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Stella Marie
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   Posted 2/2/2010 11:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I have some health issues on my plate and family issues that require my attention, so I will be out of the loop for a few days.
Thank you for understanding.

Stella Marie

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Rare neurodegenerative /movement disorder called “Multiple System Atrophy”.  Mobility issues,, neuropathic pain,  spasticity, myoclonus, central apnea, collagenous colitis, joint and body pain, swallowing and respitory  involvement,  Implants: intrathecal pump & neurostimulator.  Extra features: O2 & wheelchair.



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   Posted 2/2/2010 11:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Stella Marie take all the time you need to take care of your business. We will all be waiting for you when you return. I hope the health issues are nothing major. Hugs,

crohns disease dx 2002 & small bowel resection, still looking for remission whatever that is, chronic pain 22 yrs, added ulcerative colitis 6-05 to the mix, high blood pressure 28 yrs, aortic heart valve insuffiency, depression, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis lumbar spine, scoliosis lumbar spine, peripheral neuropathy hands & feet, COPD & on oxygen therapy, lupus & psoriasis and psoratic arthritis. Several other health issues just not enough room to list it all. Too many surgeries to list and too many medications to list. Currently on 17 different daily medications. Intrathecal pain pump implanted June 05.

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   Posted 2/3/2010 12:22 AM (GMT -6)   
Hope everything goes well for you...we'll be glad to see you return.

Conditions: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pelvic Pain, FAI, Reynauds, IBS, Surgical Adhesions
Surgeries: Appendix, Uterus, Nissen Fundoplication for GERD, Left Ovary, Gallbladder, Right Ovary, TVT
Medications: Oxycontin, Tramacet, Cymbalta, Nortriptyline
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Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 2/3/2010 2:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Stella, we will always be here waiting with open arms, and I hope all works out fine for you. Let us know if there is anything we can do, even if it is an email to talk. Mine is there for you to use anytime, as I'm sure anyone here would do the same. Take care, and hurry back.


White Beard
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   Posted 2/3/2010 2:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Stella Marie

Thanks for the update, but PLEASE just take care of yourself, and we will all be waiting here to welcome you back!

I do wish you well and hope that everything is alright!

White Beard

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   Posted 2/3/2010 12:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Please take time to nurture yourself Stella...We all understand....

Take care..
SB and "the pup who snores loudly"
ACDF C5-C7, (no hardware), with autograft bone Nov. 2001
(reabsorption of bone 2 years later...still lost in body..expect to burp it out at anytime..haha"))
ACDF with hardware, allograft bone Nov. 2005
Anterior and Posterior CDF, allograft bone with BMP, removal of old hardware, use of titanium plates, rods, screws, & kitchen sink (lol) Dec 2006
PM since 2006

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   Posted 2/3/2010 3:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Best of luck with everything!
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   Posted 2/3/2010 5:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Please post whenever you can, but know we'll be thinking of you!



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   Posted 2/3/2010 5:38 PM (GMT -6)   
(((((((((Stella)))))))))))). Take care of yourself! We'll be here when you're ready.


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   Posted 2/3/2010 7:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Best wishes Stella, look after yourself, we care about you and wish you well, golitho

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   Posted 2/4/2010 3:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Warm loves and prayers for you Stella. You're a wonderful Lady! Take the time you need.

"Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, but Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad."

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