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#24652 - 02/16/04 10:01 AM she's proud of me...
phoster Offline

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.

compassion is a light even to the darkest soul

#24653 - 02/16/04 11:36 AM Re: she's proud of me...
Texas_Mike Offline

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.

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

Run 2 Live-Live 2 Run

"The Desert Runner" Mike

#24654 - 02/16/04 12:49 PM Re: she's proud of me...
ScottyTodd Offline
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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!


If you think you can or you can't - you're right!.......anon
It's never too late to have a happy childhood!.....anon
You're very normal for the abnormal situation you've been through..............S. Todd

#24655 - 02/16/04 12:56 PM Re: she's proud of me...
phoster Offline

Registered: 11/21/03
Posts: 758
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

compassion is a light even to the darkest soul

#24656 - 02/16/04 01:53 PM Re: she's proud of me...
markgreyblue Offline

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' -


" not look outside yourself for the leader."
-wisdom of the hopi elders

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

#24657 - 02/16/04 02:39 PM Re: she's proud of me...
crisispoint Offline

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 \:\)

There are reasons I'm taking medication. They're called "other people." - Me, displaying my anti-social tendancies

#24658 - 02/16/04 09:57 PM Re: she's proud of me...
faceinthecrowd Offline

Registered: 12/02/03
Posts: 40
Phoster,Words every man longs to hear.What a keeper./////////////face

#24659 - 02/17/04 01:25 AM Re: she's proud of me...
scarman Offline

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.


scarman stands for the tatoos I have, and also the emotional scars I've accumulated from my past.

#24660 - 02/19/04 02:58 AM Re: she's proud of me...
Leosha Offline

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.


Avatar photo in memory of my younger brother Makar.

"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."~~~Martin Luther King Jr., 1963

#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.


Pain is Temporary; Quitting lasts Forever. - Lance Armstrong


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