Re-blogging Recognition

Porcelain Doll of perfectlyfadeddelusions deserves a Re-blogging Award for re-blogging so many of my posts; and here it is!

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                     Re-Blog Award
                           2015


Thank you, Doll, for re-blogging me!  That is so cool!!  This is my thank you!!  May we continue to be bloggy friends for many years!  And help each other promote our blogs!!

Porcelain Doll has some of the same issues I do, such as depression, and struggling with work, etc.  Please go visit her, and tell her I sent you!!

Time to celebrate!!   Let’s get this par-tay started!!

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Gotta have balloons!

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And cake!!

(Air horns optional.)

Strawberry School

If you missed any of the story: go here:

Part 1, Strawberry City, part 2, Man Giant, part 3, Strawberry Banquet, part 4, Strawberry Love, part 5, Strawberry Slush, part 6, Strawberry Sickness, part 7, Strawberry Daiquiri.

divorce Strawberry Girl.  She had so many problems, and acted out against what she should be doing, and damaged her marriage.

It was a sad time for the whole family.

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But, life went on…

Fast forward several years.  Strawberry Girl met and married Ranch Man.

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She was still acting out, and doing wrong stuff. Her girls had both decided to go live with Man Giant.

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Strawberry Girl was so sad, but she knew it was best for the girls.

Strawberry Girl decided to start teaching again, because she really hadn’t been using her mind for a long time.

It was okay for 2 years.  Then, she was diagnosed with Manic Depression.  Finally, everything started to make sense.  Her drinking, depression, and other things were all part of another disease.  It helped Strawberry Girl to get on the right kind of medication.

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Mama had come back to live with her again, so Strawberry Girl once again had someone cleaning up her messes, and clutter.  So, she got along for a while.

Then, tragedy struck.  Strawberry Girl had a nervous breakdown, and had to go back to the hospital.

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She couldn’t work for 9 months.  And, it happened again, several times.

The 3rd time, Strawberry Girl realized she better quit teaching while she could still be coherent.  So, she got on disability.

About this time, the first Strawberry Giant Daughter came back to live with Strawberry Girl, and Ranch Man.

This led to interesting adventures, but they’re not part of this story, alas.  Maybe another day….

Strawberry Giant Daughter fell in love……..

To Be Continued….

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Strawberry Daiquiri

Part 1, Strawberry City, part 2, Man Giant, part 3, Strawberry Banquet, part 4, Strawberry Love, part 5, Strawberry Slush, part 6, Strawberry Sickness.

an alcoholic.

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She didn’t know that her dad had been an alcoholic, when he was younger.  But, thank God, he got saved and delivered.  Unfortunately, Strawberry Girl kept on drinking.

Once again, Man Giant was being sent over seas, for his job.  This time to the Land of Heather.

Strawberry Girl would not go, so she and the 2 girls moved back to Strawberry City.

Things didn’t get any better there.  In fact, they got worse.

One night, after drinking, the Strawberry Girl didn’t come home.  She was missing a whole weekend.  So, her parents contacted Man Giant, and he was able to return home on Emergency Leave.

When Strawberry Girl turned up, she confessed everything to Man Giant.  Together, they decided she needed professional help.  So, she went to the mental hospital for 3 weeks.

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In the hospital she discovered she also had major depression, besides her Tired disease, and her alcoholism.  The first person she met was also named Strawberry Girl.  The other Strawberry Girl had teeth missing, she looked twice her age, and had her children taken away.  Our Strawberry Girl felt like she was looking in a mirror of the future. That sobered her up, really quick like. She cried out to God, and promised with His help, she’d never drink again.  And she never did.

But!  That didn’t cure her messes, and clutter problem, or her depression, or her Tired disease.  Those just kept getting worse.

Man Giant had to leave her again, to go back to the Land of Heather.

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Strawberry Girl didn’t handle this absence any better, she just did it sober.

When Man Giant came home again, he realized that sadly, he had to

To Be Continued……

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