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What are you doing to take care of yourself today?

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Me, I’m doing my best to take it easy. Trying not to think too hard ha! Im not feeling my best mentally. I stretched, lit candles, planned for next school day, checking in on some people.

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redrabbitniner

Good Job! I chatted with my sisters and about to go paddle boarding. Trying not to think too much as well!

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Starrlight in reply to redrabbitniner

haha awesome, Redrabbitniner!!!

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kenster1

chilling on my bed as my back is really sore.

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Starrlight in reply to kenster1

Good idea to rest it.

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kenster1 in reply to Starrlight

yeah It`s always sore but got hospital for that and my other pain issues next week.

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Starrlight in reply to kenster1

best to you

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Lizzie159 in reply to kenster1

feel better soon! 🙏😔🙋🏻‍♀️

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Lve2dance

I use scented moisturizer.. I have spotify on my Amazon fire tv, so I put on meditation songs before I get out of bed.. Especially if I have time before I get up for work.. Play my favorite songs, and sing or dance...

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Starrlight in reply to Lve2dance

Sounds so great!

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Lve2dance in reply to Starrlight

Thanks 😀

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Starrlight

Nice! Oh I have The Four Agreements! Great idea.

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Blueruth

little shopping therapy. Have a healthy shopping list to get after yoga.

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Starrlight in reply to Blueruth

nice! I just finished my yoga as well!

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Isinatra

Hi,Starrlight. You gotta keep this one under your hat. 🤫 I’m having company in a bit and we’re going to watch Where the Crawdads Sing. 🥳 I haven’t finished the book yet, so don’t tell 🐬. 🙏😚🍕🍨

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Starrlight in reply to Isinatra

I actually never got around to watching the movie, myself… tell me what you think of the movie afterwards eh?

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Isinatra in reply to Starrlight

It was great! Bring Kleenex.

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Dolphin14 in reply to Isinatra

You have just been caught

❤️🐬

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Isinatra in reply to Dolphin14

I’m Busted! Lol Oops! 🦔🦔🦔🦔🦔🦔

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Dolphin14 in reply to Isinatra

Right you are, busted! I would ask if it was as good as the book but.....

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Isinatra in reply to Dolphin14

😚

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Dolphin14 in reply to Isinatra

❤️

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RemySue

I went to church-I don't go very often but always like it when I do. Took a nap and have been watching Stephen King stuff all day :). It's been raining since noon Friday (53 hours) and we still have a bit to go.

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Starrlight in reply to RemySue

Nice. Good for you. Here too; has been raining endlessly

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Googoodollsfan

Hello Starrlight. I actually saw that movie last night at a theater. It was hard for me to watch. The Dad in the movie is abusive to his wife and kids. I couldn’t sit through the whole thing. I walked out of the theater before it ended. It’s just hard for me to watch stuff like that. I think it’s really more of a movie for adults, it might be difficult to watch that with your kids. I’m not meaning to sound bossy, but that was my experience. I had a feeling it would affect me.

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Starrlight in reply to Googoodollsfan

oh sorry it sounds like it was disturbing for you… yeah I know, the kiddos aren’t going to watch it actually, just me planning on watching it. I don’t think you’re bossy, just looking out for my kids, thank you, my friend.

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Googoodollsfan in reply to Starrlight

I’m just so sensitive sometimes. It’s hard for me to watch terrible things happening in a movie. You won’t catch me watching horror movies either. Real life can be frightening enough!!!

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Starrlight in reply to Googoodollsfan

I feel the same about certain types of movies and things tend to trigger me easily in day to day life. But for some reason I can still watch haunting and prison type psychological thrillers… although lately I’ve been questioning it thinking I should switch to funny normalish shows and not so dark like maybe it’s effecting me more than I thought maybe I will be less triggered in day to day life…

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Scarlett28

Sat outside this afternoon with my face towards the sun & watched the squirrels & birds eat. It was a beautiful fall day saw some nice leave colors along my walk.

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Starrlight in reply to Scarlett28

nice! You have reminded me of my time outside today too as the rain poured down I was loving it… love as summer turns to fall and winter.

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RupertBrown in reply to Scarlett28

That sounds so nice. I watch squirrels almost every morning before work. So relaxing! 🐿

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Dolphin14

I had a wonderful celebration. Friends and family, good food, lots of laughs and a 🦔

❤️🐬

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Starrlight in reply to Dolphin14

woohoo!!! I love you Herman!

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Dolphin14 in reply to Starrlight

Herman loves you too :)

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Starrlight in reply to Dolphin14

😆

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Hb2003

taking my medication , resting , doing exercises for my legs ☺️

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Starrlight in reply to Hb2003

what type of leg exercises? Are your legs ok?

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melbrown

Got ice cream from the store... enjoyed puppysitting this afternoon for friends (family emergency)... going to meditate & go to bed early... been having a rough time & nightmares last night 😓 ... 🫂💗

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Starrlight in reply to melbrown

Hope you have sweet dreams! ⭐🌙

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Starrlight in reply to melbrown

if you want to try to figure out what your dream means I’ll help you… I have some dream cards and dream books…

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melbrown in reply to Starrlight

Hi Starrlight 👋 Didn't get to bed as early as I liked... I don't quite remember what my nightmare was about the other night. Thanks for the offer. How are you feeling this morning? I'm focusing on the yummy cupcakes having later today- coworker's birthday.

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Starrlight in reply to melbrown

Same. I’ve already taken a nap in early morning. I was struggling becauseits hard to stop worrying… meditated on acceptance and my reality changed some; doing better atm. That’s awesome that you are looking forward to the cupcakes… I will try to think of something as it really does help the mood.

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AnxiousSilver

Practiced gratitude as much as I could earlier.

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I'm going through some serious crossroads.

Just trying to be grateful for what I have today.

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Starrlight in reply to AnxiousSilver

That’s great. I think gratitude is so important. You know I’m always here for you.

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MaggieSylvie

I got up at a reasonable time. If I need to nap in the afternoon, so be it, but I must do the things I should have done last week! Atm, I'm rewarding myself for doing some cleaning in the kitchen - cappuccino. It gives me a boost and I love it.

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Starrlight in reply to MaggieSylvie

I got up earlier than usual too. Hoping my coffee boots me as well. Happy day to you!

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MaggieSylvie in reply to Starrlight

👋👍❤️

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Gillyflower18

sorry I’m late for this. Beautiful fall day here. Had birthday for my sister and part of her family . One son had to stay away as his little girls mother has Covid and didn’t want to expose the rest of us to it. Made pot roast and a chocolate devils food torte.

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Starrlight in reply to Gillyflower18

Happy you had a beautiful day to celebrate on!

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CindyKatherine

Thanks, you got me thinking of myself like… what have you been doing today? Prayer, exercise, calls, and texting. But, I will do some reading, and writing, and probably see a movie. Thanks for the reminder on taking things easy. I could do with that.

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Starrlight in reply to CindyKatherine

Sounds good …oh yeah taking it easy again over here as much as I can…rough morning so far.

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CindyKatherine in reply to Starrlight

Not having the best of the morning too, I must admit. But, I am sure when I will do some reading, this feeling will go away. Tell, me please, what about your uncle? I never heard anything about him again.

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Starrlight in reply to CindyKatherine

I’m going back to sleep for an hour. Ah yes my beautiful uncle passed.

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CindyKatherine

Good strategy—the sleep lol. I am so sorry about your uncle. keep staying strong.

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