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Thankful Thursday

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 Want2BHappyAgain (original poster Member #45088) posted at 2:13 AM on Friday, August 13th, 2021

I am thankful that our grandchildren that are school age have all been able to have in person learning this year . I am also thankful that I get to spend some quality time with the grandchildren who are still too young to go to school !!! I LOVE my grandchildren!!!

A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

With God ALL things are possible (Matthew 19:26)

I AM happy again...It CAN happen!!!

From respect comes great love...sassylee

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 Want2BHappyAgain (original poster Member #45088) posted at 1:50 PM on Thursday, August 19th, 2021

I am very thankful today to look back on the posts from last week and see people who were thankful smile . Y'all made me SMILE grin !!

I am also thankful that the "Positive Reconciliation Stories" thread moved one post CLOSER to 28 pages...THANKS Notaboringwife!!!

More friends of mine contracted Covid...but thanks to the monoclonal antibody infusions...they have ALL recovered without having to go to the hospital...Thank You God!!! This therapeutic treatment works WELL...and hopefully it will be more widely used to keep more people OUT of the hospital.

My H and I are doing amazingly well this past year...and I am very THANKFUL that we have a somewhat normal...most would say boring laugh ...marriage. Only...it is MORE than the normal marriage we had before infidelity smile . I am LOVING it grin !!!

A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

With God ALL things are possible (Matthew 19:26)

I AM happy again...It CAN happen!!!

From respect comes great love...sassylee

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Tanner ( Member #72235) posted at 5:22 PM on Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Covid hit my home and today is the day we can leave quarantine. It really puts R to the test when we are all home not feeling well and our boy with autism is swinging from the rafters like a monkey.

We have done well my W has been so good to me keeping me medicated and hydrated.

Dday Sept 7 2019 working toward R
BH 54
WW 47
M 30 years, 4 kids 2 grown, twin boys 12 yo 2 grandkids

One day you will tell your story how you overcame what you are going through now, and it will become part of someone else’s survival guide.

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Oldwounds ( Member #54486) posted at 7:41 PM on Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Thankful for SI being such a big part of my healing.

For years here, I would drop by to see how folks were doing and get hit with triggers and reminders.

I think this week was the first time I checked in and was just able to try and pay a little forward — no flashbacks or triggers. Nothing. Zip.

I just see people in pain, in a place I used to be (for at least 3 years) and I get to honestly relate to them that healing from the horror show is possible.

It’s weird not ‘needing’ to be here everyday in hopes of finding answers or simply sharing my misery.

A lot of help here. So many different ways to move forward from those worst days with hundreds of kindred spirits sharing their experiences.

Married 34+ years, together 40+ years
Two awesome adult sons.
Dday 6/16 4-year LTA Survived
Restoration takes time.
"Circumstances don't make the man, they only reveal him to himself." ― Epictetus

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 Want2BHappyAgain (original poster Member #45088) posted at 10:53 PM on Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Oooooo...ANOTHER positive story in the "Positive Reconciliation Stories" thread...Thanks Chaos grin !!!

A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

With God ALL things are possible (Matthew 19:26)

I AM happy again...It CAN happen!!!

From respect comes great love...sassylee

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This0is0Fine ( Member #72277) posted at 1:07 AM on Friday, August 20th, 2021

I'm thankful I don't have a gluten allergy as well as for bread and beer.

Love is not a measure of capacity for pain you are willing to endure for your partner.

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 Want2BHappyAgain (original poster Member #45088) posted at 2:04 PM on Thursday, August 26th, 2021

WOW...Thursday again grin !!!

Today I am thankful that my heart is at PEACE smile . Even with the upcoming storm in the gulf...I have a calm contentment that I used to take for granted. Now I realize how important it is to have PEACE grin !!!

My prayer for today is that ALL of us can experience this PEACE...even of only for a short while. It truly will refresh our souls smile .

A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

With God ALL things are possible (Matthew 19:26)

I AM happy again...It CAN happen!!!

From respect comes great love...sassylee

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outofsorts ( Member #70701) posted at 1:53 AM on Friday, September 3rd, 2021

This is a weird thing to be thankful for, but...... A few years ago I painted our bedroom a beautiful shade of green and cream. It took me five days - I am a slow painter and it's a complicated room with a lot of 1930s charm: three doors, two windows, base trim, crown molding,a giant arch over our bed, and two (very small) closets. But I love every bit of it. Looking at it still makes me happy 😊

Me(BW): 40
WH: 40
Married 7 years, together 20.
Dday 2/22/19
Reconciling

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Tanner ( Member #72235) posted at 1:56 AM on Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Happy Thursday!!!! My family has all recovered from covid, 2 of our 4 kids were hospitalized. I went back to work this week for the first time in 3 weeks. Lots to be thankful for.

Dday Sept 7 2019 working toward R
BH 54
WW 47
M 30 years, 4 kids 2 grown, twin boys 12 yo 2 grandkids

One day you will tell your story how you overcame what you are going through now, and it will become part of someone else’s survival guide.

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Tanner ( Member #72235) posted at 3:18 AM on Friday, September 10th, 2021

Alright I waited all day for someone else to be thankful. Is it bad luck to post consecutive posts a week apart? I’m 2 days past the 2 year antiversary of Dday and I’m thankful. Bring it on!! Time is healing.

Tuesday my Son was out of quarantine and had his first day of school, exactly two days, last night we get notified that the school is closed for 2 weeks because of a few positive cases.

Good news is not having to get his grumpy ass ready in the morning 😀. So today specifically I thankful for regular season football!!! Go Cowboys!!!

ETA. This post is brought to you by Bud Light Platinum 😀

[This message edited by Tanner at 9:23 PM, September 9th (Thursday)]

Dday Sept 7 2019 working toward R
BH 54
WW 47
M 30 years, 4 kids 2 grown, twin boys 12 yo 2 grandkids

One day you will tell your story how you overcame what you are going through now, and it will become part of someone else’s survival guide.

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 Want2BHappyAgain (original poster Member #45088) posted at 3:36 AM on Friday, September 10th, 2021

Today I am thankful that I am able to write in the "Thankful Thursday" thread grin !!!

Hurricane Ida came barreling into my Beloved Bayou Country on August 29th...and things haven't been the same since. Electricity has been off since that time...but Thank God for those AWESOME linemen!! We have a traffic light back up...what a glorious sight to see!!

The CARE...COMPASSION...and LOVE that has been shown to us in southeast Louisiana is overwhelming...and so very much appreciated smile .

I am so THANKFUL to the wonderful people who have been showing up to help us in our dire circumstances. This traumatic event has most of us walking around like zombies...not knowing what to do next. But the DO-ERS are here to the rescue!! They have seen this before...they know what to do...and they are helping with the patience of a Saint!

Thank God for the AMAZING people in this country!!!

A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

With God ALL things are possible (Matthew 19:26)

I AM happy again...It CAN happen!!!

From respect comes great love...sassylee

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 Want2BHappyAgain (original poster Member #45088) posted at 3:53 AM on Friday, September 10th, 2021

laugh laugh laugh

Coozann Tan...we must have cross posted!! Great minds think alike wink !!

There are an awful lot of "two's" in your post Cuz...Did you maybe have two too many laugh ???!!!

A "perfect marriage" is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

With God ALL things are possible (Matthew 19:26)

I AM happy again...It CAN happen!!!

From respect comes great love...sassylee

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Tanner ( Member #72235) posted at 4:27 AM on Friday, September 10th, 2021

First thanks for the update. We have been in prayer for the people of Bayou County, our beloved neighbors to the east. When Houston flooded the Cajun Navy showed up rescued a lot of people, we have great people in this country.

Yes I’ve had a few too many tonight but I have to drink during football, I’m a Cowboy fan, and my boy won’t get away from the TV. But, I promise I will not venture into any other threads until tomorrow, I don’t want to wake up tomorrow and say “oh shit wonder what I said”. 🤣🤣

Dday Sept 7 2019 working toward R
BH 54
WW 47
M 30 years, 4 kids 2 grown, twin boys 12 yo 2 grandkids

One day you will tell your story how you overcame what you are going through now, and it will become part of someone else’s survival guide.

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