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Topic: Things that make you feel good!!! Please add your feel goods...Go to end and post!!!

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Posted on: Sep 7, 2003 11:00PM

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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Jan 5, 2005 09:51AM Sierra wrote:

I LOVE WHEN:

401. My kitty.. passed underneath my legs
while I sit at my computer
her little body and tail brush
against my legs.. she does this all the time..
LOL

I love:

402. the scent of Geranium oil
you might NOt it is a bit heady
but .. uplifting..

try it..

403. a good massage

404. Red wine in an oversized
goblet.. hehehe

405.. Reading about all your feel good things!!

Sierra
The Time is Now! Dx 1/2000, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 1/14 nodes, ER-/PR-
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Jan 5, 2005 10:04AM - edited Mar 11, 2008 11:33AM by BethNY

406. Laughing so hard with someone that you both can't breathe, and then you try to calm down, but uncontrollably start laughing all over again until your belly aches and you almost pee in your pants.

Be your own hero
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Jan 6, 2005 05:35AM beachcottage wrote:

I love the Holidays but...
407..........putting the decorations away and getting my house back in order makes me feel good........Done..
408..........looking at old photographs.....wow......
409..........another day that my mom knows who I am makes me feel real good considering her dementia and the fact that she slips a bit each day..But she still knows me and still gets around with my help and guidance....That is worth a million smiles.............xoxo,Patti
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Jan 6, 2005 08:23AM denisa wrote:

410. picking raspberries by an open field on a breezy day and eating as many as i can while looking at the clouds and beautiful mountains around me

411. being curled up under a quilt, eating dark chocolate with nuts while reading a good book

412. listening to my two daughters sing in harmony

413. the faint and distant smell of skunk in the evening wafting by on a summer wind (! yes,it's true... )

414. after a nice shower, slipping between clean laundered sheets


denisa
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Jan 6, 2005 08:25AM raven81 wrote:

415. Finding my husband watching me with a loving smile on his face.
416. Watching my children sleep.
417. Hearing my 10 yr. old daughter and her girlfriends giggling.
418. The way my daughter greets me when I pick her up from preschool--with a great big hug and a great big "Mom I love you!"
419. Talking to one of my sisters, who are my also my dearest friends.
420. Having gotten to know and love so many wonderful women here on this site.
421. Having my pastor tell me that the way I have handled my illness is an inspiration to my congregation (though I really have a hard time believing it).
422. Coming here when I'm struggling or having a bad day and stumbling onto a thread like this one that lifts my spirits!



I feel better now --Eileen
Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the rest to God Dx 10/30/2003, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 7/20 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jan 6, 2005 09:57AM MJB wrote:

423.Celebrating Old Christmas Day(Jan.06)an old custom in my home province of Newfoundland(Canada).
424. Agreeing with Sierra in #404 love those big goblets hehe
425.Raven81, I ,too,love coming here when days are not so good.
Love and warm thoughts.MJB(Marilyn)
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Jan 25, 2005 04:39AM beachcottage wrote:

426...No lines at the supermarket!!!!!!!!!!
427...Singing at the top of my lungs even though I can't hold a tune!!!!!!!!

xoxo,Patti
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Jan 25, 2005 06:57AM beachcottage wrote:

428....Knowing that Marissa is home with her family!!!!
xoxo,Patti
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Jan 26, 2005 01:20PM Babybird wrote:

429- Listening to my 2 and a half year old son sing Christmas Carols
430- Listening to him recite a prayer in German that my Dad did with me when I was a little girl
431- My husband telling me that he really never was a "breast man"
432- My Black Lab and her undying fidelity
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Feb 1, 2005 04:26PM Jenilea wrote:

433- Dove Dark Chocolate
434- Watching my teenagers turn into young responsible adults.
435- Seeing my first nephew born last week and being here to see him grow into a little person.
436- The love from my dogs....they love me
437- A Husband that is military, gets up at 4:30, drives 30 min. to work, works all day, then goes to school at night so he will have a degree when he retires in 3 years and still makes time to talk to me and the kids about our days. I love that man of mine!!
438- Praying for the people I care for that take care of me. What a big emotional job...lol.

Thanks for the opportunity to smile and get a warm fuzzy!!
Jen
AL
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Feb 2, 2005 02:31AM beachcottage wrote:

439...Getting a surprise phone call from my 21 yr old nephew who just moved to Arizona.........
440...Reading this thread..................xoxo,Patti
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Feb 2, 2005 12:07PM jebby53 wrote:

reading on my 16 years old daughter's Xanga that she has made a conscious decision to treat everyone in her life with kindness and respect. To quote her "she is through being a bitch!"

Debby
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Feb 2, 2005 12:41PM blueiris wrote:

I just found this thread and let me tell you it made me so happy! I am going to have to think for awhile and come back w/ my list of favorite things. One thing I can think of now? Mashed potatoes! (It is supper time! Can you tell?)

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Feb 5, 2005 12:51AM Joy232 wrote:

1. Getting my hair around an electric roller
2. Getting my blood test back all normal and NED
3. Having the energy to jog and excercise
4. Going for a pedicure and manicure
5. Going to the beach
6. Having hope and faith that a cure will be found
7. Remembering the caring people and kind things they did
while I was sick.
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Feb 5, 2005 05:07AM beachcottage wrote:

450...............A hug from my eight year old niece....
451....... Fifty degree weather in FEBRUARY!!!

xoxo,Patti
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Feb 6, 2005 02:30PM jebby53 wrote:

Hugs from my border collie. She actually stands on her hind legs and put her paws around your waist. Hugs from my sheltie; he's short, so he puts his little chin on my let and leans into me. So sweet!

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Feb 8, 2005 06:41AM tjsgrandma wrote:

452. Being able to be around my 1 1/2 yr old and 5 year old grandsons a week after a bilat. They bring such joy and I don't have to worry about them bothering the drains. I think th youngest figured something was different because his first reaction was to come give me a big, gentle hug and he hasn't asked to be picked up. Once I explained to the older that I can't pick him up yet he gives me really big smiles for the kisses we share.
453. Having my scriptures to read every day. I took a suggestion and put them on cards. Read them before surgery, after in the hospital and now during recovery. I see something new in them every day.
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Feb 8, 2005 07:02AM MJB wrote:

455.Ditto to Patti's 427 and 428
456.Ditto to Jen's 433
457.The movie "THE WEDDING DATE" saw it last night.
458.At the end of a wonderful day saying prayers for my sisters and brothers on BC.org.
Love and warm thoughts. MJB(Marilyn)
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Feb 8, 2005 08:17AM NervousKnitter wrote:

Having my sons say "Can I get you something?"...hearing the doorbell and opening it to find no one there but a bouquet of flowers left from neighbors...getting emails from people I didn't even know well who have added me to their prayer chain...having my son's friends ask for Lance Armstrong yellow bracelets and the pink B/C bracelets for a show of support at their high school.

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Feb 9, 2005 02:19PM GailAnne7 wrote:

Sitting here in my study, emailing to my bc sisters with my puppy and 2 kitties sitting nearby.

Driving my Mustang convertible, in February, with the top down and the heat blasting

Making a hotel reservation for the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta with a group of girlfriends

Cuddling with my DH before going to sleep

Seeing the patch of earth where 200 daffodil bulbs are just waiting for the right moment to burst forth

Going to see the Westminster Dog Show on Tuesday, one more thing on my list of "Always wanted to do"

Perfumy candles

Watching the cats and dog watch the squirrels
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Feb 10, 2005 10:24AM pconn03 wrote:

459. A February day that brings the promise of Spring
460. Good reports on any and all scans, tests etc. etc
461. A cruise with my husband's family - all six brothers and sisters and their spouses
462. Planning a baby shower for my daughter
Pat
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Feb 10, 2005 04:23PM MJB wrote:

475.Getting my hair done .
476.Enjoying a hot cup of green tea.
477.Home made pea soup on a very cold and damp day.
478.Having friends over for dinner.

Love and warm thoughts. MJB(Marilyn)
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Feb 12, 2005 05:49AM MJB wrote:

479.A good workout.
480.Being asked for advise.
481.Reading a good book (A CUP OF COMFORT FOR WOMEN).
482.This has to be my favorite "BEING ALIVE" it's a special kind of bravery.
Love and warm thoughts. MJB(Marilyn)
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Feb 13, 2005 03:01AM beachcottage wrote:

483...To be back online (had a worm) xoxo,Patti
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Feb 13, 2005 04:51AM MJB wrote:

484.Seeing Beach Cottage 4 Us (Patti) back online.Missed you.
485.Getting a GOOD nights sleep (which is few and far between).
486.Getting a SPECIAL VALENTINE
Love and warm thoughts. MJB
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Feb 17, 2005 01:47PM Molly57 wrote:

1)reading garden catalogs
2)seeing that cute little pink elephant dancing
Molly
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Feb 18, 2005 04:43AM beachcottage wrote:

489.....
ttp://thegoodnessoflife.com/
490....A nice note from Marilyn...
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Feb 19, 2005 07:50AM MJB wrote:

491.Finding great old books in antique stores.
492.Getting letters from old friends.

Love and warm thoughts. MJB
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Feb 19, 2005 06:14PM Cally wrote:

493. Seeing my students' eyes light up when they "get it"
494. Watching movies ("chick flicks") with my teenage daughter.
495. Just finding out that "Old English" can really make my beat-up old doors look like new again.
496. Finding this site and having so much support through my bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction.
497. Missing my dear husband who is on a business trip for a few days - but glad I'm missing him after 20 years of marriage rather than being relieved that he's gone.

Cally
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Feb 22, 2005 06:58AM beachcottage wrote:

498....winning an ebay auction!!

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