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    So Far Just A Small Milestone

    I know this is going to sound completely dumb to some people but its important to me... cuz I hate mess I actually managed to clean up a bit today like I mopped and vacuumed and that is not easy for me with my back but I am glad I just kept trying because its an awful...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    The Sun Is Shining

    I woke up to a bright bedroom the sun shining strongly through the curtains though they were closed. I have little to do today I can relax and take it slow.I have a few chores to do outside.  I'm looking forward to spending time in the yard.Winter is not here yet.
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I finally got a job!!!! I work with struggling readers and writers in the classroom! I am the assistant to the whole second grade team! I love it! I thank God for it! I am sooooo happy!!!!
    melodeeus melodeeus 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    20/02/13 At 4:09 Pm.- 2011a.

    I like this forum so here goes again... I am grateful for a day off of work. So I can shovel the snow slowly and pace myself. And I can watch the dogs romp in the snow. Funny dogs! I am happy that the Raven and the Wind are bonding so closely. They are brothers fine. And, though...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    Just A Few Things...

    Many things made me happy today! this morning... I woke up early and watched the sun rise, while I visited with a friend. I accomplished everything on my to-do list. The weather man promised Abundant sunshine...and he came through! I got to go for a run along the lake...
    lonelymom2 lonelymom2 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    Today .... And Most Days ......

    1) Waking up to another beautiful Fall day .... cool, sunny and breezy2)  Having fresh raspberries with my oatmeal for breakfast3)  Having the opportunity to chat with my very favorite EPeeps4)  Taking the opportunity to touch base with some of my AA friends .... just...
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 6 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    What Has Made Me Happy Today

    Taylor swifts new song came on iTunes today 'begin again' such a nice song i lover her! I got some homework done!
    demiL demiL 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    11/21/12

    Getting out Christmas lights to find every set working. Four of my kids singing to Adele on the way home from the grocery store. Knowing that I am able to provide a nice thanksgiving dinner for my family... that's pretty much it today =)
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    09/24/2012

    I had wrote part 80 of that story I had start since last August. I had talk to my mom on my cell. I am reading a very hot book too. I am on E.P too.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    A Day In

    Lying on my comfy old couch,snuggling under a worn blanket, I finally surrender to my cold..I sneeze and cough and joints all ache, but I decide to be grateful for this day of rest and recuperation So despite my runny nose and feverish chills...i have found a certain happiness...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Nov 24th 2012

    My friends who know me would not believe this, but I didn't watch, listen to, or read the news today. In fact the television has not been on at all. I think I might try this a few times a week. Comfortable silence.The weather has been great. A bit chilly at night and warm during...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    Today & Yesterday

    Well, I didn't write my list yesterday. I was destracted by the things that made me happy. Lol Yesterday, I was super happy that I got my meds refilled! Also, I had a good day with my baby boy, and some wonderful me time in a long hot bubble bath. Today, so far, I woke up happy...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Oct 14, 2012

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    21/10/2012

    Taking my lovely dogs out to run around in the morning sun Getting tasty fish n chips smuggled into my friend in hospital ,which he was able to leave the ward to enjoy. Asking if I could have an old cupboard I'd spied in my  neighbours porch for weeks, they brought it over and...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 12 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    My Monday 24th

    Perfect boiled eggs for two Spaniels covered in bees running off through heather  .... but not stung :) Lake and fields glittering in the warm sunshine Call from my New Zealand friend .. she's in England! Laughter with a friend Little feral cat sprawled out on carpet, only just...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 8 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Let's See:

    There is a lovely sunset that I can watch from the kitchen window. My dogs and cats are just so cute and playful and loving! I got leftover chicken fajitas for dinner because I didn't finish them yesterday. I have time to crochet and work on my art. The sound of bamboo...
    guavachick guavachick 36-40, F Nov 1, 2012

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    Inthismoment 11/17/12

    In this moment the following hasmademeH A P p Y...listening to wide variety of music with multiple moods to it....chewing bubblegum annnd blowingbubblesmoving my body to the music: + S
    clgsassy clgsassy 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    Mealtime Laughs

    For those who don't know, I have an amazing 9 month old boy. Today, he made me laugh so hard I thought I'd pee my pants! I always sing to him at mealtime, this silly little song "Yummy, yummy in the tummy. Yummy _____ from the mommy." And I insert whatever it is he is eating at...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Bringing Back Some Balance Into A Tumultuous Day

    I had an emotionally draining day today that I can't wait to go to sleep just so I can put an end to it already. I don't want to go to bed miserable, angry and with any hatred. So I have decided to switch gears and think about the things that made me happy today. 1). I am...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Getting Up And Feeling Ready To Start The Day

    Recently I have been having a down swing of mood. I really hate it when that happens there is nothing wrong it's a chemical thing.  When this happens I want to sleep much more than I need to, I can't get going in the morning and I have to really push to get things done around...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 6 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    Saturday 22nd December 2012

    It's post-apocolypse day and I am appreciating the world around me. Here are a few things which have made me happy today.Sinking my fingers into the thick, dense fur of my boy-cat, Vince. Snuggling with my dog, Jack and seeing the love in his eyes.Hearing the purr of my girl...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    My Birthday

    Well, let's just say that my birthdays haven't always been great..... but today, I was surprised with a party. It was wonderful! There was a knock at the door, and when my husband opened it in came Rob, his mom, and Justin bearing cake and gifts! I was pretty shocked. I felt...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    Oct 22 2012

    1.It is sunny out. 2. I am on E.P. to bring happiness. I hope I had done my job. 3.Reading a book makes me happy too. I am reading this book: What Alice forgot by Liane Moriarty.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2012

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    I Almost Forgot

    So I'm in bed just about to go to sleep, and I remember that I didn't make my happy list today. Well, here it is. I was happy to notice how much control my son has gained in the past 2 months. He has been walking around for a while now, and at 9 months he exhibits the control of...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Just Today...11/16/12

    At this momenti am grateful for the bluensunnyskieshaving very serene momentssmiling
    clgsassy clgsassy 56-60, F Nov 16, 2012

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    Strong Rainy Night

    just reminding wht made me happy some day:strong rain outside at night , my sis opened windows, closed curtains and they were flying and fluttering with strong wind, lights off ,my sis played a song of rainy season , sudden flashes of sparks of lightening from outside and the...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    What A Lovely Group!

    1) My Husband kissing me awake and saying "mornin' beautiful" shame it also meant the start of a hectic school run too but hey, you can't have it all :o) 2) My son telling me he misses me when he goes to school, actually that made me sad and happy. I'm happy that I'm missed but...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    What Has Made Me Happy Today

    1. Waking up to another beautiful day 2. Being able to spend time with my mom, sis, and three beautiful daughters 3. Having our mom another day in our lives. (We lost dad in Feb ) 4. Knowing that after having major ear surgery a month ago, I finally have full hearing in my...
    trying2breakfree trying2breakfree 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2012

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    Writing..

    last weekend i purposely bought a notebook to write down all my thoughts and sentiments there. its not a journal or a diary, i write random topics for each day. i never thought writing would change me. expressing my emotions has really improved and writing really makes you think...
    coffeelatte coffeelatte 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    B O U N C E Y B A L L .....

    Toss me your words of love like a ball High in the air and slowly it will fall And I'll laugh and I'll smile and upwards I'll reach Hold it so closely, tenderly-then I'll beseech You to send me more words of your love- Feeling their soft beauty, the whisper of a white dove; The...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    09/27/2012

    I was listening to my old CDs this morning. I was reading a very interesting book by A Canadian author.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Weekend

    WEEKEND today!i peeked in who was knocking!it was my froggy friend!i hurried and got ready, we were going downtown to see a movie!but before we came inside the cinemas we ate pasta!and i had the loudest laugh! we watched a filipino comedy film, really deadly funny!this is just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 13, 2012

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    Today's Happy List

    Well, first thing that makes my list is that at 3:30am our son woke up, and my sweet husband stays up with him so I can sleep, since I went to bed around 2:30-3am. Poor man is just now going to bed at 8pm. I am thankful that he was nice enough to let me sleep for a change. Also...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    Happy

    Today is sunday and here is a list of things that made me happy. I got to go to a live football game I am alive My adult kids are here
    tigerandbears tigerandbears 46-50, F Nov 6, 2012

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    My Short List...

    Here is my short list of things I'm happy about today: 1. The weather is finally cooling off! 80s to 60s is nice but cooler is better! 2. My daughters are self sufficient. 3. They pay me to do the **** I get away with at work. 4. There is a woman in my life now who doesn...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 7 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    HAPPY THOUGHTS.......

    ... I've been very down lately, but one thing that makes me happy is knowing that I have friends that love me and look out for me. Thank you JennaR and dclovingdd. You both helped me even when I didn't want your help and wanted to wallow in self pity and self loathing.... Love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    Family!

    Today was my mom's birthday. She lives in Louisiana so the best I could do was call. I called to say happy birthday. She was in a good mood which is rare, and said she was having a good day. For that, I am thankful! And ofcourse, my sweet husband who is washing dishes, and my...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Nov 16, 2012

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    My List For Monday 9/24/12

    Tasmin's story in this group because it reminded me of the importance of gratitude, of savoring happiness, and of where we let our thoughts dwell. My cats greeting me in the morning like they are so glad to see that I remembered to fill up their food bowls....like they ever let...
    datura datura 56-60, F 11 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Sunday, October 21, 2012 At 7:24 Pm

    What a cool group I have stumbled onto! I like this idea! And the day is not over until midnight so more to come... Some days one has to really search for things that make one happy. Today is not a busy day. A typical lazy Sunday so here is my story. I woke up and greeted the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    One Thing

    My boss told the HR I am a great member of the team!That's it, nothing else. 
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    ...which is a rather weird thing for me to be, just happy for no reason and I am really liking this new attitude! It really is true what they say..."Before you diagnose yourself...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    ...and i simply decided to be happy again. :)
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F Sep 9

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    It's 1 pm, didn't have class, which is awesome, didn't have to go to work which is awesome, I've slept since 1am, minus a short spurt to talk to her this morning, which is awesome...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    You Are 'Eye of the Tiger' You are happy because you focus on what matters in life. You don't give up on your dreams. You may seem unhappy at times to some, but you aren't. You...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Sep 10

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    In the little bit of time I did sleep last night, I dreamed of my cat who has been gone for my life for over three years. It haunts me still. I made a mistake, I was swept up by...
    Ravenslove Ravenslove 22-25, F Sep 5

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    USMC Ball 2014! Are you ready?! Ladies as you may all know by now the Marine's Ball is almost here, and for all of you that are attending I gather some information that could be...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    You Are 'Don't Worry Be Happy' You are an easygoing and cheerful person. You try not to have a worry in the world. Your life may not be perfect, but you try not to sweat the small...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 10

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    It's been a while sense I've been on!
    dnielle75 dnielle75 36-40, F Sep 9

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    I wonder who is really in control of things.
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    http://youtu.be/JRMOMjCoR58
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    So the bears won yesterday, and my m&m's are celebrating, they keep pairing orange and blue :) crazy candy
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M a week ago

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    Every time someone says they have a surprise I always secretly hope it's my Marine
    tennisgirl19 tennisgirl19 16-17, F Sep 4

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    더 원 ( The One ) : 그 남저 ( That Man )Disregarding my gut feelings was my mistake.Unpardonable mistake that almost periled my life.Un-reciprocated love I guess, my dear...