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christmas Day


Hi It's Christmas Day here, in the Land Down Under, and I want to wish and hope that all on Board here has a lovely, Peaceful, Christmas Day. As I have decided to give myself the very best Christmas Day that I can, and I send my wishes to all.

Love WendyP.



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Hi I meant Christmas Eve, not Christmas Day, as I am not ahead of myself. Living One Day at a Time.

Love WendyP/

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Wendy P

It is now the morning before Christmas Eve on the west coast of the U.S. It is cold & has been snowing. I hope you are enjoying your holiday down under. Yes we have to live one day at a time but sometimes we have to celebrate early. Sorry for the font size. My device won't let me change the font. So it is my first. Christmas without my loving sober alcoholic

I am not depressed because I will have so many people around me. On the day of Christmas I will at least for a short time w friends but I will be alone. I will spend some time staring at his empty chair. I know that I will have to start new traditions but will probably spend time playing games we played. Also we always watched Scrooge the musical w Albert Finney. I think it is the best one.

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Christmas greetings to Wendy, Hoot Nanny, and all MIP. Loss is especially hard around the holidays and especially fresh, new loss. Time takes time for healing.

It's 7 degrees in NY this morning with the expected high of 14. I'm wishing health, serenity, and moments of joy to my MIP family. Thank you for helping me along my journey. I truly appreciate it. :)

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Thank you WendyP and wishing you and your family a lovely and peaceful Christmas Holiday.

Sending Merry Christmas hugs to Kathleen and Lyne, it is 8 degrees F here in Southern New England with wind chills of -16.

Very grateful we have power after that awful storm yesterday and actually got myself in gear before the storm hit and made

the Christmas lasagna so it is done!!

Sending Merry Christmas wishes to everyone on MIP!!

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It is now 21 degrees in North Idaho. Going to Christmas Eve services tonight

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Hoot Nanny


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A very Merry Christmas ((Wendy))) and holiday best wishes to (((everyone))) here.

In a typical Midwest winter, we don't see these subzero temperatures until January.

It-2 now with a predicted high of 3 degrees today. Forgot to mention the "dangerous" wind and blowing snow.

An Eastcoast transplant, some here have jokingly referred to me a "Winter Whiner."

Hmmmmm, looking out my window I don't see any hearty souls outside playing in the newly fallen 10 inches snow. ;)

Christmas Day it will be -13 with a high of 7 degrees.

No reprieve until Tuesday.

Keep warm and safe everyone.



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Well, that's just too damn cold!! Brrrrr!

It will again be a Green Christmas in SoCal - supposed to top 80 degrees tomorrow!!

Unfortunately, after 3 years of diligently doing my best to prevent this (I now live like a hermit), I have Covid. Did I get it from work (hosp)? No, from my son. So it's a Quarantine Christmas for us both, and I pray my parents don't get it again!

Even with all that, I see posts here, and I am full of gratitude that I am not freezing. I am full of gratitude that I do have my son with me. and so I will not be alone. My qualifier began ghosting me back in September, and I have heard that he is back in rehab. So he is where it is best for him. I wish him positive thoughts and good health in 2023.

Wendy, TT, Deb, & Lyne - I wish you all a safe Christmas or Chanukah, filled with laughter and family.

For you, Kathleen, many, many hugs of support. And the wish that as you sit and honor your loved one, you have a sense of peace wash over you (this will be your husband's spirit washing over you, telling you he is good). Embrace all your family as I know they will want to make sure you will be fine on this night and tomorrow too. Let them spoil you.

Happy Holidays All!



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Merry Christmas Wendy, Kathleen, Lyne, Debbie, TT, PNP and the rest of MIP family. Your presence in my life is such a blessing. Here in Southern Ontario, ( Canada) we dodged heavy snow accumulation. It's 15F and by Tuesday should be 40F. PNP, sad to hear you're not well. Hope you get better soon. And Kathleen, extra ((HUGS)).

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Things didn't turn out as planned but I managed. Old man winter made the change for me. But as usual I got through so far. I will post what happened another time if needed. Bless all my MIP family.

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I actually felt like Christmas was shut down in my town. Things were cancelled. Then after my panic attack & lots of tears God gave me a miracle. The weather didn't stop me from enjoying time w friends. I wasn't alone after all. Today I am spending Christmas day w those same friends who saved my holiday experience. I will not be alone. And God showed me I am really never alone. The moral of this story is always have a backup plan. If you don't don't panic. He has you.

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((Kathleen )), Thank you for making my heart smile

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