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difficulties on the weekend
socalmsg posted:
hi everyone,

just wanted to put it out there that i am grateful for this website and for the community and it's members. i am appreciative of the opportunity to reach out to the virtual world whose member's are familiar with some of my struggles (self injuring).

i know that the website taking a major slow down 2/7 days of the week is not that much compared to the 5/7 days that it is up and running close to real time. unfortunately it seems that many of my challenges occur on the weekend.

i am still encouraged by the opportunity to post my thoughts and comments in an attempt to reach out to people that might be able to encourage me in return- even if it has to wait till monday. your commentary in response to my posts area great help to me. thank you.

still blazing hot here in SO CAL. out 43 day heat wave is suppose to subside soon, thank goodness.

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bubbles_bobble responded:
hi. i usually always have my ipod nearby but i can't find it and i'm pankicking because it has all my music on it and i'm going on a road trip come thurs. coming up this next week.

great survey!

I hope you are doing well! or ok anyway. I'm trying to call my son but i don't think he'll answer. nope he's not. hmpf. we'll see if he calls tomorrow.
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off_the_wall responded:
Hi SoCal, still pretty hot here in SE Texas too. I find music to be generally more triggering to me than it is helpful but I seem to be in the minority on that as I have seen it mentioned here many times about how others find comfort in it. Everyone is different and so it's great you can resort to whatever helps you. Hope you're having a good weekend.

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