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On the 18th Hubby had his 2 Year sober Birthday!  On the 22nd (this past Saturday) my Parents took us to Joe’s Crab Shack as is our tradition.  I am very proud of him!! We have not been to a meeting in a long time, we have been very busy peeps.  All the things we didn’t do cause of his drinking we are having to do now in preparation for having children in our home.  Getting closer and closer to becoming Forster parents, I am so excited and nervous.  I know its been a very long time since I posted anything, but do to this sprint that we have been on to get things done I have not had much time.  Nor do I have a bunch of time at the moment but wanted to say something to honor my husbands achievement of reaching 2 years.

 

Everyday is a blessing, every blink of an eye is a gift. Never take anything for granted, it can be gone in a second.  God bless, God loves you and I do too!

Circle of friends…

A few Sunday’s ago I was invited to the closed Sunday night AA meeting by a few members to see a friend get his Chip.  13 year sober birthday, I was honored to be invited.  They got a chocolate cake that I could not eat, but that’s OK – it’s what he wanted for a cake.  We had to move our meeting outside due to the regular room being full of items and no one had a key to the other room.  So we grabbed some chairs and made a big circle outside, it was a beautiful cool night in southern Arizona.  We did have to compete with the trains going by, but that was OK too.  Added a bit of atmosphere to the meeting.

Sitting there in the circle with friends, my husband, a new comer – it was just amazing.  Some of us cried, all of us laughed.  It was a night full of stories, prayers, hopes, dreams, fears – It was just amazing all the way around.  I liked sitting in a circle – being able to see everyone as we shared was just so special.

I am so very thankful for the meetings that they open up for me.  I always feel welcomed and they all say how glad they are that I came.  They know that support is a needed part of anyone’s sobriety.  I have tried to make sure Hubby knows I support him.  Now that it is getting cooler at night it might be getting closer to when we can go to the bonfire meetings that they have out here in the desert.  A meeting around a fire with a potluck – oh I am so there.  It was too hot in the summer time even at night to even think about a campfire.

I must apologize for my lengthy time between posts lately.  My life has been crazy, the amount of time I can take to take care of myself is less that I would like.  I consider this something I do for myself.  I get to unleash all the thoughts in my head and get them out of the way.

 

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