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Thread: Friday Fab 5's: 4th December 2015

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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    Friday Fab 5's: 4th December 2015

    Friday again peeps! Same rules as always - no negativity!
    Have a go! No positive is too small to be added to this!

    What 5 (or more or less) things have made you smile or been positive for you this week?

    Mine to get you started:

    ~ Putting up our Christmas decorations
    ~ Finishing the presents for my Mum and my little sister
    ~ Laughing together playing Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit
    ~ Good hospital appointments
    ~ Walking Casey

    Your turn!
    “You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
    - Jon Kabat-Zinn

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    Moderator of Awesomeness magie06's Avatar
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    Galway, Ireland
    I think I can find 5 positives from this week.

    1. Got my first Christmas card this week. (Thanks Paula).
    2. Made and wrote some of my own cards.
    3. Worked on my own attitude this week, and turned a grotty mood into a better one.
    4. Went to visit my mum and dad on Wednesday.
    5. Got some more shopping done.
    6. Thanked God for the friends I've made here.

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    Hero Member OldMike's Avatar
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    Off his tree in Manchester UK
    I'm up next, in no particular order.

    ~ went to the over 60's luncheon club last Wednesday & had a good time.
    ~ chatted to Stella on skype.
    ~ got my £200 winter heating allowance because I'm over 60.
    ~ had some fun and silliness on the DWD forum.
    ~ took a pic of myself using a tablet (yay first time I've taken a piccy with the new fangled device) and posted it on DWD.
    70 and counting, less of the "Old" call me "Mike"

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    Been to see two great bands this week - Kodaline and the Courteeners
    Seeing the Stereophonics tonight
    Have got some lovely supportive people in my life
    Lovely morning with the kids
    Got to the end of a challenging week

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    Librarian and chief holder of antiquities and biscuits Jaquaia's Avatar
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    Nita, I'm so jealous. I love the Stereophonics, seen them live twice!

    ~ My family
    ~ My handsome Greek
    ~ My best friend
    ~ Having my sister back in my life
    ~ Feeling loved
    ~ Feeling happy
    ~ Feeling inspired
    ~ Managed to write a poem
    ~ Started a sketch
    ~ Thinking about my future rather then taking it one day at a time
    ~ Learning the Greek alphabet
    ~ Knowing that I can tell my Greek anything and he will trust me
    ~ Feeling secure
    ~ Made a cake!
    ~ Thinking of looking for work!

    Wow! I'm on a roll today!

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    Princess Sparkles Paula's Avatar
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    Jane Austen country
    It's friiiiiiiiiiiday!!

    - getting the Christmas decs up
    - eldest asking if her and I can go out for a meal together
    - lovely time with friends last night
    - looking forward to brother and sister in law coming for dinner tonight
    - off for drinks with a friend tomorrow night
    - nearly finished Christmas shopping
    I believe if you wear enough pretty lipstick, sparkly jewellery and great shoes, no one will notice the size of your ass

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    Here are mine:
    feeling better
    some kind words from a friend of mine
    looking forward to a concert and possibly Zen Noodle tomorrow night
    still a lot of amazing Autumn colour around
    spending more time on the forum

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    SuperWoman Stella180's Avatar
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    Hiding under the Duvet
    Ok here we go...

    Got my attendance certificate from my confidence course.
    Won at darts, 11-0 in the singles.
    Tried to be a good friend.
    Saw my boys Saturday
    Drawing labyrinth's yesterday.
    ‘The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.'
    J. M. Barrie

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    Washington, USA
    Well done, all of you!

    - Was up extra early every day this week and managed to be put together before work (still being my pjs at 11 is a result of non-stop calls rather than just being lazy - this was a huge accomplishment as I'm often up for work at 5)
    - Super hits with dinner cooking for the lot
    - Listened to my husband play his guitar and sing several times
    - Was able to get in a few short walks
    - I love the sound of the house early in the morning as night sounds die away and the farm sounds start up and the fire is slowly crackling away

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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    Surrey. UK
    I'm loving this positivity!!! Well done everyone!
    “You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
    - Jon Kabat-Zinn

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