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2122807 tn?1560619706

Socks and Summer

This summer I have a ton of socks. They are mostly white Hanes socks, the kind  you get in the packages of six. Most are too big for me. I want to throw them out, but they are brand new looking.
Ya know why I have so many socks? Because this time last year I was in withdraw. This time last year my feet and hands would drip sweat non stop 24/7. Any time I could muster the strength to go to the market I bought a pack of socks, as I was using I don't know how many pairs per day.
So now this summer I am here so happily looking at this drawer full of socks and so happy to know that I don't need them now. Wow have things changed form one summer to the next. Last summer I couldn't walk a half a block without feeling like I was gonna die, now I walk the dogs and enjoy it. Last summer was really the best gift I ever gave myself, or anyone. Last summer freed me and gave me this summer and all summers to come, and a lot of useless socks.
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495284 tn?1333894042
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This is one of the best posts i have seen!!!   lol  Congrats on your useless socks!!  Tie a knot in them and let the dog play!!

Thank you lily for making my day~
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3197167 tn?1348968606
BAHAHAHA!!  Lily...you are SOOOO funny....I giggled outloud as I read this.  For several reasons actually....you and I are VERY close with our clean times and I, too, have been doing A LOT of reflecting the last few days as to what last Summer was like versus this Summer.

I, too, have a drawer full of socks.. lol, but that's only because I have had this "sock fetish" for years so had more than enough during withdrawals.  And because I was too sick to do laundry...they came in very handy!
What a great way to look at those socks....you ROCK~

Enjoy your bare feet, dear one!  
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2218783 tn?1357571081
Yay For not needing those socks anymore whewt whewt! Your post made me smile :)
One of the things that I have now that I didnt have alot of was Great clothes I used to spend all my money on pills so I wouldnt have any money left to spend on clothes and extras, well now I treat myself alot now :)))  I never enjoyed shopping before, I hated the way I looked before because I was too thin and just unhealthy looking! and now I look in the mirror and like who I see, I have put on almost 15 pounds and I actually have some JUNK IN MY TRUNK! hahaha My Face is healthy looking also no more dark circles under my eyes and that look of unhappy.
YAY For being CLEAN and being FREE! and for so many blessing and so many great days!
God bless you Lilly! and keep doing what you do you have always made me smile and today reading your post about the socks just made me SMILE and Giggle . I have been struggling lately with depression and its got me worried! I needed to look at the positive and the list is long and wonderful!  THANK YOU My friend God bless you! <3
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3120424 tn?1347170032
Hi there. Loved the post. I, too, was in the height of wd's last August. I can remember it like it was yesterday. The other day, I heard a song that I played over and over last August when I forced myself to walk down the street for some exercise. Night after night i would tromp out there  like dead weight with my shaking legs, sweaty back, watery mouth, and all of that other good stuff. When I heard the song the other day, I almost couldn't listen to it- sent chills down my spine. It also made me feel very grateful that I am no longer that weak wornout girl forcing herself along...and that made me smile :)
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3120424 tn?1347170032
And congrats on all of your extra socks!
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That is really funny, I love it...I am only on day 8 and can't wait to tell stories like that...I know it was not funny at the time, but you have to admit it is now...Give all those extra socks to a shelter or something like that...You truly are in inspiration..Hugs
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1742220 tn?1331356727
this post is positively poetic ... I dig it a lot.  you can never have too many socks!  especially white ones!  love the title too.  perfect.  lovely to read.  im happy for you!
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4522800 tn?1470325834
How funny! So you gave the drug one big SOCK in the Rear or shall I say Feet..haha..Here is Socking it....to it!

Bless
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2122807 tn?1560619706
Thanks for the replies everybody. This group is my backbone.
:o)

Hugs,
Lily
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2122807 tn?1560619706
Sarah, great idea, seriously!! I am going to do that, best way to use them!
haha!
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4113881 tn?1415850276
Great post! You sound great!

✿✿✿✿Heres the closest thing to some waterlilies I could muster up. ✿✿✿✿

Always,
ABN
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