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Hi! I'm struggling today::update post 22

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Can I get some positive energy?
(Yeah I went to a meeting this AM.💚

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irisblue Sunday OP
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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:01 PM

1. Sending you much love and cheers!

You can make it through irisblue!

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:02 PM

2. Green heart? An environmental meeting?

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Response to The Wielding Truth (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:30 PM

20. No a 12 step meeting. 💚 was just the first on my emoji list

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:03 PM

3. Sending tea, entenmann's raspberry danish, AND

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:04 PM

4. Here you go, a happy lil baby shark.😊



I know it can be incredibly difficult at times, even when we do everything right. Just stay positive and just keep swimming.😊

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Response to dewsgirl (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:15 PM

9. That's a funny toy. nt

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #9)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:30 PM

13. I thought it was real. But it was f-ing with my mind. Thank you.

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Response to dewsgirl (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:35 PM

23. That is so damned amazingly well done. Thank You

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Response to irisblue (Reply #23)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:49 PM

25. Stay strong.

I wish you all the luck in the world. I wish my son would do what you are doing.

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Response to irisblue (Reply #23)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:09 PM

33. Your welcome, I thought it was cute. It has 14 million views.

My 6 yr old grand daughter, asked me if it was real twice during the clip.😆

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:09 PM

5. have a cyber hug and go to another meeting nt

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:10 PM

6. Hang in there irisblue....

Sending positive vibes ..... From one Ohioan to another.....

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:14 PM

7. You have what it takes to do this!

Iím sending positive and healing thoughts your way. Keep us posted with your progress.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:14 PM

8. Sending good thoughts and energy

You just have to get through today. One day at a time.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:18 PM

10. I am so sorry you are struggling today, I am sending you wishes that tomorrow will be better.

(I came across this poem someone once shared with me, perhaps it will help you get through your day)

TRUST THE DARKNESS NOW

If you are lost.
If nothing makes sense anymore.
If all your reference points have collapsed.
If the old life is crumbling now.
If the mind is foggy, tired, busy.
If the organism is exhausted and longs to rest.
Celebrate.
Trust.
This is a rite of passage, not an error.
You are healing in your own original way.
Contact the ground now.
Breathe. In, out.
Make room for the visitors:
The sorrow, doubt, fear, anger.
An ancient emptiness -
They just want to be felt.
They just want to pass through.
You are a vessel, not a separate self.
You are a sky, not the passing weather.
An old life is falling away.
A new life is being born.
Others may not understand.
But trust anyway.
Celebrate.
Contact the ground.

Jeff Foster

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:24 PM

11. Please just work on the next minute

Always, I can get through one more minute. Sometimes, after a couple minutes the urge passes -- and you get relief. Even if it's temporary, relief is sweet. Keep on the path. You can do this -- I did so you can too

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:28 PM

12. Thinking of you

and sending love and positive energy your way. You can do it, one hour at a time, one minute at a time.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:31 PM

14. Remember that feelings lie to us! Sending you all sorts of positive vibes.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 02:05 PM

15. You've got it. Hope your day gets better.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 02:15 PM

16. Hang in there, irisblue. Your energy and strength you bring to all of us on DU is most valued...

and respected. I, in speaking for myself, value your input and energy, and I always look forward to your words of wisdom. Lots of love to you and yours!

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 02:24 PM

17. Positive thoughts and best wishes for you

You mean so much to our community.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 02:38 PM

18. Please laugh: Liza Minelli's "Sara Lee"



I binge watch Graham Norton full episodes when I'm blue. I ALWAYS get a few belly laughs out of it! Sending hugs.

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Response to fierywoman (Reply #18)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:38 PM

24. And dancing in heels👠!

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:06 PM

19. Vibes. Craves don't last forever. Hang out here and keep your fingers busy

until it passes. Even if it is days.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:33 PM

21. Sending hugs!

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:34 PM

22. Thank you all. I'm feeling very supported.

I have done the best things for me I know how to, but learning how to ask for help has always been very difficult, cause co-dependents .... Well you know😶

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Response to irisblue (Reply #22)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:03 PM

29. Breathe deeply and remember

how good you feel when you are not struggling, how you seem then and how life works so much better.

You are worth saving, you are worth living and we all want you here with us.

You are strong and when you are not strong we are and we can help. I am so glad you came here. I just happened to see this. I have been through this with my husband more than 3 times. I can tell you from his words, starting over again is the worst and it never ever feels like you think it will if you go back.

Many hugs, lots of hearts. Breathe deeply over and over and remember, you are loved and we only want the very best for you. We can be strong for you when you need to lean.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:51 PM

26. Hugs from us all

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:57 PM

27. You got it, irisblue.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:00 PM

28. Gee, you are one of my favs on DU

Sorry I never expressed that before.

Say Iris, you are one of my favorite posters on DU. I always feel great vibes from you.

Sending my favorite vibes to you.

❣️❤️👍🏻😎😘💋🍀😃🇺🇸😁🥰🥳😍😇😻👌🏼🙏🏻🧚‍♂️🐥🐣🦋🦄🦜🌲🎄🦚🦃🌸💐🌷🌜🌹🌺🌞🌝🌎💥🌟🌈💫☀️🍎🍓🥓🥇🏝⛲️🌅🌠💡🔮🎊🎉💕💖💗☮️🆒🆙🆓🎶🎵🔷♦️

And many more.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:03 PM

30. it is worth it, hang on, you can do it!

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:04 PM

31. :)

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:09 PM

32. Take this day a second at a time. The urge will pass. And be

gently and compassionate with yourself. It's worth the effort.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:14 PM

34. I wish you the best of luck.

Hugs and support from Florida.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:18 PM

35. hang in there! nt

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:47 PM

36. Always feeling and sending good vibes when I see your name.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:10 PM

37. Good vibes to you. Suggest a brisk walk outside if possible and keep your head up to the sky. If

you cannot get outside, focus on one of the five senses and breath deeply. When your mind wanders to past of future bring it back. And say cancel cancel at any bad thoughts you have. Best. It will get better.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:29 PM

38. ((irisblue))

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 07:21 PM

39. You

You have what it takes, I know you do, you have been through worse than this and got past it OK.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 10:23 PM

40. Hang in there..Wishing You the Very Best..

For Today and Everyday !!!!!!! (I also went to a 12 step meeting today)
.......You are not alone..

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