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Tripletrouble posted 9/8/2013 20:39 PM

Personally I had 3 devastating things happen to me in less than 2 weeks, the 3rd of which was DDay.

authenticnow posted 9/8/2013 20:47 PM

I was at IC and I remember telling the therapist that I felt guilty because I felt lighter, almost relieved after d-day. She said it was because I was working on living authentically for the first time in a long time. So, when I joined I thought, I am Authenticnow.

jrc1963 posted 9/8/2013 21:01 PM

Simple... JRC are my initials.

1963 is a significant year, not for me as I wasn't born for 5 more years, but for FWSO.

If I could change it, I think I'd use 1968 instead.

But since we R'd, I'm ok with using it.

girlsbird posted 9/8/2013 21:04 PM

We own 3 Firebirds. Mine is referred to as the girlsbird.

BrokenRoad posted 9/8/2013 21:08 PM

Country music fan.
Rascall Flatts sings a song about "God blessed the broken road That led me straight to you..."
Which seemed to illustrate the broken way I made my way back to WH5.

GabyBaby posted 9/8/2013 21:10 PM

It is my nickname for one of my furbabies.
Of our 5 pets, Gabe is the "character", more often in trouble than not, but absolutely adorable, loyal, and quite simply- mine.

Amazonia posted 9/8/2013 21:33 PM

I have an online shopping addiction

BrokenRoad posted 9/8/2013 21:35 PM

I just thought you were really really tall.

Amazonia posted 9/8/2013 21:43 PM

Nope, 5'8"!

It really is after amazon.com... sadly. I had a username that I used to use for EVERYTHING and then I used it on a forum where I eventually became a moderator, and realized how completely un-anonymous it is to use the same username for stuff. So when I signed up for SI, I was like, "MUST CHOOSE SOMETHING NO ONE WILL EVER THINK OF" but also panicking to join, so I glanced around my computer screen and spotted my Amazon shortcut. True story.

kickboxer posted 9/8/2013 21:46 PM

I had just started taking kickboxing classes about 4 months before DD.

We were on vacation when I found out about his EA and I could barely sleep at all that 1st night. I got up around 4:30 am to go for a run in search of the fitness center, and ended up kickboxing the crap out of a palm tree along the way.

Poor tree.

lingerdog posted 9/8/2013 21:58 PM

Nickname one of my friends gave me in jr high, he's the only one that ever really called be that, but it's been my online handle ever since my first aol account and I tried that after several declines in what I wanted for my user name. My luck it said it was available...

Sad in AZ posted 9/8/2013 22:26 PM

Guess...

If I could pick a new one, it would be WhereAmINow?

h0peless posted 9/8/2013 22:32 PM

It's how I was feeling at the time. Still do sometimes...

TattoodChinaDoll posted 9/8/2013 22:39 PM

Tattood because I have a lot of tattoos (over 60 hours). Yes, I know it's tattooed. But many times there is a limit on the length of usernames and I've gotten used to the ood since I first had to use it.

China doll because I'm half Chinese.

StillLivin posted 9/8/2013 23:18 PM

I Couldn't Sleep. Msybe 2 Hours A Night For Weeks. Went To The Dr And Told Her About A Snd Needed Something To Help Me Sleep That Wasn't Addictive. Just A Few Pills To Get Real Rest For Once.
She Gave Me Trazadone. I Should've Checked The Info First.
Took It. Woke Up Anyway W The Craziest Urge To Kill Myself...Yeah The Trazadone.
Loaded My 45 W The Hollowpoints.
One Of My Cats Jumped On The Nightstsnd Snd Knocked My Bible Over. Coincidence, Maybe, But It Openef To The Lords Prayer.
Read It A Few Times. Took The Bullets Out. Cleared My Weapon. Gave It To My BrotheR Who Is Living W Me. The Next Morning I Dumped The Pills In The Toilet And Informed My Dr.
Still Livin And Breathin Today.
No Pills, No Anti Depressants, Nothing Cuz That Shit Scared The Hell Out Of Me.
joiNed Si A Few Weeks Later.

gonnabe2016 posted 9/9/2013 00:13 AM

Because <fingers crossed> I'm gonnabe done with school in 2016. Idk, kinda random.....

t/j

Rascall Flatts sings a song about "God blessed the broken road That led me straight to you..."

This is one of my most favorite country songs ever. Bea-u-ti-ful. Now that I've been reminded of it, I'm off to YouTube it for a *fix*.....
eta: Found a *live* performance that's as awesome as the recording:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5rPEzu7R-w

[This message edited by gonnabe2016 at 12:37 AM, September 9th (Monday)]

LosferWords posted 9/9/2013 00:17 AM

I was at a loss for words when I first joined this site. The misspelling is intentional. I got the spelling from an Iron Maiden song called "Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)".

I also like the anonymity. No one in real life knows me to be an Iron Maiden fan, and it's not a user name that I use anywhere else. Also, if you google my SI name, all you'll get is a bunch of Iron Maiden links!

Williesmom posted 9/9/2013 01:29 AM

Willie is my dog. I was attempting to be anonymous, since I have no children.

Phoenix1 posted 9/9/2013 01:37 AM

Because, even though I felt like I was dying inside, I was determined that I would rise out of this emotional and financial disaster with a better life...I am an eternal optimist

Harriet posted 9/9/2013 02:38 AM

Harriet Tubman left behind her husband for FREEDOM! She's my hero.

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