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Topic: Three things to be thankful for today

  1. Croix
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    5 February 2021 in reply to Butterfly.Wings.of.Hope

    I'd have to say Mrs C, without whose love, patience and hard work I'd be in a right pickle

    Sumo Cat supervising and purring when touched

    Kept my evening meal down - yes an unusual thing to mention but made a big difference to me:)

    (and for the cynics amongst you: no, booze had nothing to do with previos days:)

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  2. Missing user
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    5 February 2021 in reply to Croix

    I'm glad to hear you have a supportive, patient wife Croix. Unfortunately many people don't have that which is a shame.

    How cute about the Cat, and glad to hear you could keep your meal down.

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  3. quirkywords
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    6 February 2021 in reply to Croix

    Thankful for

    visiting my child who I have not seen in 9 months

    catching up with old friends

    trying not to feel too tired and overwhelmed by all this socialising.

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  4. Doolhof
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    6 February 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Today I'm thankful for

    1) people who remind me that I am worthwhile and I do have a purpose, who share their kindness and care with me

    2) my sister who reached out and gave me support and a long chat

    3) nature and the simple joy hearing a bird song can make

    Wishing you all moments where you can be thankful and show gratitude.

    Hugs to all who like the thought of a cyber hug.

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  5. Summer Rose
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    6 February 2021 in reply to BlueWren1

    The beach

    Fresh air

    The roar of the waves

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  6. Ggrand
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    6 February 2021 in reply to Summer Rose

    Hello everyone....

    3 Things I’m thankful for today is..

    1...The rain..

    2...Having a bowl of porridge for lunch..😁..

    3...The beautiful view from my front door..

    Wishing everyone a lovely day...

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  7. clown of mine
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    6 February 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Children

    The Sound of my dogs 4 feet on the lino when I get home

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  8. missep123
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    6 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    Today I am grateful:

    1) For my good friend who lives in Canada - she is so supportive and I am so grateful that we have stayed friends since childhood

    2) For my family who are very supportive of me and encourage me

    3) For my partner who is always there for me

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  9. Elithia
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    6 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    Grateful for:

    1. My crappy 1950s roof with patches in it that somehow stood up to last night's deluge (thank you so much, Roof!!)

    2. Making time to waste time with a vintage Steve Martin movie this arvo.

    3. The big vego fry-up I had for lunch.

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  10. Kris_G
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    8 February 2021

    Today I am thankful for:

    • being able to do a work out this afternoon - i feel better after exercising
    • living in a safe neighbourhood, city, country
    • the Brisbane Lions being a premiership contender
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  11. Gambit87
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    9 February 2021

    Today, I am thankful for

    My beautiful partner, recongising that I was having an off day and she helped me through it

    Starting my tafe course! I feel excited for the future.

    Having a great session with my psych.

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  12. missep123
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    10 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    Today I am grateful:

    1) That I wasn't too stressed at work

    2) That my hair is starting to grow back (because of stress some of my hair was thinning out)

    3) That I will be finishing my job soon!

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  13. missep123
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    10 February 2021 in reply to Gambit87
    Hi Gambit87! I just wanted to say that I'm excited for you and it's so nice to see you hopeful about the TAFE course and the future!
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  14. Missing user
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    10 February 2021

    The usual.

    Nature, animals, music, the forums.

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  15. quirkywords
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    11 February 2021 in reply to Missing user

    Thankful for

    good news

    people who are thoughtful

    being able to walk up hills

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  16. Mudcakes
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    13 February 2021

    My Mum.
    Dog.
    Talent of writing.

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  17. missep123
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    13 February 2021 in reply to Mudcakes

    Today I am grateful for:

    1) That I have such a great relationship with my partner. I am really happy with him.

    2) My supportive family I'm so glad that I live with them when it's tough with COVID.

    3) For my dog she is so adorable.

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  18. quirkywords
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    13 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    Thankful for

    friends to laugh with

    people who understand

    a safe place to live

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  19. Gambit87
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    15 February 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Today I am thankful for

    - Being able to get back into the office after perths lockdown period.

    - The mini garden I am creating.

    - laughs at work.

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  20. Kris_G
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    15 February 2021

    Today I am thankful for

    1. being able to drink a good cup of coffee every morning
    2. the yummy slice of new york cheesecake I ate yesterday
    3. the unrequited love I receive from my nephew and niece, everytime they see me, you'd think I was Santa Clause bearing dozens of gifts, so much excited screaming, cuddles, kisses
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    15 February 2021 in reply to Kris_G

    Hey everyone, lovely gratitude posts to read. Hope you feel better soon Croix. Hugs.

    I took one of your hugs too Dools! I'm sure there are plenty left.

    Today I'm grateful for:

    * my job. Had a rough mixed up day but any day is a good day having a job!

    * leisure time. Was able to have a nap after shopping, so that was nice!

    * my pets and my kids. All so sweet and adorable giving me lots of cuddles.

    Love EM

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  22. ecomama
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    16 February 2021 in reply to ecomama

    Today I am SO grateful for:

    * feeling alot better after surgery.

    * having a job I love - today was a much better day!

    * having an amazing, healing chiropractor, who I'm about to go see now.

    Love EM

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  23. quirkywords
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    16 February 2021 in reply to ecomama

    Thankful for

    people who listen

    people who care

    watching rain fall

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  24. missep123
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    17 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    Thankful:

    1) Tomorrow is my last day at my job. I had 7 months under my belt which is a bit on the short side for me but on the other hand I'm so glad I survived that. It was very stressful, most if not every day.

    2) Thankful for these forums :)

    3) Thankful for my family, friends and partner (and dog of course!)

  25. missep123
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    21 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    Today I am:

    1) Thankful to be a part of these forums :)

    2) That I will be starting uni tomorrow! Exciting and scary!

    3) For my family, friends and partner

  26. Ggrand
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    21 February 2021 in reply to missep123

    3 things I’m thankful for today...

    1....The tomatoes and chillies I picked today...I grew them.

    2.... being able to sit outside when I want to....

    3..... Another day for me to love my fur babies...

  27. quirkywords
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    21 February 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Thankful for

    playing keepy uppy with granddaughter and balloons

    warm weather

    Funny kangaroo videos

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  28. Croix
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    22 February 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Mrs C gave me a great deal of help trying to get the garage in some semblance of order, it is great to be so loved but it will cost her I'm afraid, she will need a new hip soon and excessive activity hurts.

    My back, with meds, lasted until I'd almost finished the first stage, much longer than I'd expected.

    A by-product of my milder meds is I talk, and as I tend normally to be the silent type, leaving the conversation to Mrs C, ( I don't think she has any difficulties with that role). Those med-induced conversations bring Mrs C and I closer together. We each learned more about each other again today, a delight.

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  29. ecomama
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    23 February 2021 in reply to Croix

    3 things I'm grateful for today:

    * my home

    * my family

    * my work.

    They're all awesome.

    EMxxxx

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    Sunshine - we really do have great weather here <3

    Coffee - a purpose to get out of bed

    Here - I belong

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