What is the meaning behind your username?

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tmjpain
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   Posted 9/22/2010 6:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Mine is a little bit obvious, well if you know what tmj disorder is.
That is your jaw joint, temporomandibular, which is the joint most often used in your body.
So when my headaches started ten years ago, I was told that I had problems with that joint, which was causing the headaches.
The joint was fixed but the headaches have remained over the last ten years.
So when I joing the chronic pain forum I used tmjpain because that is the pain that brought me here.
And I love it here.
HW gets me thru my day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
So tell me about your username!!!!!!!
 
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I love smilies!!! yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah smurf smurf smurf devil devil devil smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin skull skull skull skull idea idea idea idea

couchtater
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   Posted 9/22/2010 6:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Couchtater is self explainatory. nono
 
I love sitting in my recliner watching TV, playing computer games, or coming here after I get home from work.
My mother used to force me to turn off the TV as a little kid, make me get out of the house, and play. mad
 
I think I share a blood supply with this chair somedays. smilewinkgrin
 
I love the emotioncons too! Wish there were a bigger variety. sad
 
blush   confused cool cry devil eyes idea mad nono redface rolleyes sad scool shakehead shocked skull smhair :-) :-) smilewinkgrin smurf tongue turn wink yeah
Joy

tmjpain
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   Posted 9/22/2010 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
You made me laugh Joy!!!!
 
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Dagger
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   Posted 9/22/2010 7:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I have endometriosis and scarring. On a good day, I feel like someone stuck a dagger in my side. The day I signed up was a good day. Had it been a bad day, it would have been something like "jackhammer" or "spear".

golitho
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   Posted 9/22/2010 8:23 PM (GMT -6)   
golitho is short for Go Lithography. I love art and am involved in printmaking. Lithography is where you draw or paint directly onto limestone then make a print from that onto paper. Its a very seductive surface to work on. Its also one of the specialist areas I work and teach in, along with screenprinting, relief printing, etc.
So thats the story behind my name, I bet you'rd never have guessed it!
 
 
with much joy, golitho turn smurf smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin :-) turn yeah

nervegirl
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Date Joined Dec 2009
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   Posted 9/22/2010 8:46 PM (GMT -6)   
well, my UN pretty much sums it all up. I have nerve problems............

Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 9/22/2010 9:14 PM (GMT -6)   
I bought a new 2008 Harley Road King Screaming Eagle...thus the name Screaming Eagle! tongue

This is also a Anniversary bike, and they only made 1600 of them world wide.....the only problem is, that I was only able to put 5500 miles on it before my health got so bad, I had to park it. cry

I'm going to give myself 7 to 8 more months of recovery, and if I still am in this much pain, the bike will have to go, and my ridding days will be done for good. cry

I do love to grill and smoke meats and such, so I will have other things I can do in life, and of course the most important person in my life is my wife.
We will be married 4yrs this Oct, and we are in love just as much, if not more than when we first met. Yep!...the fire still burns brightly! smilewinkgrin

Take care all! smilewinkgrin

SE wink

yeah yeah yeah turn turn tongue tongue yeah yeah yeah

SnowyLynne
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   Posted 9/22/2010 9:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Snowy was my dog,Lynne is me.....
SnowyLynne

White Beard
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   Posted 9/22/2010 9:52 PM (GMT -6)   

As it says in my signature line or what ever you call it. at the ver end, it say: ( I am White Beard with a White Beard ) if you want to see what I mean then go to this web site, where many members of our forum have pictures up. Just click on my Album. As you can see, my name pretty well explains it all!

http://gallery.heyhubby.us/main.php?g2_page=2&g2_navId=x4ddeac5c

White Beard


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After spending nearly 22 1/2 years in the USAF, I retired in Sept, 1991. I then went back to school and became a licensed RN in 1994, and I worked on Oncology and then a Med Surg Unit, I became disabled in late 1999 and was approved SSD in early 2002!-- DDD, With herniated Disk at T-12 and L4-5. C5-C6 ACDF in Sep 2009, C6-C7 ACDF in Mar 1985, Osteoarthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Complex Sleep Apnea, and host of other things to spice up my life!(NOT!) Medications:Oxycontin, Percocet, Baclofen, Sulfasalazine, Metoprolol, Folic Acid, Supplemental O2 at 3lpm with VPAP Adapt SV I am White Beard with a White Beard!

Mrs. Dani
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   Posted 9/22/2010 10:20 PM (GMT -6)   
 
Gosh, nothing exciting. Just my name. Everyone calls me Dani. (Pronounced Danny)
:-)  
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood

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ptsdsoldier
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   Posted 9/22/2010 11:13 PM (GMT -6)   
I guess my name pretty much follows along with the rest I am Retired US Army I have PTSD and a back injury..

White beard I really liked the photo gallery it was interesting to put a face to a name or in your case a beard to a name.. LOL.. That is an impressive beard and I have to say I am a little jealous of it just to get facial hair that looks like most peoples 5 o'clock shadow I have to work at it for about 3 weeks..

Hope everyone is doing well..

caligirl2001
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   Posted 9/23/2010 12:08 AM (GMT -6)   
My husband calls me his Cali girl (California girl) , and 2001 is the year we got married.

Hello~Kitty
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   Posted 9/23/2010 12:19 AM (GMT -6)   
I have always loved Hello Kitty, I even got her tattooed on me when I was 19 years old on my leg. My whole room use to be decorated with Hello Killy (blanket, sheets, pillows, alarm clock, stuffed animal, ECT..) but of course I grew up, got a much bigger bed, so I gave everything to my daughter (who doesnt care for hello kitty mad ) and only kept one stuffed animal to put in the middle of my pillows. And I was 22 years old when I joined (geeze, 5 years ago...). But that's pretty much it...
DX-Pancreatic Divisum, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Syndrome, Migraines, Allergies W/Asthma, Depression W/Anxiety/Panic disorder, Lower back Disc issues

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   Posted 9/23/2010 1:06 AM (GMT -6)   
I found this post so interesting!! To read everyones different meanings :)

my first rabbit was called buttercup and i guess it was the first thing that came to mind when signing up! pretty boring i know!!
15 years old,
Chronic stomach pain with no diagnosis yet and lots of other things.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

tmjpain
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   Posted 9/23/2010 3:30 AM (GMT -6)   
I should have asked to give your real name along with your user name because some of us don't each others name. For me I like to have your real name in my head. Or try to at least!!

I am Suzane.
SUZANE

One day at a time!!

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   Posted 9/23/2010 4:58 AM (GMT -6)   
I am Jess :)
15 years old,
Chronic stomach pain with no diagnosis yet and lots of other things.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

damouthy1
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   Posted 9/23/2010 5:16 AM (GMT -6)   
I have had my user name for awile (it's also my email name). Back in my wilder days a friend of mine told me I talked alot (and was very mouthy) lol so hence damouthy1. I think I was trying to go for that whole bronx, italian thing with da in front of it..lol
Gentle Hugs,
Shannon

Fibromyalgia, Chronic daily headaches, Migraines, Possible Graves Disease, GERD, High blood pressure, Depression and Anxiety

Oxycontin, Lopressor, Lexapro, Omeprazole, Promethazine as needed for nausea, Ventolin inhaler and Vitamin D3

Scarred_for_life
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   Posted 9/23/2010 6:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Mine is pretty easy to figure out. Scarred is what my body is and its pretty much for the rest of my life. 8 inch scar on my lower back tells of my horrible back pain.....one on my belly about 3 inches from my belly button....another where I had my hyst....precancerous cells in 96 left me with no other choice but to give up having kids.

I also have two 8 inch scars on both knees from a two year long stent with bad knees that were dislocating. And last but not least is my left ankle that has a 6 inch scar where, when I was a younger me hehehe.....I kept twisting my ankle and caused the tendons and ligs to break down. When the doctor went in to fix it....the tendon running up the inside of my ankle and the lig that helps keep the ankle stable fell apart in his hands.

The ankle was my second surgery.....soooooo you see why i am named Scarred_For_Life
I live to "Tame My Pain!" 

Radles
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Date Joined May 2010
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   Posted 9/23/2010 6:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Mine is also pretty boring, my dogs name is Radley (from To Kill a Mockingbird) and I call him Radles! Nothing to do with my facial pain at all, first thing to come to mind. In hindsight I can think of more approp names.

I am most surprised by SE, my imagination went wild on that one, now to find out it was your bike!

Elizabeth

Monty's Mom
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   Posted 9/23/2010 8:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Well, Monty'sMom came from my puppy. He is a Boston Terrier Pug mix that we got the week that I found a new way to look at life here on HW. So hence, when we named the little love who found us Monty Moneybanks, I became Monty'sMom. I have two boys and another dog named Achilles, but for some reason Monty has gotten me moving, makes me laugh and has given our family a new outlook on life. He is a bundle of energy, giggles, wrinkles and joy. It just seemed appropriate for this new start.
 
Mindy
The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them. That's the essence of inhumanity. George Bernard Shaw


Pelvic adhesive disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, SI joint pain, 7 pelvic surgeries for pain, ovarian cysts, adhesions, and a kidney stone! Wait, future medial transcriptionist I must say ureteral calculus!

stingray
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   Posted 9/23/2010 5:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Mine just comes from my dream car. A 1963 corvetter stingray. I tried some other names first but it always said ...already in use...than I tried some like..handsome..good lookin and it kept saying..who are you kiddin...lol so I finally used stingray. That's my story and I'm stickin to it....lol My real name is Randy

skeye
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   Posted 9/23/2010 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Skeye ---> 1) it sounds pretty & it incorporates "eye," and that is where my CP is
2) just always loved the name "sky/skylar" (for an animal)
3) I've always been very outdoorsy & love star gazing (aka looking at the sky)
4) I'm a huge science geek & I love Star Trek and wondering about what is out there in space

Some people on the forum have asked in the past if Sky (or Skeye) is my real name. It is not. But I rather not put my name out on a public forum. Private email is another thing (some of you do know me by my real name), but I'd just as well be anonymous here.

hugs,
Skeye

MsBunky
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   Posted 9/23/2010 6:05 PM (GMT -6)   
An ex boyfriend of mine called me Bunky for our whole relationship - a cute nickname when we became "bunkmates" if you will. I added the Ms to it to distinguish that I was a female, as I guess there was a male named Bunky on one of the reality TV shows.

I've used it for many years for anything forum or contest related. I explained the nickname to my husband when we first got together (about a year after my ex left me for another woman) and he was fine with me using it, although he doesn't use it as a pet name for me (he calls me Little One or Wifey instead).

White Beard, I didn't know there was an album with pictures of folks from here...I love your White Beard!!!

Pam
DX: Fibro, Severe Myofascial Pain, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Surgical Adhesions, IBS, IC-PBS, Carpal Tunnel (both wrists), FAI, Reynauds, Opthalmic Migraines, Drug Related Hot Flashes, Physically Unable to Vomit due to Nissen Surgery, Extremely tiny and scarred veins (hard start for IV's)

Meds: Oxycontin, Tramacet, Cymbalta, Cesamet, Flexeril, Clonidine plus Vitamin D + Multi daily

couchtater
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   Posted 9/23/2010 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Joy is my real name. My sister named me 5 yrs before I was born when she was 4 yrs old. My big brother was just born his name starts with "J" so she thought it's be fun for my name to be close to his. When I was born my parents said I was already named by her.
I don't go by it normally. I perfer my middle name and use Joy for doctors. It's easier than explaining everytime that I go by my middle name.
Joy

Draka
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   Posted 9/23/2010 8:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Draka- was my server on World of Warcraft... where my toon was a lvl 80 Draenei Holy Priest..... I put my account on hold until the new expansion.. out soon!!
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