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Post  Cribbs74 Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:08 pm

Hey guys,

Fred hasn’t been able to respond to posts as the baggage handlers on his recent flight busted his laptop screen. He wanted me to pass along that info and also to let everyone know he has decided to check himself into Alcohol Rehab/detox as he has finally had enough of that monkey on his back.

He also wanted to pass along that he loves you guys and will be thinking about you. So let’s do our best to encourage him as he goes through this rough patch and on to new beginnings.

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Post  rsv1cox Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:28 pm

@Cribbs74 wrote:Hey guys,

Fred hasn’t been able to respond to posts as the baggage handlers on his recent flight busted his laptop screen. He wanted me to pass along that info and also to let everyone know he has decided to check himself into Alcohol Rehab/detox as he has finally had enough of that monkey on his back.

He also wanted to pass along that he loves you guys and will be thinking about you. So let’s do our best to encourage him as he goes through this rough patch and on to new beginnings.

Ron

Yeah, we all think of Freddie, I was surprised that he took that trip. I thought he had entered rehab already. No shame in that, my daughter followed the same route and it took. 22 years now and counting.
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Post  dckrsn Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:40 pm

Thanks for keeping us informed, Ron. That's a really good 65th birthday
present Fred got himself. I hope the best for him. Good guy.
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Post  Kim Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:50 pm

"POWER TO FRED!!!!!!!!!"

Hard core thoughts and prayers to you bud!!!!
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Post  balogh Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:04 pm

I wish him all good and strength ..and am pleasantly surprised at the openness of this site with members having the empathy to speak of such intimacies among ourselves..
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Post  fredvon4 Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:45 pm

super thanks for the birth day wishes....now I need to save my life and marriage
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Post  happydad Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:32 pm

@Cribbs74 wrote:Hey guys,

Fred hasn’t been able to respond to posts as the baggage handlers on his recent flight busted his laptop screen. He wanted me to pass along that info and also to let everyone know he has decided to check himself into Alcohol Rehab/detox as he has finally had enough of that monkey on his back.

He also wanted to pass along that he loves you guys and will be thinking about you. So let’s do our best to encourage him as he goes through this rough patch and on to new beginnings.

Ron

Ron: I missed this one.  Do you know that kind of laptop and how new, I have several screes for Dell laptops, but older models.

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Post  Cribbs74 Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:18 pm

No idea, you would have to ask Fred, maybe he will see your post.
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Post  happydad Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:34 pm

@fredvon4 wrote:super thanks  for the birth day wishes....now I need to save my life and marriage

Fred: what year and kind of laptop, I have dell older screens

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Post  Admin Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:46 pm

We're all pulling for you Fred. You can do it!

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Post  MauricioB Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:24 pm

It is a definitely humanized, sincere, natural forum and with the strength of many people willing to help, in all aspects, at any time.
I am with you and everyone here, being part of a team to do us good.
Big hug, you will surely succeed! United States
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Post  GallopingGhostler Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:20 am

@fredvon4 wrote:super thanks  for the birth day wishes....now I need to save my life and marriage

Hang in there Fred. I am reminded of:

Romans 8:28 wrote:And God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

God will work this situation you are in for good.
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Post  OVERLORD Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:55 am

@fredvon4 wrote:super thanks  for the birth day wishes....now I need to save my life and marriage

Courage Fred !! wie ein Held zum Ziegen.
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Post  1/2A Nut Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:35 am

Best wishes Fred charge forward! Horsing Around
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Post  getback Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:15 am

Just DO IT !! and graduate with honors !! May the Force bee with YOU !  Your Friend Eric sunny
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Post  fredvon4 Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:09 am

thaanks for screen offers...it is toshiba....being replaced with new dell
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Post  Dave P. Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:43 am

I'm pulling for you Fred. Now go kick that monkey in the backside!
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Post  Mark Boesen Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:15 am

hey Fred...Get'er done!

we're pulling for ya!
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Post  Marleysky Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:04 am

“Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself.” - Rob Lowe

Give your self the greatest gift! You can do it!
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Post  modelbuilder49 Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:52 pm

Greetings! Rob, you are so on point! I went through the program in 1994, just months before I retired from the USAF.
I like to think of it as my last TDY and I have been Blessed to be able to stay sober since I completed the program some 26 years. Please give Fred my best and let him know that is truly "Mind over Matter". His mind rejecting what must not matter!!

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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:16 pm

Day seven sober for Fred! I am really impressed, the first week is really rough.

He wanted to let you know he is sticking it out for a full month of detox and counseling.

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Post  dckrsn Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:49 pm

Thanks Ron. Let him know we're pulling for him.
The commitment was the first step, the counseling seals the deal.
I'm in no way religious, but I've said prayers for Fred.
I guess we're more like a Cox engine family.
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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:09 pm

Will do Bob, I bet he is still reading along though.
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Post  roddie Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:41 pm

We LOVE you Phred. Strength in #s
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Post  getback Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:59 am

Wishing you the Best Fred !! You got plenty to share in there let em know who the Boss is sunny  And Clapping Clapping Clapping Clapping For you !
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