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#385991 - 02/16/12 11:55 AM 2012 WoR in barrie,ontario
Treehugger75 Offline


Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 159
Loc: Ontario Canada
I'm debating signing up and going to this event. Others here seem to have gotten so much out of them. The only canadian stop i can see is 6 months away. I'm not currently working due to my recent ( relative term anything up to 9 months ago is "the other day" to me) hospitalization. I'm wondering if any former atendees could share how long through their healing process they thought attending one of these workshop/group sessions would have been most effective. Would it be chronologically difeerent for each of us yet very close at a certain rung on the healing ladder?

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#386172 - 02/17/12 03:22 PM Re: 2012 WoR in barrie,ontario [Re: Treehugger75]
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Registered: 01/28/08
Posts: 2614
Loc: Central PA
I started my healing/recovery/whatever in Jan/Feb of 08. Went to WoR in Oct 08. Was good all around.

I think it would be very different for me to go to one now than then. I've dealt with a lot more so I think the benefit now would be far less than when I was first starting with the whole mess.


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#386283 - 02/19/12 01:17 AM Re: 2012 WoR in barrie,ontario [Re: JustScott]
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 159
Loc: Ontario Canada
Thanks smile So get in on one the first opportunity. alas us canuks get left behind alot i have to wait till july

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#388126 - 03/03/12 04:12 AM Re: 2012 WoR in barrie,ontario [Re: Treehugger75]
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Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 1901
Loc: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Hi Treehugger,

My recovery started, rather involuntarily in March 2008. By the Fall I was in it neck deep, and making decisions about how I would approach this. I was given the opportunity to attend my first WoR when it was in Stoufville, about a 50 minute drive from my home. It was the best thing I could have done for myself at that time. I was feeling pretty isolated in my recovery, and meeting the other guys was enormously helpful to me in really understanding for the first time that I was no longer alone. If you can manage it, I would suggest that you attend. And if cost is an issue, subsidies are available.

Hope this helps.

Jim

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#388532 - 03/06/12 05:48 PM Re: 2012 WoR in barrie,ontario [Re: Geeders]
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 159
Loc: Ontario Canada
July seemed along way away when I first said thanks, doesn't seem awfully far away anymore smile Thanks for the encouraging recomendation. I should be able to scrounge up the diņero by then.

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#389301 - 03/15/12 12:43 AM Re: 2012 WoR in barrie,ontario [Re: Treehugger75]
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Registered: 09/03/08
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Loc: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
With the weather we've been having this week in southern Ontario, it seems like July is just around the corner! YAY! laugh
Jim

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