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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 10/22/2007 10:44 AM (GMT -6)   
I just wanted to say to everyone here that this is an awesome community! I have more than once come to this forum in my times of flares and remmission and have found an overwhelming amount of support and generosity from the members here. When we suffer from a disease that the rest of the world does not understand it is absolutley awesome to know there is a haven among you all that simply "get it."
Just being here genuinley makes me feel better. As a thank you to this community once I am on the mend and my energy level is back at 100% capacity. I will be volunteering time at the Local Crohns and Colitis foundation.
This may not be a lot but it is the least I can do to say thank you for the support that I receive from you all.

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Date Joined Feb 2004
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   Posted 10/22/2007 11:10 AM (GMT -6)   
I think it's alot!!!! Aknowledgment is wonderful and I agree with you, this is a great support forum full of valuable information even based on experiances alone, let alone the great links people find and post here about the latest on IBD info.

And I think that it's great you're feeling so much better and able to volunteer your time at your local chapter for crohns and colitis, good for you and I hope you continue to do well.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 10/22/2007 1:40 PM (GMT -6)   
I totally agree with pb4 it is fantastic that you are going to volunteer your time ...........it is greatly needed as you know

I would also like to say that I too am so bleeding thankful for HW and the great friends and family I have met and come to know here
Yes they have a way of making you feel a smile on your face even on the worst of days dont they

The help and like pb4 said the links and input are second to none and I for one am glad this Canadian took a look see FINALLY at the site
Been here ever since and will continue to be

Hoping you pop in and let us know how you are making out

KUDOS again for volunteering.......

God Bless
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Date Joined Dec 2003
Total Posts : 494
   Posted 10/22/2007 5:11 PM (GMT -6)   

i dont know what i would do without my friends here, the support and advice i get is invaluable.

and great job on the volunteering, i hope it goes well!



Crohn's Disease Diagnosed 12/24/03 (Thats Right, Merry Christmas to me!)
Probable MS
Im 26 years old, and am currently only taking remicade, protonix and evil prednisone for my CD. am on quite the cocktail for my BP however: Geodon, Lamictal, Celexa, Buspar and Klonopin.
Im also on lipitor for high cholesterol caused by a prior BP med. im on fentanyl patches for pain also, and i take some meds prn for my allergies, asthma, and migrianes.
"We are all worms but I do believe i am a Gloworm"
^always makes me smile^

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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4527
   Posted 10/23/2007 8:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome and it is great having you here with us . It is very nice to get to know so many wonderful, fun , caring people. Hope you enjoy your volunteer work and that you get 100% soon. lol gail

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Date Joined Jun 2006
Total Posts : 267
   Posted 10/24/2007 6:24 AM (GMT -6)   
What a gracious thank you, your kind words mean so much. I think it's wonderful that you will be volunteering some of your time at your local C&C Foundation, that's awesome. Please take care of yourself so you heal quickly. Take care!
38 years old, dx with Crohn's disease March 2006, currently on Humira, Entocort and hydrocodone (for pain), and Effexor

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Date Joined Feb 2004
Total Posts : 6518
   Posted 10/24/2007 7:21 AM (GMT -6)   
I am sure the people at the C+C foundation can use the help too. We all need a helping hand from time to time. Hope you feel better soon...
If we would read the secret history of our enemies,we would find in each mans life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3932
   Posted 10/24/2007 9:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes, I can think of several places I've been that really need help getting RealTime support groups going ( Shreveport/Bossier La. comes to mind!) any help is GREATLY appreiciated(sic)!

Thank You!

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