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   Posted 8/30/2010 12:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I have not been posting lately. Just wanted to update everyone on my move. We are now in Texas at my daughters where we will stay until we can find a place. Good/Great news on the way down....sooooo thankful... MY Long Term Disability was approved....yay... and so now I am just waiting on SSDI to make their decision. So glad to know that there will be some money coming on to live on. That takes so much of the stress out of my life for now. My husband is back to work today so I feel like we are getting a second chance at life in general.  I am flaring and in quite the pain and my ankles and feet are so swollen they feel like they will split open soon, so it's time to get off my feet. The move went really slow, took us 5 days to make a 2 day trip but if we had not taken it slow I would have been in the hospital before we got here. So grateful for a husband that understands and takes the time to make sure my needs are met. We stopped and rested, got hotel rooms when we should have been driving and made sure I got the rest and sleep I needed along the way. All in all a good trip. So Now it's time to just become a couch potato for a time to get my body back in shape. Gives me time to catch up on all the news here.

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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 4796
   Posted 8/30/2010 12:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Minny! You sure had a long trip...Wisconsin to Texas. Moving is alot of work...not
surprised that you are flaring. I'm glad you can stay at your daughter's awhile.
Get some rest and hope you feel better soon!

Happy for you that your long term disablility was approved. Hope everything works
out with your SSDI. Keep us posted!

Hugs, Robin
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid.  OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements

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Date Joined Nov 2008
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   Posted 8/30/2010 3:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi, Minnie!  So how do you like Texas so far?
I could have never made a trip that distance in 2 days, either!  What a relief about your Long Term Disability! 

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 8/30/2010 4:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi, Minny!  We missed you!  I'm glad the move is least this move.  And I'm glad about your long term disability!  This is great news.  Maybe now your body will settle down and feel better.  I hope so.  Just remember, in a few months it will be snowing up north but  you will be comfy in Texas.  Enjoy!
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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 May 2010
Total Posts : 1556
   Posted 8/30/2010 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Minnie and welcome back, we have missed you and Im glad that you now have a chance to relax. Congratulations on getting your long term disability. I hope you get good news as far as ssdi too. Glad to have you back
Gentle Hugs

Sherrine the word snow is an s word and not allowed. lol
DX: Fibro, Gerds, COPD, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and Depression.
When I get where Im going dont cry for me down here. (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)

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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 8/30/2010 7:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Minnie, Welcome back!! I'm glad everything is going well for you.
Denise from Pittsburgh, Pa
 ***diagnosis: high blood pressure, gastritis, fibromyalgia, hepatitis (SVR/cleared),  disc problems in neck, depression, anxiety & stress, cervical headaches, porphyria-PCT, IBS
 ***meds: metroplol 25mg, zoloft 150mg, gabapentin 300mg 3x a day zocor , (soma, fioronal, tramadol, as needed).
 ***other supps: calcium, vit D 2,000-4,000 per, milk thistle, vit C &E, acidopholos (sp?),  
CO-Q 10,  flax or fish oil, ginsing, magnesium, B complex,
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