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 99
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:42 pm

    @Lhiver 2 weeks without lights can't have ben easy.....and now you've got me dreaming about Daylight Savings

    3 things I'm looking forward to..........

    - Seeing Tim Minchin tomorrow night.........I bought the tickets almost 2 years ago and it was supposed to be in March 2020 but y'know........Covid. It's been moved three times including on Friday just gone when it was scheduled Saturday............fingers crossed it actually goes ahead tomorrow night

    - making tomorrow 2 mornings in a row at the gym for the first time in 5 or 6 weeks

    - losing some covid kilos............fingers crossed on that one too!
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