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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Oct 11, 2021 9:21 pm

    Great to see that things are going well for you @ScorpionPW

    What sort of furbaby did you get @Peace Dove ?

    Love seing your insights @initae89

    3 things I’m grateful for today are………..

    - Fresh air and sunshine

    - A supportive network to call on in times of need

    - The healing that time can offer……….it’s not easy or quick but it is possible
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Tue Oct 12, 2021 2:05 pm

    PnorkelPW wrote:
    Mon Oct 11, 2021 9:21 pm
    Great to see that things are going well for you @ScorpionPW

    What sort of furbaby did you get @Peace Dove ?

    Love seing your insights @initae89

    3 things I’m grateful for today are………..

    - Fresh air and sunshine

    - A supportive network to call on in times of need

    - The healing that time can offer……….it’s not easy or quick but it is possible
    An adult cat, she's almost 7 years. :)
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
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    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:37 pm

    - Having a fair amount to do on the weekend desptie being in lockdown still.

    - The fact that I am vaccinated and will be able to have freedom as soon as lockdown is lifted.

    - Having a really fun and awesome day with my son.
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:38 pm

    - That we are out of lockdown on Thursday!!!

    - That I can be present to support family who need it.

    - That I can enjoy my birthday out of lockdown :D
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:41 pm

    ScorpionPW wrote:
    Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:38 pm
    - That we are out of lockdown on Thursday!!!

    - That I can be present to support family who need it.

    - That I can enjoy my birthday out of lockdown :D
    Happy birthday in advance @ScorpionPW!!! 8-) Glad you're able to celebrate it out of lockdown. :D
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:21 pm

    Thanks @Peace Dove! :D

    Oh me too! Just by the skin of my teeth...What are you planning to do with the new found freedom?
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    teapot
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    Joined: Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:54 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:55 pm

    Happy birthday, @ScorpionPW :D
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:54 pm

    ScorpionPW wrote:
    Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:21 pm
    Thanks @Peace Dove! :D

    Oh me too! Just by the skin of my teeth...What are you planning to do with the new found freedom?
    Catch-up with friends mainly. :D
    What are/were your birthday plans @ScorpionPW?
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun Oct 24, 2021 1:00 pm

    Hi everyone,

    It's such a beautiful day to practice gratefulness and set ourselves to a positive start of the week tomorrow.

    3 things I'm grateful for:

    1) The end of lockdown (woop, woop!!!)
    2) My beautiful furbaby - pets really improve your mental health :)
    3) That despite being so far away from my family, I'm surrounded by people that truly care about me

    What are 3 things you're grateful for today? @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Done @sparkling125 @Kmo83 @Tryingeveryday @Opdno47 @Ally878 @GretaG @initae89
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    Tryingeveryday
    Junior Member
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    Joined: Fri Oct 15, 2021 12:43 am

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Oct 25, 2021 10:37 am

    1) I’m still here and don’t crave cocaine anymore
    2) I’m closer with my family than ever before and I’m so grateful for them
    3) I’m going back to my career soon after being stood down for almost 2 years
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:12 am

    @Tryingeveryday, those are all wonderful things to be grateful for. Thank you for sharing!
    And congratulations on getting back to your career after almost 2 years! :)
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Oct 25, 2021 8:51 pm

    Nothing too extravagant @Peace Dove, just dinner with friends and spending some time with my girlfriend. It feels really relieving to almost have this whole thing behind us...
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Oct 25, 2021 8:56 pm

    I love the spin you can put on being far away from your family being hard but drawing gratitude from being surrounded by people who care about you @Peace Dove, it's all about perspective :)

    That's such good news that you're no longer craving @Tryingeveryday, I remember how much relief I felt when the obsession and compulsion to use left me. It was like a new lease on life, such an incredible feeling of freedom.

    Today I'm grateful for...

    - My son and I sharing a passion for basketball

    - Making the decision to get back on track with exercise and eating well, feeling so refreshed and energised! :D

    - That it truly seems like lockdowns are a thing of the past
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:59 pm

    Hi @Tryingeveryday and thanks for sharing.............cravings are gone, your close to your family again and going back to work after all that time!!...............AMAZING!! Congratulations


    @Peace Dove how good is it with lockdown over and some real feeling of hope being back in the air??!!


    I have a lot to be grateful for this week............

    - That I brought up 6 years in recovery last week...........a day at a time

    - That I continue to learn more about what I'm capable of every day in recovery...........a day at a time

    - That I get to be the best version of me because I'm in recovery.............a day at a time
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Wed Oct 27, 2021 9:14 pm

    - Having such a supportive uni and the ability to finish my diploma by the end of the year

    - Feeling so driven to live healthier and even though it's only been a few days it feels so relieving

    - That it was such a warm wonderful day today
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