An open letter to Sherrine

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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 4796
   Posted 9/6/2009 2:09 PM (GMT -6)   
  Hi Sherrine, turn
 First off, I want to thank you and everyone for your support. It means alot to me.
 I have been following all the posts and there has been alot of very good discussion.
 It is wonderful that you along with the other moderators, and members told your
 personal stories. They were so moving and ispirational.
 Sherrine, I can't thank you enough for helping. I am very grateful for all the hard work
 that you and all the moderators do.
 I am getting some much needed rest. I am seeing my rheumy on Tuesday. My right
 arm has been giving me problems because of the atrophy due to my Scleroderma.
 My arm is noticeably wasting and I am having muscle weakness in my forearm.
  Typing is sometimes difficult and often type with one hand.
 I will contnue reading posts and hope to be posting before the end of the week. yeah
  Thank You for Caring
  Robin turn
 possible MCTD, Raynauds, Fibromyalgia, Osteoporosis, Degenerative
 Disc Disease, Osteoarthritis, High Blood Pressure, Migranes and
 Pseudothrombocytopenia, biopsy shows a Scleroderma variant
 MEDS: Methotrexate, Savella, Boniva,Lisinopril, Folic Acid, Flexeril, and
 Vitamin Supplements

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 17055
   Posted 9/6/2009 4:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Robin, I'm glad you are taking care of yourself.  I had an aunt that had Scleroderma and it sure isn't any fun.  You are an inspiration to all of us here, not to mention an amazing woman.  You will be in my prayers and I hope you get things back under control quickly.
You have made my week!  I was so afraid we were losing you here on the forum.  Your posts are wonderful, inspiring, and they give many some good things to think about, including me.  So, I'm thrilled that you will be back as soon as you are feeling better.  That's the whole reason I wanted to talk to you. 
Get your rest and we will be here waiting for you.  Have a good evening.
Forum Moderator/ Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Diabetes, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Osteoporosis
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.    2 Timothy 1:7

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 9/6/2009 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Robin, I am with Sherrine here. I am so glad that you are staying with us, you are a very important part of this forum. We are family here, and our family would be lost without you. Get rest and feel better, and come back to us when you can.

Giant But Gentle Hugs,
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
Crohn's Disease for over 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
It's scary when you start making the same noises As your coffee maker.
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

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Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 9090
   Posted 9/6/2009 9:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad to hear you're getting some rest, Robin! And I totally agree...Sherrine is awesome!

Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.
~Robert Fulghum

(\o/)Co-Moderator Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Forums

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 6067
   Posted 9/7/2009 10:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Robin, scleroderma is a terrible illness so take care and hurry back.
I have to agree that Sherrine is a beautiful person inside and out but don't tell her I said that. devil
luv and hugs
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Amitriptyline, Celexa, Xanax, Synthroid, Zyrtec, Micardis, Spironalactone, Tylenol, Reglan, Lidoderm Patches, Carafate and Prilosec
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