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Date Joined Jun 2005
Total Posts : 8
   Posted 6/20/2005 2:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi, my name is Pia aka Curly_Black_Cat.
I am 29 now and I i have major depressive illness from the age of 16. 
Iam married with a 7yo boy and 1 dog, 1 galah, and 2 cornish rex cats.  I also have other mediacal conditions.  at the moment I am thanking god for my animals as they are my therapy.
I am on Prozac and Seroquel and I am also in the middle of trying to quit smoking.
Nice to meet you all, hope to talk to you soon
Australia yeah tongue

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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 6/20/2005 2:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Just wnated to welcome you to the Healingwell Family. I have Crohn's Disease too, and can totally relate to the depression brought on by life with a chronic illness. Come back often and let us get to know you and you get to know us.
We can respond to irritation with a smile instead of scowl, or by giving warm praise instead of icy indifference. By our being understanding instead of abrupt, others, in turn, may decide to hold on a little longer rather than to give way. Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.
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New Member

Date Joined Jun 2005
Total Posts : 8
   Posted 6/20/2005 3:14 PM (GMT -6)   
yeah  Thankyou Randy.
I thinks its just harder cos I newly diagnosed with Crohn's
C_B_C yeah

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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 6/20/2005 6:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello Pia!!!

Just adding my welcome. You've found a good resource here. The Chron's board should be lots of help for you too.

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Date Joined Jan 2004
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   Posted 6/21/2005 8:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Pia,

Welcome to the forum. I just want to let you know that you are not alone and the people here are just wonderful. This site has helped me so much and I hope you will find help as well.

btw... I'm 29, married w/one son and a dog too and officially dx'd with depression at 16... and trying to quit smoking also :)
Des (dbab)
IBS, Diverticulosis, GERD, Disc Degeneration
"If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it" - Mary Engelbreit

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