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#24652 - 02/16/04 10:01 AM she's proud of me...
phoster Offline
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Registered: 11/21/03
Posts: 758
Loc: ohio
My wife gave me a card for valentines, and signed it ‘I love you, and I am proud of you.’ Just writing it makes me misty. No one has ever said they were proud of me before, and it makes me cry to hear it. it makes me cry because I wanted to hear it from my parents and didn’t. It makes me cry because it means so much too me, and because it feels so good to hear.

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#24653 - 02/16/04 11:36 AM Re: she's proud of me...
Texas_Mike Offline
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Registered: 01/17/04
Posts: 135
Loc: San Antonio, Texas-The Lone-St...
I am proud of you, 2...

and very happy for you & your wife.

pick her up a rose.

stay focus on the good things in your life.

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"Passion, excitement, and confidence are the important medicines that you need every day"

Run 2 Live-Live 2 Run

Best,
"The Desert Runner" Mike

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#24654 - 02/16/04 12:49 PM Re: she's proud of me...
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Registered: 02/12/03
Posts: 1561
Loc: Pennsylvania
Hey Phoster - I share in your happiness and good feeling!! You're a survivor and I want you to know how proud I am of the work you're doing on your recovery!!

If you haven't started one all ready, I would place that card as the first of many in "My Memory Box". This can be a shoe box, a small box or even an envelope. Everything I receive that's positive I place in my box. When the down times come, I rummage through the box remembering better times and that this time will pass.

Glad you have such a great wife!

Howard

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You're very normal for the abnormal situation you've been through..............S. Todd

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#24655 - 02/16/04 12:56 PM Re: she's proud of me...
phoster Offline
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Registered: 11/21/03
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Loc: ohio
thanks guys. i have an old box of memories. everything in it reminds me of the good times, and it works too. thanks again guys

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#24656 - 02/16/04 01:53 PM Re: she's proud of me...
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Registered: 12/19/03
Posts: 5400
Loc: Pasadena, CA
phoster -
i am proud of you too and i hope you are proud of yourself:-) you are a lovely person - so kind
and a generous caring guy -
stay 'phoster' -

mark

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-wisdom of the hopi elders

"...the sign of a true leader is service..." - anonymous



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#24657 - 02/16/04 02:39 PM Re: she's proud of me...
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Registered: 09/24/03
Posts: 2154
Loc: Massachusetts
Ditto, brother.

You are a man to be proud of, and I'm glad to know you.

Peace and love,

Scot \:\)

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#24658 - 02/16/04 09:57 PM Re: she's proud of me...
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Registered: 12/02/03
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Phoster,Words every man longs to hear.What a keeper./////////////face


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#24659 - 02/17/04 01:25 AM Re: she's proud of me...
scarman Offline
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Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 74
Loc: London On Canada
proud of you also, for so many reasons...

you are healing, growing, helping others,(including me;)and this is something for you to be proud of yourself for.

shawn

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#24660 - 02/19/04 02:58 AM Re: she's proud of me...
Leosha Offline
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Registered: 06/18/03
Posts: 3614
Loc: Right here
What a beautiful thing. I am glad that she is proud of you. I hope that you are also proud of yourself. I wish you well.

leosha

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#24661 - 02/20/04 02:05 AM Re: she's proud of me...
Bill_1965 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/03
Posts: 1983
Loc: Flint, Michigan
I'm proud of you.

Good, no, Great Job.


Bill

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