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   Posted 6/18/2009 11:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Moderator Straydog is now on board as an official moderator in the CP forum. YEAH Susie!! So in between her huggie times with that grandbaby she'll be able to help those who have questions and as always she'll be welcoming everyone to our forum family.

Co-Moderator Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Forums ~~~
Fibromyalgia, Ulcerative Colitis, Insulin dependent diabetic, PTSD, dermatitis herpetiformus, osteoarthritis, collapsed disk, and a few other side dishes.


If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
George Burns

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   Posted 6/18/2009 11:43 PM (GMT -6)   

Congratulations Straydog!!


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   Posted 6/18/2009 11:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Another Great addition! We are so blessed!!!!!

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Date Joined Nov 2007
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   Posted 6/19/2009 12:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Indeed, fatherjohn! Congratulations, Susie! I saw the designation but didn't know if there was a reason for waiting for the announcement.

What a wonderful group we have!


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   Posted 6/19/2009 2:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Contratulations Straydog!


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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 6/19/2009 6:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Susie! You'll do a terrific job as a mod!
PLIF/TLIF Fusion w/Instrumentation L4-5 Spondololysthesis L4-5.Laminectomies L4-5, foraminal stenosis L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, herniations L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, central canal stenosis L3-4, L4-5 and L5-S1
POST OP CES 3/30-06
Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel, bilateral numbness legs and feet
Revision for failed Back surgery, pseudoarthrosis L4-5, hemilaminectomies L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, bmp added to revision fusion, replaced two bent screws that were reversing out of vertebrae - August 2, 2007
On going back pain and neuropathic pain, failed back surgery, consult for scs, decided not to do that at this point.
Adhesive Arachnoiditis also......just what I didn't need..9/08- adding bilateral ulnar neuropathy with severe compression to the mix. They want me to see a surgeon for ulnar nerve surgery, but I'm not biting.
I've seen enough surgeons over the last few years.

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Date Joined Sep 2006
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   Posted 6/19/2009 6:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome Susie,

So glad you joined us as a moderator. You will do a great job and this forum is lucky to have you as a volunteer. Thanks so much.

If I can help you in any way, please don't hesitate to call on me, OK??


Co-Moderator Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia Forums
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   Posted 6/19/2009 12:33 PM (GMT -6)   
smilewinkgrin  WOoOOOoooOT! smilewinkgrin
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And sorry I could not travel both  
And be one traveler, long I stood

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Date Joined Apr 2009
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   Posted 6/19/2009 2:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Susie,You go girl!!! I am so happy for you. You'll do a great job as a moderator. We are all blessed to have such a great team of moderators.

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Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 13374
   Posted 6/19/2009 3:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Gang, thanks so ever much. I am excited and it makes me feel like I can give a little something back to HW. I been around here about 6 yrs and the support and help I have received is ubelievable. When I found this place I was at the lowest time of my life with chronic illness' and this place turned my life and thoughts around. So, yes, I have a very heavy debt to repay somehow, can't think of a better way to start.

This place has the best extended family around. So, we will all just keep chugging along and helping Chutzie & LindaLoo the best can. This week has been catch up week for getting my hugs and I love you granny in, grandbaby went on vacation for 10 days, it was awful for me, terrific now,lol. Hugs to all. Susie
crohns disease dx 2002 & small bowel resection, still looking for remission whatever that is, chronic pain 22 yrs, added ulcerative colitis 6-05 to the mix, high blood pressure 28 yrs, aortic heart valve insuffiency, peripheral neuropathy hands & feet, COPD & on oxygen therapy, lupus & decreased circulation in both legs. Too many surgeries to list and too many medications to list. Currently on 16 different daily medications. Intrathecal pain pump implanted June 05.

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Date Joined Nov 2007
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   Posted 6/19/2009 4:38 PM (GMT -6)   
You have been repaying for a very long time already! At least ever since I joined the forum you've been a source of help and knowledge, and I bet it's gone back the entire 6 years you've been here!



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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 6/19/2009 5:13 PM (GMT -6)   

I love this so many of the wonderful people are becoming moderators....  Congrates!!!!!!

yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah


39 yr young female with,
Chronic Kidney Stones, PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), Chronic Kidney Failure, Severe Hypertension, Urological RSD
Also CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) and Sleep Apnea
Hopefully NO MORE........ I think I have it all

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Date Joined Jun 2005
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   Posted 6/19/2009 11:00 PM (GMT -6)   
congrats straydog. :)

Chronic Pain Moderator

Dx-Gallstones at age 14 that caused Fibromyalgia in 1998. Chronic Pancreatitis at age 15 from Pancreatic Divisum. Fell down cement basement stairs on my bottom in 2001. Got severe migraines after the epidural from my 2nd childbirth in 2002. Was rear-ended by a lady doing 55mph in 2004 then 2 months later rolled my car down a hill and did even more damage to my back. Depression caused by having chronic pain. Asthma from allergies.

meds- Suboxone for pain, Cymbalta for pain and depression, Lyrica for pain and migraines, Imitrex for migraines, Ibprofen for migraines, Ventolin Albuterol inhaler for asthma. Phenergan for nausea, Seroquel for sleep.

"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much."         -Mother Teresa

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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 2976
   Posted 6/20/2009 7:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Susie! I know that you'll make a WONDERFUL mod!!

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