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Topic: Three things to be thankful for today

  1. Gambit87
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    28 April 2021 in reply to Guest_1643

    Today I am thankful for

    A quick 3 day lockdown here in perth. Thankfully no new cases!

    managed to get an amazing shot of the moon last night! im so proud of myself.

    beautiful chats with my girlfriend.

  2. Boudica
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    29 April 2021 in reply to Gambit87

    Good Morning BB,

    Today I am thankful for:

    1. iNaturalist app. I have just had it a couple of days and I enjoy photographing creatures and plants and it's great having help with the IDs.

    2. Autumn sunshine, warm but not scorching.

    3. The Ornate Cowfish that swam past me when I sat by the lake, it made my day.

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  3. missep123
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    1 May 2021 in reply to missep123

    Hi everyone!

    Today I am thankful for:

    1) Being able to create a beautiful birthday celebration for my partner's 30th. He had an amazing time and it was so nice to see him so happy.

    2) I am grateful for my health

    3) I am grateful for my partner, friends and family

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  4. Guest_1643
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    1 May 2021

    Hi all,

    I'm thankful for coolish but sunny afternoons where I can hang out outside without being rained on, and still rug up and feel cosy, for this lovely weather which speaks to my heart

    For cheap furnishings which look a million bucks. Thank u kmart lol

    For ppl who listen and care

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  5. quirkywords
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    1 May 2021 in reply to Guest_1643

    Thankful for

    a bit of winter warmth

    people who are friendly

    people who remember me with fondness

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  6. Boudica
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    1 May 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Greetings all,

    Today I am thankful for:

    1. Autumn leaves. I have one tree turning red and one yellow. They remind me of building leaf castles and stomping on the crunchy leaves as a child

    2. I feel better about my study today after making progress

    3. A family members suspected-stroke turned out to be something else minor and treatable

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  7. missep123
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    2 May 2021 in reply to missep123

    Today I am grateful for:

    1) Studying and completing the things I wanted to get done

    2) For my friends for understanding that I have tons of assignments so I can't see anyone for a while

    3) For my family

  8. TheBigBlue
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    4 May 2021

    What a great day!

    Had a remedial massage, it helped a lot with the pain I was experiencing

    Applied for a new job on Sun in a completely different industry to what I have done over the past 20yrs... I now have an interview on Thurs!

    Lunch date with my parents

  9. Croix
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    4 May 2021 in reply to TheBigBlue

    My partner generously helped with the driving as I had a commitment 2 hours away -we enjoyed each others company both directions and I was grateful not to have to face 4 hours driving.

    Her willingness to help and our ability to enjoy being with each other is normal - which is wonderful

    music is both a blessing and a tool

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  10. Gambit87
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    7 May 2021

    Today I am thankful for

    Its friday! hoping for a relaxing weekend.

    Discovering dhar mann videos on youtube. If you ever want a hit of humility and inspiration - watch them!

    being reminded how lucky I really am.

  11. missep123
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    12 May 2021 in reply to missep123

    1) Yesterday night I found myself reflecting on 2020 and the challenges I went through. It made me appreciate where I am now. I am so much happier :)

    2) I am grateful for my loving family and partner

    3) I am so grateful for my friends being patient with me while I have been studying!

  12. Gambit87
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    12 May 2021

    Today I am thankful for,

    the smell of the cool air in the mornings

    having a partner that loves me

    autumn colours.

  13. pawsy
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    14 May 2021 in reply to Gambit87

    1) Steve took me to lunch!

    2) My pets

    3) My brother

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    14 May 2021 in reply to Croix

    Hiya Croix

    Great to hear your partner drove you down and back!! That's great.

    1. It's been over 5 weeks since I've had a glass of wine.

    2. The veggie patch is growing.

    3. Fresh herbs with breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  15. Croix
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    14 May 2021 in reply to PamelaR

    Being reminded of an old freind

    A supervisor was very reasonable today, I'd been apprehensive in advance

    I'm still able to learn new tricks

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    14 May 2021

    1) Having a roof over my head

    2) Having friends through thick and thin

    3) having an amazing deli near my apartment that has amazing cold cuts!

  17. quirkywords
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    14 May 2021 in reply to CalmCat

    Thankful for

    friends who understand

    fresh healthy food

    strong legs that like to walk

  18. Boudica
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    15 May 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Hello team,

    Today I am thankful for:

    1) My good-humoured wise supervisor

    2) The wondrous diversity of Australia's plants and animals

    3) Egglplant, I think it is often under-rated, but I love it

  19. Guest_1643
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    15 May 2021

    So cool Boudaica - love ur gratitudes. thank u for them.

    today i'm thankful for

    - having a coles voucher gifted to me, slightly eases the bills :)

    - books, particularly second-hand finds

    - that my old car still drives and gets me from a-to-b and also for finding a parking spot neaar the supermarket

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  20. Missing user
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    15 May 2021
    nothing lately for me
  21. Boudica
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Missing user

    Hi Peeps,

    Shout out to you too Sleepy, I think we have a similar attitude to life :)

    Mb20lover, sorry you feel like that. When all the big things in life seem to have turned to poo, I try to look for tiny things that make my life better. Do you have a pet? Or perhaps you have a favourite food that can give you some pleasure. Sometimes just blocking out the entire world and focusing on eating a single square of my favourite chocolate really slowly gives me a few moments of sensory joy, even though my mind is mud.

    Today I am thankful for:

    1) 8 hours of sleep in 1 night (yay!!) It has been 2 months since I slept that long

    2) lemon & ginger tea, it makes my mouth feel alive

    3) my new hot brush. I can make myself presentable to leave the house with less time invested now. Anything that reduces time spent on chores is a huge win for me.

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  22. Missing user
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Boudica
    yeah i have a pet. it's just hard to find anything when i'm feeling this terrible lately. normally i can find at least one thing even if it's small.
  23. Moonstruck
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Boudica

    I am going to be struggling here..

    1. Brother in law who is supportive of me

    2. Cousin rang to see how I am and seemed to actually listen..felt free to be open honest with him.

    3. Plenty of movies to watch when /if I choose to

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  24. Boudica
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Missing user

    Hey mb20lover,

    I quite understand. I have those days too, it's great you're still trying though. Be kind to yourself :)

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  25. PamelaR
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Croix

    One is never too old to learn new tricks Mr Walrus :)

    Thankful that -

    • the weather is beautiful. Love these autumn days.
    • soothing ABC music playing in the background.
    • my aches and pains have diminished (can't explain why - maybe because I've got back into doing palates and stretching).
  26. quirkywords
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Moonstruck

    Thankful for

    you moon being able to find 3 things admist your struggles

    You Pamela and seeing you back on the forum.

    being able to share grandchild’s birthday party.

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  27. CMF
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    16 May 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Today I'm thankful for;

    M's sister not being home

    Lovely day with family at a 1st bday party

    A lovely partner, even though I feel on a road to nowhere

  28. Guest_1643
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    16 May 2021 in reply to Boudica

    Hey Boudaica, what is a hot brush??

    we do seem to have similar values!

    i can understand a square of chocolate being, enough.

    I'm grateful for:

    - my new blinds look so nice

    - i had a few mooments peace today and got some rest

    green beans are so easy to cook and good for u. easy dinner for me :)

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  29. PamelaR
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    16 May 2021 in reply to quirkywords
    Awww, that's nice Quirky. Great to hear you had time with your grandchild!
  30. Guest_1643
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    16 May 2021 in reply to PamelaR

    today i am grateful for chocolte - lindt 70 perecent is nice enough

    i'm grateful for having a tv of my own - first purchase i made after being unwell and in hospital, felt guilty, and am now grateful i can watch everything i need online and my friends lend me their netflix and stan

    - having a nice neighbour

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