*GASP* you mean mods might actually be human?!?! Part 2

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stkitt
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   Posted 12/9/2007 8:02 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello Everyone.
 
I am starting Part 2 of this thread and going to  bring forward a couple of threads posted elsewhere to keep this topic going.
 
Mods are not as different from youselves as some people seem to think. Mods are simply members who volunteer their time to making sure other members have support and that HW rules are not broken. Aside from that... we are just ordinary members underneath. We have problems like you  have, we have good and bad days just like you  have and we even have a sense of humour just like you. :)
 
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Posted by Howlyncat
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Posted 11/28/2007 8:08 AM (GMT -6) 

Great thread .........I know I decided I had to give back some of what I have been given in my time here at HW 

I lost mom to c/o of Alzheimers and Dad is going down as well with same DD....I am the caregiver for him and was for mom........I have a teen daughter 32 yr old son and 2 grandbabes.............10 and 7 yrs old .......Retired RN and come from Ontario Canada. I first found this site at my lowest and was taken in and supported and care for by so many of the ppl on all forums .......that was why I wanted to be a Moderator......To volunteer and try to keep HW running smoothly as well as getting to know members of old and all the new ones .....this site has grown so much in the last few yrs and has great rep for its support information sharing and caring

Moderators are sometimes thought to be out to " get ppl" because we have to edit or refer to rules BUT that is NOT ONLY what we are here for and why we spend endless hours reading posts and responding to them ..........For me it is because I am trying to give back as much as I can to HW and the ppl that helped me out and still do during those rough days ....I really enjoy seeing ppl make progress and be happy with the accomplishments they have made this makes it all worthwhile IMHO

Also to keep spammers in check and your info secure ( why we ask you to put personal info  in profile not post as Non members can get it then" not when in your profile)

Yep we do make mistakes we are only human and i am not above being corrected at all ..I welcome knowing if I have given wrong input .........and knowing right for next time ..........

I also hope more Mods will pop in and just give you an idea of them and why they are moderators

Anyone can apply as a Moderator ..at the side in yellow

If you feel you have the time and want to give something back to HW there is always volunterring

Take care all and know I too am the same as you I have really great days and then some really bad days but always a smile will come onto this face reading of your steps and successes...............

Please do remeber we ( I ) am only Human .......we are just like all others here..........LYN


 


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Posted 11/28/2007 11:44 AM (GMT -6)  
 

Hey all,

Good Morning...........yes Moderators are just members with problems like everyone else here. yeah

I have A & P, Depression, Gerd, IBS and a hubby with Crohn's.  I have lost a son in a car accident and just yesterday buried my sister.

The love and support I have received these past 3  weeks from the members of HW has just reinforced in me that mods are human and soak up the love and support of all the members of Healing Well.

So today I may be the person with the ability to help, but tomorrow I may be the recipient of other member's  effort.  Volunteering as a Mod is my way of giving back the love and support I receive.

Gentle Hugs to all

Kitt



 
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Post Edited (stkitt) : 12/9/2007 8:05:14 PM (GMT-7)


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   Posted 12/10/2007 12:23 PM (GMT -7)   
let me tell both of you (kitt and lyn) you two ladies dont realize how much you help ppl...i for one know you have helped me a bunch!! it has to be long and tiresome at times to try to respond to all the messages on here especially when you go through alot of stuff of your own....even so u both do take the time to do it and i know really care for each and every person on here!! thank God for the two of you!!! you help more ppl than you know! 
This too shall pass!! Take care,Dottie :)                                                                  


stkitt
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   Posted 12/10/2007 3:26 PM (GMT -7)   

Dear Dottie,

That was so nice to hear and I know I love the site and helping people.  Lyn has been my mentor and I hope some day to be as wonderful as she is.

I am glad everytime I can help someone in any small way.  Most of all I like to let people know that I am hear and boy do I understand .

To a joyful present and a well remembered past. Best wishes for Happy holidays and a magnificent New Year.

Gentle Hugs
Kitt
 
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Howlyncat
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   Posted 12/12/2007 7:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Dottie
Thanks for what you said
As Kitt has posted it does help to hear we are helping ppl ....we too get help as well from all of you .....I have been in really rough shape last few days could not even get to the forums ........went thru withdrawel lol
BUT I am back and feeling much better

Thanks again

Luvs
LYN

Lil sis

Sorry I had no chance to give ya a heads up ..and I wont give password to anyone as then the private forum can be gotten too ya know sooooo
Anyhoo .......I was not good still have a few sores and am in a crohns flare but I will over come .......

Love and miss you lil sis
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stkitt
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   Posted 12/12/2007 7:49 AM (GMT -7)   

Hey there Big Sis,

I thought maybe you were not feeling your best.  I was ok just starting Part 2................. yeah

A comment here for all,  Mods are human, someone must not like me as I am getting signed up for email newsletters and this morning I had 210 registration thank yous................. Oy as Lyn says, why me and why now?  I guess I am human.

Feeling a bit down but, hey, we all get a day here and there.

Gentle Hugs

Kitt

 


 
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Howlyncat
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   Posted 12/12/2007 8:39 AM (GMT -7)   
BIG SIS says .....change email and put spam alert down or do the HW email .........ask in PR Forum how to do that ......

Ya I knew you would know
I was only off here 2 days after Mom passed ........rough sis really rough..........

Love you so .......

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   Posted 12/12/2007 8:41 AM (GMT -7)   
nono  BTW..........
 
YOU have and continue to help so bleeding many on here my lil sis so quit beating self up ......
 
You are great at your Modding and caring ...........
 
So endeth the Lesson............ yeah

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ThreeboysMomWTJ
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   Posted 12/13/2007 8:04 AM (GMT -7)   
lyn,sorry you arent feeling well but look at ya still here helping..ofcourse!!! lol you two really are great ..thanks again for everything!
This too shall pass!! Take care,Dottie :)                                                                  


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   Posted 12/14/2007 5:46 AM (GMT -7)   
I came on lurking yesterday and saw that a adopted Grama had passed away
I immediately got off the forums ........
I am sorry for not being around Kitt but you know what Padraig and Jean mean to me ..........

Luvs
Big sis

**Thanks Dottie for your kind words .......appreciated so much

 

Luvs

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   Posted 12/17/2007 7:03 AM (GMT -7)   
Having the worst storm ever since 60 yrs ago so they are saying ...I believe it ....cant get in or out anywhere...........

I am okay Lil sis
Loves
Ya
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stkitt
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   Posted 12/17/2007 7:44 AM (GMT -7)   

Good Morning All and Big Sis

Mods are human...........in fact so human that I have been eating to many holiday treats.  LOL

Big Sis is having the storm of the century.  A snowball fight, how fun.

No I am sure it is not fun when you have to live through it.

Hugs at all of you.

Kitt/Lil Sis

 


 
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   Posted 12/17/2007 7:55 AM (GMT -7)   
Had a dousy of a snowball fight yesterday ......it was alot of fun and took mind off of many things that are going on right now ............

Loves and miss you lil sis

TTY tomorrow on MSN k ...........

Luvs
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   Posted 12/20/2007 6:44 AM (GMT -7)   
Played Santa yesterday for Salvation Army ....handed out 800 gifts and boxes of food as well as 800 turkeys ..........the joy I see in the parents faces make the tiring day so much better for my heart

Am going to be going in a few to finish the day today expect about same amount

AT least we know there will be families that WILL have presents and food for the HOLIDAYS

** IF you know of a needy family call the Salvation Army in your area they will help **
LIL SIS
THanks big sis ...doing a bang up job


be back with ya's all f/t later today or tomorrrow am same time same channel .......

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL


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stkitt
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   Posted 12/20/2007 6:57 AM (GMT -7)   

Lyn,

That is a wonderful thing you have done. This time of year the giving is so much more fun then the getting.

We have a very similar program right here in town through the Family Services.  They also handle our food shelves program too.

Mods make great Volunteers....................Hugs at ya

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   Posted 12/21/2007 4:17 PM (GMT -7)   
THanks so much lil sis
Handed out 1000 turkeys and boxes of food and toys yesterday

Was so exhausted just getting pain pills kicking in ............

Thanks for all you do ...........

PS..the other position you wanted ........u get.........;Love
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   Posted 12/23/2007 10:16 AM (GMT -7)   
Am going to go have a few moments to self and get a couple of SUNDAES.......lol
Be back at ya all in a bit
Watch for the wascally spammers ............I kill me ..........
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   Posted 12/28/2007 7:43 AM (GMT -7)   
WEN>...........Hoping you are okay and Heather is .........I know you were going to take her to hospital .....Post and let us know if we can help k
S.I.S.
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   Posted 12/28/2007 9:01 AM (GMT -7)   

Hey, Did I miss something...............what is wrong with Heather?  Is she the quilt maker...................

I am here if you need me.  ((((((((((((HUGS)))))))))))

Kitt


 
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   Posted 12/29/2007 8:23 AM (GMT -7)   
I am sure Wen has mentioned in a post before or maybe not but Heather is very sick with Allergies I believe I will Have Wen describe what has to go on .....

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wen4003
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   Posted 12/29/2007 9:38 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Everyone,
 
I just wanted to let you all know what's going on with my daughter, Heather.  She is having horrible sneezing episodes that have lasted up to 2 hours at a time.  When this happens she can't get a breath in and ends up passing out or almost passing out.  We have had her in the ER twice already to have an IV put in and given Benadryl so it will be much quicker to get into her system. 
 
There may be times when I won't be here answering posts and may not have a moment to post that I am gone.  This is becoming a regular occurance for her so we are trying to keep from having to go to the ER every time.  We are trying different things to help stop the sneezing once she gets started.  But even during that time, it's difficult for me to be on the computer as I need to watch her for signs that she isn't getting enough air.  If that happens, we will go to the ER and who knows how long that will take - OY!!  She will be seeing an allergist soon, so hopefully we will be getting some answers soon.  In the meantime, we will continue dealing with this the best that we can and I will try to keep my anxiety level under control, but it's not easy - it's been very high as I continue to worry about her.
 
I thank you all for your patience and when these episodes happen, I will try my best to notify everyone so you don't think I have gone AWOL on ya - LOL.
 
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stkitt
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   Posted 12/29/2007 10:13 AM (GMT -7)   

Wen,

You take care of you and your family first. As this thread says, Moderators are human with families, problems and issues. 

All of A & P members support you in caring for your daughter and for taking care of yourself too.

Gentle Hugs

Kitt


 
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   Posted 12/29/2007 11:04 AM (GMT -7)   
That must be really scary, Wen. I hope it all works out soon! Good health to her!!!!
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   Posted 12/29/2007 11:08 AM (GMT -7)   
YOU know we are here for you and plz no apology's k
Heather and You come First..........
There is still me Kitt and Dave ( cowboy) so I dont want you in anxiety mode plz you dont need that on top of everything else sweetie

Luvs
S.I.S.
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           Wishing all a Better and Healthier New Year in 2008  
 
        We have Anxiety ..Anxiety Does NOT have US........FIGHT
 
                        Luvs and God Bless..LYN
 
 
                            


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   Posted 12/29/2007 1:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Kitt/Ak..........Cowboy

WEN has gotten some stuff in mail she can explain if she wants that has her thrown in a bad bad way
She will not be on for a bit as she has to pull self together...............

Luvs
Big sis
Cowgirl

** I have to get laudry done asap ** so I will be back on later k
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           Wishing all a Better and Healthier New Year in 2008  
 
        We have Anxiety ..Anxiety Does NOT have US........FIGHT
 
                        Luvs and God Bless..LYN
 
 
                            


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   Posted 12/29/2007 3:21 PM (GMT -7)   

Hey there,

No problem, you know I am around somewhere never to far.  Hugs Wen.

Lil sis out

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