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Charlize

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Hi,I just joined this group. Really would like to attend  aa meetings. Been in aa for 25 years. Thanks 

              Bobbie 

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24 minutes ago, Bobbie Scott said:

Hi,I just joined this group. Really would like to attend  aa meetings. Been in aa for 25 years. Thanks 

              Bobbie 

 

Hey Bobbie! If you look to the right of the page and scroll all the way down, you'll see when our next substance abuse meeting is! Hint: August 30th at 9pm.

 

Hugs!

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On 8/25/2020 at 1:00 PM, Jackie C. said:

you'll see when our next substance abuse meeting is! Hint: August 30th at 9pm.

Hi Jackie

Yes, yes, yes, I wanna' come to that meeting. Great to know Bill's been here, too. My problem is, I don't know how to log into Discord. It's too discordant to me. I guess at some point, I "registered"[?] my email, so now it won't let me set up a new account, but I don't see anywhere to log into an existing account.

I think I mentioned, I'm 76 The buttons I learned to push were dark red on a Royal secretary model that weighed about 100 #, with paper which instantly disappeared under any sort of eraser. My tech education hasn't advanced much beyond that point. So, my sweet Sister, could you guide me through the maze, or am I lost so far in the swamp that I'll vote for .... [bleep, bleep, censored for peace].

~~Leah, who's lost in digital swampland

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Sweetie, I'm 50 but sure, easy enough.

 

Step #1: Launch the Discord app on your computer. If you don't have the app, download and install it. The web-based version of Discord is... not great...

 

Step #2: In the left-hand pane, click on the Transpulse channel. It looks like North America backed by the transgender flag.

 

Step #3: Substance abuse meetings are in the #Meeting-Room. @Charlize and @VickySGV are the moderators.

 

Hugs!

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We are discussing two meetings here.

   The Trans Pulse meeting takes place in chat in the meeting room.  Any with a substance abuse problem are welcome to join us there.  Jackie has given good advice above to get to that meeting.  There is more on that meeting on a separate thread.

    TGAA takes place on a Zoom platform as well as using a list serve(email chat).  To access that group use this link:

 https://oso-aa.org/mailman/listinfo/tggroup_oso-aa.org

Just fill out your email and the name you wish to use.  Hit the submit button and sit back. At this point you need to ask Ravin to join the Zoom meetings.  You can do that on the list serve.

  You must join the list serve prior to joining in at Zoom.  We do that as an added layer of security to protect our members whose anonymity is often very important to them.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

   

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Last night's Thursday TGAA meeting was wonderful.  It struck me that in the group of 30 trans* folks we had many attending who were finding sobriety in the midst of the covid epidemic.  We had day counts of sobriety ranging from 8 days to 95 days along with those with over 40 years.  For years i heard folks in real time AA meetings saying that AA couldn't work on line.  In fact it does.  For the trans community simply finding a place where others understood my addiction as well as my gender issues is magical.  I have often heard that is is beautiful to see a person grow in sobriety.  Seeing them embrace themselves as well brings additional joy.  I feel the same seeing the beautiful people here at Trans Pulse.

If you have an issue with substance addiction please join us.  

 

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Charlize

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Yes, Ma'am, it is wonderful. I think the tgAA meeting is one of the best groups I've ever attended. Literally international, "local" members from all over the US, ages from 18 to ... um ... me and maybe a few others, different takes on their Programs. I'm lovin' it, and I'm sitting here dressed for goin' online in company, j ust killin' time waiting for the 3pm PST/6pm where it's already getting dark. See ya' soon, I hope. 

~~Hugs comin' right back at'cha, from Lee~~

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Unfortunately i need to post that this wonderful person, Lee H has died.  We who got to know her and saw her lead meetings with wisdom and love miss her deeply.  

 

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Charlize

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We miss Lee as we miss all our brothers and sisters who have passed. Lee's no nonsense take on AA was so enlightening and fresh, I miss her.

 

For me Lee will be looking down upon us and will help us find strength when we are feeling we don't have the strength ourselves.

 

Hugs

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