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Posted on: Sep 8, 2003 02:00AM

beachcottage wrote:

Things that make you feel good:

1. Falling in love.
2. Laughing so hard your face hurts.
3. A hot shower.
4. No lines at the supermarket
5. A special glance.
6. Getting mail
7. Taking a drive on a pretty road.
8. Hearing your favourite song on the radio.
9. Lying in bed listening to the rain outside.
10. Hot towels fresh out of the dryer.
11. Finding the sweater you want is on sale for half price.
12. Chocolate milkshakes. (or vanilla!) (or strawberry)
13. A long distance phone call.
14. A bubble bath.
15. Giggling.
16. A good conversation.
17. The beach
18. Finding a 20 dollar bill in your coat from last winter.
19. Laughing at yourself.
20. Midnight phone calls that last for hours.
21. Running through sprinklers.
22. Laughing for absolutely no reason at all.
23. Having someone tell you that you're beautiful.
24. Laughing at an inside joke.
25. Friends.
26. Accidentally overhearing someone say something nice about you.
27. Waking up and realizing you still have a few hours left to sleep.
28. Your first kiss (either the very first or with a new partner).
29. Making new friends or spending time with old ones.
30. Playing with a new puppy.
31. Having someone play with your hair.
32. Sweet dreams.
33. Hot chocolate.
34. Road trips with friends.
35. Swinging on swings.
36. Wrapping presents under the Christmas tree while eating cookies with milk.
37. Song lyrics printed inside your new CD so you can sing along without feeling stupid.
38. Going to a really good concert.
39. Making eye contact with a cute stranger
40. Winning a really competitive game.
41. Making chocolate chip cookies.
42. Having your friends send you home-made cookies.
43. Spending time with close friends.
44. Seeing smiles and hearing laughter from your friends.
45. Holding hands with someone you care about.
46. Running into an old friend and realizing that some things never change
47. Riding the best roller coasters over and over.
48. Watching the expression on someone's face as they open a much desired present from you.
49. Watching the sunrise.
50. Getting out of bed every morning and being grateful for another
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I would like to add to the list of things that make me feel good...please feel free to add on...........Patti

51) Coming to these boards after a bad day and having my friends here reach out to me..

52) Hilde and Trixie's assorment of icons!!!! Log in to post a reply

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Sep 8, 2003 06:46AM MKL wrote:

53. Snickers candy bar, box of popcorn, and a vanilla pepsi, all at the same time (yummy)

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Sep 8, 2003 07:42AM smg wrote:

What about taking a hike on a crystal clear day, watching your child do well in anything, a surprise delivery of baked goods or fresh produce from a neighbors garden, the knowledge that you have done something meaningful for someone else...

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Sep 8, 2003 07:46AM trixiegram wrote:

54. My Granddaughter, Daisy, when she gives me a hug and snuggles in my lap, while I read her a story.

( Now you know why I use this emoticon so much!)

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Trixie
Your life can be a parade. Just watch out for the elephants bringing up the rear!
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Sep 8, 2003 07:53AM Sachi wrote:

55. Hearing my girls sing.
56. Laughing till I cry when I'm with my family and we're being goofy
57. Coming on line and finding friends who will listen and understand.

Barb
Sachi
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Sep 8, 2003 11:39AM harleyhoney wrote:

58. A mountain road, the wind in your face and the sun on your back.
Stacy  -
Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. Dx 5/7/2003, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 1, 4/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/7/2003 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 6/1/2003 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 10/20/2003 Breast, Lymph nodes Dx 7/27/2016, IDC, Right, Stage IV, metastasized to other, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 10/13/2016 Femara (letrozole)
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Sep 8, 2003 11:45AM Pepper_B wrote:

59. Parachuting with my son in the clear blue sky - as close to Heaven as one can imagine.

Whoever said," winning isn't everything", never had to fight BREAST CANCER!
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Sep 8, 2003 12:21PM trixiegram wrote:

60. Libby's nose on my foot, keeping her vigil, while I'm at the computer, typing this.

61. Tall glass of lemonade in the middle of an August day.

62. Sitting with my grandson, watching the clouds and picking out the different shapes... horses, ships, etc..., that they make.

Trixie
Your life can be a parade. Just watch out for the elephants bringing up the rear!
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Sep 8, 2003 06:35PM beachcottage wrote:

63)Knowing that everyone in my family is safe and happy...
64)Taking a walk along the waterfront and watching the sun go down...
65)Coming to this board and finding out that one of our friends is is finished with treatment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sep 9, 2003 04:17AM trixiegram wrote:

66. Making angels in the snow.

67. Snuggled in front of a fire, reading a good book.

68. Seeing that look of wonderment on a small childs face, when they first discover something new... like their first butterfly or when a baby first finds their toes!

69. When I finally beat the kids at Monopoly!
Your life can be a parade. Just watch out for the elephants bringing up the rear!
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Sep 9, 2003 01:57PM MJB wrote:

70. Good bottle of white wine from South Africa with a thick steak and garlic potatoes.
71. Watching my daughter sleep (she is 31 but still my baby )
Your Canadian BC Sister MJB  -
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Sep 9, 2003 04:37PM beachcottage wrote:

72) Good bottle of wine and nice lobster dinner.
73) The fall air as night sets in and cuddling
74) Smiling at a total stranger and making a definite connection..
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Sep 10, 2003 12:17AM pegeyore wrote:

75-Hearing my 3-yr-old grand-daughter say "Oh, Grandma, I'm so happy" (sitting in my lap)!
76-Seeing my grandson, 8 months, smile with those deep dimples when he hears my voice!
77-Getting a cute card from my chemoangel friend half-way round the world!
78-Getting a week off of chemo!
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Sep 10, 2003 04:20AM lspears wrote:

79. Paddling in a dragon boat at sunrise and sunset with 20 other cancer survivors.
80. Listening to my children's laughter.
81. Singing and dancing in complete abandonment.
82. New friends.
83. Fresh cucumber sandwiches.
84. Living life.
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Sep 10, 2003 06:30AM MKL wrote:

85.Hearing my husband come through the door each night safely home from work and asking "how's my baby today?"

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Sep 10, 2003 10:13AM harleyhoney wrote:

89) Raider football!!  - Sunday tailgating at the Oakland Coliseum. Hot sun, cold beer,  - good friends and a great BBQ.  -
Stacy  -
Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. Dx 5/7/2003, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 1, 4/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/7/2003 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 6/1/2003 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 10/20/2003 Breast, Lymph nodes Dx 7/27/2016, IDC, Right, Stage IV, metastasized to other, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 10/13/2016 Femara (letrozole)
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Sep 10, 2003 11:36AM beachcottage wrote:

90)Watching a good old fashioned tear jerker and releasing all of my anxieties through a good cry..
92)antiquing and finding a new treasure--oh the thrill of the hunt!!!
93)Singing at the top of my lungs(when no one is around of course--my voice sucks lol)
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Sep 10, 2003 11:59AM trixiegram wrote:

94. A childs' memory of listening to my Dad, singing to my Mom, a love song, he wrote for her as his wedding present. He sang it often. ( I have a taped version... but the memory is sweeter! )

Trixie
Your life can be a parade. Just watch out for the elephants bringing up the rear!
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Sep 10, 2003 08:24PM Boop wrote:

86. Saturday mornings because my husband doesn't have to go to work .
87. Being able to walk my mile each day.
88. Just spending time with family and friends is the best....
Cherie
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Sep 11, 2003 03:55AM beachcottage wrote:

95)Remembering my dad and how special and safe he always made me feel...Even at 45 yrs of age... ...Day's before he passed away last October he told me that I was his hero, imagine that ladies..I think he had it all wrong...
96)Tucking my 75 yr. old mom (who has moderate dementia)into bed and having her tell me how much she loves me..It is still so sweet to hear her say that....
97)Thinking about my husband and how he takes cares of the three women in his life(wife,mother and mother-law)..
98)The thought of the Holidays this year and how extra special I plan on making things for the one's I love(family and friends)...Patti
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Sep 11, 2003 07:46AM MJB wrote:

99. Remembering to put my wash on the line after I have washed them LOL.
100.Spending an evening with my great friends .
101.Watching the movie "As Good As It Gets" I watch it all the time ,it really makes me feel good .
Your Canadian BC Sister MJB
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Sep 11, 2003 01:06PM beachcottage wrote:

102)Beating rush hour traffic..
103)Giving gifts!!!
104)A nice Frozen Margarhita!!! Yum...Can't wait to have one...I can taste it now....Patti
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Sep 15, 2003 11:18AM jebby53 wrote:

The smell of Johnson's baby lotion.
Watching my son and daughter march in their high school marching band.
Music!
Going shopping with my teen-age daughter.
Hershey's with almonds.

Debby
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Sep 15, 2003 11:21AM jebby53 wrote:

Opps, I forgot this one:

Having a clean run in agility with my border collie, Zoe.
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Sep 15, 2003 01:59PM MJB wrote:

111. Watching the leaves change colour
112. A day at the beach
113. Having friends for dinner
114. Getting into last years winter clothes

Your Canadian BC Sister MJB
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Sep 16, 2003 03:04PM seawolfe wrote:

A little history: For the most part I go bareheaded and fuzzy at work (a marine institute with lots of guys, who I love dearly, but they are GUYS). I guess I have started to look more robust lately, so...

115) Yelling at the guys who tease me and call me baldy or fuzzy "at least my hair is coming IN!!"
Dx 3/2003, IDC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/6 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+
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Sep 16, 2003 05:33PM Sachi wrote:

learning to put a little dancing elephant on my posts [Smile]

Barb  -
Sachi
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Sep 16, 2003 07:40PM beachcottage wrote:

117) reading this thread and seeing what makes everyone here feel good!!!
118)having the windows open and feeling the night air.
119)the smell of honeysuckle... Patti
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Dec 2, 2004 04:07PM MJB wrote:

120.Classical Music
121.Children's faces when they see Santa Clause
122.My next door neighbor's black American Cocker named "ELVIS"

Love and warm thoughts. MJB(Marilyn)
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Dec 2, 2004 10:29PM beachcottage wrote:

123..Snow at Christmas
124..The thought of our next NY Get-together
124..One of MJB"S prayers....
125..A message from one of our BC sisters

Wow Marilyn I had forgotten about this thread!!

xoxo,Patti
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Dec 3, 2004 05:59AM Sunshine wrote:

126. Seeing a Tim McGraw video
127. Listening to a Tim McGraw song.
128. It NOT snowing in Christmas.
129. Sleeping through the night.
130. My kitty purring on my chest.

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