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  1. Birdy77
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    9 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Dear Croix,

    I hope you are having a lovely break.

    You are an inspiration.

    The words that come from your brain and your heart ... they are so inspiring.

    That's all for now.

    D ont want to drown a walrus.

    Take care xo

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  2. Croix
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    11 August 2018 in reply to Birdy77

    Dear Birdy,

    Why thank you that's very kind. I really like reading your cheerful and caring responses to others, you make a difference.

    Croix

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    20 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Good morning Croix....hoping you are still around to read this. Debating whether I should begin a new thread in the Anxiety section..what do you reckon? I know, that you know, what I am capable of achieving, the brilliant heights I can reach, seemingly to the outward eye...effortlessly. But.....and this is a big "but" you are also aware that I am scared of the most trivial everyday things sometimes...like recently my fear of going to a new petrol station...yep...scared of the petrol station!!!

    Now I have two new appliances which will be really good....one is a vacuum cleaner which is still sitting in its box...I am scared to assemble it. I want to use it, I need to use it, I am glad I bought it at a good price...and here it is in its box...and I am scared to open it....what if...I can't figure out the instructions how to use it???

    see what I mean? Is there anyone in the Anxiety section that can help me with this sort of thing do you reckon? Should I ask the Forum Doctor if she is still around...she has so many urgent cases to answer, mine is nothing compared to others' problems. Who can I ask about this "fear" thing...when the other thing I excel at, is something the majority of folk would be terrified of doing??? Should I begin a thread about this in Anxiety?

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    20 August 2018 in reply to Moonstruck

    Dear Moon - with a wave to Birdy and all~

    Yes I'm still here but not that much in the past few weeks, had some medical issues and other stuff, getting better but a while before I'm back to normal I guess.

    I'm not sure 'scared' is the right word, perhaps it is a question that something raises anxiety to an almost paralyzing level. 'Scared' sounds a bit judgmental to me (we walruses are a sensitive species) . And you are right; appliances, petrol stations, all sorts of things can do this. My mailbox at the end of my driveways was such a beast for many years, as was answering the phone. Not logical, and definitely a real nuisance.

    I can't just say you will work the vacuum cleaner out as the instructions will make it possible. Reluctance such as you describe is not that open to reason. What I will say is that you have overcome so many things in your past that the inner Moon is always capable of surprising you. Plus looking helpless can often dredge up a KISA to sort things out :)

    As to starting another thread, dunno, I reckon you will get advice wherever you are, certainly you are getting it here. Your existing threads tend to have wide subject matters already.

    True just the thought of bowling can reduce grown men (and women) to jelly, and I've no idea why it can seem OK to you and other things don't.

    Do you know I can't think of a single OW quote about vacuum cleaners! Memory must be failing me, I'll be leaving things in Victoria Station before long.

    Croix

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    20 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Dear Mr Croixy ☺ and hi all

    Sorry to hear you've not been well budz. You're missed. Sending you warm caring wishes for a good healthy recovery.

    Go easy Croixy, you're very cared about respected and appreciated ☺

    🐧 a little friend to keep an eye on you

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  6. Moonstruck
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    20 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Yes you never know who's going to find your bag in the cloak room Croix. And would that be the Brighton Line?

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    21 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Dear Croix,

    Sorry to hear about your medical conditions. I'm here to give you some support during this time. Walruses are build to endure and thrive I'm sure. Hope u pick up again!

    MM

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    21 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Dear Croix,

    Please take care of yourself and go gently as you recover from your medical issues and other stuff.

    You are missed, but the most important thing is that you take care of you.

    Love from one of your biggest fans

    🌻birdy

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    21 August 2018

    Dear Moon, DB, MM, Birdy and all~

    It feels realy great to have you all encouraging me on, I'm getting better but had more after effects than I'd expected (nothing serious, just a bit limiting) and am slowly getting back to on form.

    So thank you my Friends

    Croix

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    21 August 2018 in reply to Croix

    Pleasure to be here for you Croixy as you are for so many.

    Absolutely your call if you want to talk. My thoughts are your health issues are fairly big, hope I'm wrong. Also hoping your MH is holding well for you dear Mr Croixy friend. You know we're here anytime for you good man.

    🌹🕊

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    19 October 2018 in reply to demonblaster

    Dear Mr Walrus......are you confining this thread to the dustbin of time...or do you plan to return to your armchair by the fire, in your smoking-jacket of course?........love Moonstruck.....

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    19 October 2018 in reply to Moonstruck

    Hey Mr Croixy ☺

    Yes I know thoughts don't translate to words but have been concerned about you.

    Hope you're doing well good man

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    19 October 2018 in reply to demonblaster

    Dear Moon and DB~

    Well no, I'm not consigning it anywhere, in fact our conversation about Dylan Thomas probably belongs here rather than Happy Memories, but no matter.

    The wing-backed armchair and smoking jacket belong to two favorites of mine, Alistaire Cooke, who sent the "Letter from America" (from 1946 to 2004 which is incredible) every week, and then Alistaire Cookie (Yes you guessed it, a Muppet trying to be Mr Cooke, also in jacket and chair.)

    DB, between you and Ggrand you have probably used up most of the world's supply of emoticons and reduced the rest of us to smileys :)

    As you have probably noticed be the reduction in the number of my posts for a while now things are rather ordinary and decent sleep would be a help too.

    I hope the next couple of months will lessen the pressure. Just part of life I guess.

    Ta for asking

    Croix

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    20 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Good morning Croix and All,

    I can just see you Croix sitting in that wing backed arm chair in your smoking jacket. I used to care for an elderly gentleman who used to enjoy wearing garments like smoking jackets, and longish night shirts resembling the outfit of men from the Middle East.

    Thinking of you Croix and hoping you are managing okay.

    Do you like to read? Do yo have a favourite author? I tend to choose books from the library with an interesting title or ones from the travel section relating to other people's experiences around the world.

    This morning I am going to be attending an open garden, the money raised goes to charity. We have had some recent rain...and dust storms, so not sure what condition he garden will be in. Yesterday the sky was a yellow/orange from the poor farmers dirt flying around!

    Thinking of yo Croix! Hope yo have time to put your feet (tail) up!

    Cheers from Dools

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    20 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Things aren't sounding great atm in Croixy land which is a concern. I really am sorry things aren't the best there chum.

    In Doolsys sleep thread there's an interesting coloured step approach to sleeping if you're interested. Life is certainly harder with lack of sleep.

    It's a gorgeous sunny day in paradise, hope you have a nice one too.

    Oh I've been enjoying watching friends on the box too, loven it.

    Be ok Mr 🐧🕊 sending healing thoughts with a lot of care Croixy and orders for your body to look after you.

    😆 there you go just thought I'd throw in some more emoticons and leave on a 💡 bright note 🎵😁😄

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    20 October 2018 in reply to demonblaster

    You are a " rich" person DB, I really appreciated what you wrote for dear Croix.

    Care about you too Mr. Hope it all starts to fall into place and if it doesn't I'm glad you still have your goods in life...and all the other goods that are out there.

    I hope that you will able to get through. And just take life's challenges on the chin. Like DB said it's a gorgeous, sunny day in paradise...even if it isn't, thinking that it is is all that matters....good thoughts :-)

    No emoticons for me either.

    :-)

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    20 October 2018 in reply to monkey_magic

    Dear DB, M_M and Mrs Dools, not forgetting 'Lily' and all~

    I must say it is pretty good to pop in here, expecting just one post and finding many, you are all a great help. I HATE waiting, and I'm stuck doing that for quite a while (please excuse the shouting, does not go with the Cookie image)

    I'd not read fred4761's steps idea, I'll certainly give it a try, and I too had to look up 'chakras' which was interesting.

    Yes, Mrs Dools I read a lot, and often re-read a book if it has made me feel good. nothing heavy though, plus as Moon knows it has to have a happy ending. I read when I get up, however it does not make me sleepy which is a bit of a trap:)

    Thank you for the extra emoticons DB, Ill add them to my collection:)

    I hope the vaccination went OK M_M. So what are you going to spend the proceeds on?

    Croix

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    22 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Hi Croix,

    I HATE waiting too, but sometimes that's the only choice we have. Hope whatever it is your waiting for turns out OK.

    How did u know I was a spender...hhhmmm..:-)

    Yeah I already spent it. Bought petrol, new clothes- specifically 2 work tops, comfy black pants, hair products, makeup, I ate out, then had snacks.

    The vaccine stung for a while. Think I dealt with it better than the bloke though. They also took four tubes of my blood. I also should donate some of my blood too- still haven't gotten around to doing that.

    So yeah I'm vaccinated against meninjococcal and all that.

    I'm also a first time medical research Guinea pig too lol...

    I've been finding extra ways of making money- that one came to me though as my medical centre rang me up and asked.

    Through my father I learnt that aging has a set of challenges. He's going through changes. Made me sad. Anyhow I guess it's something u rise above than fall into and surrender to. It's true what they say about life not being easy.....

    Always something ey...

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    22 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Hello Croix,

    I thought I would throw away my shyness and call in to let you know I have been thinking about you and hope your doing okay...

    About waiting. I’m with you I hate it so much and have at times left trollies, clothes mail etc and walked away after about 5 minutes or so, because I start to get uncomfortable feeling everybodies eyes 👀 on me...About the only thing I can’t walk away from is my MH...would be good if we could just get up and walk away from it and it stays behind😁..but alas it keeps attached to us....

    I hope you are doing okay, I understand that you need to have a break and I hope while your doing that, you’re being very kind to you...Also I would like to leave you a few emotions to add to your collection..

    A 🌹 for your caring soul.

    A 🕊 to give you peace.

    A 🎧 so you can listen to your favourite music.

    A 🏆 because your a CC and so very very good at being one.

    A 🤗 hug because I care.

    Take good care of you Croix, 💜.

    Grandy..

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    22 October 2018 in reply to Ggrand

    Dear M_M, Grandy and all

    I'm stuck for words (which you have to admit is a trifle unusual:)

    Having people pop in and lend their strength is a wonderful thing

    Thank you

    Croix

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    23 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Hello Dear Croix..

    Thats okay to be stuck for words, it happens to me and I’m sure others as well...

    Croix..You have been popping into so many threads and giving your care and kindness to so many, I believe now it’s your turn to feel some kindness, love and care going to you, fromnus...you really do so much deserve them...

    So Croix, Sit down...put your feet up...get a beverage of you choice..lights out..candles lit...soft relaxing music and listen very mindfully and then start to feel your body begin to relax...Oh and maybe some chocolate, sheez Croix can’t go without a cube, or two...Oh...why not just have the whole bar of chocolate and enjoy yourself... I found the chocolate on my thread.😁.....

    Take care of you Croix...your very important to us here on BB...

    Love ang hugs...(if it’s okay)..🤗💜🤗..

    Grandy...

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  22. Croix
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    23 October 2018 in reply to Ggrand

    Of course it's OK, and I do try, I'm in a hassle here in real life that is not of my making but leaves me with a lot to try to deal wiht.

    I've Mrs Walrus (she really does not like that name:) and that is an absolute blessing - as are you folks.

    I'll get there one way or another.

    Did I mention waiting is not a strong point?

    Croix

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    24 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Dear Mr Croixy 😊

    Hold in there budz, right here by your side too

    Loven Grandies beautiful care for you and fully agree we're here for you because we care very much. You have my respect

    Really very sorry you're doing it hard Croixy.

    😄 giggling at Mrs Walrus not keen on her name 😁 please thank her taking such good care of our favourite walrus. Best to you both.

    Here's another 🍫 from Grandies thread 😆

    Thanks Magic 🤗 and hug for you too Croixy if you want 🌿

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  24. Croix
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    24 October 2018 in reply to demonblaster

    Dear DB and all

    No Mrs W does not like that name (so I use it to tease here which is extremely satisfactory, her replies do not bear repeating here). I'm afraid no member of my family is exempt, teasing is one of life's pleasures.

    Ta for the hug, I'm not sure what that suspicious looking package is you are offering from Grandie's thread, anything from a pack of ciggies to one of those chocolate flavored bars that has a marked affect on encouraging the digestion!

    Ta heaps

    Croix

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    25 October 2018 in reply to Croix
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    27 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    Hi Croix....hope things are getting better for you. Not sure what has been bothering you but all good wishes from me, as you know. I do appreciate your support, just want you to know that.

    I must post on my own thread...as I don't think anyone reads it much any more and I feel a bit "unheard". I have things going on I would love to get down on "paper" so to speak....but feel no one is really there any more to read it...perhaps just a few among so many members .I will give it a go anyway..maybe .later..cheers, Moon....

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    27 October 2018 in reply to Moonstruck

    Dear Moon~

    The problems I have at the moment are outside my control and involve waiting, a favorite pastime.

    I've already sent you a message about being heard - you are wrong, see my -and other peple's - comments in your thread.

    You are followed and cared about.

    Croix

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    27 October 2018 in reply to Croix

    P.S. Forgot to say. Because the problems might identify me to some locally I don't really have the opportunity to go into detail - a pity as I'm sure other's perspective might be a help.

    C

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  29. Moonstruck
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    28 October 2018 in reply to Croix
    Thanks Croix....you don't have to go into detail...although I am intrigued by the "waiting". As you probably know I also can't go into everything that I experience in minute detail for the same reason.....probably be identified too...probably already have....(but then, all my friends and acquaintances are so well balanced, mentally and emotionally adjusted, they would have no need to be on forum anyway....(lol).......
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    15 November 2018 in reply to Croix

    Hello Croix. 🐳..

    I thought I would bring you a friend 🐳 to swim around the forums with you..😁.. I love whales nearly as much as walruses..

    I came to visit you, but oh, you weren’t home so I left a little note for you....

    Dearest Croix,

    I just called in for two reasons..the first it to ask you RUOK?..that’s a great question because the answer tells us how your feeling.🤗....I hope you are doing better then okay.

    The second reason is to thank you very much, I read somewhere here, geez 🤦‍♀️ I can’t remember which thread, you mentioned about audio books an app called “Librovix”...I couldn’t sleep last night as I was feeling really anxious and could feel me heading into a panic attack...so I downloaded the app..and I listened to it, and it turned itself off..whoopie...but I was still awake, I then listened to another story, and I must have fell asleep through it..because I woke up a few hours later...so after all my rambling on, just a little more then I’ll go...I think it’s wondeful how we can be helped on different threads by different people, without even looking for that type of help...So Mr Croix...Thank you so very much💜..

    ps..I went fishing and caught a few fishies for you and your little fur buddies..🎣🎣🎣...

    Kind thoughts....oh why not Croix..I know you well enough to give you some Love n hugs 💜🤗..

    Grandy...

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