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cookic

I think I am most thankful for the ability to be vertical these days, when 3 years ago it was doubtful. Also thankful for a roof over my head as many in my town are still without, 16 months after Hurricane Harvey took theirs. Immensely thankful for my life instead of losing mine like far too many in the Paradise, CA fire. Between the fires, floods, etc., in the past few years, I feel pretty blessed these days.

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job438

cookic, I wake every morning grateful. One year ago I was told I had 24-48 hours to live. Then, when I didn't die, was told I'd never walk again. Well, like you I'm still vertical and zipping up and down the stairs in my two story home.

I still don't know why I was spared but each day is a true blessing.

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cookic

job438, you do wonder why you are here some times, don't you? I'm vertical, but not zipping on stairs....thank goodness I don't have any! Ha! I'm not the social butterfly type, but I do some "public" volunteering at the visitor's center and also the town's thrift store here. I try to enjoy the people coming in the door and usually, it makes me happy as well. I see all walks of life in both places, and some are in a pretty bad place. If I can help or make their visit pleasant, it's great! Actually, I have been retired for a few years, so I can just enjoy with no job pressure....another blessing!

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