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518798 tn?1295212279

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AGE:  41
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Married (happily x’s 20 years)
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  2 daughters
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Education
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Southern Baptist
HOBBIES:  Softball and motorspeedway racing
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Ole’ time rock n’ roll
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  The Cleaner (of course), Army Wives, All of the CSI’s
PETS:  2 dogs, a cat, and a parrot
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
   I am the youngest daugther in my family.  I have two older brothers, one was in college when I was born, and the other was a senior in high school.  So you could say that I was an uh oh!!  I am sooooo glad that I found this forum.  I finally found a group of friends I can be myself around and not have to hide who I am or what I have done in the past.  I love the bonds that I have formed here.

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306867 tn?1299249709
AGE:  48
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Divorce, occasionaly date X
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  2 dogs and my 82 yr old mother
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Faux Finisher
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  spiritual (don't believe in organized religion)
HOBBIES:  sewing, painting, gambling lol  
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Don't kill me for this.....Disco, or any dance music
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  NCIS, Countdown, 2 1/2 men
PETS:  opps I listed them under children.......2 dogs
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
Flmagi is one of my sister's. Have another one. All of us are on Suboxone. Guess addiction runs in the family. Don't have much of a social life these past few years. Hope to find something to make me happy.
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518798 tn?1295212279
I also love 2 1/2 men.  That Jake is a hoot!

Nice to meet you Mary
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AGE:  32...will be 33 on the 18th of this month
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Happily married to a great man!
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  1 boy... 21months
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Wife & Mom
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Independent Baptist
HOBBIES:  as a family camping...just me the forum & reading
FAVORITE MUSIC:  I like most all of it...but lately Country and Rock N Roll
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  LOST, Jon&Kate + 8, The Cleaner & stupid VH1 Reality Shows
PETS:  not until my kiddo is older...then we will have 1-2 dogs for sure!
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
Well...hhhmmm... I was Ms. America...ok that's a lie! LOL! I have a silly sense of humor so please remember that when talking to me...I do know how to take things serious. I love talking to all kinds of people...and listening of course! I don't know what else to say here! LOL


Good Post Lady!!!!
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584512 tn?1301271985
AGE:  27
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Married to a wonderful man for 4 years
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  16 mo old boy
OCCUPATION FIELD:  healthcare and mom
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: christian
HOBBIES:  snowboarding, wakeboarding, spending time with friends and family
FAVORITE MUSIC:  pretty much anything
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: I am a reality tv junkie.. big brother, intervention, survivor, american idol
PETS:  not yet
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
I feel blessed to have made some friends on this website that have experience with addiction. My mother is currently addicted to pain medication (for over 10 years now) and my father has beat a gambling addiction-- Me, I am beating an addiction to tyl/cod.

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460948 tn?1232302122
AGE:  42
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Happily married to my soul mate
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  2 boys: 19&17
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Disabled
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  I'm spirital and do believe in God
HOBBIES:  Word circle puzzles & anything to do with the ocean!
FAVORITE MUSIC:  I like all music except for rap
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  Charmed, Law & Order, The Closer, Saving Grace and House
PETS: 2 dogs! One is a BIG boxer and the other is a Rat Terrier!
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE: My goal is to help as many people in this lifetime as I can. That's gives me such a good feeling, in fact, it feels so much better than the opiates!

Great Post!!

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372416 tn?1242665752
AGE:  Experienced and aged like fine wine
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Divorced
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  1 lovely daughter
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Self - Errand Service, Alterations & Clutter Control
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Born Catholic
HOBBIES:  Shooting Pool, Cooking, Sewing, Dance Classes, Organizing & too much more to mention.
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Oldies & Cajun Zydeco
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  Not big on TV, but variety is good especially comedy
PETS:  none, but always caring for family parrot, chichi & yorkie
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:  Middle daughter of 4.  Lost my only brother 19 years ago.  I'm hispanic looking from my grandfather's side, but picture me with my blonde haired & green eyed sisters!  I look like the mailman's kid!  I love to try most anything new.  Guess that's why I ended up here!  I've danced tap, jazz & ballet all of my life, and my daughter is now one of my teachers @ the school.  I llike motorcycles, beaches, arts, entertainment p,erforming and too much more to mention.  I am nocturnal, so catching me at 2 or 3 am is common.
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518798 tn?1295212279
I sent you a message about the boxers
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541953 tn?1262586226
AGE: 49
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: married(for now) lol
HOW MANY CHILDREN: 3
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Disabled
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  southern Baptist
HOBBIES: racings, flea marketing
FAVORITE MUSIC:  country
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: The Cleaner, anything on Tru TV
PETS: 1 dog Bo
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE: I am so happy I met all my friends here. not sure I could have made it without some of them. yall are wonderful friends and I am truly bless to have know yall
Great Post!!


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541953 tn?1262586226
love the boxers...always wanted to get one...


Karen
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460185 tn?1326077772
AGE:  46
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Divorced
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  Four
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Education
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  In process
HOBBIES:  Dogsledding; more but I can't think
FAVORITE MUSIC:  All kinds
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  Twilight Zone; Jeopardy
PETS:  Four dogs; three cats
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
I'm Native American/Canadian and live in the ghetto in Toronto, Ontario Canada.  Have a PhD which only means I have a huge student loan.  I have a younger brother who is a jerk.  Have a grandson, Lucas, who is just so hugable.  It would be nice to find a safe place to just be myself - warts and all.


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230262 tn?1316645934
AGE:  37 til next month
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Married 17 years
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  2 boys, ages 5 and 3
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Medical Transcriptionist until I had the kids, now a Stay at Home Mom
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  I dont like organized religion but dont judge others and have my own private spirtuality
HOBBIES:  gardening, wildlife, amateur photography, storm chasing, reading, writing, shopping, garage saling, ebaying, thrift shopping,  cooking, riding dirtbikes and ATV's (when my bad back allows me) and lots of other things too
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Mostly heavy older stuff like Rob Zombie, Metallica. But also like Country, 70's classics and 80's stuff too.
  
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  American Idol, NFL games, WifeSwap and then the plethora of shows on Biography CHannel and Investigation Disovery Channel- "Dead Men Talking" (a forensics show), NOtorious, Most Evil, FBI Files......tons of true crime stuff like that and unsovled mystery type things. THey just did one at like 4 this morning about the Salem WItch Trials and what may have caused it (possibly rye in their bread that had mold/fungus on it and mass hysteria). I love stuff like that
PETS:  3 dogs , 5 cats
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE: Im fully dedicated to my children and trying my hardest to raise them right and enjoy and savor every moment with them, they grow too darn fast!
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AGE:  48
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  divorced after 17 years and 3 kids...living (for 4 years) with bf of 8 years.
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  2 daughters 1 son and 2 almost step sons
OCCUPATION FIELD:  hair salon
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  presbyterian but my kids have been raised catholic so i've been there more.  lately tho haven't been to either!
HOBBIES:  photography, arts and crafts and anything my kids are involved in
FAVORITE MUSIC:  like it all
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  weeds, desp. housewives, dirty sexy money and any comedy
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
   my life has changed so much since i lost my dad in 1999.  he was my glue so to say... my marriage broke up shortly after he passed and my life just hasn't been the same since. i miss the family bond i once had...trying to truck on...
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oh missed this one...

PETS;  3 dogs...one pug, one chihuahua, one morkie, maltese yorkie mix....one greek tortoise...one alligator!  
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340590 tn?1290952141
AGE:  467
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Divorced/MARRIED AGAIN
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  Two/plus stepson for 20 years
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Bookkeeper for a loan office
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Southern Baptist
HOBBIES: umm my grandson who is 2 ,  my flowers (well, i like to watch my husband do the flowers)
FAVORITE MUSIC:  country or old time rock n roll  
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: 21/2 men, the unit, csi, ncis, who wants to be a millionaire
PETS:  1 kitty
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
I am a totally stay at home kinda person.....i live for my kids who are 24 & 26.  my son has been 8 years in the Marine Corps got out this year and came home.. my daughter is doing great with her recovery...so i am a happy momma..love hanging out with my hubby...oh yeah and i really won the miss america..JOANN came in second place..lol




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402205 tn?1230481005
AGE:  37
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Divorce, and remarried
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  none
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Controller
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Lutheran
HOBBIES:  horseback riding, tennis, snorkelling, reading
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Country
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  Lost, 24, Grey's Anantomy
PETS:  1 dogs
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
I am the oldest of five 3 sisters and 1 brother. I have 7 nieces and nephews and love my family more than anything. I grew up on a farm and used to barrel race competitively when I was younger. Just got married in May and am very happy. Hope to start a family this time next year.
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277836 tn?1359666174
AGE:  46
MALE/FEMALE:  Male
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Married
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  Three see profile pics
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Self Employed
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Baptist
HOBBIES:  Racing playing with the kids camping
FAVORITE MUSIC:  All kinds
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  House family fued
PETS:  Boxer
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
Love my kids with all my heart they are my life
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277836 tn?1359666174
LOL my age should be 34
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306867 tn?1299249709
You look great for 467 . What's your secret. LOL
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340590 tn?1290952141
hahahaha mary...i suck at the copy and paste thingy...i always screw something up....i use that cream they keep advertising that nauty pointed out to the left...lmao
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474119 tn?1273841478
AGE: 29
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Single
HOW MANY CHILDREN: 0
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Education
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Christian
HOBBIES: Drawing, reading, making things (been making a chess set for the past 3yrs or so, lol)
FAVORITE MUSIC:  R&B, Hip Hop all chart music
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Lost
PETS: 1 kitten 'Kala'
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE: I come from a big family, i am the second oldest of nine children, i'm the only one to have had an addiction. Glad i have 'met' the people on here to help me through everything as none of my family know/ knew about my addiction. Love ya all.
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306455 tn?1288862071
AGE: 53
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Divorced...4 days today!
HOW MANY CHILDREN: 1, son, 30 yrs  
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Artist
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Spiritual, no organized religion,Catholic School early years
HOBBIES: Painting, Sewing, Crafts, anything creative,currently obsessed with pogo game.
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Oldies, 50's-80's
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: House, All CSI's & Law & Orders, 2 1/2 men
PETS: 2 Dogs, Pit Bull: MiMi    Rotty: Rocky
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:  I'm the oldest of 3 sisters. Allaboutmary is my youngest sister. Older brother died a few years ago.
I'm pretty much a hermit and anti-social. lol  Divorced 4 days ago from my husband of 3 1/2 yrs.  I love anything creative and am able to do pretty much anything I set my mind to. And according to Mary, I think I'm perfect, which is not true....I'm overweight.lol
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365714 tn?1292199108
AGE: 25
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED: Single
HOW MANY CHILDREN: 0
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Right now  working in the e-commerce part of our local Goodwill location.
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Christian
HOBBIES: Drawing, writing, painting, photography, gardening (indoor and outdoor), making up worlds in my head...
FAVORITE MUSIC:  I pick and choose what I like. Can't go wrong with most Enya songs.
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Lost (the only TV show I really watch)
PETS: two. Waldo and Sahib (both cats)
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE: I am autistic. Diagnosed with PDD NOS at age 6. I use my experiance to help people understand autism. I'm by no means an expert. Autism is as unique as the person who has it. That is one reason I advise people to read viewpoints from as many autistic people as possible to understand their children.
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484412 tn?1214853838
AGE:  35
MALE/FEMALE:  Female
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  Divorced (happily of 6 years)
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  2 (16y daughter, and 8y son)
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Nurse
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Catholic
HOBBIES:  My dogs, SCUBA Diving
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Country
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  CSI, Heros, Wipeout
PETS:  3 Dogs
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE: Fillipino but born and raised here in florida.
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AGE:  33
MALE/FEMALE:  F
SINGLE/MARRIED/WIDOWED/DIVORCED:  D
HOW MANY CHILDREN:  3
OCCUPATION FIELD:  Medical
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:  Not sure
HOBBIES:  Spending time with my children, traveling, boating, tennis, walking,
FAVORITE MUSIC:  Rock N Roll
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:  ER, House, Full House (an old favorite of mine), 2 1/2 Men
PETS:  Not right now
MISCELLANEOUS INFO YOU WANT TO SHARE:
I hope to share more informatin about my addiction and recovery from prescription pills and hope to hear information about other people's recoveery as well. This is a hard time in my life and I hope this forum can help me.
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