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   Posted 3/3/2009 8:23 AM (GMT -6)   
I saw this on
"My fibromyalgia pain is more real than your imaginary medical expertise."
I think it could be used with doctors who dismiss fibro and family members/friends who dispense unwanted "medical advice."
Geez, I'm usually not so catty this early in the morning.  devil
Hugs - Austen
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   Posted 3/3/2009 8:31 AM (GMT -6)   

***Standing Ovation*** yeah That one's going in my great quotes folder!!  (Hoping I can memorize that one in my foggy head)

Thanks Austen!!! 

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   Posted 3/3/2009 9:08 AM (GMT -6)   
I've got to try and remember that one Austen the next time someone gives me medical advice. devil
Thanks for sharing it with us.
luv and hugs
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   Posted 3/3/2009 9:57 AM (GMT -6)   
I love it.  I love it.  I love it!  yeah
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   Posted 3/3/2009 10:04 AM (GMT -6)   
turn smilewinkgrin yeah I like it!!!!!
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   Posted 3/3/2009 10:10 AM (GMT -6)   
I think I'll have cards printed with this on it!!!

~ Jeannie, Forum Moderator/Diabetes & Fibromyalgia
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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   Posted 3/3/2009 10:46 AM (GMT -6)   

Thats one of the best ones I have heard! tongue

Will be writing that one down-


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   Posted 3/3/2009 1:30 PM (GMT -6)   
AWESOME...................and yes Im yelling it. My daughter just told me all caps mean yelling. Im catching up with this computer stuff.

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   Posted 3/3/2009 2:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I love it!!!!  What a great quote.  I do get so tired of people with their know it all attitudes saying: "If you would just......."  I hate that phrase.  Hugs, Denise

 I have:  Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS, Holt-Oram Syndrome, nasal allergies, food allergies, depression, TMJ, anxiety

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As apples of gold in silver carvings is a word spoken at the right time for it.    Prov. 25:11

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   Posted 3/3/2009 3:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Man that is going on my blackboard right nest to Patti's quote on the moon. That is great!!!


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   Posted 3/3/2009 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
smilewinkgrin  Good One!
Boy, I can think of a few peeps here at work I could of used that one on. devil
Dx Fibro 1/2008, gastritis

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