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Topic: Merry Christmas!

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  1. Guest_2350
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    24 December 2015

    I would like to wish everyone on the Forums and at Beyondblue a Merry Christmas!

    My wish this year is that all of us have at least a few nice hours where we feel relaxed and connected to everyone around us. I wish that we can accept ourselves and the black dog a little better and that the new year will see us coping a little better than the years past.

    Stay safe and hope you have a nice time!

     Merry Christmas, Yggy x

  2. Zeal
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    24 December 2015 in reply to Guest_2350

    Thanks for your positive message Yggy!

    I hope you have a great Christmas too, and good luck for 2016 and beyond!

    Hopefully forum-goers and Beyond blue members can enjoy some new experiences, friendships, and even some progress in the New Year!

    Best wishes to all,

    SM

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  3. geoff
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    24 December 2015 in reply to Guest_2350

    dear Yggy, after all you have been through as well as all the other people struggling, it's lovely that you can wish all of us a Merry Xmas and New Year, so thank you so much.

    As each and every one of us grow older, you would think that the Black Dog's time must eventually come to an end, unfortunately it doesn't, but we will continue to thrive to keep knocking it on it's head with all the support we can give each other, I wish each and everyone of you all the very best. Geoff. x

     

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  4. Kbet
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    24 December 2015 in reply to Guest_2350

    Thanks yggy and SM,

    I would also like to the opportunity to wish everyone on the forums a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year in 2016. Take a moment to hold something close, tell someone you love them, smile at a child, take small steps forward, be thankful for being and breathe in the air. Life isn't all that it is cracked up to be most of the time, but in 2016 may you gain some sense of belonging, peace and tranquillity from the seemingly never-ending chaos of life.

    Merry Christmas to all ...

    Best Wishes

    Kbet

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  5. White Rose
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    24 December 2015 in reply to Kbet

    This thread made me cry a little because everyone is being so positive about next year.

    I wish you all a happy and blessed Christmas. Joy for the year to come and safe traveling on your journeys.

    Mary

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  6. Guest_2350
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    24 December 2015 in reply to White Rose

    Dear Mary,

    please stay positive for next year, I so much hope you will have a better year next year, stay healthy and beat the illness! 

    I read your reply on the other thread and it is great how they cared for you and you had a dedicated team to look after you. It would be so nice if a team of specialists and carers would do the same when speaking of mental illnesses - we could all need that support as well! 

    I hope you have a lovely Christmas and I am sending you a big hug, Yggy x

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    25 December 2015 in reply to White Rose

    dear Mary, it's lovely that you have replied to so many people over this past year, even though you yourself haven't found it to be easy at all and struggling silently and inwardly, so please accept my very good wishes and all the very best for next year.

    There's a group of us who respond to lots of other people seeking help and advice, but even this small group is not predisposed to falling backwards, so no one is immune from this ugly illness, even though we find the strength to still reply, and Mary this definitely includes you, so well done, but more so, I do want to wish you all the very best for the rest of this year and all of next year. Geoff. x

  8. Kazzl
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    25 December 2015 in reply to geoff

    Dear Geoff

    I have noticed what a pillar of strength (and an early bird!) you are on this forum. I'm pleased to catch you this morning to wish you a Merry Christmas. Hope you have a peaceful, happy day.

    And Merry Christmas to all fellow travellers on BB!

    Kaz

    xx

  9. geoff
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    25 December 2015 in reply to Kazzl

    dear Kazzl, thank you so much for your kind reply comment, and it's an enormous achievement for you to post and reply today as it's Xmas Day, so today can be a sad day for many and lots of people feel uncomfortable, and I have to admit I am included in this group, but tomorrow I will see my two little granddaughters aged 4 and 2 next year and that will please me, because I gave money to my son and daughter in law to buy a present for them, and they bought them a safe trampoline.

    Kazzl, it's almost a new year, and boy how much I want to wish you a 'golden wish for happiness' for the upcoming year. Geoff. xx

  10. Guest_2350
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    25 December 2015 in reply to geoff

    Dear Geoff,

    Merry Christmas to you and enjoy time with your grandchildren tomorrow! I always found that our children gave me instant relaxation as soon as I got home, as they never cared how my day was, but were bursting to tell me about their little adventures and engage me in play.

    I am trying to relax today and enjoy the day with my husband - our first xmas just the two of us, ever! Missing the good old days, but glad my husband made me take a step back and take a rest this holiday.

    Hope you are feeling ok, Yggy

  11. White Rose
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    27 December 2015 in reply to geoff

    Dear Geoff

    Thank you for your post to me. Almost made me cry. I am working on making 2016 a much better year. Boxing Day was a bit of an ordeal with the ex present but I felt vindicated as a couple of the the family also got ticked off by his comments etc.

    I wish you a wonderful 2016 with many more good days than bad. Well hopefully no bad days. Have fun with your granddaughters. I certainly enjoyed the company of my grandchildren yesterday.

    Mary

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